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Moses MORRIS

Male 1873 - 1946  (~ 72 years)


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  • Name Moses MORRIS 
    Born Jun 1873  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Cemetery Union Cemetery, Plymouth, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1946  Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) A household headed by Moses MORRIS is listed in the 1900 census of Plymouth, Marshall County, IN.

      Moses is listed in the 1900 census as a teamster who was born in June 1873 and was then 27 years of age. According to the 1900 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in OH. According to the 1900 census, he had then been married 2 years.

      Listed with Moses is his wife, Frances, who was born in September 1880 and was then 19 years of age. According to the 1900 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN. According to the 1900 census, she had then been married 2 years and had theretofore given birth to no children.
      (2) A household headed by Moses MORRIS is listed in the 1910 census of West Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Moses is listed in the 1910 census as a farmer who was then 37 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1873. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IN, his father was born in VA, and his mother was born in IN. According to the 1910 census, he had then been married 11 years.

      Listed with Moses is his wife, Francis, who was then 29 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1881. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN. According to the 1910 census, she had then been married 11 years and had theretofore given birth to 3 children, 2 of whom were then living.

      Also listed with Moses is his daughter, Mary L., who was then 7 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, she was born in about 1903. According to the 1910 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN. [Note by compiler: Mary L. is probably the same person as the daughter listed as Elizabeth in the 1930 census.]

      Also listed with Moses is his son, Preston, who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1910 census, he was born in about 1906. According to the 1910 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.
      (3) U.S., World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005:

      Name: Moses Morris
      County: Marshall
      State: Indiana
      Birth Date: 18 Dec 1872
      Race: White
      Age: 45
      Occupation: Farmer
      Nearest Relative: Frances Zelotta Morris
      Height/Build: Medium/Medium
      Color of Eyes/Hair: Brown/Black
      Signature: Moses Morris
      (4) A household headed by Moses MORRIS is listed in the 1920 census of West Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Moses is listed in the 1920 census as a farmer who was then 47 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1873. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Listed with Moses is his wife, Frances, who was then 39 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1881. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Moses is his daughter, Elizabeth, who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1904. According to the 1920 census, she was born in IN, and both of her parents were born in IN. [Note by compiler: Elizabeth is probably the same person as the daughter listed as Mary L. in the 1930 census.]

      Also listed with Moses is his son, Preston, who was then 13 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1907. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Moses is his son, Marvin, who was then 9 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1911. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Moses is his son, Chester, who was then 2 months old; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1919. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.
      (4) A household headed by Moses MORRIS is listed in the 1930 census of West Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Moses is listed in the 1930 census as a farmer who was then 57 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1873. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN. According to the 1930 census, he was then a widower who was 26 years of age at his first marriage.

      Listed with Moses is his son, Marvin, who was then 19 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1911. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.

      Also listed with Moses is his son, Chester, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1920. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IN, and both of his parents were born in IN.
      (5) A household headed by Moses MORRIS is listed in the 1940 census of West Township, Marshall County, IN.

      Moses is listed in the 1940 census as a farmer who was then 67 years of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, he was born in about 1873. According to the 1940 census, he was born in IN and was then a widower. According to the 1940 census, his residence as of April 1, 1935 was the same as it was at the time of the 1940 census.

      Listed with Moses is his grandson, Phillip MORRIS, who was then 10 years of age; therefore, according to the 1940 census, he was born in about 1930. According to the 1940 census, he was born in IN. According to the 1940 census, his residence as of April 1, 1935 was the same as it was at the time of the 1940 census.
      (6) www.findagrave.com:

      Moses Morris
      Birth: 1872
      Death: 1946

      Burial: Union Cemetery, Plymouth, Marshall County, Indiana, USA

      Created by: Robin Carr-Morcombe
      Record added: Jul 14, 2011
      Find A Grave Memorial# 73317443
    Person ID I33196  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2018 

    Father Moses MORRIS,   b. Nov 1836, Olive Township, Elkhart County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 25 Jun 1900  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah E. (SHAW),   b. Abt 1841, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 13 Jan 1920  (Age ~ 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 25 Sep 1881  St. Joseph County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F14368  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Frances Zelotta (MORRIS),   b. Sep 1880, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1921, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 40 years) 
    Married Abt 1898 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Mary Elizabeth MORRIS,   b. 13 Mar 1903, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1988, Brevard County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     4. Preston E. MORRIS,   b. 3 Feb 1906, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1979, Plymouth, Marshall County, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2018 11:01:14 
    Family ID F14397  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Indiana, Marriage Collection, 1800-1941 [databaseonline], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005: Name: Moses Morris Spouse Name: Sarah E. Shaw Marriage Date: 25 Sep 1881 Marriage County: St. Joseph.