The Dumas & Morris Family Repository


The Dumas & Morris Family Repository


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picture Verda Corrine MORRIS



      Sex: F

Individual Information
          Birth: 9 Jul 1933 - Gravette, Benton, Arkansas, USA 1 2 3 4
    Christening: 
          Death: 16 Feb 1936 - Decatur, Benton, Arkansas, USA 5 6 7
         Burial: 18 Feb 1936 - Decatur Cemetery, Decatur, Benton, Arkansas, USA 2 8


Parents
         Father: Francis Avery MORRIS 10 11 12 13
         Mother: Verda Cecil PARK 10 12 13 14

Notes
Burial Notes:
Lot #53, north side, grave #1, old cemetery. As you turn into the cemetery on East Street, go to the second road on the left. The grave is the third or forth grave on the left, next to the road.

The grave stone was made by her father and was still legible in June of 1993.

Corrine
Daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Morris
Born July 9, 1933
General:
Grandma Morris was pregnant with Aunt Bonnie when Corrine died. She was so distraught that they were afraid she would lose the baby and she wasn't allowed to go to the funeral.

Verda Corrine Morris was born 9 Jul 1933 in Gravette, Benton Co., AR. She died 16 Feb 1936 in Decatur, Benton Co., AR. Corrine was a beautiful little curly headed blond. It was her sister Elva's job to watch her and see that she was safe. She died at the age of 3 from leukemia and is buried in Decatur, Benton Co., AR.

Verda Corrine Morris

Verda Corrine Morris was born July 9, 1933 and passed away at 1:45 a. m., February 16, 1936 at the age of 2 years, 7 months and 7 days.

She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Morris who reside about 6 miles north east of Decatur.

A brother, Frank Avery Morris preceded her in death April 30, 1924 at the age of 3 years, 11 months and 15 days.

Besides her parents she leaves six sisters, Jessie, Rhoda, Viola, Lorene, Nora and Elva, and three brothers, Bob, Louis, and Everett, and lots of relatives and friends.

Burial was in the city cemetery Tuesday, the services being conducted by Rev. J. A. Scoggins. 15 16 17

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      Sex: F


Parents
         Father: Louis Earl MORRIS 18
         Mother: Veronica BONNER 18 19

Spouses and Children
1. Living
       Children:
                1. Living
                2. Living
                3. George Lawrence WARD


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Viola Mae MORRIS

      Sex: F
AKA: Ginger 20
Individual Information
          Birth: 30 Sep 1922 - Cherryvale, Montgomery, Kansas, USA 21 22 23 24
    Christening: 
          Death: 8 Nov 2003 - Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA 24 25
      Cremation: in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Ukiah, Mendocino, California, USA

Events

Notes
She had a residence on 1 May 1930 in Wallace, Benton Co., AR. 26
She had a residence in 1939 in Ukiah, Mendocino, California, USA. 27
She had a residence on 4 Sep 1960 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. 28
She had a residence on 8 May 1965 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. 29
She had a residence on 10 Apr 1971 in San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA. 20
She had a residence on 15 Aug 1995 in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA. 30
She had a residence on 20 Jul 2002 in Scottsdale, Maricopa, Arizona, USA. 13


Parents
         Father: Francis Avery MORRIS 10 11 12 13
         Mother: Verda Cecil PARK 10 12 13 14

Spouses and Children
1. Living
       Children:
                1. Betty Joanne McARTHUR 15

2. Living

3. Samuel Jay HANICK 31 
       Marriage: Bef 4 Sep 1960 28 29
         Status: 

Notes
Death Notes:
In the home of daughter Betty.
General:
Viola Mae Morris was born 30 Sep 1922 in Cherryvale, Montgomery Co., KS. She was married three times to Jack McArthur, Glen Web and Samuel Jay Hanick. Viola lived in San Francisco, CA most of her life before moving to Scottsdale, AZ to be with her daughter Betty. As a young person she always stayed in the house and helped out while the other children worked in the field. She owned several restaurants in San Francisco and later worked as an Ombudsman for several nursing homes.

