Russell Guy Morris

26 February 1901–28 May 1980 (Age 79)
Greene, Virginia, United States

The Life of Russell Guy

When Russell Guy Morris was born on 26 February 1901, in Greene, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Samuel Morris, was 25 and his mother, Mattie Florence Morris, was 19. He married Zelia Gentry on 10 August 1926, in Greene, Virginia, United States. He lived in Monroe District, Greene, Virginia, United States in 1920 and District 12 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States for about 10 years. He died on 28 May 1980, in Greene, Virginia, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Dyke, Greene, Virginia, United States.

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Russell Guy Morris
Zelia Gentry
Marriage: 10 August 1926

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10 August 1926
Greene, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1917 · Camp Lee Training Facility

Age 16

Camp Lee was the sight of where Europeans first came face to face with the Powhatan Confederation. Than during the Civil War  the Union forces used it as a surprise attack and blocked Lee’s army from the supply base. When World War II started Fort Lee became Camp Lee and was used as a training facility.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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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Sources (3)

  • Morris in household of Joseph Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Russel Morris, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Russell Morris, "United States Census, 1940"

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