The Ancestry of Rosalie Morris Johnson: Daughter of George Calvert Morris and Elizabeth Kuhn, His Wife, Volume 1

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private circulation only, 1905 - 294 pages
Anthony Morris (1654-1721), a Quaker, was a son of Anthony Morris and Elizabeth Senior. He was born in London, and married Mary Jones in 1676, immigrating to Burlington, New Jersey in 1682. After her death, he moved to Philadelphia and married three more times. Descendants and relatives lived in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, New York and elsewhere. Includes many ancestors in England.

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