John Morris

1748–before 1810 (Age 62)
Georgetown, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of John

John Morris was born in 1748, in Georgetown, Anne Arundel, Maryland, United States as the son of Richard Morriss and Mary Rebecca Flint. He married Sarah about 1766, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died before 1810, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

John Morris
1748–1810
Mary Mcloud
1750–
Marriage: 1774
Elizabeth Mary Morris
1769–1856
Benjamin Morris
1775–1854
John Morris
1782–1870
Rety Morris
1789–
Daniel M Morris
1770–1833
Ezekial MORRIS
1776–
Daniel Morris
1783–
Isaac MORRIS
1784–1839
Elizabeth Morris
1785–
William Morris
1786–
Ezekiel Morris
1789–
Isaac Morris
1805–1847

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1774Kingston Parish, Gloucester, Virginia, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (17)

    +12 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 28
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 28
    Maryland is the 7th state.
    1781
    Age 33
    In 1781, Maryland donated land to be used for part of Washington, D. C.

    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(see Morrissey ).Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).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 (4)

    • John Morris in entry for Thomas Lewis and Margaret Morris, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • John Morris in entry for Isaac Morris, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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