Morris Dudley Dulaney1

#5089, b. 7 Jun 1886, d. 6 Jun 1946
Last Edited:25 Jul 2017
FatherCharles Dulaney2
MotherAnnie Core2
ChartsDescendants of Etienne Rivet of Acadia

Outline of Life Events:

BirthMorris Dudley Dulaney was born on 7 Jun 1886 at Hazelhurst, Copiah County, MS.3
MilitaryMorris Dudley Dulaney enlisted in the U.S. Army on 18 Sep 1917. He achieved the rank of Sergeant in the 7th Corps, Sanitary Train, 39th Division, and was asssigned to Ambulance Company No. 155. He received his honorable discharge 11 Jul 1919.4
MarriageHe married Mary Mable Nora Rivet, daughter of Joseph Augustin Rivet and Coralie Dupont, on 21 May 1921.1,2
Census1930Morris Dulaney (given age 43) was enumerated as the head of a household on the 1930 census, living at Roseland, Tangipahoa Parish, LA. Also living in the house was his wife Mabel Dulaney (given age 39), his nephew, Howard Cannon (given age 17). Their home was rented for $20 per month. Morris worked as a machinist for a box factory.5
DraftRegMorris Dudley Dulaney registered for the fourth draft for World War II on 26 Apr 1942. This registration was also known as the "old man's draft". At that time, his residence was at 3200 Lee in Alexandria, Rapides Parish, LA, and he gave the name of his wife, Mrs M D Dulaney, as someone who would always know his address. He was employed with the State Department of Agriculture and Immigration. Morris was described as 5 feet 11 1/2 inches tall, 158 pounds, with brown eyes and hair and ruddy complexion.3
DeathMorris Dudley Dulaney died at age 59 on 6 Jun 1946 in Addis, West Baton Rouge Parish, LA.2,6
BurialHe was buried at Roselawn Cemetery in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, LA. According to the cemetery office, his grave is located in Section I, Plot 180, but no marker shows his name.6,1


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  5. [S376] 1930 U.S. Census. LA. Tangipahoa Parish. population schedule.
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