Wenfred Harvey Morrison Sr.

13 August 1906–29 March 1995 (Age 88)
Marion Township, Davis, Iowa, United States

The Life of Wenfred Harvey

When Wenfred Harvey Morrison Sr. was born on 13 August 1906, in Marion Township, Davis, Iowa, United States, his father, William Morrison, was 26 and his mother, Effie Ellen Coop, was 16. He married Jessie Pearl Plate on 6 April 1924, in Beadle, South Dakota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Brookings, Brookings, South Dakota, United States in 1940. He died on 29 March 1995, in Huron, Beadle, South Dakota, United States, at the age of 88.

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Wenfred Harvey Morrison Sr.
Jessie Pearl Plate
Marriage: 6 April 1924
Wenfred Harvey "Bud" Morrison Jr.

Spouse and Children

6 April 1924
Beadle, South Dakota, United States


    Wenfred Harvey "Bud" Morrison Jr.


Parents and Siblings




    Arthur E. Morrison


    Vivian Celia Morrisson


    Velma I. Morrisson


    Vonda J. Morrison


World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 7

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 25

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Morris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wynfred H Morrison in household of William Morrison, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Winford Morrisson in household of William Morrisson, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Winfred H Morrison, "United States Census, 1930"

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