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Joshua MORRIS (1726-1777) m. (1) Hannah ANDERSON (1725- ) & (2) Mary Ann PEARSON (1720-1773
20 Nov 1720 Mary Ann Pearson born in Perquimans, NC; married (1) John Winslow 20 Sep 1740 in Bufkins Creek, Nancemond, VA and (2) Joshua Morris 1 Jun 1755 at Pasquotank, NC; she was 2 dau and 5th child of Peter and Rachel Newby Pearson.
6 Apr 1726 Joshua Morris born in Pasquotank, NC. He was the 1st child of Aaron and Mary Sarah Pritchard Morris.
24 Jul 1725 Hannah Anderson born (Joshua Morris’ 1st wife)
20 Sep 1740 Mary Ann Pearson married (1) John Winslow (1717-1754), son of Thomas and Elizabeth Clare Winslow of Perquimans.
5 Sep 1747 Joshua requested change of address to Perquimans MM to marry [U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, Pasquotank MM, Monthly Meetings, p. 148]
13 Dec 1747 Hannah Anderson (age 21) and Joshua Morris (age 21) married at Pasquotank MM, NC
14 Mar 1748 Son Mordecai Morris born at Pasquotank, NC; married (1) Abigail Overman 28 Apr 1773 and (2) Millicent Symons on 19 Oct 1808 at Pasquotank, NC
29 Sep 1750 Dau Clarkey Morris born at Pasquotank, NC; married William Pool
1751 Dau Ann born at Perquimans, NC
3 May 1751 Hannah Anderson (Joshua Morris’ 1st wife) died (age 25)
17 Apr 1754 John Winslow (Mary Ann Pearson’s 1st husband) died in Perquimans, NC.
1 May 1755 Joshua, “son of Aaron, Pasquotank Co., married Mary Winslow at Symons Creek.” [U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, Pasquotank MM, Monthly Meetings, p. 148]
1 Jun 1755 Joshua Morris (age 29) and Mary Ann Pearson (age 35) married at Pasquotank, NC. 2nd marriage for both.
26 May 1754 Son Benjamin born at Pasquotank, NC; married Lydia Smith
11 Jan 1757 Son Nathan Morris born at Pasquotank, NC; married Mary Bell on 28 Jun 1780 at Pasquotank, NC
7 Jul 1759 Son Jonathan Morris born at Pasquotank, NC; married Penelope Symons on 26 Jan 1786 at Pasquotank, NC
17 Sep 1761 Son Zachariah Morris born at Pasquotank, NC; married Celia PEELLE in 1784
19 Aug 1767 Joshua Morris chosen clerk at Pasquotank MM .” [U.S., Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy, Vol I–VI, 1607-1943, Pasquotank MM, Monthly Meetings, p. 148]
13 Mar 1773 Mary Ann Pearson died at Pasquotank, NC (age 52)
17 Feb 1777 Joshua Morris died at Perquimans, NC (age 50)
RECORDS/DOCUMENTS Joshua Mary Ann