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Thomas Lawrie

Thomas Lawrie


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  • Name Thomas Lawrie  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died UNKNOWN 
    Person ID I5658660624  Master Tree
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2006 

    Family 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) 
    Family ID F5259720509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    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.