Mary Morgan1

Father*Anthony Morgan1
Marriage*She married Abraham Lewis, son of Ralph Lewis and Mary ______, in Chester County.1

Family

Abraham Lewis

Citations

  1. [S1409] J. Smith Futhey and Gilbert Cope, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania, with Genealogical and Biographical Sketches, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Louis H. Everts, 1881), Ralph Lewis, page 635. Hereinafter cited as History of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Oyer Morgan1

b. 1857
Father*Anson D. Morgan1 b. 1832, d. b 18 Apr 1863
Mother*Sarah Ann Bonine1 b. 1834
Birth*1857Oyer Morgan was born about 1857 in Iowa.1
(Son) Census US 18709 June 1870Oyer appeared on the 1870 census taken on 9 June 1870 in another household, near the household of his mother and stepfather, in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 13 years old and had attended school within the last year.2

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Anson and Sarah Morgan, Deerfield, Vernon, Missouri; Roll: M653_659; Page: 66; Image: 66; Family History Library Film: 803659. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jonathan Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 584A; Image: 438; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.

Rebecca Morgan1

Marriage*1778She married, as his second wife, Joseph Thornbrugh, son of Thomas Thornbrugh and Abigail Brown, in 1778.1

Family

Joseph Thornbrugh b. 26 Jan 1741/42

Citations

  1. [S1510] Henry Hart Beeson, A Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family, downloaded from the Family History Library at www.familysearch.org. Edward Beeson immigrated to America in 1682 or 1684 from Stoke, Lancaster, England and settled in New Castle, Delaware. He married Rachel Pennington and they had four children. He married Elizabeth and they had two children. Descendants and relatives lived mainly in Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, Alabama and Texas. Includes index. (Houston, Texas: H.H. Beeson, 1968), page 39. Hereinafter cited as Genealogy of the Beeson - Beason Family.

Sarah Morgan1

b. 20 February 1763, d. 30 March 1835
ChartsDescendants of John Heaton of Lincolnshire, including the Immigrant Nathaniel
Father*______ Morgan2,3,4
Birth*20 February 1763Sarah Morgan was born on 20 February 1763 in Pennsylvania.5,6
Relationship Note*Sarah and Martha Morgan were believed to have been sisters.7,4
Marriage*She married first ______ Roberts in Pennsylvania.5,3
Annulment*The marriage of Sarah Morgan and ______ Roberts was annulled by her parents in Pennsylvania.5,3
Marriage*3 March 1780She married second John Heaton, son of Isaac Heaton and Hannah Bowen, on 3 March 1780 in Pennsylvania. Heaton Families II believed Sarah to be a niece of Colonel Daniel Morgan. Her daughter, Harriett Roberts, was raised in the household of John Heaton.8,1,6,9
Occupation*Sarah's husband, John Heaton, as soon as he had arrived in the western country, had proceeded to obtain land, by grant and by purchase, until he became one of the largest land owners in what is now Greene County, Pennsylvania. He also purchased land in the state of Louisiana. Upon obtaining a patent for land in Greene County, he laid out a town which became a part of Jefferson. He built a large cabin, a great house for that time, by 1790, and had extensive business interests in the area. He built a large flour mill and ran a whiskey distilling operation. He was able to send his flour and whiskey products down the river to Louisville and New Orleans in his own keel boats, and donated 3 tons of grain per year to the needy. By 1792 he had 12 slaves, and by 1812 had freed them all.3,10,2
(Wife) Death17 July 1820Sarah became a widow when John Heaton died on 17 July 1820.11,3
Death*30 March 1835She died on 30 March 1835 in Jefferson, Greene County, Pennsylvania, at age 722,3
Burial* and was buried in the old Presbyterian Cemetery, Jefferson.2,3

Family 2

John Heaton b. 16 Dec 1760, d. 17 Jul 1820
Children1.Mary Heaton3,2 b. 13 Jan 1785, d. 25 Apr 1807
2.Morgan Heaton2,3 b. 17 Nov 1786, d. 1826
3.Charlotte Heaton2,3 b. 27 Aug 1788, d. 9 Jan 1877
4.Henry Bowen Heaton2,3 b. 11 Jan 1791, d. 22 Oct 1839
5.Elizabeth Heaton12,13 b. 14 Jun 1793, d. 31 Dec 1793
6.John Heaton2,3 b. 25 Nov 1794, d. 18 Mar 1842
7.Hiram Heaton2,3 b. 19 Mar 1797, d. 15 Aug 1832
8.Samuel Morgan Heaton2,3 b. 23 Jul 1803, d. 1862
9.Alexander Addison Heaton14,3 b. 21 Apr 1807, d. 9 Sep 1831
10.Isaac Heaton14 b. 7 Mar 1809, d. 17 Jun 1809

Citations

  1. [S44] Roy Henry Heaton, (Miles City, Montana). "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - Eleven Generations", prepared by hand in 1941. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, some of the information and the dates, particularly, in this pedigree chart often prove to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented was a good place for us to start, and has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Family Pedigree Chart - 1941."
  2. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 249. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  3. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 286-287. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.
  4. [S42] Rachel (Heaton) Colver and Howard L. Leckey, Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families, pages 282-284. Note: Rachel was 3 months short of being 81 years old when she wrote this letter on 25 January 1861 from her "best recollection." Howard Leckey, the author of Tenmile County, in doing his own research, found Rachel's information to be "fairly correct" and reportedly adjusted any discrepancies he found. (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), noting that Sarah and Martha Morgan were sisters. Hereinafter cited as Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country.
  5. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 249-250.
  6. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 286-288.
  7. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, page 283.
  8. [S42] Rachel (Heaton) Colver and Howard L. Leckey, Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country, pages 282-284.
  9. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 249-250, mistyping the year as 1873 and stating she was a niece of Colonel Daniel Morgan.
  10. [S1389] Samuel P. Bates, History of Greene County, Pennsylvania, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (Chicago, Illinois: Nelson, Rishforth & Co., 1888), Chapter XLI, Jefferson Township, pages 516-517. Hereinafter cited as History of Greene County.
  11. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, pages 242 and 249.
  12. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 249, noting her date of birth as 14 June 1793.
  13. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country, pages 286-287, noting her date of birth as 10 June 1793.
  14. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, Volume I, Chapter 7, page 250.

