Esther Morris

14 July 1830–about 1877 (Age 46)
Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Esther

When Esther Morris was born on 14 July 1830, in Chorley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Morris, was 40 and her mother, Mary Hargraves, was 41. She married Richard Harrison Attwood in 1852, in Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. In 1852, at the age of 21, her occupation is listed as winder in Preston, Lancashire, England. She died about 1877, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Richard Harrison Attwood
1825–1893
Esther Morris
1830–1877
Marriage: 1852

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1852Preston, Lancashire, England
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 2
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1842 · Mines and Collieries Act of 1842
    Age 12
    The Parliment of the United Kingdom passed the Mines and Collieries Act of 1842, mostly commonly known as the Mines Act of 1842. This act made it so that nobody under the age of ten could work in the mines and also females in general could not be employed.
    1843
    Age 13
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from 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.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).Welsh: Anglicized form of the 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 above).

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

    Possible Related Names

    Morriss
    Mauricio
    Morrison
    Morici
    Moritz
    Moris
    Merrick
    Morrice
    Morehouse
    Moore
    Mauritz
    Morse
    Maurice
    McMorris
    Morrisroe
    Morrish
    Maurizio

    Sources (6)

    • Esther Atwood in household of R W Atwood, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Esther Morris in household of George Hindle, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Esther Morris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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