Fergusson MORRIS1

(1747 - )
Father*William MORRIES2,1
Mother*Margaret OSBURN2,1
He was baptised on 5 June 1747 at Kilwinning, Ayrshire.3,1

He married Jean ARTHUR in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, on 7 December 1772.4

Family

Jean ARTHUR (1743 - )
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
William Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 095 FR400.
  2. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041389 for son FERGUSSON's birth.
  3. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041389.
  4. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Marriages, GRO 599/00 0030 0063 FR799.
  5. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041383.
  6. [S240] Will - Alexander Morris, Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories.
  7. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 297 FR313.

George Moodie MORRIS

(1861 - 1929)
Father*Arthur William MORRIS b. 1825, d. 1910
Mother*Janet (Jessie) MOODIE b. 1834, d. 1910
George M MORRIS
(1861-1929)
George Moodie MORRIS was born in Anderson's Bay, Dunedin, Otago, on 1 December 1861.1,2

He married Margaret Helen Mary (Daisy) DYMOCK at Wm Dymock house, Manor Place in Dunedin, Otago, on 21 September 1892.1,3,4

He was a stock agent (at the time of his marriage).

Janet (Jessie) MOODIE, Alexander MORRIS, George Moodie MORRIS and Crosby MORRIS were named executors in the will of Arthur William MORRIS dated 2 May 1904 in Dunedin, Otago; Jessie was also to immediately receive £250 and inherit all household goods and effects and the residue of the estate went to the four executors in trust.5

Arthur William MORRIS, Alexander MORRIS, George Moodie MORRIS and Crosby MORRIS were named executors in the will of Janet (Jessie) MOODIE dated 3 May 1904 in Dunedin, Otago.6

Janet (Jessie) MOODIE, Crosby MORRIS, George Moodie MORRIS and Alexander MORRIS were appointed executors of Arthur William MORRIS's estate in Dunedin, Otago, on 7 June 1910, with the estate and effects declared to be 'under £25,000.5'

Alexander MORRIS, George Moodie MORRIS and Crosby MORRIS were appointed executors of Janet (Jessie) MOODIE's estate in Dunedin, Otago, on 13 December 1910, it being declared to be 'under £10,000.6'

George died on 23 March 1929 in Wellington at age 67.1,7 He was buried on 26 March 1929 at the Karori Cemetery in Wellington.8

Family

Margaret Helen Mary (Daisy) DYMOCK (c 1870 - 1963)
Children
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1] Manuscript - Journal of A W Morris, Family Register on page 519.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1861/2689.
  3. [S924] BDM Registrar of New Zealand, marriage record, Reg. No. 1892/3884.
  4. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 2731.
  5. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Dunedin probate record, Item ID R22067021, Agency DAAC, Accession D239, box 310, record 891.
  6. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Dunedin probate record, Item ID R14699300, Agency DAAC, Accession D239, box 702, record 384/64.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1929/9280, aged 67.
  8. [S570] Wellington City Cemeteries database, at https://wellington.govt.nz/services/community-and-culture/…, Section CH ENG2, plot 471J, record no. 40588.

Grace Elizabeth MORRIS1

(1897 - 1973)
Father*Arthur MORRIS1 d. b 1919
Mother*Esther Elizabeth DYER1 b. 1867
Grace Elizabeth MORRIS was born in 1897 in Wyong, New South Wales.1,2

She married Frederick MITCHELL, son of William John MITCHELL and Jessie DUNSTAN, at St Philips Church (CoE) in Auburn, New South Wales, on 29 October 1919.1

They lived at Copford farm in Kenmore, New South Wales, from 1930 to 1936, where Fred was listed as 'dairyman.3'

Grace died in 1973 in Tweed Heads, New South Wales.4

Family

Frederick MITCHELL (1888 - 1968)
ChartsMitchell descendant chart
Dunstan descendant chart

Citations

  1. [S928] BDM NSW Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 15153/1919.
  2. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Birth Reg. No. 12302/1897, Gosford.
  3. [S504] Australian Electoral Rolls 1903-1954, at http://www.ancestry.com.au, for 1930 and 1936.
  4. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Death Reg. No. 71009/1973.

Gwendoline Lucy MORRIS

(1897 - 1958)
Father*Alexander MORRIS b. 1858, d. 1918
Mother*Emily Louisa HAGGIT b. 1863, d. 1932
Gwendoline Lucy MORRIS was born in Dunedin, Otago, on 4 April 1897.1

Gwendoline died on 9 December 1958 at 53 Manor Place in Dunedin, Otago, at age 61.2,3 She was cremated on 10 December 1958 in Dunedin.4
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1897/7463.
  2. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1958/30674, aged 59(!).
  4. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at http://www.dunedin.govt.nz/facilities/cemeteries/…, Original reference C19581211.

Gwendolyn Esther MORRIS

(1939 - 2008)
Father*Athol Graham Alexander (Alex) MORRIS b. 1913, d. 2001
Mother*Esther Gilmour SHEARER b. 1904, d. 1980
Gwendolyn Esther MORRIS was born in New Zealand on 29 May 1939. She was born deaf, due to her mother contracting German measles during pregnancy.

