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Welsh: Anglicized form of the personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1 above).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