Biography of William Morris

Craftsman and Social Reformer. In general it is difficult to account for the birth of an original man at a particular place and time. As Carlyle says: ‘Priceless Shakespeare was the free gift of nature, given altogether silently, received altogether silently.’ Of his childhood history has almost nothing to relate, and what is true of …

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Biographical Sketch of Isaac Morris

Morris, Isaac; manager; born, Cradley, England, Aug. 4, 1853; son of John Morris; educated, English common schools; married, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mary Allen Southall; issue, two sons and two daughters; citizen-Republican; one of the common people; business career, messenger, 1863; telegraph operator, 1870; steelworker, 1872 to 1878; Western Union Telegraph Co., as operator, chief operator and …

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Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Evans Morris

Eliza, daughter of Richard and Polly (Hogshooter) O’Field was, born in 1864. Educated in the Cherokee National Schools. Married Mr. Colston. They were the parents of Bettie, born January 10, 1883; Cynthia, married Charles Heard. Mrs. Cynthia Heard died October 21, 1918 and Charles Heard died October 23, 1918. Their children Louise, born February 2, …

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Rough Riders

Compiled military service records for 1,235 Rough Riders, including Teddy Roosevelt have been digitized. The records include individual jackets which give the name, organization, and rank of each soldier. They contain cards on which information from original records relating to the military service of the individual has been copied. Included in the main jacket are carded medical records, other documents which give personal information, and the description of the record from which the information was obtained.

Lonnie W. Morris

Private 1st Class, M. Transport; of Davidson County; son of Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Morris. Husband of Mrs. B. Hopkins Morris. Entered service June, 1917, at Thomasville, N.C. Sent to Ft. Harrison, transferred to Ft. Oglethorpe, Ga. Served in M. Transport all the time he was in service. Had left arm broken in three …

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Eveline Todd Morris

MORRIS, Eveline Todd8, (Street7, Hezekiah6, Hezekiah5, Caleb4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born July 29, 1834, married May 25, 1859, Nelson Morris, who died Jan. 1, 1893. Child: I. Nellie Jane, b. April 19, 1860, unmarried.

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