Joseph Newberry Morriss

15 April 1853–23 May 1924 (Age 71)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Newberry

When Joseph Newberry Morriss was born on 15 April 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, George Morris, was 36 and his mother, Hannah Maria Newberry, was 30. He married Sarah Ann Grow on 8 October 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Granger, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 5, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 23 May 1924, in Hunter, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Newberry Morriss
Sarah Ann Grow
Marriage: 8 October 1871
Joseph Arthur Morris
George Morris
Frank Leroy Morriss
Alma Adelbert Morriss
Sarah Ann Morris
Emmet Elric Morris
Luella Morris
Theodore Melvin Morriss Sr
Clarence Newberry Morriss
Almena May Morris
Leo Newberry Morriss

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 10
    Historical Boundaries: 1863: Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1868: Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Salt Lake, Utah, United States
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 19
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Morris 1.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hunter's First Church Building

    About 1881 Ward Teachers were sent among the people, with Joseph Morris being one of the first Ward Teachers. The Saints of Hunter first met in a small log building in 1882 at approximately 3650 Sout …

    Sources (57)

    • Joseph N Morriss in entry for Theodore Melvin Morriss, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Joseph M Morriss, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Joseph M. in entry for Emmet Elric Morriss and Ruby Charlotte Thayne Worsley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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