Charles Wilton Morrison

Male6 July 1913–1 January 1982

Brief Life History of Charles Wilton

When Charles Wilton Morrison was born on 6 July 1913, in Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Daniel Morrison, was 24 and his mother, Deborah Harriett Fitzwater, was 19. He married Iva Cogar in 1947, in Webster, West Virginia, United States. He lived in Kanawha Falls, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Wilderness District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 January 1982, in Smithers, Fayette, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Webster, West Virginia, United States.

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Charles Wilton Morrison
Iva Cogar
Marriage: 1947

Sources (5)

  • Chas W Morison in household of Henry D Morison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles Morrison, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Charles Wilton Morrison, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1947Webster, West Virginia, United States
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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 3

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.


    Age 4

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.


    Age 19

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: from Ó Muirgheasáin ‘descendant of Muirgheasán’, a diminutive of Muirgheas, a personal name meaning ‘sea valor’.

    Scottish: from Gaelic Mac Moireasdain ‘son of Moireasdan’, a personal name cognate with Irish Muirgheasán’ (see 1 above).

    Scottish and English: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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