1930 U. S. Census, Wallace, Benton Co., AR, ED 4-52 Sheet 4B 1 May 1930 Line 74-84, Dwelling 86, Family 86 Morris, Frank A., Head, R., yes, M, W, 43, M, 24, No, yes, Kansas, Kentucky, Illinois, 20, yes, Farmer, General Farm, VVVV, O, yes, no, 73 Morris, Verda, Wife-H, X, F, W, 36, M, 18, no, yes, Kansas, Illinois, Pennsylvania, 20, yes, none Morris, Jesse, Daughter, X, F, W, 18, S, yes, yes, Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, 20, yes, none Morris, Rhoda, Daughter, X, F, W, 16, S, yes, yes, Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, 20, yes, none Morris, Chesner, Son, X, M, W, 15, S, yes, yes, Idaho, Kansas, Kansas, 81, yes, none Morris, Louis, Son, X, M, W, 12, S, yes, yes, Idaho, Kansas, Kansas, 81, yes, none Morris, Viola, Daughter, X, F, W, 7, S, yes, Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, 20, none Morris, Lorene, Daughter, X, F, W, 5, S, no, Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, 20, none Morris, Nora, Daughter, X, F, W, 4 3/12, no, Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, 20, none Morris, Everett, Son, X, M, W, 1 11/12, S, no, Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, 20, none Morris, Elva, Daughter, X, F, W, 1 11/12, S, no, Kansas, Kansas, Kansas, 20, none

Aunt Viola fell and hit her head bringing in the groceries at her daughter's home. She was caring for Betty after Betty had fallen and injured her hip. Aunt Viola had been feeling well, in fact she said that she felt better now than she ever had. Betty took her to the doctor and he said that she was fine, but during the night she passed away in her sleep. 16 25 26

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      Sex: F


Parents
         Father: Charles Chester MORRIS 32
         Mother: Living


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Walter MORRIS

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: Abt 1873 - ,, Tennessee, USA 33
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 

Events

Notes
He had a residence in 1880 in District 13, Davidson Co., TN. 33


Parents
         Father: Robert L. MORRIS 33
         Mother: Lucy HUDSON 33 34 35 36


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Living

      Sex: M


Parents
         Father: Francis Avery MORRIS 10 11 12 13
         Mother: Verda Cecil PARK 10 12 13 14

Spouses and Children
1. Living
       Children:
                1. Living
                2. Living
                3. Living
                4. Living


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William B. MORRIS

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 2 Nov 1842 - Monroe Co., OH 32
    Christening: 
          Death: 14 Dec 1929 - ,, West Virginia, USA 32
         Burial: 


Parents
         Father: James MORRIS 32
         Mother: Mary DILLON 32

Spouses and Children
1. *Mary Catherine GIBONEY 37 38 
       Marriage: 8 Feb 1881 - Ritchie Co., WV 32
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Elmer Floyd MORRIS 32
                2. John Warren MORRIS 32
                3. Living
                4. Charles Chester MORRIS 32
                5. Estelle Voss MORRIS 32
                6. Lawrence Cameron MORRIS 32
                7. Edgar Raymond MORRIS 32


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Living

      Sex: F


Parents
         Father: Living
         Mother: Living


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MORRISON

      Sex: M

Individual Information
          Birth: 
    Christening: 
          Death: 
         Burial: 


Spouses and Children
1. *Carrie STANSBERRY 39 
       Marriage: 
         Status: 
       Children:
                1. Mary Eva MORRISON 39


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Living

      Sex: M


Parents
         Father: Living
         Mother: Living
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Sources


1 Morris Family Notebook (Owner: Verda (Park) Morris
Location: Original in possession of Elva (Morris) Dumas, copy in possession of Ronna Dumas), Verda Corrine - July 9, 1933.

2 Rootsweb, Benton County Arkansas Cemetery Index (URL: https://sites.rootsweb.com/~arbenton/bccpg/bentc104.htm), Morris Corrine 1933 ?? Decatur Cemetery.

3 Elva (Morris) Dumas, Morris Family (Location: Original in possession of Ronna Dumas), Corrine was born in Gravette, AR.

4 Death certicate of Verda Corrine Morris 80-5094 (File Num: 55
Location: Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, Arkansas), Born 9 July 1933, Gravette, Benton Co., AR.

5 Morris Family Notebook (Owner: Verda (Park) Morris
Location: Original in possession of Elva (Morris) Dumas, copy in possession of Ronna Dumas), Verda Corrine died Feb 16, 1936.

6 Elva (Morris) Dumas, Morris Family (Location: Original in possession of Ronna Dumas), Corrine died in Decatur, AR.

7 Death certicate of Verda Corrine Morris 80-5094 (File Num: 55
Location: Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, Arkansas), Died 16 Feb 1936, Decatur, Benton Co., AR.

