Benjamin Morris

1868–1901 (Age 33)
Bilston, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Benjamin

When Benjamin Morris was born about 1868, in Bilston, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Benjamin Morris, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Or Betsey Paling, was 34. He died after 1901, at the age of 34.

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Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Morris

    Male1835–1911Male

    Elizabeth Or Betsey Paling

    Female1834–1891Female

siblings

(8)

    Mary Ann Morris

    Female1852–1901Female

    Sarah Morris

    Female1855–1901Female

    Betsey Morris

    Female1858–1901Female

    Samuel Morris

    Male1862–1901Male

    William Morris

    Male1866–1901Male

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World Events (2)

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).

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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