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Abigail Dorsey

Abigail Dorsey

Female Abt 1765 - 1793  (~ 28 years)

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  • Name Abigail Dorsey  [1
    Born Abt 1765 
    Gender Female 
    Died 16 Sep 1793  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I5658660617  Master Tree
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2006 

    Family John Morris,   b. 28 Sep 1759, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1793, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 33 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1783  Friends Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Sarah Morris,   b. 1784,   d. 1794  (Age 10 years)
     2. William Stanton Morris,   b. 24 Nov 1785, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1819  (Age 33 years)
     3. Benedict Morris,   b. 27 Mar 1787, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Nov 1790, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     4. Martha Milcah Morris,   b. 24 Aug 1788, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jan 1826  (Age 37 years)
     5. Mary Morris,   b. 1790, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. UNKNOWN, infancy Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Margaret Morris,   b. 18 Aug 1792, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1832, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Family ID F5259720111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - 8 Oct 1783 - Friends Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Sep 1793 - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5351730433] Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Jordan, John W., LL.D., (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1932), 0806308117, 9780806308111., 45-46.
      Dr. John Morris, eldest son of William and Margaret, born in Philadelphia, September 28, 1759. On obtaining his degree, he began the practice of medicine at Burlington. However, he soon located in Philadelphia. He was located in 1785 at No. 27, Chestnut street, but by 1791, had removed to No. 11 Pear street, where he died of yellow fever, September 8, 1793, in the arms of his devoted mother, who had come from Burlington to nurse him and remained to close the eyes of his wife, also a victim to the pestilence, eight days later.
      Dr. Morris married at Philadelphia Friends' Meeting, October 8, 1783, Abigail, daughter of Benedict and Sarah Dorsey, of Philadelphia, who followed him to the grave, September 16, 1793, at the age of twenty-eight years, leaving four small children.
      Issue of Dr. John and Abigail (Dorsey) Morris:
      Sarah, b. 1784, d. 1794;
      William Stanton, b. Nov. 24, 1785, d. unm. in 1819;
      Benedict, b. March 27, 1787, d. Nov. 13, 1790;
      Martha Milcah, b. Aug. 24, 1788, d. Jan. 26, 1826, m. (first) Thomas Lawrie, (second) Jacob B. Clarke;
      Mary, b. 1790, d. inf.;
      Margaret Morris, b. Aug. 18, 1792, d. April 22, 1832.