Daniel Webster Morris

18 October 1837–25 August 1918 (Age 80)
Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Daniel Webster

When Daniel Webster Morris was born on 18 October 1837, in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Thomas Morris, was 38 and his mother, Francis Hall, was 40. He married Sophia Isadora Russell on 27 December 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Kane, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1905. He died on 25 August 1918, in Hinckley, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Hinckley City Cemetery, Hinckley, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Webster Morris
1837–1918
Sophia Isadora Russell
1849–1928
Marriage: 27 December 1864
Daniel Alonzo Morris
1866–1928
Sophia Annie Morris
1869–1942
Laura Jane Morris
1871–1937
William Thomas Morris
1873–1875
Viola Mariah Morris
1876–1921
Mary Elizabeth Morris
1878–1907
Fanny Lovina Morris
1885–1901
Zina Isadora Morris
1889–1957
Loretta Morris
1892–1922

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1864Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Slavery is Abolished
    Age 11
    In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.
    1863
    Age 26
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus (see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Morriss
    Mauricio
    Morrison
    Morici
    Moritz
    Moris
    Merrick
    Morrice
    Morehouse
    Moore
    Mauritz
    Morse
    Maurice
    McMorris
    Morrisroe
    Morrish
    Maurizio

    Story Highlight

    President Theobald Gets a Surprise

    The sisters of Hinckley Ward wanted to keep it a surprise. Their president, Naomi R. Theobald, had celebrated her 53rd birthday on July 17, 1907. The next day, July 18, was the regular semimonthly …

    Sources (29)

    • Daniel Morris, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Daniel W. Morris in entry for Daniel Alonzol Morris and Viola Osgood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Danel Morris in entry for Mary Morris Bliss, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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