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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Andrew H. Morris
Sarah A. Farris
Joseph H Morris
Manirva C Morris
John T Morris
Hugh F Morris
Lizabeth Morris
Laura Madaline Morris
Hettie Morris

Parents and Siblings

    Andrew H. Morris


    Sarah A. Farris




    Joseph H Morris


    Manirva C Morris




    Lizabeth Morris


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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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