Elizabeth Morris

30 July 1856–9 June 1939 (Age 82)
Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Morris was born on 30 July 1856, in Dukinfield, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Morris, was 35 and her mother, Sarah Jane Durham, was 31. She married Cornelius Isaac Decker on 28 June 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah Territory, United States in 1862 and lived in Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1861 and Parowan, Iron, Utah Territory, United States in 1870. She died on 9 June 1939, in Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Sanford, Conejos, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cornelius Isaac Decker
1855–1940
Elizabeth Morris
1856–1939
Marriage: 28 June 1875
Cornelius William Decker
1876–1899
Eugene Morris Decker
1878–1950
George Alvin Decker
1881–1961
Francis Zachariah Decker
1884–1958
Letana Decker
1885–
James Decker
1885–1885
Elizabeth Lauretta Decker
1887–1971
Sarah Gertrude Decker
1890–1975
Edgar Thompson Decker
1893–1960
Ray Vernham Decker
1896–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 June 1875
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 3

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · Bacup Natural History Society

Age 22

The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, 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.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh 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).

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

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Story Highlight

The Stones of Surry, pages 312-384

Source: The Stones of Surry -Revised Edition -1955 Compiled by Charles H. Stone Charlotte, N. C. Pages 312-384 This is a typed copy of this book. I have not put any living descendants in this copy, a …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Decker in household of Cornelius Isaac or C I Decker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elizabeth Decker in household of Cornelius Isaac or C I Decker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Elizabeth Morris Decker in household of Cornelius Isaac Decker, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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