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Joseph Morris

Joseph Morris

Male Abt 1844 - 1919  (~ 75 years)

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  • Name Joseph Morris 
    Born Abt 1844  Lobsens (now Lobzenica), Poland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Dec 1919  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I513973287  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2016 

    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 Flora Stein,   b. 1851, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1924, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Children 
     1. Leon Morris,   b. 06 Apr 1873, Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jun 1900, Alameda Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. Jacob Copple Morris,   b. 31 Jan 1875, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1940, Sacramento, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Rosa Morris,   b. 26 Jul 1876, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Nov 1968, San Rafael, Marin County, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    +4. Nettie Morris,   b. 24 Jan 1878, Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1964, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    +5. Irving Morris,   b. 11 Nov 1884, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jul 1946, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Documents
    Leon Morris Obituary - San Francisco Call - 26 Jun 1900 - Page 11, Column 3
    Leon Morris Obituary - San Francisco Call - 26 Jun 1900 - Page 11, Column 3
    "In Alameda, June 24, 1900, Leon, beloved son of Mr. & Mrs. J. Morris, and brother of Jack, Irvin, Rose, and Nettie Morris, a native of Stockton, California, aged 27 years 2 months and 18 days. Friends and acquaintances are respectfully invited to attend the funeral this day (Tuesday) from the residence of his uncle K. Morris, 1809 Webster Street, at 10:00 thence by 11:30 train from corner of Third and Townsend Streets to Salem Cemetery. OFFICERS and members of Court Palo Alto Number 53, F. of A. [Foresters of America], will meet at their hall at 10:00 sharp to attend the funeral of their late brother, Leon Morris. By order of C.R. Leo Kaufmann, Secretary."
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2008 
    Family ID F505778158  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 - Joseph Morris and Family, Stockton, California
    1880 United States Census - Joseph Morris and Family, Stockton, California
    The 1880 census shows Joseph Morris (age 35, supposedly born in Bavaria, a stockman) living with his wife Flora (age 28, supposedly also born in Bavaria, a housewife), and his children Leon (7), Jacob (5), Rosa (4), and Nettie (2). Also present is Hannah Stein (19), Joseph's sister-in-law. They are living at 139 Fremont Street in Stockton, California. Year: 1880; Census Place: Stockton, San Joaquin, California; Roll: T9_79; Family History Film: 1254079; Page: 55.4000; Enumeration District: 97; Image: 0794.
    1900 United States Census - Joseph Morris and Family  - 1533 Everett Street, Alameda, California
    1900 United States Census - Joseph Morris and Family - 1533 Everett Street, Alameda, California
    The 1900 census shows Joseph (born Mar 1843, immigrated to US in 1868, a commercial traveller - provisions) living with his wife Flora (born Aug 1853, immigrated to US in 1870) and their children Leon (born Apr 1873, salesman), Jacob (born Jan 1875, salesman - shoes), Rosa (born Jul 1876), Nellie (born Jan 1879), and Ervin - actually Irving (born Nov 1884, a salesman). Year: 1900; Census Place: Alameda Precinct 3, Alameda, California; Roll: T623 81; Page: 8A; Enumeration District: 311.
    1910 United States Census - Joseph Morris and Family at 646 Central Avenue, San Francisco
    1910 United States Census - Joseph Morris and Family at 646 Central Avenue, San Francisco
    The census shows Joseph Morris (age 65, a wholesale merchant) living with his wife Flora (age 57), daughter Rose Blackenstine (age 33, spelling of surname difficult to read), and son Irving (age 25, a shoe salesman) at 646 Central Avenue, San Francisco. Year: 1910; Census Place: San Francisco Assembly District 37, San Francisco, California; Roll: T624_99; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 171; Image: 128.
    1930 United States Census - Jacob Morris
    1930 United States Census - Jacob Morris
    The 1930 census shows Jacob Morris (age 54, age 27 when married) living at 1050 Washington Street with wife Lucille (age 52, from Canada). Jacob is a merchant. Year: 1930; Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Roll: 209; Page: 24B; Enumeration District: 392; Image: 725.0.
    Flora [Stein] Morris Obituary - San Francisco Chronicle - 15 Dec 1924 - Page 4, Column 8
    Flora [Stein] Morris Obituary - San Francisco Chronicle - 15 Dec 1924 - Page 4, Column 8
    "In this city, December 14 1924, Flora, dearly beloved wife of the late Joseph Morris, loving mother of Mrs. Louis Ettling, Mrs. Rose Blankenstein, Jack and Irving Morris, and the late Leon Morris. A native of Germany, age 73 years. [...] Interment Salem Cemetery."

    Headstones
    Gravestone for Joseph and Flora Morris and their son Irving
    Gravestone for Joseph and Flora Morris and their son Irving
    Gravestone of Joseph and Flora Morris and their son Irving
    Gravestone of Joseph and Flora Morris and their son Irving
    Plot: 1-A