Julia Ann Morris

9 July 1812–November 1862 (Age 50)
Montgomery, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Morris was born on 9 July 1812, in Montgomery, Kentucky, United States, her father, Moses Morris, was 41 and her mother, Susannah Morris, was 41. She married Samuel C McMurtry from January 1833 to December 1833. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 11 daughters. She died in November 1862, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Huntsville, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel C McMurtry
1797–1873
Julia Ann Morris
1812–1862
Marriage: from January 1833 to December 1833
Amanda McMurtry
1834–1918
Artminth McMurtrey
1835–1844
Arminta Mcmurtery
1834–1864
Henretta McMurtry
1839–1844
Edna McMurtry
1839–1864
John William Mcmurtery
1841–1844
Oscar Mcmurtery
1841–1844
Ilene Mcmurtery
1850–1857
Edna McMurtrey
1854–
Joseph A. McMurtrey
–1844
Mary G McMurtrey
–1844
Melvina McMurtrey
–1844
Orson McMurtrey
–1844
Chestina McMurtrey
1847–1909
Abigail McMurtry
1848–
Zilla McMurtry
1856–1923

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    from January 1833 to December 1833
  • Children

    (16)

    +11 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1818 · Jackson Purchase
    Age 6
    The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 18
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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
    Morrison
    Morici
    Moritz
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    Merrick
    Morrice
    Morehouse
    Moore
    Mauritz
    Morse
    Maurice
    McMorris
    Morrisroe
    Morrish
    Maurizio

    Story Highlight

    Ensign Article Feb 2003 "True Community: Latterday Saints in San Bernardino 1851-1857 by Marilyn Mills

    (The 1860 Census shows that Samuel and Julia Ann McMurtrey had two children born in California in the 1850's. Zilla's death record says she was born in San Bernardino, California so this history is p …

    Sources (19)

    • Julia Mc Murtry in household of Saml Mc Murtry, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Julia Morris in entry for Amanda Brown, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Legacy NFS Source: Julia Ann Morris - birth: 9 July 1812; Montgomery, Trigg, Kentucky, United States

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