Morris family

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1793 -


Lutheran Morris was born in Woodbridge, Sussex Co., New Jersey (East Jersey) on 17 October 1739. Lutheran served as a member of the 3rd New Jersey Volunteers during the American Revolution. He married Catherine Swan (circa 1739 – circa 1759), of Scottish decent. Lutheran had 15 children including John, Benjamin, Nancy, Samuel, Joshua, Randall/Randolph, Henry, Dorothy, Charles, Isaac, Thomas, Catherine, William, Mary and Lavinia. He was one of the first settlers at Parrsboro, Nova Scotia, where he became a farmer. His children were all baptized at St George's Anglican Church in Parrsboro, NS and Lutheran is shown as being baptized as an adult on Dec. 12, 1878 at St. George's Anglican Church in Parrsboro Township. Later in life, Lutheran was a member of Methodist Church in Advocate Harbor, N.S. Lutheran died at Advocate Harbor, on September 14, 1839.


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