Theodore Newton Morris

3 June 1902–10 February 1984 (Age 81)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Theodore Newton

When Theodore Newton Morris was born on 3 June 1902, in Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Edward Morris, was 26 and his mother, Mary Florence Pearce, was 27. He lived in Webster Groves, St. Louis, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died on 10 February 1984, in Clay, Missouri, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Billings, Christian, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Morris
1875–1959
Mary Florence Pearce
1874–1960
Joseph E Morris
1900–1986
Theodore Newton Morris
1902–1984

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 2

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1927

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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

  • Theodore Morris in household of Mary F Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Theodore N Morris in household of Charles E Morris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ted Morris in entry for Mr Charles E Morris, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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