Luella Mae Morse

Brief Life History of Luella Mae

When Luella Mae Morse was born on 10 June 1871, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Morse, was 40 and her mother, Rosa Loretta Bates, was 18. She married Samuel Leming on 6 January 1890, in Woodbury, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Hancock Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States in 1910. She died on 3 October 1945, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Sergeant Bluff, Woodbury, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Charles Eacret
1862–1944
Luella Mae Morse
1871–1945
Marriage: 31 March 1897
Dora Viola Eacret
1899–1900
Golda Maude Eacret
1902–1983
Lucetta Myrtle Eacret
1904–1973
Anna May Eacret
1908–1932

Sources (21)

  • Louella M Morse in household of James Morse, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Luella May Morse Leming, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934" (to George C Eacret)31 Mar 1897
  • Luella Mae Morse Eacret, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

1884 · There is now a Capital Building

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English: variant of Morris .

Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses . Compare Morris .

History: Samuel Morse (1791–1872), inventor of the electric telegraph andof Morse code, was a direct descendant of Anthony Morse of Wiltshire,England, who had emigrated to MA in 1635.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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