Charles Morris

13 August 1833–2 November 1880 (Age 47)
Deene, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Charles

When Charles Morris was born on 13 August 1833, in Deene, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Morris, was 25 and his mother, Maria Billings Linney, was 26. He married Ann Ellwood on 26 July 1854, in Empingham, Rutland, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in New York City, New York County, New York, United States in 1855 and Reading, Columbiana, Ohio, United States in 1859. In 1890, his occupation is listed as laborer in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 2 November 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Morris
1833–1880
Ann Ellwood
1833–1912
Marriage: 26 July 1854
Joseph Hyrum Ellwood Morris
1855–1862
Ellen Maria Morris
1856–1857
Louisa Morris
1858–1929
Emma Jane Morris
1859–1860
Sarah Ann Morris
1861–1862
Harriet Elizabeth Morris
1863–1934
Charles Ellwood Morris
1865–1943
Robert Henry Morris
1867–1934
Annie Morris
1869–1870
John William Morris
1871–1871
Franklin James Morris
1873–1874
Maud Morris
1874–1874

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1854Empingham, Rutland, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    Siblings

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 3
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1846
    Age 13
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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

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    Mauricio
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    Maurice
    McMorris
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    Maurizio

    Story Highlight

    The History of Charles Morris Excerpt

    The History of Charles Morris Compiled by Granddaughter Lola B. White, March 1955 An Oxford Bible, printed at the University Press, and bearing the date of 1849, has written in it this signature of …

    Sources (41)

    • Charles Morris in entry for Robert Henry Morris, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Charles Morris, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Chas in entry for John Wm Morris, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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