Virgil Tylor Morris

Female1895–23 October 1966

Brief Life History of Virgil Tylor

When Virgil Tylor Morris was born in 1895, in Ohio, United States, her father, George Morris, was 37 and her mother, Elizabeth Lloyd, was 24. She married William James Davis on 16 June 1914, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Springfield Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1930. She died on 23 October 1966, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Wyoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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William James Davis
1893–
Virgil Tylor Morris
1895–1966
Marriage: 16 June 1914

Sources (1)

  • Virgil Tylor Morris, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1914Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
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    Siblings (5)

    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.

    1905 · The Movie Theater

    Age 10

    The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

    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 and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from 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.

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).

    Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).

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

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