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Birth: Sep. 23, 1698
Morrisania
Bronx County
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 3, 1762
Morrisania
Bronx County
New York, USA

Lewis Morris, 16981762; born at Morrisania Manor, Bronx Co., New York. He was the 2nd Lord of the Manor of Morrisania.

He was one of the foremost men before the Revolution. His principal offices were Judge of the High Court of the Admiralty of New York, with jurisdiction over New Jersey and Connecticut, and Judge of the Court of Ayer and Terminer.

He was the father of Lewis Morris "Signer" of the Declaration of Independence from New York and Gouverneur Morris who was a "Signer" of the Articles of Confederation in 1778 and later becoming a Delegate and a Senator from New York 1800-1803.

 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Lewis Morris (1671 - 1746)
  Isabella Graham Morris (1673 - 1752)
 
 Spouses:
  Catherine/Tryntje Staats Morris (1697 - 1731)
  Sarah Gouverneur Morris (1714 - 1786)
 
 Children:
  Mary Morris Lawrence (1724 - 1804)*
  Lewis Morris (1726 - 1798)*
  Gouverneur Morris (1752 - 1816)*
  Euphemia Morris Ogden (1754 - 1818)*
 
 Sibling:
  Lewis Morris (1698 - 1762)
  Robert Hunter Morris (1700 - 1764)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Anne's Episcopal Churchyard
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Possibly buried here ?
 
Maintained by: Dona (Carr) Mooring
Originally Created by: P Fazzini
Record added: Jul 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54599362
Col Lewis Morris
Added by: Michelle Jennings
 
 
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with respect
- Goddess
 Added: Oct. 25, 2012
The father-in-law of my 4th cousin 5x removed
- Charlotte Ann Price
 Added: Sep. 9, 2012

- Gail Lyons Grier
 Added: Jul. 4, 2012
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