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Husband: John Morris
Born: before 1749 in VA
Married: 1773 in Tryon Co, NC
Died: OCT 1780 in Kings Mountain, SC, Rev War
Father: Morris
Mother: >>>
Spouses:
Wife: Martha "Patsy" Powell
Born:
Died: about JUL 1782 in Rutherford Co, NC
Father:
Mother:
Spouses:
Children
01 (M): John Morris
Born: about 1765
Died:
Spouses: Isabella Sweany
02 (F): Susanna Morris
Born: 1765/1768 in VA or NC
Died: about MAR 1825 in Rutherford Co, NC
Spouses: Alexander Grant
03 (M): Thomas Morris
Born: 12 MAY 1769 in Tryon Co, NC
Died: 1859 in Henderson Co, NC
Spouses: Catherine Dickey
04 (F): Elizabeth Morris
Born: 1769/70 in Tryon Co, NC
Died: 1850/1860 in Rutherford Co, NC
Spouses: Thomas Dalton
05 (F): Jean Morris
Born: about 1773 in Tryon Co, NC
Died:
Spouses:
06 (M): James Morris
Born: JUN 1775 in Tryon Co, NC
Died: 11 MAY 1855 in Rutherford Co, NC
Spouses: Elizabeth Garrett
07 (M): William Morris
Born: 1774/1780 in Tryon Co, NC
Died: 1821 in Rutherford Co, NC
Spouses: Sophia
08 (F): Frances Morris
Born: 1775/1780 in Tryon Co, NC
Died:
Spouses: William Martin
09 (M): George Morris
Born: 1780 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: 1837 in Rutherford Co, NC
Spouses: Mary Dickey
Additional Information

John Morris:

Notes:

!TAXLIST:1770 Tryon Co, NC John MORRIS;

!COURT:-- Jan 1770 Tryon Co, NC A Deed of Sale from Richard WARD to John MORRIS for 185a dated June 3 1769 proved by William WRAY;

!COURT:-- Jan 1770 Tryon Co, NC Ordered that Moses MOORE ... Alexander McGAHEY ... Aaron MOORE ... John MORRIS lay out a road to Aaron MOORE's, the nighest and best way to Charlestown far as the South Line and that they meet at John WALL---'s on the 3rd Tuesday in February there and then to take the necessary steps to qualify them for this their charge;

!COURT:-- Jan 1770 Tryon Co, NC A Deed of Sale from John MORRIS to William GILBERT for 200a dated Oct 14, 1769 proved by John WALKER;

!COURT:-- Oct 1770 Tryon Co, NC Claims on the County of Tryon for the year 1770: To John MORRIS one wolf scalp, 6s 6d;

!NAMED:Nov 1772 Tryon Co, NC. NC Secretary of State Papers. Probates. William SHEPHARD; George SIZEMORE (Ad); George WINTERS, John MORRIS;

!MILITIA:30 Oct 1777 Captain Robert Porter's Tryon Company:
... James Morris Sr, John Morris, James Morris Jr, Philamon Morris, William Morris ...;

!PAY VOUCHER:"Porter's Company NC John MORRIS. Appears with the rank of --- on a List of the names of Capt. Robert Porter's Co., Tryon County, North Carolina, by order of Brigadier General Rutherford, (Revolutionary War), dated Oct 30, 1777. Time of entering Oct 21, 17--. When discharged Dec 30, 17--. Number of days 71. Wages per day 2.6. Total Sum. L8 S 17. D 6. Remarks --- (Card Numbers 37119959);

!COURT:Apr 1778 Tryon Co, NC Ord that William GRANT ... John MORRIS ... David GEORGE ... be a jury to dispute claim to lands between Phillip GOODBREAD & James MILLER;

!PROBATE:--- 1781 Rutherford Co, NC. NC Secretary of State Papers. Probates. John MORRIS; Thomas MORRIS (Ad); Andrew HAMPTON, Richard SINGLETON, Sec;

!COURT:-- Jul 1781 Rutherford Co, NC Or'd that letters of Administration Isue to Thomas MORRIS on the Estate of John MORRIS Decd who Qualified according to Law & gave bond & with Andrew HAMPTON & Richard SINGLETON security in the sum of L15000;

!COURT:-- Jul 1781 Rutherford Co, NC Or'd by the Court that Thomas MORRIS have full power & authority to git Demand & receive a certain Negro late the property of John MORRIS Suppose to have been Clendestinly conveyed to Washington County;

!COURT:-- Oct 1781 Rutherford Co, NC Thomas MORRIS Administrator of the Estate of John MORRIS Deceased returns an Inventory of the Estate & Prays an of Sale granted by the Court according to law;

!COURT:-- Jan 1782 Rutherford Co, NC John MORRIS Sum'd to appear at this Court to answer the charge of Treason against the State who is now actually dead upon Enquiry it is the oppenion of the Court that he is Guilty of the charge;

!NAMED:-- Oct 1794 Rutherford Co, NC Wills & Misc A-35 Be it remembered that James MORRIS, eldest legitimate son and heir of John MORRIS, decd, being desirous to establish his legitimacy and also his being the heir of said John decd. Called on Timothy RIGGS, Esq, one of th Justices of said county who voluntarily came into court and being solemnly sworn in due solemn form of law deposeth that he celebrated thr rites of marriage between John MORRIS and Marth POWEL in the Spring of the year 1773 and joined them together as man and wife in due form of law. S: R. LEWIS, CC. S: Timo RIGGS, JP. Be it further remembered that Thomas MORRIS being of age came voluntarily into court at the request of the above James MORRIS and being duly sown saith that he knew the said James was the first child born in wedlock of John, decd. That James was born about the latter end of June 1775 and that he hath known James from his childhood till this time and knowning that he is now in Court hath made this requistion is the same first legitimate son and heir of John MORRIS, decd. S: R.D. LEWIS, C.C. S: Thomas MORRIS;

Martha "Patsy" Powell:

Notes:

!NAMED:-- Oct 1794 Rutherford Co, NC Wills & Misc A-35 Be it remembered that James MORRIS, eldest legitimate son and heir of John MORRIS, decd, being desirous to establish his legitimacy and also his being the heir of said John decd. Called on Timothy RIGGS, Esq, one of th Justices of said county who voluntarily came into court and being solemnly sworn in due solemn form of law deposeth that he celebrated thr rites of marriage between John MORRIS and Marth POWEL in the Spring of the year 1773 and joined them together as man and wife in due form of law. S: R. LEWIS, CC. S: Timo RIGGS, JP. Be it further remembered that Thomas MORRIS being of age came voluntarily into court at the request of the above James MORRIS and being duly sown saith that he knew the said James was the first child born in wedlock of John, decd. That James was born about the latter end of June 1775 and that he hath known James from his childhood till this time and knowning that he is now in Court hath made this requistion is the same first legitimate son and heir of John MORRIS, decd. S: R.D. LEWIS, C.C. S: Thomas MORRIS;

(05) Jean Morris:

Notes:

!COURT:-- Jul 1782 Rutherford Co, NC Or'd that William GRANT do take unto his posession Thomas MORRIS, Jean MORRIS, William MORRIS, James MORRIS, Francis MORRIS, George MORRIS, and Elizabeth MORRIS, infants, children of John MORRIS, decd until the come of proper age to choose guardians;

!CENSUS:1790;

!CENSUS:1800;

!CENSUS:1810;

!CENSUS:1820;

!CENSUS:1830;

!CENSUS:1840;

!CENSUS:1850;

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