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Jacob Copple Morris

Male 1875 - 1940  (65 years)


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  • Name Jacob Copple Morris 
    Nickname Jack 
    Born 31 Jan 1875  California Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 12 Jun 1940  Sacramento, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I513973301  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 31 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

    Family Mary Lucille Umberg,   b. 27 Jun 1876, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jul 1954, Sacramento, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Last Modified 29 Jul 2008 
    Family ID F505778247  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.
    Jacob Copple Morris - World War I Draft Card
    Jacob Copple Morris - World War I Draft Card
    Draft card shows Jacob Copple Morris has his own business at 617-619 Broadway, San Francisco (merchant). He lives at 1050 Washington Street, San Francisco, with his wife. Her name is unhelpfully given as Mrs. Jacob C. Morris. Registration Location: San Francisco County, California; Roll: 1544265; Draft Board: 13.
    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."
    Jacob [Copple] Morris and wife Lucille Morris - 1930 United States Census
    Jacob [Copple] Morris and wife Lucille Morris - 1930 United States Census
    The 1930 census shows Jacob Morris (age 54, first married at age 27, born in California, a merchant) living with his wife Lucille (age 52, first married at age 25, born in Canada, German-speaking), and Ardian (?) Buckland, shown as niece - presumably of Lucille. Ardian is age 33, married at 22, born in California, and living with her daughters Ardian M. Buckland (age 6) and Edna Buckland (also age 6). Jacob is renting their home at 1050 Washington Street, San Francisco, for $50/month.

    Year: 1930; Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Roll: 209; Page: 24B; Enumeration District: 392; Image: 725.0.
    Jacob C[opple] Morris and Lucille M. Morris - 1910 United States Census
    Jacob C[opple] Morris and Lucille M. Morris - 1910 United States Census
    The 1910 census shows Jacob C. Morris (age 26, married 6 years, a retail merchant - shoe store) living with wife Lucille M. (age 31, also married 6 years). They live at 1737 Post Street, San Francisco. She emigrated from Canada (French?) in 1895.

    Year: 1910; Census Place: San Francisco Assembly District 40, San Francisco, California; Roll: T624_101; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 251; Image: 215.
    John [Jacob] C. Morris and [Lucille] Mary Morris - 1920 United States Census
    John [Jacob] C. Morris and [Lucille] Mary Morris - 1920 United States Census
    The 1920 census shows John C. Morris (age 44, a merchant - clothing) living with his wife Mary L. Morris from (age 42, from Canada). Residing at 1050 Washington, San Francisco.

    Year: 1920; Census Place: San Francisco Assembly District 33, San Francisco, California; Roll: T625_139; Page: 4B; Enumeration District: 366; Image: 776.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4923] WW1 Draft Registration Cards (Reliability: 3), 12 Sep 1918.
      Draft card, signed by Jacob Copple Morris, shows date of birth as 31 Jan 1875. California Death Index shows date of birth as 30 Jan 1875. Assume that the draft card, signed by Jacob, is more accurate.

    2. [S4898] California Death Index (Reliability: 3).