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Martha Milcah Morris

Martha Milcah Morris

Female 1788 - 1826  (37 years)

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  • Name Martha Milcah Morris  [1
    Born 24 Aug 1788  Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 26 Jan 1826  [1
    Person ID I5658660623  Master Tree
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2006 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Abigail Dorsey,   b. Abt 1765,   d. 16 Sep 1793, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Married 8 Oct 1783  Friends Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F5259720111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Thomas Lawrie,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Family ID F5259720509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Jacob B. Clarke,   d. UNKNOWN 
    Family ID F5259720510  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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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.