Walter Morgan1

b. 1855
Father*Anson D. Morgan1 b. 1832, d. b 18 Apr 1863
Mother*Sarah Ann Bonine1 b. 1834
Birth*1855Walter Morgan was born about 1855 in Illinois.1
(Son) Census US 18709 June 1870Walter appeared on the 1870 census taken on 9 June 1870 in the household of his mother and stepfather in Spring Valley, Dallas County, Iowa. He was 15 years old and had attended school within the last year.2

Citations

  1. [S18] 1860 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Anson and Sarah Morgan, Deerfield, Vernon, Missouri; Roll: M653_659; Page: 66; Image: 66; Family History Library Film: 803659. Hereinafter cited as 1860 US Federal Census.
  2. [S37] 1870 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Jonathan Willis, Spring Valley, Dallas, Iowa; Roll: M593_385; Page: 584A; Image: 438; Family History Library Film: 545884. Hereinafter cited as 1870 US Federal Census.

______ Morgan1,2

Family

Children1.Sarah Morgan+1,3,2 b. 20 Feb 1763, d. 30 Mar 1835
2.Martha Morgan+2 b. 1769, d. 19 Apr 1821

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 7, page 249. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S42] Rachel (Heaton) Colver and Howard L. Leckey, Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country and Its Pioneer Families, pages 282-284. Note: Rachel was 3 months short of being 81 years old when she wrote this letter on 25 January 1861 from her "best recollection." Howard Leckey, the author of Tenmile County, in doing his own research, found Rachel's information to be "fairly correct" and reportedly adjusted any discrepancies he found. (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), noting that Sarah and Martha Morgan were sisters. Hereinafter cited as Rachel Heaton's Letter : The Tenmile Country.
  3. [S1272] Howard L. Leckey, The Tenmile Country and its Pioneer Families. A Genealogical History of the Upper Monongahela Valley (with surname index). (Apollo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, August 1993), pages 286-287. Hereinafter cited as The Tenmile Country.

Benjamin Morris1

b. 1748, d. 2 April 1833
Father*Morris Morris1 b. 1712, d. 11 Nov 1767
Mother*Gwently Thomas1 b. 1716
Birth*1748Benjamin Morris was born in 1748 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Mary Mason, daughter of Jonathan Mason.1
Children*Benjamin and Mary had twelve children together.1
Occupation*Benjamin was a well-known and respected clockmaker, manufacturing the tall grandfather clocks valued so highly by antiquarians and others today. Some are still in existence at Bucks County and bear the name "Benjamin Morris."1
(Husband) Death7 January 1813Benjamin became a widower when Mary (Mason) Morris died on 7 January 1813 at age 62.1
Description*He was described as a large, fleshy man, and became known as "fat Ben Morris."1
Death*2 April 1833He died on 2 April 1833 in Bucks County at age 85.1

Family

Mary Mason b. 1750, d. 7 Jan 1813

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 64-65, Benjamin Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Brabazon Morris Esq.1

Marriage*He married Ann Hamlin.2
Residence*They lived in Tankardstown, County Meath.2,3
(Husband) Deathbefore 16 December 1796Brabazon became a widower when Ann (Hamlin) Morris died intestate.2
(Widower) Administration16 December 1796Brabazon was granted administration of his wife's estate on 16 December 1796.2
Residence*1814Brabazon was identified as of Tankardstown, County Meath, in 1814.1
(Groom's Father) Marriage Settlement6 July 1814Brabazon was mentioned in a memorial of an indented deed of marriage settlement dated 6 July 1814 made between his son John Morris of Skreen Castle of the county of Meath, Esq., of the first part, Jane Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, spinster, of the second part, Charles Gerrard of Killywilly in the county of Cavan, Esq. and Walter Keating of Sylvan Park in the county of Meath, Esq., of the third part, and Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, Esq. of the fourth part.

Reciting that Brabazon Morris Esq. of Tankardstown in the county of Meath, father of John Morris, party thereto, was previous to 01 February 1812 seized of and in, all that and those, the town and lands of Skreen, set in the barony of Skreen in the county of Meath aforesaid containing, according to a survey formerly made thereof, 355 aces, 3 roods and 16 perches and the dwelling house, buildings and improvements thereon under and by virtue of a lease for three lives with covenants for renewal executed to him the said Brabazon Morris thereof by John Phepoc of Armagh in the county of Armagh Esq. and Richard Phepoc, eldest son and heir at law of the said John Phepoc, at the yearly rent of £407, 4p. And said Brabazon Morris being also seized of various other denominations of lands which were particularly specified in the indenture next therein after in part recited and being largely indebted to various people in considerable sums owed by judgments dated 01 February 1812 made between Brabazon Morris of the one part and George Williams of the city of Dublin Esq. of the other part, conveying the said town and lands of Skreen as well as several other lands and premises therein particularly mentioned and devised to the said George Williams in trust in the ways and in the manner therein mentioned to pay the several debts and encumbrances in a schedule to said deed annexed.

Reciting by another indenture dated 01 January 1813 made between the said Brabazon Morris of the one part and George Williams of the other part, Brabazon Morris did, for the considerations therein mentioned, release the said secured lands and premises in said indenture of 1812 comprised from the payment of £700 being part of an annuity of £1,000 provided for and committed to the said Brabazon Morris by the said indenture of 01 February 1812.

And reciting that by a certain other indenture dated 01 January 1813 and made between the said Brabazon Morris of the one part and Brabazon Morris Jr. and John Morris, party hereto, both sons of the said Brabazon Morris the elder, of the other part. After reciting as therein is recited, the said Brabazon Morris did, for the considerations therein mentioned, convey unto the said John Morris all that and those the town and lands of Skreen. To hold to the said John Morris, his heirs and assigns, for the life and lives granted of said town, lands and premises and for the lives and life of such other person or persons as should be thereafter named at and for the term of the original lease by virtue of the covenant for renewal therein contained, subject as therein mentioned.

And reciting that said John Morris was, by virtue of said indenture last in recital, seized and possessed of said lands of Skreen, subject to a rateable proportion of the debts, charges and encumbrances created by said indentures of 01 February 1812 and 01 January 1813.

And also reciting that Jane Gerrard, party thereto, was then possessed of £1,500 stock in five government funds and was also as one of the next of kin of William Gerrard Esq., deceased, her father, entitled to a lot or proportion of certain debts due to the estate of the said William Gerrard, which proportions it was calculated would amount to £400 or thereabouts and was also, in the right (of inheritance), entitled to an undivided 5th share of and in the lands of Belrath in the county of Meath held under a lease for a term of years and containing covenants for renewal, which yielded a profit and rents to the said Jane Gerrard of £90 per annum or thereabouts, and the said Jane Gerrard, in right aforesaid, was also in possession of one 5th part or share of the lands of Dromore, situate in the county of Down and held for a term of years which then yields an annual profitable rent of £30, said Jane Gerrard's share whereof amounts to £6 per annum.

