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William MORRIS was born 1 January 1721 in Liverpool, England. William MORRIS was the child of ? and ?
Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):
William married Elizabeth STRAPP 1 January 1746 in Orange County, Virginia, USA . The couple had (at least) 1 child. Elizabeth STRAPP was born abt. 1729 in Orange County, Virginia, USA. Elizabeth died abt. 1795 in Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA. Elizabeth was the child of Joshua STRAPP and Martha COFFEY.
William MORRIS died 1 December 1792 in Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA.
son of William Morris and Sarah Wales
Details of the family tree of William appear below.
- 1721 Birth
1 January 1721
- 1746 Marriage / Partner
William MORRIS and Elizabeth STRAPP 1 January 1746, Orange County, Virginia, USA
"This is a bronze plaque erected in honor and rememberance of William & Elizabeth Morris. It is located in the yard of Virginia's Chapel "The Little Brick Church" in Cedar Grove, Kanawha County West Virginia. It was placed there by the William Morris Chapter NSDAR in 1927. IN HONOR AND MEMORY OF WILLIAM MORRIS 1733 – 1792 FOUNDER AND DEFENDER OF FORT MORRIS THE FIRST FORT BUILT ON THE GREAT KANAWHA RIVER IN 1774 NEAR THIS SITE. HE ALSO BUILT THE FIRST CHURCH AND SCHOOL HOUSE AND MADE THE FIRST PERMANENT WHITE SETTLEMENT IN THE GREAT KANAWHA VALLEY AND OF HIS WIFE ELIZABETH STIPPS 1739-1793 THIS TABLET ERECTED BY THE WILLIAM MORRIS CHAPTER D.A.R.1927"
- 1792 Death
1 December 1792
Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA
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