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Col Lewis Morris

Col Lewis Morris

Birth
Morrisania, Bronx County, New York, USA
Death 3 Jul 1762 (aged 63)
Morrisania, Bronx County, New York, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
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Memorial ID 54599362 · View Source
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Lewis Morris, 1698–1762; 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.


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  • Maintained by: Your Sister in Chirst - Dona (Carr) Mooring
  • Originally Created by: P Fazzini
  • Added: 7 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 54599362
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Lewis Morris (23 Sep 1698–3 Jul 1762), Find A Grave Memorial no. 54599362, citing Saint Ann's Episcopal Church Graveyard, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Your Sister in Chirst - Dona (Carr) Mooring (contributor 47131228) .