Catherine Morris1

F, b. 20 October 1842, d. 3 March 1932
Father*Thomas Morris
Mother*Ann Powers
Last Edited=28 Feb 2016
Catherine Morris Walsh
     Catherine Morris was born on 20 October 1842 in Knockwilliam Townland in the Parish of Ballyhale, County Kilkenny, Ireland; The godparents were James Shea and Anty Morris. In 1900, Catherine lists her birth as May 1843.1,2 She married James Walsh, son of _____ Welsh and Mary Brown, on 8 November 1868 in Rahway, Union County, New Jersey, United States; The marriage certificate lists James Walsh as 25 and Catherine Morris as 21.3 Catherine Morris died on 3 March 1932 in Jamaica, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States, at age 89.4 She was buried on 3 May 1932 in St. Marys Cemetery, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States.5
     She immigrated on 18 May 1864 to New York, New York, United States; There are one or two possible candidates for the immigrating Catherine Morris. Besides the record listed here, which agrees with her date of birth, are two others: 1) arriving on the W. F. Storer on May 12, 1860, and 2) arriving on the Columbia on March 17, 1864. Note also that her obituary gives an immigration date of 1862. She appeared on the census of 15 June 1870 in the household of James Walsh in Walnut Township, Polk County, Iowa, United States.6 Catherine Morris appeared on the census of 1 July 1880 in the household of James Walsh in Van Meter Township, Polk County, Iowa, United States.7 Catherine Morris appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 in the household of James Walsh in Richland Township, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States.2 Catherine Morris appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 in the household of James Walsh in Richland Township, Jamaica, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States.8 Catherine Morris appeared on the census of 1920 in the household of James Walsh in Richland Township, Jamaica, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States.9 Catherine Morris appeared on the census of 1 January 1925 in the household of James Walsh in Jamaica, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States.10 Catherine Morris appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 in the household of James Walsh in Richland Township, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States.11

Family: James Walsh b. Feb 1838, d. Jun 1931

Citations

  1. [S162] Roots Ireland, online http://www.rootsireland.ie
  2. [S429] June 1, 1900 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  3. [S363] Certificate, James Walsh and Catherine Morris marriage of November 8, 1868.
  4. [S364] Letter, Chuck Carroll to Dennis Day, November 11, 1999.
  5. [S362] Catherine Welsh Cemetery Marker, St. Marys Cemetery, Guthrie County, Iowa, United States.
  6. [S433] June 15, 1870 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  7. [S434] July 1, 1880 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  8. [S431] April 7, 1910 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  9. [S432] 1920 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  10. [S428] January 1, 1925 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.
  11. [S430] April 7, 1930 Census Record, Provo, Utah, United States.