Stephen Morris

24 October 1706–4 March 1781 (Age 74)
Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Stephen

When Stephen Morris was born on 24 October 1706, in Morristown, Morris, New Jersey, United States, his father, CAPT. John Morris II, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Rose Crane, was 41. He married Mary Ross about 1722, in New Jersey, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died on 4 March 1781, in Newark Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Morris
1706–1781
Mary Ross
1705–
Marriage: about 1722
John Morris
about 1725–about 1778
Ephriam Morris
1729–1841
David Morris
1731–
Stephen Morris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1722New Jersey, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (3)

    1715
    Age 9
    Founded 1715
    1776
    Age 70
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1777
    Age 71
    Post office est. Oct 5, 1777

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans. It is derived from Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus (see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa (see Morrissey ).Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Possible Related Names

    Morriss
    Mauricio
    Morrison
    Morici
    Moritz
    Moris
    Merrick
    Morrice
    Morehouse
    Moore
    Mauritz
    Morse
    Maurice
    McMorris
    Morrisroe
    Morrish
    Maurizio

    Sources (3)

    • Stephen Morris, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Stephen Morris, "Find A Grave Index"
    • Stephen Morris, 'Geni World Family Tree' on MyHeritage

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