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Mercy Morris

Mercy Morris

Female 1731 - 1775  (43 years)

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  • Name Mercy Morris  [1
    Born 9 Jun 1731  Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Died 15 Feb 1775  [1
    Person ID I5658668747  Master Tree
    Last Modified 4 Jul 2006 

    Father William Morris,   b. 23 Jul 1695, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1776, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Sarah Dury,   b. 26 Feb 1694/95, Speightstown, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1750, Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 14 Feb 1718/19  Speightstown, Barbados Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Family ID F5259722458  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Horton 
    Family ID F5259723610  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., 54.
      Issue of William and Sarah (Dury) Morris:
      William Morris, b. Barbados, Oct. 18, 1719, m. Oct. 5, 1752, Rebecca Peters;
      Mary Morris, b. Barbados, May 30, 1721, d. June 5, 1721;
      Sarah Morris, b. Barbados, Sept. 9, 1722, d. 1746, m. 8mo. (October) 1745, Joseph Richardson;
      Mary Morris, b. Barbados, Dec. 15, 1724, d. Aug. 1726;
      Anthony Morris, b. Oct. 31, 1727, d. March 10, 1804, m. Dec. 1746, Sarah Cramner;
      Mercy Morris, b. Trenton, N.J., June 9, 1731, d. Feb. 15, 1775, m. Dr. Horton;
      Joseph Morris, b. Trenton, Nov. 25, 1733, d. Feb. 15, 1733-4;
      Israel Morris, b. Trenton, April 13, 1738, d. April 3, 1818, m. (first) Feb. 19, 1761, Phoebe Brown, (second) Sarah Bond;
      Joesph Morris, b. Trenton, July 19, 1739, d. Aug. 14, 1739.

    2. [S5351730433] Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Jordan, John W., LL.D., (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1932), 0806308117, 9780806308111., 50.
      Issue of Anthony and Mary (Howard-Coddington) Morris:
      William, b. July 23, 1695, d. Nov. 6, 1776, m. (first) Feb. 14, 1718-9, Sarah Dury, (second) Nov. 2, 1752, Rebecca Cadwalader;
      Elizabeth, b. 4mo. 28, 1697, m. (first) 10mo. 13, 1716, Samuel Lewis, (second) William Dury;
      Joseph, b. May 12, 1699, d. July 25, 1699.

    3. [S5351730433] Colonial and Revolutionary Families of Pennsylvania, Jordan, John W., LL.D., (Lewis Historical Publishing Company, New York, 1932), 0806308117, 9780806308111., 553-54.
      William Morris, eldest son of Anthony Morris by third marriage with Mary Coddington, born in Philadelphia, 5mo.l (July) 23, 1695, died there November 6, 1776, was one of the most prominent members of the family, but his long career of usefulness and honor was largely spent outside of the city of his birth. Early in life he engaged in mercantile trade with the West Indies, and removed to the island of Barbados, where he married 4mo. (June) 14, 1718, a rich heiress, Sarah Dury, of Speightstown, Barbados. William Morris purchased of the Trent estate 500 acres of land on the Assunpink, including mills thereon erected, and made his permanent home in Trenton for nearly the whole remainder of his life and is there buried...His wife Sarah died August 26, 1750, in her fifty-sixth year, having been born 12mo. 26, 1694. He married (second) November 2, 1752, Rebecca, daughter of John and Martha Cadwalader, sister of Hannah Cadwalader, who had married in 1737 his nephew Samuel Morris. She died October 9, 1764, and he November 6, 1776.