Morton



Jelly Roll (Ferdinand Morton) 1885–1941, U.S. jazz pianist, composer, and band leader.
Levi Parsons
[lee-vahy pahr-suh nz] /ˈli vaɪ ˈpɑr sənz/ (Show IPA), 1824–1920, vice president of the U.S. 1889–93; governor of New York 1895–96.
William Thomas Green, 1819–68, U.S. dentist: first to employ ether as an anesthetic.
a town in central Illinois.
a male given name: a family name taken from a Norman placename meaning “town on the moor.”.
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noun
4th Earl of, title of James Douglas. 1516–81, regent of Scotland (1572–78) for the young James VI. He was implicated in the murders of Rizzio (1566) and Darnley (1567) and played a leading role in ousting Mary, Queen of Scots; executed
Jelly Roll, real name Ferdinand Joseph La Menthe Morton. 1885–1941, US jazz pianist, singer, and songwriter; one of the creators of New Orleans jazz

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