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Husband: James Morris
Born: 1755/1758 in VA
Married: 08 JAN 1783 in Rutherford Co, NC
Died: after 1800 in Rutherford Co, NC
Father: Morris
Mother: >>>
Spouses:
Wife: Elizabeth Grant
Born: before 1755 in VA
Died: after 1800 in Rutherford Co, NC
Father: William Grant
Mother: Mary
Spouses:
Additional Information

James Morris:

Notes:

!NAMED:"N.C. Revolutionary Soldiers, Sailors, Patriots ... Vol II" pg 131 James MORRIS, Revolutionary Soldier, Cpl, NC 1740-1810 wife Elizabeth GRANT;

!TAXLIST:1770 Tryon Co, NC James MORRIS;

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

!ENTRY:30 Nov 1779 Burke Co, NC Land Grants # 1181 James MORRIS, 120a both sides Second Broad River adj --- BRADLEY. Ent 30 Nov 1779 # 1560, surv 10 Jun 1787 CB Micajah PROCTOR and Jn SCOTT. Grante # 1182 18 May 1789;

!TAXLIST:1782 Rutherford Co, NC James MORRIS;

!MARRIAGE: 8 Jan 1783 Rutherford Co, NC James MORRIS & Elizabeth GRANT, John HENSON, bm;

!COURT:-- Oct 1783 Rutherford Co, NC On Pettetion it is ordered by the Court that a road be laid oru and marked the nighest and best way form Rutherford Court House to Potts Fork in the Cove and that ... William GRANT ... Thomas MORRIS ... Jury. ... Alexander GRANT ... James MORRIS, William GRANT be & is hereby exempt from working on the road that leads from the Court House to Ledbetters' Mills & are ordered to work on the last mentioned to Potts Fork;

!GRANT:18 May 1789 Burke Co, NC Land Grants # 1181 James MORRIS, 120a both sides Second Broad River adj --- BRADLEY. Ent 30 Nov 1779 # 1560, surv 10 Jun 1787 CB Micajah PROCTOR and Jn SCOTT. Grante # 1182 18 May 1789;

!CENSUS:1790 Rutherford Co, NC pg 116 James MORRIS, age 16+ (bef 1774) "1-3-4-0-0";

!DEED:14 Oct 1791 Rutherford Co, NC 6-306 William GRANT of Rutherford Co, NC, planter to James MORRIS for 50, 100a on Grants Creek, granted to William GRANT 26 Nov 1789. Witness: Samuel LUSK, Jonas BEDFORD Jr S: William Grant, Mary (x) Grant;

!WITNESS:12 Apr 1797 Rutherford Co, NC Deed 6-321 Samuel HUNTER of Rutherford Co, NC to Richard LEWIS for 200, 100a granted 17 Dec 1796, also 50a on the southside of the River granted 4 Jan 1792, also another 50a joining John BEARD on the south side of the river. Witness: James MORRIS;

!WITNESS:13 Apr 1797 Rutherford Co, NC Deed 7-60 John MILLAR to Lewis TAYLOR both of Rutherford Co, NC for 60, - acres on Horse Creek joining John EARL. Witness: James MORRIS, John LEWIS.;

!WITNESS:12 Jul 1797 Rutherford Co, NC Deed 7-29 David MILLER of Rutherford Co, NC to John MILLS of same, for 50, 100a both sides of Green River near Potter. Witness: James MORRIS, John JONES.;

!WITNESS: 9 Oct 1797 Rutherford Co, NC Deed 7-89 William ASHLEY of Rutherford Co, NC to David MILLER of same, for 50, 100a Sizemores branch joining TANNER. Witness: Richard LEWIS, James MORRIS.;

!DEED:11 Oct 1797 Rutherford Co, NC 8-183 James MORRIS of Rutherford Co, NC to Richard BRADLEY of Rutherford Co, NC for 10 shillings, 200a Turky Otter of Cove Creek of Broad River, granted 15 Sep 1772 to John MORRIS Sr. Witness: John GOODBREAD, John SORRELS. "I assign the contents of the above over to Richard BRADLEY as the heir of John MORRIS deceased";

!DEED:10 Jan 1798 Rutherford Co, NC 9-381 James MORRIS Sr and wife Elizabeth of Rutherford Co, NC to James MORRIS of same, $80, 100a on Grants old Mill Creek above James MORRIS own land, near the waggon road granted 31 May 1787. Wit: Alexr. GRANT, Thomas GRANT;

!CENSUS:1800 Rutherford Co, NC pg 127 James MORRIS, age 26-44 (1755/74) "11010-21101";

!BONDSMAN: 4 Jan 1809 Rutherford Co, NC m/o Elijah DALTON & P. GRANT;

!CENSUS:1810;

Elizabeth Grant:

Notes:

!NOTES:Marty Grant's 5th Great Grand Aunt.;

!BIRTH:10 Sep 1746 per Don Yelton. What is the source for this date?. He also lists James Morris father as John Morris;

!BIRTH:Bef 1755 from Census, 1790 no age, 1800 45+ (bef 1755), 1810;

!BIRTHPLACE:Virginia Assumed as other Grant's born there;

!FATHER:William GRANT Assumed;

!MOTHER:Mary MORRIS Grant Assumed;

!NAMED:"N.C. Revolutionary Soldiers, Sailors, Patriots ... Vol II" pg 131 James MORRIS, Revolutionary Soldier, Cpl, NC 1740-1810 wife Elizabeth GRANT;

!TAXLIST:1776-1780 Tryon Co, NC w/William GRANT age 16-60 (1715/64);

!MARRIAGE: 8 Jan 1783 Rutherford Co, NC James MORRIS & Elizabeth GRANT, John HENSON, bm;

!CENSUS:1790 Rutherford Co, NC pg 116 w/James MORRIS, no ages (bef 1790);

!DEED:10 Jan 1798 Rutherford Co, NC 9-381 James MORRIS Sr and wife Elizabeth of Rutherford Co, NC to James MORRIS of same, $80, 100a on Grants old Mill Creek above James MORRIS own land, near the waggon road granted 31 May 1787. Wit: Alexr. GRANT, Thomas GRANT;

!CENSUS:1800 Rutherford Co, NC pg 127 w/James MORRIS, age 45+ (bef 1755);

!CENSUS:1810;

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