And reciting that a marriage was then intended to be had and solemnized between the said John Morris and Jane Gerrard, and it had been agreed that said John Morris in consideration of said marriage, and of the fortune and property of the said Jane Gerrard consisting of the several premises therein and herein before specified and set forth, should charge said lands of Skreen with an annuity of £300 as a provision for the said Jane Gerrard and for their issue of the then intended marriage.

The said indenture, of which this writing was a memorial, witnessed that the said John Morris, in pursuance and execution of said agreement, and in consideration of said marriage and portion and profits of said Jane Gerrard, __________ and other considerations due also mentioned, did grant, bargain, sell, assign, release and confirm to the said Charles Gerrard and Walter Keating as trustees by virtue of a lease for all therein recited and to their heirs and assigns, all that and those the town and lands of Skreen, situate in the barony of Skreen in the county of Meath containing to a survey formerly made 357 acres, 3 roods and 16 perches or thereabouts, together with the dwelling house, out houses and improvements thereon, bounded northerly by or by parts of the said lands of Skreen, north easterly by the great road leading from Wallerstown to Skreen, south easterly by the lands of Obertstown, southerly partly by the lands of Baconstown, Cullaghtown, Glebeland and _________, and westerly partly by the lands of Trim, with benefits of fairs, markets, tolls and customs held on or belonging to said lands of Skreen, and all rights, members and appurtenances thereunto belonging.

To hold the said released premises and every part thereof unto the said Charles Gerrard and Walter Keating, their heirs and assigns, for the lives therein mentioned and for the lives to be forever added by virtue of the covenant for perpetual renewal subject to such rateable proportion of said encumbrances as such lands were subject to by said several indentures before recited and upon the interests and for the uses in the said deed of which this writing was a memorial.

The deed and memorial were executed, signed and sealed by John Morris and Jane Gerrard, and witnessed by Richard Barrett Jr. of Navan Esq. and Charles Fitzsimmons of Liscartan, both in the county of Meath. The memorial was registered on 6 Dec 1814.3

Family

Ann Hamlin d. b 16 Dec 1796
Children1.Brabazon Morris Jr.3
2.John Morris1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1815; Film# 464717, Volume 687, pages 20-22, Deed Number 472167, images 327-328. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Administration of Ann Morris, alias Hamlin, deceased intestate, granted 16 December 1796 to Brabazon Morris of Tankardstown, County Meath, Esq., her husband. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.
  3. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1814; Film# 464717, Volume 687, pages 20-22, Deed Number 472167, images 327-328.

Brabazon Morris Jr.1

Father*Brabazon Morris Esq.1
Mother*Ann Hamlin1 d. b 16 Dec 1796
Residence*1814He was listed in Leet's Directory of 1814 in Tankardstown, County Meath.2
(Groom's Brother) Marriage Settlement6 July 1814Brabazon was mentioned in a memorial of an indented deed of marriage settlement dated 6 July 1814 made between his brother John Morris of Skreen Castle of the county of Meath, Esq., of the first part, Jane Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, spinster, of the second part, Charles Gerrard of Killywilly in the county of Cavan, Esq. and Walter Keating of Sylvan Park in the county of Meath, Esq., of the third part, and Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, Esq. of the fourth part.

Reciting that Brabazon Morris Esq. of Tankardstown in the county of Meath, father of John Morris, party thereto, was previous to 01 February 1812 seized of and in, all that and those, the town and lands of Skreen, set in the barony of Skreen in the county of Meath aforesaid containing, according to a survey formerly made thereof, 355 aces, 3 roods and 16 perches and the dwelling house, buildings and improvements thereon under and by virtue of a lease for three lives with covenants for renewal executed to him the said Brabazon Morris thereof by John Phepoc of Armagh in the county of Armagh Esq. and Richard Phepoc, eldest son and heir at law of the said John Phepoc, at the yearly rent of £407, 4p. And said Brabazon Morris being also seized of various other denominations of lands which were particularly specified in the indenture next therein after in part recited and being largely indebted to various people in considerable sums owed by judgments dated 01 February 1812 made between Brabazon Morris of the one part and George Williams of the city of Dublin Esq. of the other part, conveying the said town and lands of Skreen as well as several other lands and premises therein particularly mentioned and devised to the said George Williams in trust in the ways and in the manner therein mentioned to pay the several debts and encumbrances in a schedule to said deed annexed.

Reciting by another indenture dated 01 January 1813 made between the said Brabazon Morris of the one part and George Williams of the other part, Brabazon Morris did, for the considerations therein mentioned, release the said secured lands and premises in said indenture of 1812 comprised from the payment of £700 being part of an annuity of £1,000 provided for and committed to the said Brabazon Morris by the said indenture of 01 February 1812.

And reciting that by a certain other indenture dated 01 January 1813 and made between the said Brabazon Morris of the one part and Brabazon Morris Jr. and John Morris, party hereto, both sons of the said Brabazon Morris the elder, of the other part. After reciting as therein is recited, the said Brabazon Morris did, for the considerations therein mentioned, convey unto the said John Morris all that and those the town and lands of Skreen. To hold to the said John Morris, his heirs and assigns, for the life and lives granted of said town, lands and premises and for the lives and life of such other person or persons as should be thereafter named at and for the term of the original lease by virtue of the covenant for renewal therein contained, subject as therein mentioned.

And reciting that said John Morris was, by virtue of said indenture last in recital, seized and possessed of said lands of Skreen, subject to a rateable proportion of the debts, charges and encumbrances created by said indentures of 01 February 1812 and 01 January 1813.

And also reciting that Jane Gerrard, party thereto, was then possessed of £1,500 stock in five government funds and was also as one of the next of kin of William Gerrard Esq., deceased, her father, entitled to a lot or proportion of certain debts due to the estate of the said William Gerrard, which proportions it was calculated would amount to £400 or thereabouts and was also, in the right (of inheritance), entitled to an undivided 5th share of and in the lands of Belrath in the county of Meath held under a lease for a term of years and containing covenants for renewal, which yielded a profit and rents to the said Jane Gerrard of £90 per annum or thereabouts, and the said Jane Gerrard, in right aforesaid, was also in possession of one 5th part or share of the lands of Dromore, situate in the county of Down and held for a term of years which then yields an annual profitable rent of £30, said Jane Gerrard's share whereof amounts to £6 per annum.

And reciting that a marriage was then intended to be had and solemnized between the said John Morris and Jane Gerrard, and it had been agreed that said John Morris in consideration of said marriage, and of the fortune and property of the said Jane Gerrard consisting of the several premises therein and herein before specified and set forth, should charge said lands of Skreen with an annuity of £300 as a provision for the said Jane Gerrard and for their issue of the then intended marriage.

