Morris Morris1

b. 1712, d. 11 November 1767
Morris Morris|b. 1712\nd. 11 Nov 1767|p2017.htm|Cadwalader Morris|b. s 1686|p2084.htm|Elizabeth Morgan||p2085.htm|Morris Cadwaladr|b. 1653\nd. b 1698|p2098.htm|Catherine Griffith||p2099.htm|Edward Morgan|b. b 1670\nd. 1732|p2211.htm|Elizabeth (—?—) (Morgan)||p2212.htm|

3rd great-grandfather of Louise Underwood.
5th great-grandfather of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
Appears on charts:
Pedigree for Louise Underwood
     Morris Morris was born in 1712 in Pennsylvania.1 He was the son of Cadwalader Morris and Elizabeth Morgan.2,3 He married Gwently Thomas, daughter of Reverend William Thomas and Ann Griffith, on 6 August 1736.4,5,6 He died on 11 November 1767 in Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.1 He was buried in Lower Hilltown Baptist Church Cemetery.1 Click to view thumbnails
Additional Data
Morris Morris was mentioned in his grandmother Catherine William's will dated 7 10m 1745 (7 December 1745) in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.7 Click to view image

Morris Morris was mentioned in his father-in-law William Thomas's will dated 11 December 1753 in Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.8

Children of Morris Morris and Gwently Thomas


  1. [S348] Morris Morris tombstone, Lower Hilltown Baptist Church Cemetery, Hilltown, Pennsylvania; photographed by Roland Morris October 1999.
  2. [S354] William Henry Egle, ed., Notes and Queries Historical and Genealogical Chiefly Relating to Interior Pennsylvania, Annual Volume 1899, vol. IV (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:, 1900; reprint Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970), 201.
  3. [S355] Mrs. Georges Carousso, trans., "Philadelphia County Administration Book "C", 11 April 1720-13 June 1737", The Pennsylvania Genealogical Magazine 22-1 (1961): 249, citing p. 97: #63.
  4. [S348] Gwently Thomas Wife of Morris Morris tombstone, Lower Hilltown Baptist Church Cemetery, Hilltown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S329] "A Memorandum Containing some account of the birth, life and Ministry of Joseph Mathias. With a diary of his Exercises and various events which came under his notice. Together with an account of his Progenitors and Connexions. Likewise a short notice of the First settlement of the part of the Country, which gave him birth, and where he still resides," (MS, 1831-1851; Bucks County, Pennsylvania), 43, The Bucks County Historical Society; Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
  6. [S330] Interview with William H. Morris (William H. Morris; Leesburg, Florida), by Laura Munson Cooper, 1999. Transcript held in 2004 by Cooper (1804 Holm Oak St.; Arlington, TX 76012-5608).
  7. [S363] Catherine William will (1745), Philadelphia County Wills no. 28: 1748, Clerk of the Orphans' Court, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  8. [S373] William Thomas will (1753), Bucks County Will Book B: 315 #919, The Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, Pennsylvania.
  9. [S329] "Mathias Journal", 44.
  10. [S329] "Mathias Journal", 45.
  11. [S351] "Morris Gedcom", 28 May 1999, Greg Morris (Nevada City, California), to Laura M. Cooper (Arlington, Texas); Laura M. Cooper, 1804 Holm Oak St., Arlington, Texas.
  12. [S329] "Mathias Journal", 52.
  13. [S329] "Mathias Journal", 53.