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Robert Morris
Birth: Jan. 20, 1734
Death: May 8, 1806

Declaration of Independence Signer, Continental Congressman, US Senator, United States Constitution Singer. Served as a Delegate from PA in the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778. Signed the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Elected to the US Senate from PA, serving from 1789 to 1795. One of the richest men in America at the time of the Rebellion; known as the "Financier of the Revolution". His involvement in unsuccessful land speculation caused him to be imprisoned from debt from 1798 to 1801. His son Thomas Morris served as a Congressman from New York. 
Family links: 
  Robert Morris (1711 - 1750)
  Mary White Morris (1749 - 1827)*
  Son Morris*
  Thomas Morris (1771 - 1849)*
  William White Morris (1772 - 1798)*
  William Morris (1772 - 1840)*
  William White Morris (1772 - 1798)*
  Hester Morris Marshall (1774 - 1816)*
  Maria Morris Nixon (1779 - 1852)*
  Henry Morris (1784 - 1842)*
  Margaret Morris Cox (1732 - 1799)*
  Robert Morris (1734 - 1806)
  Ann Morris Maddy Parsons (1740 - 1844)*
*Calculated relationship
Christ Episcopal Church and Churchyard
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Yard-XXXII
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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- South Carolinian
 Added: Sep. 5, 2015
Learning of your legacy in the founding of our great Country, I wanted to visit you here to offer my tribute of honor and recognition. May your part in the American Revolution be forever remembered as well as other notable dignitaries. REST IN PEACE.
- Bonnie Rickman
 Added: May. 31, 2015
Rest in peace, Mr. Morris. Thank you for your leadership and dedication to the creation of a free United States. You and our other ancestors who risked all to leave us an independent nation left us a mighty legacy indeed.
- Sharon
 Added: May. 8, 2015
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