The said indenture, of which this writing was a memorial, witnessed that the said John Morris, in pursuance and execution of said agreement, and in consideration of said marriage and portion and profits of said Jane Gerrard, __________ and other considerations due also mentioned, did grant, bargain, sell, assign, release and confirm to the said Charles Gerrard and Walter Keating as trustees by virtue of a lease for all therein recited and to their heirs and assigns, all that and those the town and lands of Skreen, situate in the barony of Skreen in the county of Meath containing to a survey formerly made 357 acres, 3 roods and 16 perches or thereabouts, together with the dwelling house, out houses and improvements thereon, bounded northerly by or by parts of the said lands of Skreen, north easterly by the great road leading from Wallerstown to Skreen, south easterly by the lands of Obertstown, southerly partly by the lands of Baconstown, Cullaghtown, Glebeland and _________, and westerly partly by the lands of Trim, with benefits of fairs, markets, tolls and customs held on or belonging to said lands of Skreen, and all rights, members and appurtenances thereunto belonging.

To hold the said released premises and every part thereof unto the said Charles Gerrard and Walter Keating, their heirs and assigns, for the lives therein mentioned and for the lives to be forever added by virtue of the covenant for perpetual renewal subject to such rateable proportion of said encumbrances as such lands were subject to by said several indentures before recited and upon the interests and for the uses in the said deed of which this writing was a memorial.

The deed and memorial were executed, signed and sealed by John Morris and Jane Gerrard, and witnessed by Richard Barrett Jr. of Navan Esq. and Charles Fitzsimmons of Liscartan, both in the county of Meath. The memorial was registered on 6 Dec 1814.1

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1814; Film# 464717, Volume 687, pages 20-22, Deed Number 472167, images 327-328. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1625] Leet's Directory (2nd Edition, 1814), online at www.findmypast.com, B. Morris Jun Esq., Tankardstown, County Meath, post town of Navan. Hereinafter cited as Leet's Directory (2nd Edition, 1814).

Burgess Allison Morris1

b. 1807
Father*Isaac Morris1 b. 1764, d. 13 Sep 1843
Mother*Rachel Matthews1 b. 21 Feb 1771, d. 1 Aug 1856
Birth*1807Burgess Allison Morris was born about 1807 in Pennsylvania.1
Relationship Note*Burgess and Oliver were twins.1
Marriage*1836He married Mary Riale, daughter of John Riale Esq., in 1836.1
(Husband) DeathBurgess became a widower when Mary (Riale) Morris died soon after giving birth to their son.1

Family

Mary Riale
Child1.Oliver G. Morris+1 b. 26 Mar 1837, d. 12 Feb 1918

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Cadwallader Morris1

Family

Child1.Morris Morris+1 b. 1712, d. 11 Nov 1767

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XV. Gwently Thomas, pages 57-58. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Cadwallader Morris1

b. 1737, d. 23 August 1812
Father*Morris Morris1 b. 1712, d. 11 Nov 1767
Mother*Gwently Thomas1 b. 1716
Birth*1737Cadwallader Morris was born in 1737 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Kastner.1
(Estate Auditor) Administration9 December 1783Cadwallader Morris was appointed with John Kelly and Ebenezer Owen on 9 December 1783, by the Orphans' Court of Hilltown Township, Bucks County, to audit and settle the accounts of the administration of Davis Heaton, deceased. The audit and settlement had been requested by the deceased's son and Administrator, Jonathan Heaton. Cadwallader was an older brother of Joseph Morris, who would later marry Jonathan's widowed mother.2
(Estate Auditor) Auditors' Report4 December 1784Cadwallader Morris, John Kelly and Ebenezer Owen, who were appointed on 9 December 1783 by the Orphans' Court of Bucks County, to audit and settle the accounts of Jonathan Heaton, Administrator for the estate of Davis Heaton, late of Hilltown in the county aforesaid, made their report to the court on 4 December 1784. Stating that in obedience of the said order, they had met and examined the accounts exhibited by the Administrator, and presented to the court their itemized list of assets and debts of the estate of Davis Heaton, deceased. The written report they submitted and signed identified debts of the estate exceeding assets by more than £200.3
Death*23 August 1812He died on 23 August 1812 at age 75.1

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, page 59. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.
  2. [S2036] Bucks County Pennsylvania Orphans' Court, Orphans' court records, 1683-1866; General index to the Orphans' Court records, 1683-1958. Microfilm of the original records at the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown, Pennsylvania on 16 microfilm reels; (Volume 13 is missing.) Digital Collection available online: Film# 172917, Volume B, page 233, image 140 of 287, Estate of Davis Heaton #794, Petition for Audit and Guardians; viewed online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah. Hereinafter cited as Bucks County, Pennsylvania Orphans' court records, 1683-1866.
  3. [S2036] Bucks County Pennsylvania Orphans' Court, Bucks County, Pennsylvania Orphans' court records, 1683-1866: Film# 172917, Volume B, page 312, image 184 of 287, Estate of Davis Heaton, deceased #794, Report of Auditors.

Catherine Morris1

ChartsDescendants of Thomas Gerrard of Gibbstown, County Meath, Ireland and his Brothers
Father*______ Morris1
Mother*Elizabeth Welsh1
Birth*Catherine Morris was born probably in County Meath, Ireland.1
Marriage*She married ______ Dempster.1
(Grandniece) Will18 October 1749Catherine's grand uncle Samuel Gerrard wrote his will dated 18 October 1749 at Clongill, County Meath, naming his brothers, John Gerrard and Thomas Gerrard, sister, Dorothy Welsh, nephews, Thomas Gerrard and Gerrard Welsh, niece, Elizabeth Morris, who we believe to have been the daughter of Samuel's sister, Dorothy Welsh, grandnieces, Darcy Wentworth and Catherine Dempster, who Samuel identified as the daughters of Elizabeth Morris, his cousins, Mary Byrne, Robert Gerrard and John Gerrard, and his uncle Edward Gerrard, who was identified as the father of Samuel's cousin John. Unfortunately, the abstract we have of Samuel's will does not identify the father, or parents, of his cousins Mary Byrne and Robert Gerrard, nor does it mention the names of the husbands of Mary Byrne, Elizabeth Morris, Darcy Wentworth or Catherine Dempster. We would really like to see a more complete copy of Samuel's will.2,1,3,4,5

Citations

  1. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Samuel Gerrard of Clongill, County Meath, will dated 18 October 1749, probated 26 May 1750. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  2. [S1747] Patricia McCormick, "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland," e-mail messages from e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, citing and attaching a copy of a Betham Genealogical Abstract of Samuel Gerrard of Clongill's will and probate information. Hereinafter cited as "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland."
  3. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Volume I, page 632. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  4. [S1640] Mairéad Crinion of Evergreen Oak Family Research Services at https://www.facebook.com/…, "Gerrard - Gibney Family Research," e-mail messages exchanged on multiple dates, citing A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland, https://archive.org/details/genealogicalhera00burkuoft. Hereinafter cited as "Gerrard - Gibney Family Research."
  5. [S1649] Sir Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland : Revised by A. C. Fox-Davies, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (London, England: Harrison & Sons, 1912 New Edition), page 262. Hereinafter cited as A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland (1912 New Edition).

