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Herman Morris

Herman Morris

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  • Name Herman Morris 
    Born Dec 1846  Lobsens (now Lobzenica), Poland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1910  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Age: 60 
    Address:
    1208 Page Street
    San Francisco, California 94117
    United States 
    Residence 26 Mar 1916  [3
    Age: 70 
    Address:
    3691 Clay Street
    San Francisco, California 94118
    United States 
    Residence 1920  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    2860 Sacramento Street
    San Francisco, California 94115
    United States 
    Person ID I513973286  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2008 

    Father Michael Morris,   b. Jun 1809, Lobsens (now Lobzenica), Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1881, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Mother Esther Morris,   b. Jun 1804, Lobsens (now Lobzenica), Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1883, Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Documents
    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."
    Headstones
    Gravestone of Michael Morris and Esther Morris
    Gravestone of Michael Morris and Esther Morris
    Photograph from the www.findagrave.com website. Taken by Dave Jones, 4 Feb 2007
    Gravestone of Michael and Esther Morris
    Gravestone of Michael and Esther Morris
    Salem Memorial Park and Garden, Colma, California - Block 1A
    Plot: Block 1A
    Family ID F35  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Jennie A. Levy,   b. Mar 1861, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lawrence Burton Morris,   b. 11 Apr 1881, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1972, Alameda Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     2. Jema A. Morris,   b. Jun 1889, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 23 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F505778155  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    The Morris Family Reunion - 1916
    The Morris Family Reunion - 1916
    This appears to be the photograph that was used (with some editing) to illustrate the reunion article in the 26 Mar 1916 issue of the San Francisco Chronicle

    Documents
    'Family Group of 70 Years and Upward Meets in Oakland' - San Francisco Chronicle, 26 Mar 1916
    "Family Group of 70 Years and Upward Meets in Oakland" - San Francisco Chronicle, 26 Mar 1916
    "Four brothers and a sister greet each other at family party." The story of the Morris reunion, where the "baby," Hermann Morris, was 70 years old. Copy sent to me by David A. Jones.
    1880 United States Census - Herman Morris and Wife Jennie in Visalia, Tulare, California
    1880 United States Census - Herman Morris and Wife Jennie in Visalia, Tulare, California
    The census shows Herman (age 32, born in Prussia, a dealer in dry goods) living with his wife Jennie (age 20, born in New York, a housekeeper). Also in the home is Julia Levy (age 14, his sister-in-law). This would lead us to believe that Jennie's maiden name is Levy. Roll T9_85; Family History Film: 1254085; Page 45-4000; Enumeration District: 98; Image: 0477.
    1900 United States Census - Hermann Morris and Family in Colusa, California
    1900 United States Census - Hermann Morris and Family in Colusa, California
    The 1900 census shows Hermann (born Dec 1846 in Germany, a merchant) with his wife Jennie (born Mar 1861) and children Lawrence (born Apr 1881) and Jema (born 1889). Herman is shown as entering the United States in 1865, and is naturalised. Colusa, California: Roll T623_85; Page 10B; Enumeration District: 3
    'Colusa Merchant Insolvent' - A small article on page 7 of the San Francisco Call, 27 Mar 1900
    "Colusa Merchant Insolvent" - A small article on page 7 of the San Francisco Call, 27 Mar 1900
    "Hermann Morris, a merchant of Colusa, filed a petition in insolvency yesterday in the United States District Court. His liabilities are $31,230 and his assets $19.366."
    1910 United States Census - Herman Morris and Family
    1910 United States Census - Herman Morris and Family
    The 1910 census shows Herman Morris (age 60, a merchant - general merchandise) living with his wife Jennie A. (age 50) and children Lawrence B. (age 27, a travelling salesman - boots and shoes) and Irma A. (age 20) at 1208 Page Street, San Francisco. Census Place: San Francisco Assembly District 37, San Francisco, California; Roll: T624_99; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 172; Image: 158.
    1920 United States Census - Herman Morris and Family
    1920 United States Census - Herman Morris and Family
    The 1920 census shows Herman Morris (age 61, arrived in the US in 1865, naturalised in 1870, a manufacturer in what looks like "rag works"), living with his wife Jennie (age 59) and son Lawrence (age 37, a manufacturer of shirts). They live at 2860 Sacramento Street 94115. Year: 1920; Census Place: San Francisco Assembly District 31, San Francisco, California; Roll: T625_136; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 158; Image: 1068.

  • Sources 
    1. [S54] 1900 United States Federal Census, Colusa, California: Roll T623_85; Page 10B; Enumeration District: 3 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S48] 1910 United States Federal Census, Census Place: San Francisco Assembly District 37, San Francisco, California; Roll: T624_99; Page: 7A; Enumeration District: 172; Image: 158 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S4924] San Francisco Chronicle (Reliability: 2), 26 Mar 1916.

    4. [S49] 1920 United States Federal Census, San Francisco Assembly District 31, San Francisco, California; Roll: T625_136; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 158; Image: 1068 (Reliability: 2).