Joseph Oregon Morrison

15 February 1896–18 March 1928 (Age 32)
Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph Oregon

When Joseph Oregon Morrison was born on 15 February 1896, in Mount Lookout, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Grimes Morrison, was 29 and his mother, Rhoda Anna Johnson, was 26. He lived in Beaver, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Clay, Clay, West Virginia, United States in 1910. He died on 18 March 1928, in District of Columbia, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Joseph Oregon Morrison
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    Joseph Grimes Morrison


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 3

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 10

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph O Morrison in household of Joseph G Morrison, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph O Morrison in household of Balard T Carper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Morrison, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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