Darcy Morris1

ChartsDescendants of Thomas Gerrard of Gibbstown, County Meath, Ireland and his Brothers
Father*______ Morris1
Mother*Elizabeth Welsh1
Birth*Darcy Morris was born probably in County Meath, Ireland.1
Marriage*She married ______ Wentworth.1
(Grandniece) Will18 October 1749Darcy's grand uncle Samuel Gerrard wrote his will dated 18 October 1749 at Clongill, County Meath, naming his brothers, John Gerrard and Thomas Gerrard, sister, Dorothy Welsh, nephews, Thomas Gerrard and Gerrard Welsh, niece, Elizabeth Morris, who we believe to have been the daughter of Samuel's sister, Dorothy Welsh, grandnieces, Darcy Wentworth and Catherine Dempster, who Samuel identified as the daughters of Elizabeth Morris, his cousins, Mary Byrne, Robert Gerrard and John Gerrard, and his uncle Edward Gerrard, who was identified as the father of Samuel's cousin John. Unfortunately, the abstract we have of Samuel's will does not identify the father, or parents, of his cousins Mary Byrne and Robert Gerrard, nor does it mention the names of the husbands of Mary Byrne, Elizabeth Morris, Darcy Wentworth or Catherine Dempster. We would really like to see a more complete copy of Samuel's will.2,1,3,4,5

Citations

  1. [S1620] Betham Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Samuel Gerrard of Clongill, County Meath, will dated 18 October 1749, probated 26 May 1750. Hereinafter cited as Betham Genealogical Abstracts.
  2. [S1747] Patricia McCormick, "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland," e-mail messages from e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, citing and attaching a copy of a Betham Genealogical Abstract of Samuel Gerrard of Clongill's will and probate information. Hereinafter cited as "The Gerrard Family of Ardbraccan, County Meath, Ireland."
  3. [S1635] Sir Bernard Burke, Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. In 2 volumes. (London, England: Harrison, Pall Mall, 1879), Volume I, page 632. Hereinafter cited as Burke's History of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland.
  4. [S1640] Mairéad Crinion of Evergreen Oak Family Research Services at https://www.facebook.com/…, "Gerrard - Gibney Family Research," e-mail messages exchanged on multiple dates, citing A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland, https://archive.org/details/genealogicalhera00burkuoft. Hereinafter cited as "Gerrard - Gibney Family Research."
  5. [S1649] Sir Bernard Burke, A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland : Revised by A. C. Fox-Davies, downloaded from the Boston Public Library eBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. (London, England: Harrison & Sons, 1912 New Edition), page 262. Hereinafter cited as A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland (1912 New Edition).

Enoch Morris1

b. 1750
Father*Morris Morris1 b. 1712, d. 11 Nov 1767
Mother*Gwently Thomas1 b. 1716
Birth*1750Enoch Morris was born about 1750 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage* He was thought to have married a woman named Caldwell.1
Revolutionary War* When the Revolutionary War broke out, he became a Tory. In the winter of 1778, when the British held possession of Philadelphia, Enoch fled to the British army. Other Tories of Hilltown, including Thomas Lewis, Edward Jones, William and Evan Thomas and Henry Appenzeller, went along with him. In punishment for their treason their lands were confiscated and, after Great Britain lost the war, the traitors moved away to Nova Scotia where they received other lands from the British.1

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 65-66, Enoch Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Hettie T. Morris1

b. 1798, d. 20 December 1842
Birth*1798Hettie T. Morris was born in 1798.1
Marriage*1819She married, as his first wife, Amos McPherron in 1819.1,2
Death*20 December 1842She died on 20 December 1842 at about age 441
Burial* and was buried in Providence Cemetery, Carrollton, Greene County, Illinois.1

Family

Amos McPherron b. 22 Sep 1796, d. 6 Jul 1888

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Hettie T. McPheron, Memorial# 8851650. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S1038] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Amos McPherron and Hettie Morris in 1819. Hereinafter cited as U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900.

Isaac Morris1

b. 1764, d. 13 September 1843
Father*William Morris1 b. 1739, d. 22 Apr 1821
Mother*Ann Griffith1 b. 1744, d. 17 Jul 1821
Birth*1764Isaac Morris was born in 1764 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*12 October 1786He married first Elizabeth Mathias, daughter of Thomas Mathias, on 12 October 1786.1
(Husband) Death28 August 1803Isaac became a widower when Elizabeth (Mathias) Morris died on 28 August 1803 at age 37.1
Marriage*6 April 1806He married second, as her second husband, Rachel (Matthews) Dungan, daughter of Benjamin Matthews Esq., on 6 April 1806.1
Death*13 September 1843He died on 13 September 1843 in Pennsylvania at age 79.1

Family 1

Elizabeth Mathias b. 12 Sep 1765, d. 28 Aug 1803
Children1.Mathias Morris+1 b. 12 Sep 1787, d. 9 Nov 1839
2.Justus Morris1
3.William Morris1

Family 2

Rachel Matthews b. 21 Feb 1771, d. 1 Aug 1856
Children1.Oliver Goldsmith Morris1 b. 1807, d. 1826
2.Burgess Allison Morris+1 b. 1807
3.John D. Morris1 b. 9 Apr 1811, d. 5 Jan 1868

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

John Morris1

ChartsDescendants of Thomas Gerrard of Gibbstown, County Meath, Ireland and his Brothers
Father*Brabazon Morris Esq.1
Mother*Ann Hamlin2 d. b 16 Dec 1796
Marriage Settlement*6 July 1814A memorial of an indented deed of marriage settlement dated 6 July 1814 was made between John Morris of Skreen Castle of the county of Meath, Esq., of the first part, Jane Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, spinster, of the second part, Charles Gerrard of Killywilly in the county of Cavan, Esq. and Walter Keating of Sylvan Park in the county of Meath, Esq., of the third part, and Thomas Gerrard of Liscartan in the county of Meath, Esq. of the fourth part.