Gwendolyn died on 7 February 2008 in Ashburton, Canterbury, at age 68.1 Her ashes were interred on 6 May 2009 at Ashburton, Canterbury.1
Plaque - Gwendolyn E MORRIS (1939-2009), Ashburton Cemetery, NZ
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S576] Ashburton Cemeteries database, at http://infoservices.adc.govt.nz/Cemeteries/, Ashburton Lawn Cemetery, New Lawn Area, plot 1564, Presbyterian, aged 68.

Harold Gerard MORRIS

(1907 - 1989)
Father*Charles Edwin MORRIS b. 1871, d. 1924
Mother*Edith Maud ARMSTRONG b. 1875, d. 1959
Harold Gerard MORRIS was born in Invercargill, Southland, on 22 April 1907.1

Harold married Margaret Noble ADAMS on 12 June 1944 in New Zealand.2

He acquired 'Winchmore' from his Uncle Hunter and later retired at Taupo before returning to the farm. 'Winchmore' later passed to his son John.

Harold died on 31 May 1989 at 'Winchmore' in Ashburton, Canterbury, at age 823,4 and his ashes were later interred on 8 October 1990 at Ashburton, Canterbury, at Ashburton Lawn Cemetery.5
Grave - Harold G MORRIS (1907-1989)(ashes only) and Margaret (nee ADAMS)(1906-1990), Ashburton, NZ

Family

Margaret Noble ADAMS (1906 - 1990)
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1907/954, and Death Reg. No. 1989/34221 gives this birthdate with incorrect year (1908).
  2. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 4536.
  3. [S911] Newspaper - Christchurch Press, issue of early June 1989, Deaths.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1989/34221.
  5. [S576] Ashburton Cemeteries database, at http://infoservices.adc.govt.nz/Cemeteries/, Ashburton Lawn Cemetery, New Lawn Area, plot 2603, Presbyterian, aged 81 at time of death(?), ashes in casket of wife MN Morris; note that this record states name incorrectly as 'Gerald' and claims a death date of 1990 instead of 1989.

Helen MORRIS1

Father*Fergusson MORRIS1 b. 1747
Mother*Jean ARTHUR1 b. 1743
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S240] Will - Alexander Morris, Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories.

Hugh MORRIS1

(1787 - )
Father*Fergusson MORRIS1 b. 1747
Mother*Jean ARTHUR1 b. 1743
Hugh MORRIS was born in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 25 November 1787.2 and was baptised on 26 November 1787 in Irvine.2,1
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 297 FR313.
  2. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041383.

Hunter MORRIS1

(1872 - 1961)
Father*Arthur William MORRIS1 b. 1825, d. 1910
Mother*Janet (Jessie) MOODIE1 b. 1834, d. 1910
Hunter MORRIS was born at Thornden in Helensburgh, Row, Dunbartonshire, on 25 April 1872.2,1

He farmed at 'Winchmore', near Ashburton prior to WWI, and was an active member of the Nth Canterbury Roads Board.

He enlisted on 28 Jun 1916 in the NZEF (#17525) as a Trooper in the 19th Reinforcements, NZ Mounted Rifles Brigade and embarked for Egypt on the troopship Waihora, in Wellington on 5 December 1916.3,4 He was on active duty from 12 January 1917 at Egypt as part of the Sinai-Palestine campaign, before embarking on the 30 Jun 1919 on the Ulimaroa to return to New Zealand. He was discharged in Wellington on the 9 Sep 1919.4

Hunter died on 20 June 1961 in Ashburton, Canterbury, at age 89.2,5,6 He was buried on 22 June 1961 at the Ashburton Lawn Cemetery in Ashburton.7,8
Grave - Hunter MORRIS (1872-1961) Ashburton, NZ
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, District of Row, Statutory Births, GRO 503/00 0069.
  2. [S1] Manuscript - Journal of A W Morris, Family Register on page 519.
  3. [S597] Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph database, at http://muse.aucklandmuseum.com/databases/cenotaph/…
  4. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), item R21377526, agency AABK, series 18805, accession W5549, box 48, record 83237 (WW1 17525 Army service record).
  5. [S576] Ashburton Cemeteries database, at http://infoservices.adc.govt.nz/Cemeteries/
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1961/24423.
  7. [S134] Cemetery Marker - Hunter Morris, Ashburton Lawn Cemetery, NZ.
  8. [S576] Ashburton Cemeteries database, at http://infoservices.adc.govt.nz/Cemeteries/, Ashburton Lawn Cemetery, Area 261, plot 5, Presbyterian, aged 89, farmer.

James Howe MORRIS

(1865 - 1945)
Father*Arthur William MORRIS b. 1825, d. 1910
Mother*Janet (Jessie) MOODIE b. 1834, d. 1910
Farmer. James Howe MORRIS was born in Anderson's Bay, Dunedin, Otago, on 17 June 1865.1,2

James died on 17 November 1945 in Temuka, Canterbury, at age 80.1,3
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1] Manuscript - Journal of A W Morris, Family Register on page 519.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1865/4869.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1945/31866, aged 80.