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I am researching the lineage of William H(Hiram?) MORRIS. He was born in Statesville, NC abt 1775. and later moved to Wilson Co, TN. in the early 1800's. He fought with Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812. After the war, he moved to Carroll Co. Tn. and remained there until abt 1935. I know he had atleast one child, a son, Hiram MORRIS. Hiram (1811-1894) settled in Fayette Co., Tn. Hiram had 7 children from 2 different marriages.

First wife:Anna PEELER children: -Martha Janes MORRIS b Sep 22, 1838 in Mississippi -John MORRIS b abt. 1852 in Mississippi -James MORRIS b abt 1854 in Mississippi and later moved to Texas

Second Wife:Sarah E. WALDEN b 6/17/1830 in VA d 7/27/1905 in Fayette Co., Tn. children: William T. MORRIS b 12/23/1865 d 9/23/1893 Fayette Co., Tn.Joseph Hiram MORRIS b 1867 d 11/1935 Fayette Co., Tn.Richard Smith MORRIS b 3/1/1870 d 12/16/1951 Fayette Co., Tn.Charlie Lee MORRIS b 6/8/1872 d 4/5/1950 Fayette Co., Tn.

Also need help locating Sukey MORRIS. When my father was a child, he was told a story of how Sukey MORRIS, his Gr Gr Grandfather, was given a pecan from one of Andrew Jacksons men on the way home from the Battle of New Orleans. Sukey planted the pecan and it grew to be 'The World's Largest Pecan Tree'. It is in the Natches Trace State Park near Lebanon, Tn. It has a name plate on it to back up my fathers claim. I have not seen any reference to Sukey MORRIS until FTM 3.4 was released. It has a Sukey MORRIS listed in marriage records. I could find no reference of this though.

I'm also trying to find info on James Alexander McQUEEN b abt 1880. It was said he was from the SC/NC area. He later moved to Fayette Co, Tn.


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Updated March 8, 2004

Keith Edward Morris
10250 Barn Hill Dr.
Collierville, Tn 38017-8942
United States

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