Veatrice Imogene "Jean" Morrison

18 July 1927–15 August 1996 (Age 69)
Boyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Veatrice Imogene "Jean"

When Veatrice Imogene "Jean" Morrison was born on 18 July 1927, in Boyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, Christopher Columbus "Pete" Morrison, was 34 and her mother, Edith Mae Collins, was 20. She died on 15 August 1996, in Ashland, Boyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69.

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Christopher Columbus "Pete" Morrison
Edith Mae Collins
Veatrice Imogene "Jean" Morrison

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World Events (8)


Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 9

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 20

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Imogene Morrison in household of Christopher Morrison, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Veatrice I Morrison in household of S J Collins, "United States Census, 1930"

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