Marintha Althera Peel

21 June 1850–17 June 1924 (Age 73)
Little Horton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Marintha Althera

When Marintha Althera Peel was born on 21 June 1850, in Little Horton, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Peel, was 52 and her mother, Hannah Rhodes, was 36. She married Joseph Smith Morris on 11 January 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Rexburg, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900. She died on 17 June 1924, in Rexburg, Madison, Idaho, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Rexburg Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Morris
Marintha Althera Peel
Marriage: 11 January 1868
Joseph Ebenezer Morris
Mary Annie Morris
John Alvin Morris
Marintha Althere Morris
Hyrum Peel Morris
Hannah Louisa Morris
Marguerite Re Etta Morris
David Abraham Morris
Clista Morris
Elsie Deseret Morris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 4
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 13
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 29
    Historical Boundaries 1879: Oneida, Idaho Territory, United States 1885: Bingham, Idaho Territory, United States 1890: Bingham, Idaho, United States 1893: Fremont, Idaho, United States 1913: Madison, Idaho, United States

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly northern): topographic name for someone who lived or worked at a small castle, a wooden fort, or a house defended by a palisade (Middle English and Old French pel, piel ‘stake, pallisade’), or a habitational name from a place so named.English (mainly northern): variant of Pell .English (mainly northern): nickname from Middle English and Old French pel ‘stake’, perhaps for a tall, thin person.

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

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    In August 1856, in Florence, Nebraska Territory, two emigrant companies of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints—the Mormons—nearly 1,100 people led by Capt. James Willie and Capt. Edward Ma …

    Sources (53)

    • Marinthia Althera Peel in entry for Hannah Louise French, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Marintha A Morris in household of Hyrum Peel Morris, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
    • Marintha Althera Peel in entry for Margarett Re Etta Bolin, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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