Hannah Maria Newberry

13 March 1823–6 November 1892 (Age 69)
Strongsville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Maria

When Hannah Maria Newberry was born on 13 March 1823, in Strongsville, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, her father, James Abram Newberry, was 31 and her mother, Mary Smith, was 30. She married George Morris on 23 August 1843, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 6 November 1892, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Morris
Hannah Maria Newberry
Marriage: 23 August 1843
Lavina Newberry Morris
Julia Ann Morris
Zina Rosella Newberry Morris
George Vernon Morris
Maria Jane Newberry Morris
Joseph Newberry Morriss
Mary Ann Morris
James Newberry Morris
Ellen Newberry Morris
Franklin Daniel Newberry Morris
Harriet Newberry Morris
Ephraim Frederick Newberry Morris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 August 1843Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 19
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of the many places called Newbury, named with the Old English elements nēowe ‘new’ + burh ‘fortress, fortified town’ (see Newbury ).English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Le Neubourg in Eure, France.History: Thomas Newberry emigrated from Devon, England, to Dorchester, MA, in 1634. Among his descendants were a number of very successful manufacturers and entrepreneurs, including the brothers Oliver (1789–1860) and Walter (1804–68) Newberry, whose prosperity was linked with the growth and development of Chicago.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Early Married Life for George Morris and Hannah Maria Newberry

    from George Morris’ autobiography Sometime after I recovered [from an illness] I took a notion to get married again. [His first wife had died in childbirth; the baby girl lived only nine months.] …

    Sources (55)

    • Anna M Morris in household of George Morris, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Maria Newberry in entry for Maria Newberry Morris Scrace, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Hannah Moris in household of George Moris, "United States Census, 1870"

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