Michael Morrell

1895–10 January 1969 (Age 74)
Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States

The Life of Michael

When Michael Morrell was born in 1895, in Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, his father, Salvatore Morelli, was 30 and his mother, Maria Giuseppa Venditti, was 38. He married Helen Maklakinsez on 14 January 1918, in Richmond, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Richmond, Richmond, New York, United States in 1930 and Richmond, Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 10 January 1969, in Staten Island, New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Saint Peters Cemetery, West New Brighton, Richmond, New York Colony, British Colonial America.

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Family Time Line

Michael Morrell
Helen Maklakinsez
Marriage: 14 January 1918
Joseph Morrell
Anna Morrell

Spouse and Children


    Helen Maklakinsez


14 January 1918
Richmond, New York, United States



    Anna Morrell


Parents and Siblings

    Salvatore Morelli


    Maria Giuseppa Venditti




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World

Age 18

At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

English: from the medieval personal name Morel, a diminutive vernacular form of Latin Maurus ( see Moore 3), with the hypocoristic suffix -el.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Michael Morrelli in household of Salvatore Morrelli, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Michael Morrell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Michael Morrell, "United States Census, 1920"

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