Victor Thomas Morris

1 June 1882–28 February 1954 (Age 71)
Fayette, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Victor Thomas

When Victor Thomas Morris was born on 1 June 1882, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States, his father, Alexander L Morris, was 36 and his mother, Martha Ann Johnson, was 32. He had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Alberta Rebecca Dabney. He lived in Cabin Creek, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Cabin Creek District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 28 February 1954, in Coal Fork, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ward Cemetery, Cedar Grove, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States.

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Victor Thomas Morris
Alberta Rebecca Dabney
Fanny Irene Morris
Charles A Morris
James V Morris
Hugh Wilbur Morris
Shirley E Morris

Spouse and Children



    Fanny Irene Morris


    Charles A Morris


    James V Morris


    Hugh Wilbur Morris


    Shirley E Morris


Parents and Siblings

    Alexander L Morris


    Martha Ann Johnson





    Shelton Morris


    Rosa B. Morris


    Daniel Clark Morris


    Mary Alma Morris


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 4

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 19

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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)

  • Victor Morris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Victor Morris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Victor T Morris, "United States Census, 1930"

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