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 Lewis Morris Jr.

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Lewis Morris Jr.

Birth
Death
3 Jul 1762 (aged 63)
Morrisania, Bronx County, New York, USA
Burial
Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot
Morris family vault
Memorial ID
54599362 View Source

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.

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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