Warder Morris

Male3 October 1789–10 March 1863

Brief Life History of Warder

When Warder Morris was born on 3 October 1789, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, William Hudson Morris, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Warder, was 36. He married Matilda Billington in 1823. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in High Rue, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. He died on 10 March 1863, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Warder Morris
1789–1863
Matilda Billington
1800–
Marriage: 1823
Elizabeth Morris
1827–1907
Warder Morris
1827–1832
Matilda Morris
1839–
Emma Morris
1842–

Sources (12)

  • Warder Morris in entry for Elizabeth Morris, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • Warder Morris, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Warder Morris, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1823
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1791

    Age 2

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs

    Age 2

    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.

    1812

    Age 23

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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    Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).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