Gomer Morris

15 March 1852–1910 (Age 57)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Gomer

When Gomer Morris was born on 15 March 1852, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Ebenezer Morris, was 31 and his mother, Mary Margaret Rees, was 31. He married Louisa Henrietta Shore on 22 July 1876, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1853 and lived in Cache, Utah, United States in 1860 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1890. He died in 1910, in United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gomer Morris
Louisa Henrietta Shore
Marriage: 22 July 1876
Ebenezer William Morris
George Morris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 July 1876Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 11
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 16
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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    Sources (89)

    • Goman Wardrobe in household of Robt Wardrobe, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Gomer Morris, "United States Census, 1880"
    • England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915

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