John Morris Family Collection

Manuscript Collection #1002
Morris, William John
Physical description
0.008 Cubic Feet, 6 items
Preferred Citation
John Morris Family Collection (#1002), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Biographical/historical information

William John Morris was born May 8, 1793, and married Penny Revell Morris, who was born in February 1798. John and Penny had many children. Penny died on April 12, 1852 while John died on June 2, 1863. Many family members are buried in the Morris cemetery in Timmonsville, Florence County, South Carolina.


Scope and arrangement

The collection consists of 5 photocopied pages of genealogical information from William John Morris' family Bible from Marlborough County, South Carolina. Information includes births and deaths of John Morris' children as well as descendants, dating between 1815 and 1946. These pages are also on a digital CD.

Administrative information
Custodial History

August 3, 2004, 6 items, 0.008 cubic feet; Genealogical information (1814-1920) from the Bible of a Marlborough County, South Carolina farming family. Digital images and printed pages. Donor: Jonathan Gray Brooks

Source of acquisition

Gift of Jonathan Gray Brooks

Processing information

Encoded by Lindsay Flood, April 3, 2008

Processed by Aleck Tan, January 2020

Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Family Names
Morris family
Marlboro County (S.C.)--Genealogy

Container list
Box 1 Folder a Item 1 Photocopies of John Morris family records, 1815-1946, 1815-1946
Box 1 Folder a Item 2 CD containing images of the John Morris family records, 1815-1946, 1815-1946