Sarah Jane Morris

Boss, Dent, Missouri, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Morris was born on 7 November 1844, in Boss, Dent, Missouri, United States, her father, Caleb Morris, was 27 and her mother, Mary Ann Polly Canady, was 24. She lived in Crawford, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Dent, Missouri, United States in 1860.

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Caleb Morris
Mary Ann Polly Canady
Susanah A Morris
Julia Ann Morris
Edmond B Morris
Sarah Jane Morris
Mary Ann Morris
Abraham Franklin Morris
Charles Hyatt Morris
Ferdinand Monroe Morris
Victoria Isabelle Morris
Cornelia Francis Morris

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World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 16

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 31

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, 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.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • S I Morris in household of Caleb Morris, "United States Census, 1850"
  • S J Morris in household of Caleb Morris, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Morris in household of Caleb Morris, "United States Census, 1860"

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