Mollie Marie Morris

6 November 1914–4 February 2010 (Age 95)
Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States

The Life of Mollie Marie

When Mollie Marie Morris was born on 6 November 1914, in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States, her father, John William Morris, was 42 and her mother, Martha Bethany Blagg, was 21. She married Ernest Maborn Fuqua on 5 October 1932, in Comanche, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, United States for about 5 years and Alvord, Wise, Texas, United States in 2007. She died on 4 February 2010, in Decatur, Wise, Texas, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Roselawn Memorial Park, Denton, Denton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Maborn Fuqua
1910–1989
Mollie Marie Morris
1914–2010
Marriage: 5 October 1932
Ernest Edwin Fugua
1934–2015
Ruby Jo Fuqua
1940–2012
John Henry Fuqua
1942–1960
Danny Mac Fuqua
1951–1951

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 October 1932
Comanche, Oklahoma, United States
children

(4)

    Male1934–2015Male

    Ruby Jo Fuqua

    Female1940–2012Female

    John Henry Fuqua

    Male1942–1960Male

    Male1951–1951Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 2

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 26

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

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)

  • Mollie Fugua in household of Earnest M Fugua, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mollie M Morris in household of John W Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mollie Morris in household of J W Morris, "United States Census, 1930"

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