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Lewis Morris
Lewis Morris
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  • Born 8 April 1726 - Morrisania, Westchester Co., NY
  • Deceased 22 January 1798 - Morrisania, Westchester Co., NY,aged 71 years old
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On the side of Lewis Morris, born 23 September 1698 - Trenton, Burlington Co., NJ, deceased 3 July 1762 - Morrisania, Westchester Co., NY aged 63 years old

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MORRIS, Lewis, (half brother of Gouverneur Morris and uncle of Lewis Richard Morris), a Delegate from New York; born in Morrisania (now a part of New York City), N.Y., April 8, 1726; instructed by private tutors and was graduated from Yale College in 1746; engaged in agricultural pursuits; appointed by the Crown a judge of the Court of Admiralty in 1760 and resigned in 1774; again appointed by the provincial congress in 1776, but declined; elected to the Colonial Assembly of New York in 1769, but was declared disqualified for nonresidence; delegate to the provincial convention of the colony in April 1775; Member of the Continental Congress 1775-1777, and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence; deputy to the state provincial congress in 1776 and 1777; county judge of Westchester County in 1777; member of the committee on detection of conspiracies in 1777; served in the state senate 1777-1781 and 1784-1788, and was a member of the council of appointment in 1786; member of the first board of regents of the University of New York and served from 1784 until his death; delegate to the state convention which adopted the Federal Constitution in 1788; died in Morrisania, N.Y., January 22, 1798; interment in vault beneath St. Anne's of Morrisania Church, Bronx, N.Y.
--- Biographical Directory of the United States Congress

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                                                                             _____|16_William Morris 1575-
                                                   _____|8_Richard Morris ca 1616-1672
                                                  /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|17_Lucy Jennie Walters ca 1577-
                         _____|4_Lewis Morris, Gov. 1671-1746
                        /                        \                          _____|18_William Pole 1620-
                       /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|9_Sarah Sally Pole †1672
                      /                                                     ¯¯¯¯¯|19_Sarah x
|2_Lewis Morris 1698-1762
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|                     \                           _____|10_James Graham 1650-1701
|                      \                         /
|                       ¯¯¯¯¯|5_Isabella Graham 1672-1752
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|                                                 ¯¯¯¯¯|11_Elizabeth Windebank ca 1642-/1701
|--1_Lewis Morris, Gen. 1726-1798
|                                                                           _____|24_Isaac Staats 1588-
|                                                  _____|12_Abraham Staats, Major /1619-1683/
|                                                 /                         ¯¯¯¯¯|25_Sara Lauwers 1588-
|                       _____|6_Samuel Staats, Dr. 1657-1715
|                      /                        \
|                     /                          ¯¯¯¯¯|13_Tryntje Gijssen /1621
|3_Tryntje Catherine Staats 1697-
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                       \                           _____|14_Barent Rynderts ca 1640-
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                         ¯¯¯¯¯|7_Johanna Rynderts 1658..1664-/1710
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                                                   ¯¯¯¯¯|15_Johanna Cuyler ca 1640-


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