The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004

The Kanawha County Family Tree Project October 07, 2004



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Susan S. (Unknown) Morris




Husband

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Wife Susan S. (Unknown) Morris

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Children
1 F Sally Morris

       Born: Abt 1846 - Kanawha  County, Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Richard Johnson Wyatt (Abt 1841-      )  934 
       Marr: 8 Jun 1865 - Kanawha  County, West Virginia  2 




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John C. Rippetoe & Virginia Morris




Husband John C. Rippetoe

       Born: 
       Died: Bef 1911 2229
     Buried: 
    Married: 20 Feb 1884 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Virginia Morris

       Born: Abt 1864 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: James H. Morris (1834-1911)
     Mother: Mary Catherine Johnson (1847-After 1911)



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #311-311

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. Pg27


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Walter G. Morris & Cynthia C. Osborne




Husband Walter G. Morris

       Born: Abt Dec 1869 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 25
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Richard J. Morris (1837-      )
     Mother: Sarah J. Cavender (1841-      )


    Married: 2 May 1894 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1870 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. #59-59

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Elk Dist. Pg9




Wife Cynthia C. Osborne

       Born: Abt 1871 - Roane County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


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William Morris & Sally Spurlock




Husband William Morris

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    Married: 23 Jan 1812 - Cabell County, Virginia 39




Wife Sally Spurlock

       Born: Bef 1795 - Virginia 41
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Jesse Spurlock (Abt 1757-1819) 143
     Mother: Mary\Sarah Harbour (Bef 1770-Bef 1850) 342,343




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William Morris Sr. & Elizabeth Stepps




Husband William Morris Sr.

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    Married: 1746 - Orange County, Virginia 1097




Wife Elizabeth Stepps

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     Father: Joshua Stepps (      -      ) 1097
     Mother: Martha Coffey (      -      ) 1097





Children
1 M William Morris Jr. 820

       Born: 7 Dec 1746 854
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Catherine Carroll (1751-1823)
       Marr: 10 May 1768  854 



2 M Henry Morris 820

       Born: Abt 1747 - Virginia 1031
       Died: 1824 185
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Mary Bird (Abt 1747-      )
       Marr: Not On Cd #229



3 M Leonard Morris 661

       Born: 1748 - Virginia 185,1031
       Died: 20 May 1831 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2685
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Margaret Price (Abt 1750-1787)  662 
       Marr: 1770 - Not On Cd #229
     Spouse: Margaret Likens (1771-1841)  661 
       Marr: 27 Mar 1789 - Not On Cd #229  1031 



4 M Joshua Morris 79

       Born: Abt 1752 - Virginia 1097
       Died: Bef 13 Sep 1824 - Near Milton, Kanawha County, Virginia 1097
     Buried:  - Old Union Cemetery, Milton, WV 1097
     Spouse: Frances Sims (Abt 1759-Abt 1848)  79 
       Marr: Abt 1771 - Not On Cd #229  1097 



5 M John Morris 79

       Born: 1753 185
       Died: 1818 - Cabell County, Virginia
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Margaret Droddy (      -      )  79 
       Marr: 1778 - Not On Cd#229



6 M Levi Morris 410

       Born: 1768 - Virginia 410
       Died: 1834 1031
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Margaret Starke (      -      )
       Marr: Bef 1787 - Not On Cd#229  410 
     Spouse: Margaret Jarrett (Abt 1770-After 1850)  410 
       Marr: 22 May 1788  1031 



7 M Benjamin Morris 410

       Born: Abt 1770 - Culpeper County, Virginia 409
       Died: 6 Jul 1829 - Kanawha County, Virginia 409
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Nancy Jarrett (Abt 1770-1832)  410 
       Marr: 10 Nov 1788 - Culpeper County, Virginia  409 



8 F Frances Morris

       Born: Abt 1773
       Died: After 1838 2023
     Buried:  - Pratt Cemetery, Off Us 61, Pratt, Kanawha Co, WV 256
     Spouse: John Jones (1755-1838)




Husband's General Notes

Arrived in the Kanawha Valley in 1774 alone with all of his children and their spouses and children. They were the first white family that became permanent settlers of the Kanawha Valley.


General Notes for Child Henry Morris

1810 Kanawha Co. VA census: 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+; 1 male 16-26; 1 female 16-26; 1 female 0-10; 0 slaves.
Annotations on pg. 40: the first settler of what is now Nicholas Co. VA.


