Deacon Edward Morris

Deacon Edward Morris

Birth
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death
29 Aug 1727 (aged 69)
Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Burial
Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID
11446911 View Source

Son of Lieut. Deacon Edward Morris (1630-1690) and Grace Bett ( -1705). Baptized 13 Mar. (1658 or 1659) at Roxbury, Mass. Married Elizabeth Bowen 24 May 1683 at Roxbury, Mass.

Children of Edward and Elizabeth are:

Elizabeth (1684-1685)
Elizabeth (1686-1704), married John Bartholomew
Hannah, married Samuel Hemmingway
Lieut. Edward (1688-1769), married Bethiah Peake
Grace (1692-1718), married Joseph Peake
Abigail (1694- ), married John Frizzel
Susanna (1698- ), married John Church
Prudence (1702- ), married Joseph Belknap

Following contributed by FAG member 47742227:

"On 29 April 1687, Edward Morris was one of three men commissioned by the planters to treat and agree for the building of corn mill at Woodstock, CT. On 12 Mar 1688, Edward Morris was one of seven men appointed by the planters to state and settle highways and make return in writing."

Source: Early Settlement of Woodstock, Connecticut, Windham County, Connecticut Genealogy, by Dennis Partridge.

Son of Lieut. Deacon Edward Morris (1630-1690) and Grace Bett ( -1705). Baptized 13 Mar. (1658 or 1659) at Roxbury, Mass. Married Elizabeth Bowen 24 May 1683 at Roxbury, Mass.

Children of Edward and Elizabeth are:

Elizabeth (1684-1685)
Elizabeth (1686-1704), married John Bartholomew
Hannah, married Samuel Hemmingway
Lieut. Edward (1688-1769), married Bethiah Peake
Grace (1692-1718), married Joseph Peake
Abigail (1694- ), married John Frizzel
Susanna (1698- ), married John Church
Prudence (1702- ), married Joseph Belknap

Following contributed by FAG member 47742227:

"On 29 April 1687, Edward Morris was one of three men commissioned by the planters to treat and agree for the building of corn mill at Woodstock, CT. On 12 Mar 1688, Edward Morris was one of seven men appointed by the planters to state and settle highways and make return in writing."

Source: Early Settlement of Woodstock, Connecticut, Windham County, Connecticut Genealogy, by Dennis Partridge.


Inscription

HERE LIES BURIED THE
BODY OF DEACON EDWARD
MORRIS, AGED 69 YEARS
DECEASED AUGUST 29
1727


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  • Maintained by: Jeff Zinsli
  • Originally Created by: Judith
  • Added: 30 Jul 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11446911
  • Ken
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11446911/edward-morris: accessed ), memorial page for Deacon Edward Morris (10 Mar 1658–29 Aug 1727), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11446911, citing Woodstock Hill Cemetery, Woodstock, Windham County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by Jeff Zinsli (contributor 46827392) .