Samuel Winfield Morris
b. 31 December 1883, d. February 1964
- Mother: Sarah Jane Morris b. March 1863, d. 1929
- Samuel Winfield Morris was born on 31 December 1883 in Shenandoah, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
- Frank J. Dorman and Sarah Jane Morris appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Lead, Lawrence County, South Dakota, at Miners Avenue. Other members of the household included Samuel Winfield Morris. Also in the household was Frank's brother Sam (age 22).
- He was employed by a cigar factory, according to the 1900 census.
- He married Flora E. (?) circa 1907.
- Samuel Winfield Morris and Flora E. (?) appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, at 211 South Whitcomb Street. Also in the household was step-daughter Margaret Buchanan (age 13).
- He was employed as a cigar maker in a cigar factory, according to the 1910 census.
- Samuel Winfield Morris registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 while living with his wife Laura at 658 Santa Fe in Denver, and employed there as a cigar maker.
- Samuel Winfield Morris and Flora E. (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Denver, Colorado, at 2615 Federal Boulevard. Other members of the household included William James Morris. Also in the household Flora's daughter Margaret (age 19) and her husband Arthur Bray (24).
- He was self-employed manufacturing cigars, according to the 1920 census.
- The following appeared on 17 June 1926 in the Lead Daily Call: Yesterday afternoon a message was received by Dick Dunlap, of the Central Fire station, telling of the death of Frank J. Dorman, jr., in Denver. He was the son of Frank J. Dorman who was an employee of the Homestake for many years and a member of the fire department about three years and a half.
Frank J. Dorman, jr., was born in Lead about 27 years ago and resided here until the declaration of war by the United States in 1917, attending the public and high schools of Lead. Shortly after this country entered the world war he enlisted in the Coast Artillery and served at Norfolk, Va., and in France. He returned to Lead and awa appointed a city fireman on October 6, 1919, serving in that capacity until January 17, 1922. He went to Fitzsimmons hospital in Denver for treatment and has since been an inmate of the institution and where he succumbed to the disease for which he was being treated.
The Dorman family moved to Denver, Colo., in 1921, all the members of which survive him. They are his father, mother, two sisters and a brother.
The deceased was well known in Lead and held in the highest esteem by his large circle of friends, for he was an honest and upright young man, always cheerful and ever willing to help a friend in need. His pleasing personality continually increased the number of his friends all of whom will be shocked and will sorrow with his untimely demise. They will unite in extending their sympathies to the bereaved family No announcement of funeral arrangements were made.
- Samuel Winfield Morris and Flora E. (?) appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Denver, Colorado, at 4368 Winona Court. Other members of the household included William James Morris.
- He was employed as an automobile machinist, according to the 1930 census.
- Samuel Winfield Morris appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Baker, Adams County, Colorado, at Federal Boulevard.
- He was employed by the WPA school project, according to the 1940 census.
- Samuel Winfield Morris registered for the draft on 27 April 1942 in Adams County, Colorado, while living with his wife Flora at 6337 North Federal, and employed by S. W. Transportation Company in Denver at 2144 Arapahoe.
- Samuel Winfield Morris died in February 1964 at age 80.
- Last Edited: 19 May 2016