Alma Adelbert Morriss

Male14 September 1876–2 March 1957

Brief Life History of Alma Adelbert

When Alma Adelbert Morriss was born on 14 September 1876, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Newberry Morriss, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Ann Grow, was 21. He married Sarah Jane Oliver on 16 April 1903, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Maple Grove-Franklin, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1950 and Street, County Longford, Ireland in 1957. He died on 2 March 1957, in Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Cloverdale Memorial Park, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alma Adelbert Morriss
Sarah Kate Armstrong
Marriage: 23 January 1907
Margaret Kate Morriss
Adelbert Armstrong Morris
Lydia Ann Morriss
Hilda Mae Morriss
Myrtle Anna Morriss
Dorothy Ruth Morriss
Joseph Robert Morriss
William LeRoy Morriss

Sources (44)

  • Alma A Morris in entry for Morris, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"-disputed-indexed wrong
  • Alma Adelbert Morriss, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Alma A. Morris, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1907Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 5

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 22

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Morris 1.

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

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