Ann Morris

21 May 1819–10 March 1868 (Age 48)
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Morris was born on 21 May 1819, in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Benjamin Morris, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Davis, was 26. She married William Salisbury on 11 June 1840, in Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 10 March 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Salisbury
Ann Morris
Marriage: 11 June 1840
William Thomas Salisbury
William Henry Salisbury
Joseph Morris Salisbury

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1840Edgbaston, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1820 · Making Land more affordable
    Age 1
    "The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 14
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

    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.

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Morris Salisbury crossing the plains

    Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 1856 Dan Jones/John A. Hunt Company Departure: 1 August 1856 Arrival in Salt Lake Valley: 10-15 December 1856 Company Information: About 300 individuals …

    Sources (36)

    • Ann Morris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Ann Salisbury in household of William Salisbury, "United States Census, 1860"
    • William Salisbury, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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