Reciting that Brabazon Morris Esq. of Tankardstown in the county of Meath, father of John Morris, party thereto, was previous to 01 February 1812 seized of and in, all that and those, the town and lands of Skreen, set in the barony of Skreen in the county of Meath aforesaid containing, according to a survey formerly made thereof, 355 aces, 3 roods and 16 perches and the dwelling house, buildings and improvements thereon under and by virtue of a lease for three lives with covenants for renewal executed to him the said Brabazon Morris thereof by John Phepoc of Armagh in the county of Armagh Esq. and Richard Phepoc, eldest son and heir at law of the said John Phepoc, at the yearly rent of £407, 4p. And said Brabazon Morris being also seized of various other denominations of lands which were particularly specified in the indenture next therein after in part recited and being largely indebted to various people in considerable sums owed by judgments dated 01 February 1812 made between Brabazon Morris of the one part and George Williams of the city of Dublin Esq. of the other part, conveying the said town and lands of Skreen as well as several other lands and premises therein particularly mentioned and devised to the said George Williams in trust in the ways and in the manner therein mentioned to pay the several debts and encumbrances in a schedule to said deed annexed.

Reciting by another indenture dated 01 January 1813 made between the said Brabazon Morris of the one part and George Williams of the other part, Brabazon Morris did, for the considerations therein mentioned, release the said secured lands and premises in said indenture of 1812 comprised from the payment of £700 being part of an annuity of £1,000 provided for and committed to the said Brabazon Morris by the said indenture of 01 February 1812.

And reciting that by a certain other indenture dated 01 January 1813 and made between the said Brabazon Morris of the one part and Brabazon Morris Jr. and John Morris, party hereto, both sons of the said Brabazon Morris the elder, of the other part. After reciting as therein is recited, the said Brabazon Morris did, for the considerations therein mentioned, convey unto the said John Morris all that and those the town and lands of Skreen. To hold to the said John Morris, his heirs and assigns, for the life and lives granted of said town, lands and premises and for the lives and life of such other person or persons as should be thereafter named at and for the term of the original lease by virtue of the covenant for renewal therein contained, subject as therein mentioned.

And reciting that said John Morris was, by virtue of said indenture last in recital, seized and possessed of said lands of Skreen, subject to a rateable proportion of the debts, charges and encumbrances created by said indentures of 01 February 1812 and 01 January 1813.

And also reciting that Jane Gerrard, party thereto, was then possessed of £1,500 stock in five government funds and was also as one of the next of kin of William Gerrard Esq., deceased, her father, entitled to a lot or proportion of certain debts due to the estate of the said William Gerrard, which proportions it was calculated would amount to £400 or thereabouts and was also, in the right (of inheritance), entitled to an undivided 5th share of and in the lands of Belrath in the county of Meath held under a lease for a term of years and containing covenants for renewal, which yielded a profit and rents to the said Jane Gerrard of £90 per annum or thereabouts, and the said Jane Gerrard, in right aforesaid, was also in possession of one 5th part or share of the lands of Dromore, situate in the county of Down and held for a term of years which then yields an annual profitable rent of £30, said Jane Gerrard's share whereof amounts to £6 per annum.

And reciting that a marriage was then intended to be had and solemnized between the said John Morris and Jane Gerrard, and it had been agreed that said John Morris in consideration of said marriage, and of the fortune and property of the said Jane Gerrard consisting of the several premises therein and herein before specified and set forth, should charge said lands of Skreen with an annuity of £300 as a provision for the said Jane Gerrard and for their issue of the then intended marriage.

The said indenture, of which this writing was a memorial, witnessed that the said John Morris, in pursuance and execution of said agreement, and in consideration of said marriage and portion and profits of said Jane Gerrard, __________ and other considerations due also mentioned, did grant, bargain, sell, assign, release and confirm to the said Charles Gerrard and Walter Keating as trustees by virtue of a lease for all therein recited and to their heirs and assigns, all that and those the town and lands of Skreen, situate in the barony of Skreen in the county of Meath containing to a survey formerly made 357 acres, 3 roods and 16 perches or thereabouts, together with the dwelling house, out houses and improvements thereon, bounded northerly by or by parts of the said lands of Skreen, north easterly by the great road leading from Wallerstown to Skreen, south easterly by the lands of Obertstown, southerly partly by the lands of Baconstown, Cullaghtown, Glebeland and _________, and westerly partly by the lands of Trim, with benefits of fairs, markets, tolls and customs held on or belonging to said lands of Skreen, and all rights, members and appurtenances thereunto belonging.

To hold the said released premises and every part thereof unto the said Charles Gerrard and Walter Keating, their heirs and assigns, for the lives therein mentioned and for the lives to be forever added by virtue of the covenant for perpetual renewal subject to such rateable proportion of said encumbrances as such lands were subject to by said several indentures before recited and upon the interests and for the uses in the said deed of which this writing was a memorial.

The deed and memorial were executed, signed and sealed by John Morris and Jane Gerrard, and witnessed by Richard Barrett Jr. of Navan Esq. and Charles Fitzsimmons of Liscartan, both in the county of Meath. The memorial was registered on 6 Dec 1814.3
Marriage*before 6 December 1814He married Jane Gerrard of Liscartan, County Meath, daughter of William Gerrard and Jane Vipont, before 6 December 1814, the date their marriage settlement agreement was registered.1

Family

Jane Gerrard

Citations

  1. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Transcripts of memorials of deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms. Most are now digitized and available online at www.familysearch.org, LDS Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah: 1815; Film# 464717, Volume 687, pages 20-22, Deed Number 472167, images 327-328. Hereinafter cited as Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929.
  2. [S1618] Crossle Genealogical Abstracts, online at Find My Past, www.findmypast.com, Administration of Anne Morris, alias Hamlin, deceased intestate, granted 16 December 1796 to Brabazon Morris of Tankardstown, County Meath, Esq., her husband. Hereinafter cited as Crossle Genealogical Abstracts.
  3. [S588] Ireland Registry of Deeds, Deeds, conveyances and wills, 1708-1929; on 2687 FHL microfilms: 1814; Film# 464717, Volume 687, pages 20-22, Deed Number 472167, images 327-328.

