Isaac Morris

25 April 1763–1825 (Age 61)
Perquimans, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Isaac

When Isaac Morris was born on 25 April 1763, in Perquimans, North Carolina, British Colonial America, his father, Zachariah Morris Sr, was 40 and his mother, Anna Williams, was 36. He married Millicent Bundy on 14 September 1788, in Contentnea, Pitt, North Carolina, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1825, in Grayson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Fancy Gap, Carroll, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Morris
1763–1825
Millicent Bundy
1769–1867
Marriage: 14 September 1788
Zachariah Morris
1789–1875
Millicent Morris
1805–1844
Child Morris
1810–
Nancy J Morris
1811–1884
Dempsey Morris
1791–1791
Nathan Morris
1792–1793
Jeremiah Morris
1794–1831
David Edley Morris
1796–1879
John Morris
1797–1886
Zadock Morris
1800–1888
Isaac Morris
1802–1862
James Morris
1809–1879
Sarah Morris
1814–1893

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 September 1788
Contentnea, Pitt, North Carolina, British Colonial America
children

(13)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    John Morris

    Male1753–1760Male

    Female1753–1843Female

    Nancy Morris

    Female1755–Female

    Female1756–1799Female

    Micajah Morris

    Male1756–1839Male

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World Events (8)

1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 4

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1776

Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 17

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, 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.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh 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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Grayson County, Virginia Deed Book 3
  • Wayne County Deeds V. 5E Image 868
  • Grayson County, Virginia Deed Book 1

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