General Notes for Child Leonard Morris

From West Virginia Obituaries 1822-1899 Vol. 1, pg. 2:

The Kanawha Banner
May 27, 1831

Died at his residence in this county, on the 17th inst. in the 81st year of his age, Mr. Leonard Morris, after a long and painful illness. Mr. Morris was one of the first settlers in the Valley of Kanawha, and was extensively known and respected.
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1810 Kanawha Co, Va census: 1 male 45+; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 16-26; 2 females 16-26; 2 males 10-16; 3 males 0-10; 1 female 0-10; and 5 slaves.


General Notes for Child Joshua Morris

Per 1810 Kanawha Co, VA annotated census, pg 31: "He came with his family to the Kanawha Valley c1773/4 but returned to Culpeper Co, VA because the land he had selected & claimed was in the western end of the Teays Valley & the Indians were still troublesome. A Monument in the Cabell Co. courtyard lists him as a Revolutionary War soldier. He is said to have been a reliable man of good judgement. He returned to Kanawha Valley c1800. ...... Their children are listed in Joshua's will which is recorded in the First Record Book of Kanawha Co."
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1810 Kanawha Co, Va census: 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+; 2 males 26-45; 2 females 26-45; 3 males 16-26; 2 females 16-26; 1 male 10-16; and 10 slaves.

1820 Kanawha Co. VA census: 1 male 45+; 1 female 45+; 1 male 18-26; 2 males 0-10; and 6 slaves.


General Notes for Child Levi Morris

1810 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 26-45; 1 female 26-45; 1 male 16-26; 1 female 16-26; 2 males 10-16; 1 male 0-10; 1 female 0-10; and 7 slaves.


General Notes for Child Benjamin Morris

1810 Kanawha Co, VA census: 1 male 16-45; 1 female 26-45; 2 males 16-26; 2 females 16-26; 1 male 10-16; 2 females 10-16; 1 male 0-10; 2 females 0-10; and 1 slave.
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William F. Morris & Caroline Mullens




Husband William F. Morris

       Born: Abt 1859 - Bedford County, Virginia
       Died: 
     Buried: 
    Married: 24 Jun 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Caroline Mullens

       Born: Abt 1871 - Pike County, Kentucky 2
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Sherwood Mullens (1837-      )
     Mother: Catherine Moore (Abt 1841-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Big Sandy Dist. Pg26


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William H. Morris & Rachel Ellen Rowsey




Husband William H. Morris

       Born: Abt 1842 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2
       Died: Bef 1880 35
     Buried: 


     Father: 
     Mother: Adeline (Unknown) Morris (      -      ) 2


    Married: 24 Dec 1868 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2




Wife Rachel Ellen Rowsey

       Born: Abt 1849 - Fayette County, Virginia 2,176
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Kilborn Rowsey (Abt 1795-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Hannah Wiseman (Abt 1812-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1850 - Fayette Co, VA #293-293

Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Chas. Dist. #3, Pg3



Children
1 F Ella Eugenia Morris 2

       Born: Abt 1870 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 
     Spouse: Edward Eugene Taylor (Abt 1865-      )  2 
       Marr: 12 Feb 1890 - Kanawha County, West Virginia  2 



2 M Lawrence Morris

       Born: Abt 1877 - West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 




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William T. Morris & Louisa Tatum




Husband William T. Morris

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    Married: 14 Jul 1870 - Kanawha County, Virginia 2




Wife Louisa Tatum

       Born: Abt 1854 - Virginia 17
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Manly Tatum (Abt 1824-Bef 1880)
     Mother: Louisa Dodd (Abt 1823-      )



Noted events in her life were:
Census, 1860 - Kanawha Co, VA #2204


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Wilson Morris & Mary C. Slack




Husband Wilson Morris

       Born: Abt 1875 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 35
       Died: 
     Buried: 


     Father: Israel Morris (Abt 1850-      )
     Mother: Lydia (Unknown) Morris (Abt 1850-      )


    Married: 24 Aug 1896 - Winifrede, Kanawha County, West Virginia 2

Noted events in his life were:
Census, 1880 - Kanawha Co, WV Cab. Ck. Dist. Pg15




Wife Mary C. Slack

       Born: Abt 1877 - Kanawha County, West Virginia 2
       Died: 
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A. F. Morrison & Edna Tully




Husband A. F. Morrison 175

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Wife Edna Tully 175

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