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Jacob John Morris

Male 1872 - 1901  (~ 29 years)


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  • Name Jacob John Morris 
    • Obituary shows name as J. J. Morris.
    Nickname John 
    Born Feb 1872  Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Jun 1901  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • Obituary: MORRIS--In this city, June 17, J. J. MORRIS, beloved husband of Eva, and son of Mr. and Mrs. K. MORRIS, and brother of Israel MORRIS, Mrs. M. KING of Los Alamos, Flora, Nellie, Rose and Milton MORRIS, a native of Stockton, Cal., aged 29 years." Source: San Francisco Examiner 19 June 1901, page 6. Transcribed by Nancy Pratt Melton.
    Residence 17 Jun 1909  Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Obituary indicates a resident of Stockton, California. 
    Age: 29 
    Buried Salem Cemetery, Colma, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2446  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2016 

    Father Kieve Morris,   b. Oct 1837, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1920, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Mother Hattie Stein,   b. 03 Oct 1851, Nakel, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1911, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 04 Oct 1869  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Documents
    1880 United States Census
    1880 United States Census
    Census information shows Kieve Morris (age 40) employed by the Produce Commission, living with his wife Hattie (age 30, a housekeeper), and children Israel (age 9), Jacob (8), Rachael (6), Flora (4), Nellie (2), and Rosa (born Sept 1879). Year: 1880; Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Roll: T9_77; Family History Film: 1254077; Page: 1.1000; Enumeration District: 146; Image: 0003.

    K. and H. Morris - 1870 United States Federal Census - Stockton, California
    K. and H. Morris - 1870 United States Federal Census - Stockton, California
    On the 1870 Census K. Morris (age 31, a dry goods merchant born in Prussia) is living with his wife H. Morris (age 20, also born in Prussia, a housekeeper). The value of his estate is estimated at $10,000.
    Kevy Morris Obituary - San Francisco Examiner - 25 Sep 1920 - Page 4, Column 8
    Kevy Morris Obituary - San Francisco Examiner - 25 Sep 1920 - Page 4, Column 8
    "In this city September 24 1920, Kevy Morris, beloved husband of the late Yetta Morris, loving father of I.F., M.E. Morris, Mrs. Max King, Mrs. R. Sahlinger, Flora Morris, and the late Jack and Rose Isaacs, beloved brother of Moses and Herman Morris, Mrs. S. Levy, and the late Joe Morris, a native of Germany aged 83 years. [...] Interment Salem Cemetery. Officers and members of California Lodge No. 163, I.O.B.P. are hereby notified to attend the funeral of our late brother, K. Morris."
    San Francisco Call Newspaper - 5 Oct 1869 - Marriage of K. Morris and Ettie Stein
    San Francisco Call Newspaper - 5 Oct 1869 - Marriage of K. Morris and Ettie Stein
    MORRIS - STEIN - In this city October 4 [1869], by the Rev. A. Shapero, K. Morris, of Stockton, to Ettie Stein of this city.
    Headstones
    Grave of Kieve and Hattie 'Yetta' Stein Morris
    Grave of Kieve and Hattie "Yetta" Stein Morris
    Salem Memorial Cemetery. The gravestone of Michael and Esther Morris (Kieve's parents) is located just over my left shoulder. Block 1A.
    Plot: Block 1A
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Eva Saxon,   b. Oct 1872, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Milton Jack Morris,   b. 11 Jul 1897, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Feb 1964, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
    Documents
    John J. Morris and Family - 1900 United States Census
    John J. Morris and Family - 1900 United States Census
    The 1900 census shows John J. Morris, born Feb 1872, married for 7 years, born in California, born parents born in Germany, a blacksmith, renting a house on Oak Street, San Francisco.

    He is living with his wife, Eva, born Oct 1872 in New Jersey. Her parents are both born in New York. With them is their son, Milton, born Jul 1897 in California.

    There is also a boarder, Margaret Sullivan (born Nov 1880).

    Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Roll: T623_103 Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 146.

    Source Information: Ancestry.com. 1900 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls.
    Last Modified 11 Apr 2009 
    Family ID F505778150  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    Flora Morris - Obituary from San Francisco Chronicle - 10 Mar 1922 (page 6, column 8)
    Flora Morris - Obituary from San Francisco Chronicle - 10 Mar 1922 (page 6, column 8)
    "In this city, March 8 1922, Flora, beloved daughter of the late Kevy and Yetta Morris, dear sister of Mrs. M. Z. King, Mrs. Robert Sahlinger and Milton E. Morris and the late Mrs. M. H. Isaacs and Jack Morris, a native of San Francisco. [...] Interment private."
    Jacob J. Morris Obituary - The San Francisco Call - 18 Jun 1901
    Jacob J. Morris Obituary - The San Francisco Call - 18 Jun 1901
    http://www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica/lccn/sn85066387/1901-06-18/ed-1/seq-11
    Hattie [Yetta] Morris Obituary - San Francisco Daily Morning Call - 23 May 1911 - Page 4, Column 6
    Hattie [Yetta] Morris Obituary - San Francisco Daily Morning Call - 23 May 1911 - Page 4, Column 6
    "In this city, May 22 1911, Yetta, dearly beloved wife of Kevy Morris, loving mother of Israel, Milton, and Flora Morris, Mrs. Max King, Mrs. Mike Isaacs, Mrs. Robert Sallinger, and the late J. J. Morris, and beloved sister of Mrs. J. Morris, Mrs. Max Somers, Mrs. Charles King, and Mrs. J. Nathan. A native of Germany, aged 59 years 7 months and 19 days. Funeral strictly private. By request kindly omit flowers."

    Headstones
    Grave of John J. Morris - Salem Memorial Park
    Grave of John J. Morris - Salem Memorial Park
    According to the www.findagrave.com website, the inscription says, "Here Lies A Woodman of the World, John J. Morris, age 29, June 17, 1900." According to obituary, J. J. Morris died on 17 Jun 1901, and that would match his date of birth of Abt 1872. Photograph by Diane Reich.
    Gravestone of John J Morris
    Gravestone of John J Morris
    Plot: Section 1-A

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] San Francisco Call Newspaper, 18 Jun 1901.

    2. [S54] 1900 United States Federal Census, Census Place: San Francisco, CA; Roll: T623_103 Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 146 (Reliability: 2), 01 Jun 1900.

    3. [S4921] San Francisco Genealogy Project (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S2] San Francisco Call Newspaper, Page 3, Column 4, 05 Oct 1869.