Viola Morrison

1 June 1880–11 January 1908 (Age 27)
Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Viola

When Viola Morrison was born on 1 June 1880, in Tennessee, United States, her father, Charles W. Morrison, was 23 and her mother, Lucy Jane Rose, was 22. She married Alexander C. Yarbrough on 18 May 1905, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States. She lived in Civil District 17, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 11 January 1908, in Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 27, and was buried in Yarbrough Cemetery, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alexander C. Yarbrough
Viola Morrison
Marriage: 18 May 1905
Infant Yarbrough

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1905Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 1
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 2
    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 10
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    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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    Sources (2)

    • Viola Morrison in household of Charly Morrison, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Ola Morrison in entry for Alex Yarbrough, "Tennessee Marriages, 1796-1950"

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