Julia Ann Morris

1841–1924 (Age 82)
Dent, Missouri, United States

The Life of Julia Ann

When Julia Ann Morris was born on 29 July 1841, in Dent, Missouri, United States, her father, Caleb Morris, was 24 and her mother, Mary Ann Polly Canady, was 20. She married Marcus L. Whitney on 31 March 1871. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Black River Township, Reynolds, Missouri, United States in 1910 and Osage Township, Dent, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died in 1924, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Boss, Dent, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Julia Ann Morris
Marcus L. Whitney
Marriage: 31 March 1871
Mary F. Whitney
Sarah Bell Whitney
Thomas E Whitney
Susan Lenora (Nora) Whitney
Emily V. Whitney
John Wesley Whitney
Phillip C. Whitney

Spouse & Children

31 March 1871


  • Mary F. Whitney


  • Female1874–1961Female

  • Male1874–1955Male

  • Susan Lenora (Nora) Whitney


  • Emily V. Whitney


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 19

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

Age 22

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

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • I A Morris in household of Caleb Morris, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Julia Whitney in household of Philip C Whitney, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Julia A Whitney in household of Marquis L Whitney, "United States Census, 1910"

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