David Hyrum Morris

6 April 1858–24 August 1937 (Age 79)
New York City, New York, United States

The Life Summary of David Hyrum

When David Hyrum Morris was born on 6 April 1858, in New York City, New York, United States, his father, Richard Morris III, was 23 and his mother, Emma Packer, was 25. He married Annabella Macfarlane on 21 December 1881, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 24 August 1937, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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David Hyrum Morris
Annabella Macfarlane
Marriage: 21 December 1881
David Claude Morris
Flora Morris
William Morton Morris
John Richard Morris
Robert Lorraine Morris
Irene Morris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 December 1881St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 3
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 23
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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(see Morrissey ).Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).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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    David Hyrum Morris Life History

    LIFE HISTORY OF D. H. MORRIS RELATED By Mabel Jarvis Article published in the Washington County News Vol. XXX No. 32, St. George, Utah, August 26, 1937 The closing of the life of David H. Morris …

    Sources (23)

    • David H Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
    • David H Morris in entry for William Morton Morris, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • David H Morris, "United States Census, 1930"

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