Revised 4/10/2017. Copyright @2017; The following Documentary Timeline has been compiled and created by Paul Rhetts. It may be copied for research purposes; but it may not be reproduced for inclusion in any printed or electronic distribution of any kind without the express written permission of the author. Any requests to use this information should be sent to Paul Rhetts, LPDPress@q.com.


Aaron MORRIS (1704-1770) m. Mary Sarah PRITCHARD (1707-1791)
s/o
d/o

14 Jul 1704 Aaron born in Pasquotank, NC; 1st son and 1st child of John Stewart and Mary Elizabeth Symons Morris. Aaron had 8 siblings. [date confirmed in Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (NC Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank, Symons Creek MM, page 104] [date confirmed in History of Perquimans County, by Mrs. Watson Winslow (Baltimore: Regional Publishing Co, 1974) p. 386] [US Quaker Meeting Records for North Carolina Yearly Meeting at Symons Creek MM confirms date of birth and parents’ names DOC]

28 Jul 1707 Mary Sarah born in Pasquotank, NC; 1
st child and 1st dau of Benjamin and Sarah Elizabeth Culpepper Pritchard. Mary Sarah had 6 siblings. [Mary Pritchard was a member of the Symonds Creek Monthly Meeting, according to "Out of North Carolina", a history of the Morris and Trueblood families. In "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy" by William Wade Hinshaw, Mary (Pritchard) Morris appears as "daughter of Benjamin Pritchard, p. 28" in an excerpt of the Pasquotank (later Symons Creek Monthly Meeting) MM minutes. In other information, her mother is named Sarah Culpepper.] [U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, p. 114: “confirms date of birth and death; ”Mary Pritchard, above, formerly w. Aaron Morris, d. 12-10-1791, aged about 85 yrs.”] [American Genealogical Biographical Index, Vol 121, p. 51, confirms her birthplace as North Carolina]

20 Jun 1724 Aaron Morris and Mary Sarah Pritchard married in Pasquotank, NC (He was age 20 and she was age 17) [
U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, p. 162: “Mary, Pasquotank Co., m. Aaron Morris, at a public mtg in Pasquotank Co.”] [US Quaker Meeting Records for Pasquotank MM indicates Marriage Intention 6 Aug 1724 at Symons Creek MM DOCx2] [US Quaker Meeting Records for Pasquotank MM indicates Marriage Intention 5 Jul 1724 at Symons Creek MM DOCx2]

6 Apr 1726 Son Joshua Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married Rebecca Symons on 27 Apr 1744 at Perquimans, NC [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

20 Aug 1728 Son Benjamin Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married Mary Jordan in 1756 in Pasquotank, NC [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

1 Feb 1731 Son Joseph Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married Hannah Overman on 1 Nov 1764 at Pasquotank, NC [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

14 Mar 1733 Dau Miriam Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married Joshua Trueblood on 2 Nov 1749 [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

8 Jan 1734 Dau Mary Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married Daniel Trueblood on 10 Feb 1757 [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

6 Jul 1735 Dau Susannah Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married Christopher Nicholson [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

11 Dec 1737 Son John Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married Mary Nicholson on 20 Jan 1762 at Pasquotank, NC [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

5 Jan 1743 Dau Sarah Morris born in Pasquotank, NC [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth and death]

5 Sep 1744 Son Thomas Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married (1) Margaret Nicholson and (2) Lydia Symons on 27 Feb 1782 at Newbegun MM, NC [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

22 Apr 1747 Dau Elizabeth Morris born in Pasquotank, NC; married Aaron William Cone [
Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of birth]

1754 Residence in Pasquotank, NC (no township listed) [
North Carolina Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890]

1769 Residence in Pasquotank, NC (no township listed) [
North Carolina Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890]

1769 Pasquotank County Early Tax List {
NC Early Census Index]

10 Sep 1770 Aaron Morris died at Pasquotank, NC (age 66) [Quaker Death Register confirms date DOC] [
Abstract of North Carolina Wills confirms 1770 as date of death; named in will: Joshua, Joseph, Mary (wife), John, Aaron Jr., and Miriam] [Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of death] [North Carolina Wills & Probate Records, 1665-1998: Index Morris, Aaron…p 115] [US Quaker Meeting Records for Eastern Quarterly Meeting at Perquimans MM confirms date of death DOCx2] [US Quaker Meeting Records for North Carolina Yearly Meeting at Symons Creek MM confirms date of death DOCx3]

1784-1787
State Census of North Carolina, District #2 p.124: #17 Aaron Morris Sr. 2 white males 21-60, 6 white males under 21 or over 60, 5 white females all ages, no slaves

1786 Pasquotank County District #2,
State Census, p.001, lists Aaron Morris, Sr.

1786 Pasquotank County District #7 p. 002, lists Mary Morris as resident [
NC Early Census Index]

10 Dec 1791 Mary Sarah Pritchard died at Pasquotank, NC (age 84) [
Quaker Death Register confirms date DOC] [Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I (North Carolina Yearly Meeting) Pasquotank (Symond Creek MM, p. 103: confirms date of death] [U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, p. 114: “confirms date of birth and death; ”Mary Pritchard, above, formerly w. Aaron Morris, d. 12-10-1791, aged about 85 yrs.”]

RECORDS/DOCUMENTS Aaron Mary Sarah
Birth
Marriage
Death
1790 Census