Priscilla J Morris

1855–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Priscilla J

When Priscilla J Morris was born in 1855, in Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph C Morris, was 51 and her mother, Jane Warrington, was 45. She lived in Richland Township, Marion, Ohio, United States for about 40 years.

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Family Time Line

Joseph C Morris
1804–1898
Jane Warrington
1810–1897
Abraham Warrington Morris
1829–
Tabitha Morris
1831–
John P Morris
1834–1917
Joshua Morris
1838–
Hezekia Morris
1842–
Keziah Morris
1842–
Rachel Morris
1845–
Joseph C. Morris
1849–1928
Priscilla J Morris
1855–

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 5

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 31

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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 (2)

  • Jennie P Morris in household of William Nickels, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Priscilla J Morris in household of Frederick Ault, "United States Census, 1860"

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