William Henry Morris

about 1868–1910 (Age 42)
Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William Henry

William Henry Morris was born about 1868, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. He married Priscilla Coleman in September 1892, in Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in 1910, in Bath, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 42.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Morris
1868–1910
Priscilla Coleman
1869–1953
Marriage: September 1892
Frederick William P Morris
1895–1901
Charlotte Helena L Morris
1897–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
September 1892
Somerset, England, United Kingdom
children

(2)

    Frederick William P Morris

    Male1895–1901Male

    Charlotte Helena L Morris

    Female1897–Female

World Events (4)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 12

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
1884

Age 16

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 36

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • William Henry Morris in household of Arthur Coleman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • William H Morris, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • William H Morris, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"

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