John H Morris1

#996, (3 February 1780 - 20 December 1851)
Relationship2nd great-grandfather of William David Lewis
Father*Joshua Morris1 (c 1753 - c 1840)
Mother*Sally Walton1 (1745 - 1805)

Family

Delia Hoagland b. 1782, d. 1861
Children 1.Clarissa H Morris+15 (1803 - )
 2.Orville1 Morris15 (1805 - 1805)
 3.Sally E Morris15 (1806 - )
 4. Mary Morris+16 (1808 - 1879)
 5.Orville Morris15 (1811 - )
 6.Evaline Morris15 (1813 - )
 7.___4 Morris15,17 (bt 1815 - 1820 - )
 8.William W Morris+18,19 (c 1817 - )
 9.___5 Morris15,17 (bt 1820 - 1825 - )
 10.___6 Morris15,17 (bt 1820 - 1825 - )
 11.Emily Morris20 (1827 - a 1895)
He was a Baptist preacher.2 
Children of Delia and John (family Bible);
Clarissa H., born March 1, 1803;
Orville, born October 18, 1805; died October 26, 1805;
Sally E., born October 10, 1806;
Mary Elizabeth H., born February 19, 1808;
Jane, born October 3, 1809;
Orville, born November 3, 1811;
Evaline, born January 4, 1813;
John Martin, born October 30, 1814.3 
Birth*3 February 1780He was born on 3 February 1780 at Richmond, Virginia.1 
between 1786 and 1788He removed with Joshua Morris and Sally Walton to Kentucky (then western Virginia)G between 1786 and 1788.4,5 
between 1796 and 1798He was educated between 1796 and 1798 at William and Mary College, Willioamsburg, James City Co., VirginiaG; (approx.)6 
Marriage*3 April 1802He married Delia Hoagland, daughter of Cornelius Hoagland and Mary Tuttle, on 3 April 1802 at Gallatin Co., KentuckyG.7,8 
1810He and Delia Hoagland appeared on the census of 1810 at Gallatin Twp., Gallatin Co., KentuckyG.9 
circa 1823He and Delia Hoagland removed to Lawrence Co., IllinoisG, circa 1823.6 
1830He and Delia Hoagland appeared on the census of 1830 at Lawrence Co., IllinoisG; neis. Powers, Wilson.10 
1840He and Delia Hoagland appeared on the census of 1840 at Lawrence Co., IllinoisG; John H was the census taker as J. H. Morris.11 
25 October 1850He appeared on the census of 25 October 1850 at Lawrence Co., IllinoisG; nei. Wm W (32, b. KY) and Sarah Morris.12 
25 October 1850He and Delia Hoagland appeared on the census of 25 October 1850 at Lawrence Co., IllinoisG; also Emily Morris (24), b. IL.13 
Death*20 December 1851He died on 20 December 1851 at Lawrence Co., IllinoisG, at age 71.14 
Burial*circa 23 December 1851He was buried circa 23 December 1851 at Lawrenceville City Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IllinoisG.14 
ChartsAncestors of William D. Lewis (#1)
Ancestors of William D. Lewis (#2)

