George Morris

29 March 1763–15 May 1853 (Age 90)
Virginia, United States

The Life of George

When George Morris was born on 29 March 1763, in Virginia, United States, his father, William Morris, was 27 and his mother, Elizabeth Dabney, was 27. He married Susannah Graves on 7 April 1795. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 15 May 1853, in Orange, Orange, Virginia, United States, at the age of 90.

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Family Time Line

George Morris
1763–1853
Susannah Graves
1777–1829
Marriage: 7 April 1795
Tandy Graves Morris
1804–1872
Susan Bennett Morris
1810–1883
Ann C Morris
1810–1858
Louisa A Morris
1815–

Spouse and Children

    Male1763–1853Male

    Susannah Graves

    Female1777–1829Female

MARRIAGE
7 April 1795
Orange,Virginia
children

(4)

    Tandy Graves Morris

    Male1804–1872Male

    Susan Bennett Morris

    Female1810–1883Female

    Ann C Morris

    Female1810–1858Female

    Louisa A Morris

    Female1815–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

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.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 24

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • George Morris in entry for Alexander Musgrove and Polley Morris, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938"
  • George Morris in entry for Thomas Newman and Patsy Oliver Morris, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938"
  • George Morris in entry for William Chiles and Ann C Morris, "Virginia, Orange County Marriage Records, 1757-1938"

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