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Leon Morris

Male 1873 - 1900  (27 years)


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  • Name Leon Morris 
    Born 06 Apr 1873  Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 24 Jun 1900  Alameda Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Salem Cemetery, Colma, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I513973300  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 25 Aug 2008 

    Father Joseph Morris,   b. Abt 1844, Lobsens (now Lobzenica), Poland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1919, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Mother 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) 
    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."
    Family ID F505778158  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    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.
    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."
    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."

    Headstones
    Leon Morris Grave at Salem Memorial Park, Colma, California
    Leon Morris Grave at Salem Memorial Park, Colma, California
    Inscription reads, "In memory of Leon, beloved son of Joseph & Flora Morris." Photograph by Diane Reich for the www.findagrave.com website: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Morris&GScid=8343&GRid=25376413&

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] San Francisco Call Newspaper, Page 11, Column 3 (Reliability: 2), 26 Jun 1900.
      Obituary indicates Leon was 27 years, 2 months, 18 days old when he died on 23 June 1900. The "tombstone calculator" calculated date of birth as 6 Apr 1873.

    2. [S2] San Francisco Call Newspaper, Page 11, Column 3 (Reliability: 3), 26 Jun 1900.