Frances Adeline "Frankie" Morris

16 May 1877–1 September 1953 (Age 76)
Nemaha, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Frances Adeline "Frankie"

When Frances Adeline "Frankie" Morris was born on 16 May 1877, in Nemaha, Nemaha, Nebraska, United States, her father, Lewis H Morris, was 40 and her mother, Calista Sheldon, was 36. She married William Ezra Coons on 23 November 1899, in Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Drain, Douglas, Oregon, United States for about 10 years and Drain Election Precinct, Douglas, Oregon, United States in 1940. She died on 1 September 1953, in Douglas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Scottsburg, Douglas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Ezra Coons
1876–1941
Frances Adeline "Frankie" Morris
1877–1953
Marriage: 23 November 1899
James William Coons
1901–1901
Mabel Belle Coons
1902–1991
Loyd Lewis Coons
1905–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 November 1899
Nebraska, United States
children

(3)

    James William Coons

    Male1901–1901Male

    Mabel Belle Coons

    Female1902–1991Female

    Loyd Lewis Coons

    Male1905–1985Male

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis H Morris

    Male1837–1908Male

    Calista Sheldon

    Female1841–1917Female

siblings

(9)

    Dora A. Morris

    Female1861–1870Female

    Lora A. Morris

    Female1861–1870Female

    Willie V Morris

    Male1864–Male

    Walter Lewis Morris

    Male1866–1939Male

    Duane Morris

    Male1866–Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 3

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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 21

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Frankie A Coons in household of William E Coons, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Frankie Coons in household of William E Coons, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frankie A Coons in household of William E Coons, "United States Census, 1930"

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