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Kieve Morris

Kieve Morris[1]

Male 1837 - 1920  (~ 82 years)

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  • 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
    Kieve Morris
    Kieve Morris

    Documents
    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.
    '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.
    Rose (Morris) Isaacs Obituary - San Francisco Chronicle - 11 Jan 1915
    Rose (Morris) Isaacs Obituary - San Francisco Chronicle - 11 Jan 1915
    "In this city, Jan 9, Rose M[orris], dearly beloved wife of Michael H. Isaacs, loving mother of John G. Isaacs, beloved daughter of Kevy and the late Yetta Morris, and beloved sister of Mrs. Max King, Mrs. Robert Sallinger, and Flora Milton and Israel Morris. A native of San Francisco."
    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
    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."
    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."
    1910 United States Census - Kiva [Kieve] Morris and Family
    1910 United States Census - Kiva [Kieve] Morris and Family
    The 1910 U.S. census shows Kiva Morris (age 71, married for 40 years, born in Germany, arrived in U.S. in 1861) living with his wife Yetta (age 60, married 40 years, 7 children - 6 living, arrived in U.S. in 1868).

    Also in the household are daughter Flora (age 27, single, born in California), son Milton E. (age 23, single), grandson Milton J. (age 12, born in California, father born California, mother born New York), daughter Rosa G. [Morris] Isaacs (age 25, married 1 year), and son-in-law Michael H. Isaacs (age 34, arrival in U.S. 1893, a travelling wholesale shoe salesman). The family lived at 3648 Jackson Street, San Francisco.

    Year: 1910; Census Place: San Francisco Assembly District 41, San Francisco, California; Roll: T624_101; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 283; Image: 1070.

    Thanks to Ted Gostin for locating this census sheet.
    1900 United States Census - Keaver [Kieve] Morris and Family
    1900 United States Census - Keaver [Kieve] Morris and Family
    The 1900 census shows Keaver [Kieve] Morris (age 62, married 30 years, born Oct 1837, came to U.S. in 1860, a commission merchant) living with his wife Iette [Hattie] Morris (age 50, born March 1850, arrived in U.S. in 1867, 7 children/7 living).

    Also in the household are children Flora (age 23, born Feb 1877), Nellie (age 21, born Feb 1879), Rose (age 19, born Oct 1880, a stenographer), and Milton (age 17, born Feb 1883, a clerk - business commission [sp?]. 1309 Webster Street, San Francisco.

    Year: 1900; Census Place: San Francisco, San Francisco, California; Roll: T623 104; Page: 5A.
    Naturalization Petition - Kevei [sic] Morris
    Naturalization Petition - Kevei [sic] Morris
    Naturalised in the Superior Court of San Joaquin County, Stockton, California on 20 Mar 1867. Naturalization petiton number 197. Kevei is shown as "formerly of the Kingdom of Prussia."
    1920 United States Census - Robert Salinger, Keva Morris, Michael Isaacs
    1920 United States Census - Robert Salinger, Keva Morris, Michael Isaacs
    The 1920 census report shows:

    (1) Robert Salinger [misspelled Salhinger], age 36 [born c.1884], born in Illinois, a bookkeeper in a bank;

    (2) Nellie [Morris] Salinger, his wife, age 35 [b.1885, but she is on the 1880 census as 2 years old], born in California;

    (3) Keva Morris, his father-in-law, age 82 [b.1838 in Germany], a widower, immigration to U.S. 1860, naturalisation 1863;

    (4) Florence Morris, his sister-in-law, age 38 [born c.1882], born in California, single and no occupation shown;

    (5) Mike Isaacs, his brother-in-law, age 36 [born c.1884], born in England, immigration to U.S. in 1892, naturalised in 1904, a salesman of ladies apparel;

    (5) Jack Isaacs, his nephew-in-law, age 8, born in California.

    They are living at 1642 Lyon Street, San Francisco, California 94115.

    Headstones
    Gravestone of Kevy and Yetta Morris
    Gravestone of Kevy and Yetta Morris
    Salem Memorial Park, Colma, California

  • Name Kieve Morris 
    Nickname Kevy 
    Born Oct 1837  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 20 Mar 1867  Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Naturalized Stockton, California Co. 
    Occupation 1889  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    According to the San Francisco City Directory, occupation "commission merchant" 
    Address:
    406 Gough
    San Francisco, California
    United States 
    Occupation 1890  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    According to the 1890 Great Register of Voters, occupation "Merchant." Age 52. 
    Address:
    406 Gough
    San Francisco, California
    United States 
    Died 24 Sep 1920  San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried Salem Cemetery, Colma, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • E-mail dated 16 Jun 2008 from Judith Edmonson: "I manage three of the four Jewish cemeteries in Colma, California. [...] In Salem Memorial Park, I found Rachel's parents, Hattie Morris (who is buried under the name Yetta Morris) and her husband Kieve (who is buried under the name Kevy Morris) and their grve locations are Block 1, Section A, Lot 7 - Grave 5 for Hattie and Grave 6 for Kieve." [JEdmonson@emanuelsf.org]
    Person ID I17  Walsh - Wilson Family Tree | Craig
    Last Modified 15 Sep 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 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  [7
    Children 
     1. Israel F. Morris,   b. Abt 1871, California Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Jacob John Morris,   b. Feb 1872, Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1901, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 29 years)
    +3. Rachel Morris,   b. 15 Nov 1873, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1941, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     4. Florence Morris,   b. Feb 1877, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Mar 1922, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years)
     5. Nelle Morris,   b. 21 Feb 1878, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1959, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +6. Rosa Morris,   b. 15 Oct 1881, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1915, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years)
    +7. Milton Edward Morris,   b. 26 Feb 1882, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1935, San Francisco, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    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
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2016 
    Family ID F9  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S50] 1870 United States Federal Census, 16 Aug 1870.
      In the 1870 United States Federal Census for Stockton, California, K. Morris is shown as a dry goods merchant, age 31 at last birthday (circa 1839?). Value of his personal estate is $10,000. Born in Prussia. Married to H. Morris, age 20 at last birthday (circa 1850?), also born in Prussia.

    2. [S54] 1900 United States Federal Census (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S4948] San Francisco 1890 Great Register of Voters, 625 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S4948] San Francisco 1890 Great Register of Voters, 625 (Reliability: 3), 1890.

    5. [S4944] San Francisco Examiner, Page 4, Column 8 (Reliability: 3), 25 Sep 1920.

    6. [S4920] Congregation Emanu-El - San Francisco, E-mail dated 16 June 2008 from Judith Edmonson (Reliability: 3).

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