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Rev Benjamin Wistar Morris
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Birth: May 30, 1819
Wellsboro
Tioga County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1906
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA

Episcopal prelate. He graduated from the General Theological Seminary in New York in 1846 and was ordained the following year. He served as assistant or rector at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Sunbury, Pennsylvania; St. David's Episcopal Church, Manayunk Borough, Pennsylvania; and St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Germantown, Pennsylvania. He was consecrated as bishop in Philadelphia in 1868, and then served as Missionary Bishop of Oregon and Washington Territories, 1869 to 1880, and Bishop of Oregon, 1880 to his death in 1906. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Hannah Rodney Morris (1824 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Rodney Morris (1857 - 1876)*
  Louisa Morris (1861 - 1917)*
  William Ellis Morris (1866 - 1925)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
BE YE DOERS OF THE WORD AND NOT HEARERS ONLY.
1869 MISSIONARY BISHOP OF OREGON AND WASHINGTON 1880 BISHOP OF OREGON 1906.
 
Burial:
Lone Fir Pioneer Cemetery
Portland
Multnomah County
Oregon, USA
Plot: Section 8 Lot 59 G1N
 
Created by: Margaret Orthodox
Record added: Jul 25, 2009
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Rev Benjamin Wistar Morris
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Section 8 Lot 59 G1N
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 Added: May. 13, 2012

- Bill Vanderpool
 Added: Apr. 8, 2010
 
 
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