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Re: Elizabeth Canterbury Morris, WV 1830
Posted by: Sara Murray (ID *****4950) Date: November 14, 2004 at 06:18:58
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Hello. I saw your post on genforum - I hope your email is still active....

I have very little as far as records go. She was born in Kanawha County and lived in St. Albans, Kanawha County, VA (now it's Tornado, Lincoln County, WV). I have a picture of the home she shared with Washington Floyd Morris. He was a farmer and tax assessor for Kanawha County. They were married on November 17, 1847 in Kanawha County. I only have 7 children listed for them; none named Eugene. If you could provide info on Eugene and the other child I would greatly appreciate it..... Here's what I have....

Sara Murray

Children of ELIZABETH CANTERBURY and WASHINGTON MORRIS are:

JAMES H. MORRIS, b. Abt. 1849; m. MARY G. JOHNSON, January 8, 1863. Marriage Notes for JAMES MORRIS and MARY JOHNSON: Information from the Kanawha County Marriages, January 1, 1792 to December 31, 1869, Complied by Julia Wintz. August 2002.

JULIA ANN MORRIS, b. Abt. 1851.

ELLEN FRANCIS MORRIS, b. December 26, 1852, Putnam County, Va (WVa); d. August 18, 1927, St. Albans, Kanawha Co., West Virginia.

JOHN L. MORRIS, b. Abt. 1855.

MADISON M. MORRIS, b. Abt. 1857; m. MARGARET HOLSTEIN, March 17, 1862. Marriage Notes for MADISON MORRIS and MARGARET HOLSTEIN: Information from the Kanawha County Marriages, January 1, 1792 to December 31, 1869, page 144, Complied by Julia Wintz. August 2002.

CAROLINE E. MORRIS, b. Abt. 1858.

CHARLES WILLIAM BLAINE MORRIS, b. December 1860. Marriage Notes for CHARLES W. B. MORRIS and LILLIAN CHASE: They were married on March 25, 1883. Other Notes: They lived on Tackett's Creek (a tributary of Fall Creek, which is a tributary of the Coal River), in what is now Tornado, WV. Just down the hill from Floyd and Elizabeth. Their daughter, Julia Alice Morris was born in Floyd and Elizabeth's log cabin in 1889. They moved with their 9 children to Armel, Yuma County, CO about 1908. Information from family bibles, backs of pictures, notes, and stories passed down to Sara Murray, great, great granddaughter of Charles and Lillian.


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