Laura Madaline Morris

13 September 1873–17 March 1953 (Age 79)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Laura Madaline

When Laura Madaline Morris was born on 13 September 1873, in Georgia, United States, her father, Andrew H. Morris, was 38 and her mother, Sarah A. Farris, was 36. She lived in Graysville, Catoosa, Georgia, United States for about 20 years and District 1084, Catoosa, Georgia, United States in 1930. She died on 17 March 1953, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Graysville, Catoosa, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew H. Morris
1835–1907
Sarah A. Farris
1837–1918
Joseph H Morris
1850–1940
Manirva C Morris
1854–
John T Morris
1866–1949
Hugh F Morris
1868–1947
Lizabeth Morris
1871–
Laura Madaline Morris
1873–1953
Hettie Morris
1876–1951

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew H. Morris

    Male1835–1907Male

    Sarah A. Farris

    Female1837–1918Female

siblings

(7)

    Joseph H Morris

    Male1850–1940Male

    Manirva C Morris

    Female1854–Female

    Male1866–1949Male

    Male1868–1947Male

    Lizabeth Morris

    Female1871–Female

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 5

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Laura Morris in household of Hugh F Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Laura Morris in household of Sallie Morris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Laura Morris in household of Hugh F Morris, "United States Census, 1930"

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