John MORRIS/MAURICE had three marriages, and children by each marriage.
Their records were recorded in Charles Parish, York County, Virginia.

John MAWRICE died 14 Jan. 1694 [1694/5]1
John MAURICE's first wife Elizabeth d. 8 Jan. 1670 [1670/1]1
John MAURICE and wife Elizabeth had child:
1. Thomas MORRIS bap. 6 July 1669;1 d. 4 April 16711

John MAURICE's second wife Chritjan was buried 10 Sep. 16831
John MAURICE and second wife Christjana had children:
1. Isabell [Ezerell] MAURICE b. 10 April 1676;1 d. 7 July 16951
2. Martha MAWRICE b. 5 Aug. 1679;1 bur. 6 Feb. 1684 [1684/5]1
3. John MORRIS (MAURICE) b. 8 Mar. 1681 [1681/2];1 m. Mary;1 d. 5 Jan. 17461 [1746/7]

John MAURICE and third wife Goodlove had child:
1. William MORRIS (MAURICE) b. 2 Apr. 1689;1 m. Ann1 TAVERNOR;14 d. Oct. 17511

John MORRIS [Jr's] (born 1681) wife Mary died 12 Feb. 1752 [1752/3]1 
John MORRIS (Jr.) and wife Mary had children:
1. John MORRIS2 b. 20 Mar. 1705 [1705/6];1 m. Mary1 WRIGHT;13 d. between
   14 Apr. and 3 Dec. 1772 Isle of Wight Co., VA3
2. Elizabeth MORRIS b. say 1707; d. 29 Nov. 17091
3. Elizabeth MORRIS b. 10 Dec. 1709;1 m. George1,4 JARVIS2; d. 17 Jan. 1736 [1736/7]1
4. Nicholas MORRIS2 b. 19 Nov. 1713;1 m. Mary1

John MORRIS (III, also known as Jr.) and wife Mary WRIGHT had children:
1. Sarah MORRIS3 b. 17 Sep. 1728;1 m. John STROUD;3 d. between
   14 Apr. 17723 and 27 Oct. 17765
2. Hannah MORRIS3 b. 17 Oct. 1730;1 m.1 William9 HATCHELL7,8; m.2
    John8 HAILE3; d. 19 Apr.-3 June 1799 Isle of Wight Co., VA7
3. Mary MORRIS3 b. 23 July 1732;1 m. Matthew10 HARRIS3; living 176710
4. Christiana MORRIS3 b. say 17346 m. William HATCHELL3
5. Susanna MORRIS3 b. 23 Sep. 17361
6. Elizabeth MORRIS3 b. 7 Jan. 1738/9;1 m. Mr. HAILE3
7. Conyers MORRIS3 b. 12 Mar. 1740/1;1 m. Ann;11 died 180412-1805,15,16
   Isle of Wight Co., VA15,16

1. Landon C. Bell, Charles Parish, York County, Virginia History and Registers, Births 1648-1789, Deaths 1665-1787, (Richmond: Division of Purchase and Printing, 1932). 2. John Morris will, York Co., VA wills and inventories 20, pp. 57-58. John Morris will transcription. 3. John Morris will, Isle of Wight Co., VA wills 8:197-198. John Morriss will transcription. 4. George Jarvis will, York Co., VA wills 20, pp. 260-261. 5. John Stroud will, Mecklenburg Co., VA wills 1, pp. 218-219. John Stroud will transcription. 6. Estimate from birth dates of other children. 7. Hannah Haile will, Isle of Wight Co., VA wills 11:205-206. Among the bequests were ones to "son William Hatchell". See also #9. 8. John Haile will, Isle of Wight Co., VA wills 10, p. 297. Among his bequests were Negroes Jinny, Silvia, Esther, David and Dick to his wife Hannah, and at her death to Morris Hatchell, William Hatchell, Peter Hatchell, Simon Haile, and Diana Hatchell "their equal parts of the above Negroes." Elsewhere Simon Haile was called his son. See also #8. 9. Isle of Wight County, Virginia 1759-1763 Court Order Book, pp. 182, 308. In 1760 and 1762 Morris Hatchell, son of William Hatchell, deceased was to be bound out. See records 7 and 8 that would imply Morris Hatchell was a son of Hannah by a first marriage. 10. Evidence that Mary's husband, surname Harris, was Matthew is: a) Matthew Harris will, Greene Co., GA wills E:123-124. Written 12 Dec. 1810 and named children James Harris, Nelson Harris, Christianna Hills, Polly Pyron, Morris Harris. b) Southampton Co., VA deeds 4, pp. 47-48. James Harris and Matthew Harris, of Bute Co., NC, sons of Robert Harris sold 270 acres on 12 Nov. 1767 to Conyors Morris. Mary, wife of Matthew released dower. c) Note that some researchers have claied that Mathew Harris married Mary House on 22 day 2 month 1755, based on a 1976 reprint of a book by Blanche Adams Chapman. The original book by her gives the date as 22 day 2 month 1775. [Page 110, image 113 of 140] The date 1775 is confirmed in Hinshaw's Quaker Absracts, Vol. 6, p. 109. showing that it was a different Matthew Harris who married Mary House, not the one who died in Greene County, GA. 11. Southampton Co., VA deeds 5, pp. 256-257. 12. Isle of Wight Co., VA personal property tax lists, list 1804A, p. 551. Conyers Morris listed. 13. See evidence on Wright page under #1, #2, and #3. 14. William Tavernor will, York Co., VA Wills and Inventories No. 20, 1746-1759, pp. 222-223. Written 25 Aug. 1744; proved 20 May 1751. His bequests included to niece Ann Morris, wife to William Morris, niece Mary House wife to Anthony House, kinsman William Morris son of Wm. Morris, niece Hannah Tavernor, and Mary Pond, wife of Daniel Pond. Witnesses Thos. Roberts, Richard Pond, Ann Roberts. Ann Morris is probably the Ann, daughter of Giles Tavernor. 15. Isle of Wight, VA Chancery Court Case, 1806-056, James Fletcher vs. Hezekiak Morris and John Urquhart. Image 5 of 7 states that there was a judgement against James Fletcher by Hezekiah Morris, administrator of Conniers Morris. 16. Isle of Wight Co., VA, 1803-1806 Order Book, p. 202. 7 Jan. 1805 Hezekiah Morriss with Francis Boykin his security granted administration on estate of Conyous Morriss, deceased.


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