When Richard Alexander Morris Sr was born on 26 November 1856, in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States, his father, Richard Morris III, was 22 and his mother, Emma Packer, was 24. He married Henrietta Adams on 27 December 1877, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 14 July 1936, 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.
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Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).
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