John Morris1

Father*Joseph Morris1 b. 1752, d. 1800
Mother*Susannah Jones1 b. 1743, d. 17 Jan 1827
Birth*John Morris was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
(Son) Census US 17901790John was likely enumerated on the 1790 census in the household of his parents in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He would have been the one male under the age of 16.2
Death*He was thought to have grown to manhood, and then died.1

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, page 66, Joseph Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.
  2. [S466] 1790 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Joseph Morris, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 8; Page: 115; Image: 603; Family History Library Film: 0568148. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Federal Census.

John D. Morris1

b. 9 April 1811, d. 5 January 1868
Father*Isaac Morris1 b. 1764, d. 13 Sep 1843
Mother*Rachel Matthews1 b. 21 Feb 1771, d. 1 Aug 1856
Birth*9 April 1811John D. Morris was born on 9 April 1811 in Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Sarah Hollinshead.1
Death*5 January 1868He died on 5 January 1868 at the home of his nephew, Oliver G. Morris, in Line Lexington, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, at age 56.1

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Joseph Morris1,2

b. 1752, d. 1800
Father*Morris Morris3,4,5 b. 1712, d. 11 Nov 1767
Mother*Gwently Thomas3 b. 1716
Birth*1752Joseph Morris was born about 1752.6
Marriage*11 December 1779He married, as her second husband, Susannah (Jones) Heaton, daughter of John Jones and Mary West, on 11 December 1779 in First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia.2,6,1,4,5,7
Census US 1790*1790Joseph Morris appeared on the 1790 census in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. His household included three individuals: one female believed to be his wife Susannah, one male aged 16 and over, believed to be Joseph, and one male under the age of 16 whom we believe was the couple's son, John.8
Taxation*1791The last year Joseph was taxed in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, was in 1791, when his name appeared on the rolls with 1 horse and 2 cattle.9
Death*1800He died before the 1800 census was taken. His widow was enumerated as the head of her household in the North Ward, Philadelphia. Her household consisted of three people: two females aged 26 thru 44, and one male under the age of 10, who was too young to have been the couple's son.10

Family

Susannah Jones b. 1743, d. 17 Jan 1827
Child1.John Morris6

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 18, page 649, reporting his name as Cadwallander Morris. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.
  2. [S1913] U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970, online at www.ancestry.com, marriage of Joseph Morris and Susannah "Eaton" on 11 December 1779 in the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Hereinafter cited as U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1701-1970.
  3. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XV. Gwently Thomas, pages 57-58. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.
  4. [S2025] Joy Heaton Tucci, "Heaton Researcher Joy Heaton Tucci Email Messages," online at e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, with an attachment of one page believed to be from An Historical Account of Some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Reverend Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876 found on the Turner-Toce Ancestry Tree published by Marianna Toce. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Researcher Email Messages."
  5. [S2040] An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Rev. Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876, online at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/12624405/…. It was found as a one-page hand-written fragment attached to an Ancestry tree. It is not known if the original source was hand-written, and the page copied directly from it, or if the page is a hand-written transcription. Therefore, the information may or may not be correct and should be questioned until further information becomes available. Hereinafter cited as An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain.
  6. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, page 66, Joseph Morris.
  7. [S2025] Joy Heaton Tucci, "Heaton Researcher Email Messages", with an attachment of two screen shots, one from an Ancestry Tree of an indexed record, and the second of the indexed page, U.S., Presbyterian Church Records, 1743-1970, marriage of Susannah "Eaton" and Joseph Morris on 11 December 1779 in the First Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia.
  8. [S466] 1790 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Joseph Morris, Bucks, Pennsylvania; Series: M637; Roll: 8; Page: 115; Image: 603; Family History Library Film: 0568148. Hereinafter cited as 1790 US Federal Census.
  9. [S2038] Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Tax Records, 1782-1860, online at www.ancestry.com, Hilltown, 1791, Joseph Morris, 1 horse, 2 cattle. Hereinafter cited as Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Tax Records, 1782-1860.
  10. [S164] 1800 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Susannah Morris, Philadelphia North Ward, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Series: M32; Roll: 43; Page: 208,209; Image: 82; Family History Library Film: 363346. Hereinafter cited as 1800 US Federal Census.

Justus Morris1

Father*Isaac Morris1 b. 1764, d. 13 Sep 1843
Mother*Elizabeth Mathias1 b. 12 Sep 1765, d. 28 Aug 1803
Birth*Justus Morris was born in Pennsylvania.1
Death*He died young.1

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Mary Morris1

b. 1816, d. between 1860 and 1870
Father*Thomas J. Morris2
Mother*Elizabeth Whaley2
Birth*1816Mary Morris was born about 1816 in Gwinnett County, Georgia.2
Name VariationShe was called Polly.3
Marriage*16 September 1836She married Francis Cole on 16 September 1836 in Clinton County, Illinois. They were married by Peter Cole, Justice of the Peace, and had obtained their marriage license the day before.1,3,4
Death*between 1860 and 1870She died between 1860 and 1870 in East Fork Township, Clinton County, Illinois,2
Burial* and was buried in Ebenezer Cemetery, Boulder, Clinton County.2

Family

Thomas Francis Cole b. 11 May 1806, d. 26 Mar 1870
Child1.Sarah Jane Cole+1 b. 19 Apr 1838, d. 29 Apr 1878

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Sarah Jane (Cole) Smith, Memorial# 54195967. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Mary "Polly" (Morris) Cole, Memorial# 9486484.
  3. [S1823] Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940, online from the Family History Library, www.familysearch.org, marriage of Francis Cole and Polly Morriss on 16 September 1836 in Clinton County, solemnized by Peter Cole JP, license date 15 September 1836. Hereinafter cited as Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Thomas Francis Cole, Memorial# 9486506.

Mary Morris1

b. May 1872
Father*Oliver G. Morris1 b. 26 Mar 1837, d. 12 Feb 1918
Mother*Susanna Snyder1 b. 12 Jan 1840, d. 17 Apr 1913
Birth*May 1872Mary Morris was born in May 1872 in Pennsylvania.1
(Daughter) Census US 19009 June 1900Mary was enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 9 June 1900 in the household of her parents in Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. She was 28 years of age and worked as a nurse in a hospital.1

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Oliver G. and Susanna Morris, Hatfield, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0204; FHL microfilm: 1241442. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.

Mary Ann Morris1

Father*Mathias Morris1 b. 12 Sep 1787, d. 9 Nov 1839
Mother*Wilhelmina Chapman1
Birth*Mary Ann Morris was born in Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*She married John C. Lyman.1

Family

John C. Lyman

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Mathias Morris1

b. 12 September 1787, d. 9 November 1839
Father*Isaac Morris1 b. 1764, d. 13 Sep 1843
Mother*Elizabeth Mathias1 b. 12 Sep 1765, d. 28 Aug 1803
Birth*12 September 1787Mathias Morris was born on 12 September 1787 in Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*He married Wilhelmina Chapman, daughter of Abraham Chapman and Elizabeth ______, in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Death*9 November 1839He died on 9 November 1839 in Doylestown, Bucks County, at age 52.1

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.

