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Col Lewis Morris

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Col Lewis Morris

  • Birth 23 Sep 1698 Morrisania, Bronx County, New York, USA
  • Death 3 Jul 1762 Morrisania, Bronx County, New York, USA
  • Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
  • Plot Possibly buried here ?
  • Memorial ID 54599362

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: 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 Dona (Carr) Mooring (contributor 47131228) .