I have done extensive research on my families. This includes from the 1870's through present. Many of my descendants are the Harris, Morton,Richardson, Debnam, of Granville, Vance, and Wake Counties North Carolina.
The late Alice Morton Harris(Crockett Harris) oldest living granddaughter's are as follow: Lottie Harris Rollins Dunston born February 15, 1912 now nearing 102 years old. Mamie Harris Scarboro is the next granddaughter age 100 years old born March 20, 1914. Alice currently has four additional granddaughters and two grandson's. Their are Great grandchildren of William and Susan Morton.
The late Fannie Morton(Charles Webb)lived in Stovall Township in Granville County, N.C.
The late Elizabeth(Wallace Owens) of Stovall Township.
The late Anderson Morton(Anna Speed) of Oxford, N.C.
The late William, Annie, and Sallie were other siblings.
The late Rufus Morton(Tripholia Moseley) had one daughter Susie Morton Fields. She resides in Henderson, N.C. The only living grandchild of the late William and Susan Morton.
William died prior to the 1900 and Susan died in 1922(born in Virginia)lived in Granville County, N.C.
The late John Morton(Maggie Ritchie) of Dinwiddie County, Virginia had several children they were: Alfred, Andrew, Carrie, Indianna, Frank, and Bessie.
The late John and Carrie Morton McKensie. John and Carrie owned alot of acres and where they provided for their family. Many of these family members continue to show the christian values and education in their family. The late Robert and Indianna Morton Jefferson familes are located in Dinwiddie County, Virginia and surrounding counties. They are heirs of the late William and Susan Morton of Granville County, N.C.
My Maternal grandparents,Thomas and Mamie Debnam Harris, were farmers and landowners of a hundred acres. They promoted education and were successful with their children attending and graduating from the following colleges: Fayetteville State Teacher's College(Fayetteville State University), Howard University, North Carolina Central University, and North A& T State University, and Virginia State University. Their careers were Register Nurses, and Teachers. The grandchildren and great grandchildren are continuing to follow a suit.
My Paternal family, The Rev. Jessie and Rose Lee Murray Witherspoon formerly from Sumter, and Beaufort, South Carolina. Their children were: Jessie Jr; Bennie, Leon, Dorothy, Marguerite, and David, Leon, Marguerite, and David were minister. Rev. Jessie Witherspoon was the founder of a Baptist church in North West Washington, D.C. He continued to preach the gospel and found another church in Nassau, New York. Many of them migrated to N.C. Washington D.C., New York, and Huntington, West Virginia.
My family, friends, as well as, a lifetime member of the Ladies Auxillary of the Richmond Funeral Directors Association in Virginia(LARFD) has enable me to become knowledgeable and interested in keeping my descendants, and others in this database.
"Our Ancestors are living through us, and it's up to us to carry on."
Brenda W. Taylor