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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Family Time Line

Victor Thomas Morris
1882–1954
Alberta Rebecca Dabney
1899–1981
Fanny Irene Morris
1916–
Charles A Morris
1918–
James V Morris
1920–
Hugh Wilbur Morris
1922–1999
Shirley E Morris
1926–

Spouse and Children

children

(5)

    Fanny Irene Morris

    Female1916–Female

    Charles A Morris

    Male1918–Male

    James V Morris

    Male1920–Male

    Hugh Wilbur Morris

    Male1922–1999Male

    Shirley E Morris

    Male1926–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Alexander L Morris

    Male1846–1911Male

    Martha Ann Johnson

    Female1850–1925Female

siblings

(10)

    Female1870–1957Female

    Shelton Morris

    Male1872–1937Male

    Rosa B. Morris

    Female1875–Female

    Daniel Clark Morris

    Male1876–1955Male

    Mary Alma Morris

    Female1878–1927Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1886

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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