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Alvin Carrie Morris

Male 1861 - 1927  (65 years)


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  • Name Alvin Carrie Morris 
    • Note: Middle name confirmed as 'Carrie' by Keith Morris, descendant of William Winslow Morris.
    Nickname AC 
    Born 25 Oct 1861  Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    FindAGrave Memorial # 23063279 
    Died 1927  Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Altus City Cemetery, Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Alvin C Morris is listed as; "addition; 3rd, section;A, lot; 26, space; E". Upon further investigation thanks to FindAGrave.com and Randy Gies, we've discovered there is no headstone for Alvin Morris, and only Glenn Morris (Son of Louisa Hume and Alvin Morris) and Roger Morris (Young son of Ida and William A Morris) had stones.
    Person ID I266  The Berry - Miller Family Tree
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2017 

    Father William Winslow Morris,   b. 8 Aug 1837, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1906, Chambersburg, Pike, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Mary Frances Metz,   b. 4 May 1840, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1923, Liberty, Adams, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 1 Sep 1859  Pike, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Illinois State Archives
      http://www.ilsos.gov

      Groom Morris, William W
      Bride Metz, Mary F
      Date 1859-09-01
      Volume A
      Page 1
      Lic No 2453
      County Pike
    Census
    1860USCen-EmilyWorder-JohnMorris.jpg
    1860USCen-EmilyWorder-JohnMorris.jpg
    1860 US Census for the family of Emily Worder and John Morris. Also in residence, newly married was Mary Frances Metz and their son, William Winslow Morris.
    1870USCen-MaryFMetz-WilliamWinslowMorris-EmilyWorder-JohnMorris.jpg
    1870USCen-MaryFMetz-WilliamWinslowMorris-EmilyWorder-JohnMorris.jpg
    1870 US Census record for the family of Mary Frances Metz and William Winslow Morris. In residence with them is a Farm Labourer named Frank Phiffer (33) from Prussia.
    On the same page is the family of his parents, Emily Worder and John Morris. In residence with them is John's brother, Jesse Morris (49) as well as a Domestic Servant named Lucy Morris (14) who was the daughter of Eliza Hall and Valentine Morris. (FindAGrave.com Memorial Number 8722768)
    Also in residence is a Farm Labourer named John Hefling (19) from Ireland.
    1880USCen-MaryFMetz-WilliamWinslowMorris.jpg
    1880USCen-MaryFMetz-WilliamWinslowMorris.jpg
    1880 US Census record for the family of Mary Frances Metz and William Winslow Morris. In residence were Sarah (50) and Rebecca Boover (15) noted as Servants.
    1900USCen-MaryFrancesMetzMorris.jpg
    1900USCen-MaryFrancesMetzMorris.jpg
    1900 US Census for Mary Frances Metz Morris, her son Walter still living with her. Mary is listed as a boarder with the Daniel's family, however she is the home owner. It's likely Mary owned the farm and rented it out for use after her divorce from William Winslow Morris.
    On the same page is the family of Jeanette Windsor and Noah Morris.
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet

    Family Louisa Hume,   b. Oct 1865, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 12 Jan 1884  Pike, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Illinois State Archives
      Http://www.ilsos.gov

      Groom Alvin C Morris
      Bride Loisa (Hume) Morris
      Date 1884-01-12
      Lic No 00000338
      County Pike

      Note: Louisa Hume is noted on her marriage record as 'Louis Morris', however her parents are confirmed as William A Hume and 'Pool' and it was her first marriage.
      Records indicate they were married 12 Jan 1883 and 16 Jan 1884.
    1884Marriage-LouisaHume-AlvinMorris.jpg
    1884Marriage-LouisaHume-AlvinMorris.jpg
    1884 Marriage record for Louisa Hume and Alvin Morris.
    1884Marriage-LouisaHume-AlvinMorris2.jpg
    1884Marriage-LouisaHume-AlvinMorris2.jpg
    1884 Marriage record for Louisa Hume and Alvin Morris.
    Children 
    +1. Bessie Morris,   b. 16 Jan 1885, Illinois, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Oct 1965, Fort Gibson, Muskogee, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +2. Roy E Morris,   b. 26 Jul 1890, Kansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1971, Cedaredge, Delta, Colorado, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +3. Grover Hume Morris,   b. Sep 1892, Kansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Lottie Morris,   b. 1894, Kansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1974, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +5. William Alvin Morris,   b. 9 Jun 1897, Kansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Robert Morris,   b. Oct 1899, Kansas, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Glenn Elton Morris,   b. 4 Apr 1905, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1975, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     8. Arthur Morris,   b. 1908, Oklahoma, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location
    Photos
    MorrisFamily.png
    MorrisFamily.png
    The Morris Family. Blind and with a cane and glasses is Alvin Carrie Morris along with his wife Louisa Hume, in between the is infant Arthur.
    From left to right along the back, standing, is Grover Hume, Lottie, Roy and William Alvin.
    Standing with Alvin Carrie is young Glenn, and on the far right beside Louisa is young Robert.
    Photograph generously provided by cousin Keith Morris, great grandson of Roy Morris as pictured.
    Last Modified 19 Sep 2018 
    Family ID F83  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Oct 1861 - Illinois, United States of America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Jan 1884 - Pike, Illinois, United States of America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1927 - Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States of America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Altus City Cemetery, Altus, Jackson, Oklahoma, United States of America Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Oklahoma Odd Fellow Roster
      http://files.usgwarchives.net/ok/ioof/history/achecotahhome.txt

      Checotah Home in Checotah Oklahoma
      The Checotah IOOF Odd Fellow Home was dedicated 14 April 1903, in the Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory. It sat on 143 acres of land on the north side of the township of Checotah.
      The Sponsoring Lodge was most often the lodge the individual belonged to. All Counties are present day.
      Cha = Checotah Home
      Car = Carmen Home
      R = Rebekah
      Adults in the Home
      NAME
      Morris, Alvin C.

      DoEntry
      08/19/1917
      Spon-Lodge
      Carmen Home
      County
      Alfalfa
      Notes
      Dis to Dau-09/28/1919
    • In the 1920 Census Alvin C Morris is listed as living in Colorado with his son Roy and his wife Eva. At that point Alvin C Morris had been blind for 8 years, making his original loss of sight around 50 years of age in 1912.