Eliza Esther Morrison

10 June 1820–17 October 1894 (Age 74)
Middleport, Royalton, Niagara, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Esther

When Eliza Esther Morrison was born on 10 June 1820, in Middleport, Royalton, Niagara, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Morrison, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Sawtells, was 24. She married Henry Shippen on 25 January 1835, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Iron City, Iron, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 17 October 1894, in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Murray Cemetery, Murray, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Robert Kenyon Green
Eliza Esther Morrison
Marriage: 10 November 1850
Elizabeth E. Green Giddes
Lydia Jane Green
Robert Kenyon Green
Emmaretta Eliza Baby Green
George Riley Green
Carrie Green
Thomas Morrison Green
Henry Lawrence Green

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  • Marriage
    10 November 1850Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    Age 17
    Michigan is the 26th state.
    Age 26
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: from Ó Muirgheasáin ‘descendant of Muirgheasán’, a diminutive of Muirgheas, a personal name meaning ‘sea valor’.Scottish: from Gaelic Mac Moireasdain ‘son of Moireasdan’, a personal name cognate with Irish Muirgheasán’ (see 1 above).Scottish and English: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Eliza Green in household of Robert Green, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lizie Monise in entry for Robert K. Green, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Eliza Ostrander, "United States Census, 1850"

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