Citations

  1. [S2083] Damaris Knobe, The Ancestry of Grafton Johnson (Indianapolis, Indiana: Hollenbeck Press (Printers), 1924), p. 183.
  2. [S2083] Damaris Knobe, Grafton Johnson, p. 180.
  3. [S880] Dr. Cornelius N. Hoagland, History and Genealogy of the Hoagland Family in America (New York: privately published, 1891), images online Ancestry.com, 107: "Delia Hoagland, daughter of Cornelius, ws born May 22, 1782; died 1862. She married General John H. Morris, so of the Rev. Joshua Morris, a baptist clergyman. John H. Morris was born in Virginia, February 3, 1780; married in Kentucky April 6, 1802. Issue: Clarissa H., born March 1, 1803; Orville, born October 18, 1805; died October 26, 1805; Sally E., born October 10, 1806; Mary Elizabeth H., born February 19, 1808; Jane, born October 3, 1809; Orville, born November 3, 1811; Evaline, born January 4, 1813; John Martin, born October 30, 1814. This record is from the Bible of Miss Harriett Hoff, and it also says: 'Aunt Mary Hoagland died in Kentucky February 5, 1840, aged 82 years.'
    "Mrs. Delia A. Hiskey says there were 5 sons and 7 daughters, of whom only Mrs. Emily Clifton, of Rochester, Minn., is now living (May, 1889).". Hereinafter cited as Hoagland Family.
  4. [S1101] J. H. Spencer, A History of Kentucky Baptists from 1769 to 1885, revised and corrected by Mrs. Burrilla B. Spencer (Cincinnati: self-published, 1886), I:24, moved from Richmond to Kentucky in 1788, stopping for a time at Elkhorn.
  5. [S1102] Roland Stuart Carlton, "History of Richmond Baptists 1780–1860" (Theses submitted to the Graduate Faculty of the University of Richmond, Virginia, 1967), 12, moved to Kentucky in 1786.
  6. [S2083] Damaris Knobe, Grafton Johnson, pp. 180–183.
  7. [S50] Kentucky Marriage Records 1802-1850, online Ancestry.com, Delia Hoagland and John H. Morris; 3 Apr 1802, Gallatin Co. KY.
  8. [S918] Mrs. Elizabeth (Coss) Stewart, "Descendants of Andrew Ford of Weymouth, Mass.", New England Historical and Genealogical Register 119, 120 (1965, 1966): 181, "Mary [Tuttle, dau. of Moses Tuttle and Jane Ford], b. 15 Dec. 1757; d. in Kentucky 5 or 8 Feb. 1840; m. 15 May 1777 Cornelius Hoagland, son of Martin and Phebe Hoagland."
  9. [S238] 1810 U.S. Federal Census. John H (26-44), M (45+), m (<10); F (16-25) [Delia, would have been 27 or 28], 4 f (<10).
  10. [S116] 1830 U.S. Federal Census. Jno H (50-59); F (40-49) [Delia]; m (15-19), m (10-14), m (5-9); f (15-19), f (10-14), f (5-9), f (<5).
  11. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. John H (60-69); F (50-59) [Delia]; 2 M (20-29); 2 f (15-19), f (10-14) [___7].
  12. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John (72), b. VA; Delia (70), b. NJ; Emily (24), b. IL.
  13. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. John H (72), b. VA; Delia (70), b. NJ.
  14. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, very tall standing shared marker. Delia Hoagland Morris, b. May 22, 1782, NJ, d. Mar. 18, 1861; Gen. John H Morris. Narrative: Delia, b. NJ, dau. of Cornelius Hoagland and Mary Ford Tuttl; d. Lawrence Co. IL; John H, b. 3 Feb 1780, d. 20 Dec 1851; bur. Lawrenceville City Cemetery, Lawrenceville, Lawrence Co., IL. Memorials 78179016, created by and photo added by Carol (Hersey) Brookheart; and 17592153, created by Charlotte Eagleson Sechrest, photo added by Carol (Hersey) Brookheart.
  15. [S880] Dr. Cornelius N. Hoagland, Hoagland Family, p. 107.
  16. [S48] Gerald Ray Lewis Family Tree, Gerald Ray Lewis, owner, online Ancestry.com.
  17. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census.
  18. [S54] 1840 U.S. Federal Census. Jno H (50-59); F (40-49) [Delia]; m (15-19), m (10-14), m (5-9); f (15-19), f (10-14), f (5-9), f (<5).
  19. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census.
  20. [S880] Dr. Cornelius N. Hoagland, Hoagland Family, pp. 88: "Mrs. Emily Clifton, only surviving child of Gen. John H. Morris, is now a resident of Rochester, Minn. She was born March 2, 1827, and writes that her mother, Delia Hoagland and Clarissa Hoff were of just the same age."