8 Death certicate of Verda Corrine Morris 80-5094 (File Num: 55
Location: Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, Arkansas), Buried 18 Feb 1936, Decatur, Benton Co., Arkansas.

9 Death certicate of Verda Corrine Morris 80-5094 (File Num: 55
Location: Arkansas Department of Health, Little Rock, Arkansas).

10 Birth certificate for Elva June Morris (File Num: 48-4933
Location: Kansas State Board of Health).

11 Submitter: Healdsburg Museum, 132 Matheson St., Healdsburg, CA 95448, Mrs. Rhoda Morris' Funeral Friday (The Sotoyome Scimitar), Surviving are the following sons and daughters: Frank Morris, Ukiah.

12 Marriage certificate for Louis E. Morris and Veronica Bonner (File Num: 40-042979, Book 7 page 2246
Location: Original on file at Sonoma County Recorder, Santa Rosa, CA).

13 Jessie I. Shultz (Unknown Missouri Newspaper).

14 1910 U. S. Census (Location: http://www.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/ifa_image.cgi?IN=026960&PN=7&SEC=Kansas&CD=958), Verda Park.

15 Morris Family (Location: Notes in possession of Ronna Dumas).

16 Morris Family.

17 "Verda Corrine Morris," (Decatur)Unknown, February 1936, p. unknown, col. unknown.

18 Death certificate for Louis Earl Morris 3-1995-23-000413 (File Num: 95-127788
Location: State of California, Department of Health Services, Sacramento, CA).

19 Louis E. Morris (The Sierra Star), He is survived by his wife Veronica.

20 Obituaries: Rhoda Chapman (The Press Democrat).

21 Morris Family Notebook (Owner: Verda (Park) Morris
Location: Original in possession of Elva (Morris) Dumas, copy in possession of Ronna Dumas), Viola Mae - Sept. 30, 1922.

22 Elva (Morris) Dumas, Morris Family (Location: Original in possession of Ronna Dumas), Viola was born in Cherryvale, KS.

23 Submitter: Found by Audrey Marshall, 1930 U. S. Census (Location: http://images.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=view&r=0&cat=1930USFEDCEN&path=AR.Benton.All+Townships.52&idx=8&qf=qs&zl=5), Age 7 born Kansas.

24 Daniel Predovic Photo of Dan Predovic, Elizabeth Predovic and Ginger Hanick's vault, 2005; photo, privately held by Ronna Dumas, [ADDRESS FOR PRIVATE USE,] Cameron Park, CA. 2005.

25 Elva Dumas.

26 Submitter: Found by Audrey Marshall, 1930 U. S. Census (Location: http://images.ancestry.com/iexec?htx=view&r=0&cat=1930USFEDCEN&path=AR.Benton.All+Townships.52&idx=8&qf=qs&zl=5).

27 Source.

28 Frank Morris (The Press Democrat).

29 Verda Morris (Np).

30 Louis E. Morris (The Sierra Star), He is survived by ....Viola Hanick of Arizona.

31 Elva (Morris) Dumas, Morris Family (Location: Original in possession of Ronna Dumas).

32 Velva Retzlaff, Descendants of William Ingram (Location: Original in possession of Ronna Dumas).

33 1880 U.S. census, Monroe, Georgia population schedule; digital images, Ancestry.com(http://content.ancestry.com/Browse/view.aspx?dbid=6742&path=Georgia.Monroe.District+480.96.13&sid=&gskw=Edmund+Dumas&cr=1); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T9.

34 Family Search Ancestral File v4.19 (Location: Internet
URL: http://www.familysearch.org), Lucy Hudson.

35 1870 U. S. Census (Location: http://www.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/ifa_image.cgi?SEC=Tennessee&IN=004842&PN=424b&CD=476), Lucy Hudson.

36 1850 U. S. Census (Location: http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/showimage.cgi?yr=1850&st=TN&rl=0875&pg=0317a), Lucy Hudson.

37 Velva Retzlaff, Descendants of William Ingram (Location: Original in possession of Ronna Dumas), Mary Catherine Giboney.

38 1870 U. S. Census (Location: http://www.genealogy.com/cgi-bin/ifa_image.cgi?IN=003432&PN=330&SEC=West%20Virginia&CD=483), Mary C. Giboney.

39 Lois M. Bozarth, Descendants of Barton Jackson Davis (Location: Original email in possession of Ronna Dumas).


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