Morris Morris1

b. 1712, d. 11 November 1767
Father*Cadwallader Morris1
Birth*1712Morris Morris was born in 1712 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage*1736He married Gwently Thomas, daughter of Elder William Thomas and Ann ______, about 1736.1,2
Death*11 November 1767He died on 11 November 1767 at age 55.1

Family

Gwently Thomas b. 1716
Children1.Cadwallader Morris3 b. 1737, d. 23 Aug 1812
2.William Morris+4 b. 1739, d. 22 Apr 1821
3.Benjamin Morris5 b. 1748, d. 2 Apr 1833
4.Enoch Morris6 b. 1750
5.Joseph Morris+1,7,8 b. 1752, d. 1800
6.Morris Morris Jr.9 b. 12 Mar 1756, d. Nov 1806

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XV. Gwently Thomas, pages 57-58. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.
  2. [S2084] A Genealogical and Personal History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Volume II, online at www.ancestry.com, Oliver M. Thomas, pages 492-494. Hereinafter cited as A Genealogical and Personal History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Volume II.
  3. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, page 59.
  4. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris.
  5. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 64-65, Benjamin Morris.
  6. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 65-66, Enoch Morris.
  7. [S2025] Joy Heaton Tucci, "Heaton Researcher Joy Heaton Tucci Email Messages," online at e-mail address to LHB, multiple dates, with an attachment of one page believed to be from An Historical Account of Some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Reverend Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876 found on the Turner-Toce Ancestry Tree published by Marianna Toce. Hereinafter cited as "Heaton Researcher Email Messages."
  8. [S2040] An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain by Rev. Joseph Mathias with Additional Facts by Edward Mathews made in 1876, online at https://www.ancestry.com/mediaui-viewer/tree/12624405/…. It was found as a one-page hand-written fragment attached to an Ancestry tree. It is not known if the original source was hand-written, and the page copied directly from it, or if the page is a hand-written transcription. Therefore, the information may or may not be correct and should be questioned until further information becomes available. Hereinafter cited as An Historical Account of some of the Welsh Settlers of Hilltown and New Britain.
  9. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, page 66, Morris Morris Jr.

Morris Morris Jr.1

b. 12 March 1756, d. November 1806
Father*Morris Morris1 b. 1712, d. 11 Nov 1767
Mother*Gwently Thomas1 b. 1716
Birth*12 March 1756Morris Morris Jr. was born on 12 March 1756 in Hilltown Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1,2
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Thomas, daughter of Joseph Thomas.1
Children*Elizabeth and Morris had three children together.1
(Husband) DeathMorris became a widower when Elizabeth (Thomas) Butler Morris died.1
Marriage*He was reported to have married a second wife and, with her, had a daughter.1
Death*November 1806He drowned in November 1806 in the west branch of Neshaminy Creek near Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, at age 501,2
Burial* and was buried in Hilltown Baptist Church, Chalfont.2

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, page 66, Morris Morris Jr. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.
  2. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Morris Morris, Memorial# 137085651. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.

Oliver G. Morris1

b. 26 March 1837, d. 12 February 1918
Father*Burgess Allison Morris2 b. 1807
Mother*Mary Riale2
Birth*26 March 1837Oliver G. Morris was born on 26 March 1837 in Pennsylvania.1,3,4
Name VariationHis full name was Oliver Goldsmith Morris.4
Marriage*He married Susanna Snyder, daughter of Michael Snyder and Mary ______.1,5,4
Census US 1900*9 June 1900Susanna and Oliver G. Morris were enumerated on the 1900 census taken on 9 June 1900 in Hatfield, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Oliver was 63 years of age and a farmer, and Susanna was 60 years of age. The had been married for 41 years, and Susanna had given birth to six children, three of whom were living. They owned their farm free of mortgage. Their daughter Mary, who was 28 years of age and worked as a nurse in a hospital, resided with her parents in 1900, as did Jennie Heaton, who was 15 years old, attending school, and worked for the family as a servant. Jennie's widowed father, Malachi Heaton, and her 13-year-old sister Annie were enumerated together in Hilltown Township, Bucks County.1
(Husband) Death17 April 1913Oliver became a widower when Susanna (Snyder) Morris died on 17 April 1913 at age 73.6,5
Death*12 February 1918He died on 12 February 1918 in Hatfield at age 803,4
Burial* and was buried with his wife in Hilltown Baptist Churchyard, Chalfont, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.4

Family

Susanna Snyder b. 12 Jan 1840, d. 17 Apr 1913
Child1.Mary Morris1 b. May 1872

Citations

  1. [S34] 1900 United States Federal Census, online at www.ancestry.com, household of Oliver G. and Susanna Morris, Hatfield, Montgomery, Pennsylvania; Page: 7; Enumeration District: 0204; FHL microfilm: 1241442. Hereinafter cited as 1900 US Federal Census.
  2. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.
  3. [S1814] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Oliver G Morris, certificate# 15962, age 80, widower, farmer, born on 26 March 1837 in Pennsylvania, died on 12 February 1918 in Hatfield, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA, parents Burgess Morris and Mary "Pill", which should be Mary Riale. Hereinafter cited as Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, which often provides cemetery and tombstone photos, and sometimes personal biographies, that may be obtained from the site, online at www.findagrave.com, Oliver Goldsmith Morris, Memorial# 55473088. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Susanna (Snyder) Morris, Memorial# 55473078.
  6. [S1814] Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1967, online at www.ancestry.com, death of Susanna Snyder Morris, certificate# 37156, age 73, born on 12 January 1840 in Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, died on 17 April 1913 in Hatfield, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA, parents Michael Snyder and Mary Snyder.

Oliver Goldsmith Morris1

b. 1807, d. 1826
Father*Isaac Morris1 b. 1764, d. 13 Sep 1843
Mother*Rachel Matthews1 b. 21 Feb 1771, d. 1 Aug 1856
Birth*1807Oliver Goldsmith Morris was born about 1807 in Pennsylvania.1
Relationship Note*Oliver and Burgess were twins1
Death*1826 and died in 1826 at the age of 19 years.1

Citations

  1. [S2037] The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a, online at www.ancestry.com, Chapter XVI. The children of Gwently Thomas, pages 62-64, William Morris. Hereinafter cited as The Thomas family of Hilltown, Bucks County, Penn'a.