Dawn Sylvia Morrell

16 September 1938–30 June 1991 (Age 52)
Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States

The Life of Dawn Sylvia

When Dawn Sylvia Morrell was born on 16 September 1938, in Pittsburg, Crawford, Kansas, United States, her father, Wilbur Jolley Morrell, was 25 and her mother, Sylvia Marie Sterling, was 19. She died on 30 June 1991, at the age of 52, and was buried in El Carmelo Cemetery, Pacific Grove, Monterey, California, United States.

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Wilbur Jolley Morrell
Sylvia Marie Sterling
Dawn Sylvia Morrell
Ann Sevella Morrell

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 3

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 15

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Morel, a diminutive vernacular form of Latin Maurus ( see Moore 3), with the hypocoristic suffix -el.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dawn Sylvia Morrell in household of Wilber Jolly Morrell, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Dawn S Morrell, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"
  • Dawn Morrell Westdyke, "Find A Grave Index"

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