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Morris family papers

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-950-131
This collection is comprised of the correspondence and legal records of the Morris family, and includes the materials of Elliston P. Morris, Martha Morris, and Marriott C. Morris.

Dates

  • 1869-1947

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Extent

3 folders

Biographical note

Elliston Perot Morris (1831-1914) was born May 22, 1831 in Philadelphia, Pa., the son of Samuel B. Morris and Hannah Perot Morris. Morris married Martha Canby March 21, 1861, and the couple had four children: Marriott Canby Morris (b. 1863), Elizabeth Canby Morris (b. 1866), Samuel Buckley Morris (b. 1868), and E. Perot Morris (b. 1872). Morris died on December 3, 1914.

Martha Canby Morris (1836-) was born on May 12, 1836 in Wilmington, De., the daughter of Eliza T. Sipple and Merrit Canby. She married Elliston P. Morris in March of 1861 in Philadelphia, Pa, and the couple had four children: Marriott Canby Morris (b. 1863), Elizabeth Canby Morris (b. 1866), Samuel Buckley Morris (b. 1868), and E. Perot Morris (b. 1872). She ided on November 1, 1919.

Marriott C. Morris (1863-1948) was born September 7, 1863 in Germantown, Pennsylvania, the son of Elliston P. Morris and Martha Canby. Morris married Jane G Rhoads in June of 1897, and the couple had two children: Elliston Perot Morris (B. 1899), and Marriott Canby Morris (b. 1900). Morris died in 1948.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Related materials

  • MC.950.046 Cope-Collins-Morris papers
  • MC.975.02.030 Morris fanily letterbook
  • MC 1008 Morris-Sansom family papers
  • MC 1191 Morris-Shinn-Maier collections
  • MC.975.08.018 Morris family financial records

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed March 2016.
Title
Morris family papers, 1869-1947
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
February 2016
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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