Hugh MORRIES1

(1751 - )
Father*William MORRIES1
Mother*Margaret OSBURN1
He was baptised on 22 November 1751 at Kilwinning, Ayrshire.1
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 111 FR416.

Jean MORRIES1

(1744 - )
Father*William MORRIES1
Mother*Margaret OSBURN1
She was baptised on 18 November 1744 at Kilwinning, Ayrshire.1
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 086 FR391.

John MORRIES1

(1758 - )
Father*William MORRIES1
Mother*Margaret OSBURN1
He was baptised on 27 August 1758 at Kilwinning, Ayrshire.1
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 135 FR440.

William MORRIES1

William MORRIES was born in Scotland.

He married Margaret OSBURN in Kilwinning, Ayrshire, on 29 December 1741. Banns had been published on Dec 12th and the Minister was an Alexander FERGUSSON, which may explain their first-born son's name.1,2

Family

Margaret OSBURN
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
William Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041389 for son FERGUSSON's birth.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Marriages, GRO 599/00 0030 0029 FR765.
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 078 FR383.
  4. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 086 FR391.
  5. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 095 FR400.
  6. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 111 FR416.
  7. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 119 FR424.
  8. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 135 FR440.
  9. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 144 FR449.

William MORRIES1

(1761 - )
Father*William MORRIES1
Mother*Margaret OSBURN1
He was baptised on 10 May 1761 at Kilwinning, Ayrshire.1
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Kilwinning, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 599/00 0020 144 FR449.

(un-named) MORRIS

(1887 - 1887)
Father*Alexander MORRIS b. 1858, d. 1918
Mother*Emily Louisa HAGGITT b. 1862, d. 1932
(un-named) MORRIS was born in Dunedin, Otago, on 15 November 1887.1,2

(un-named) died on 15 November 1887 at Royal Terrace in Dunedin, Otago, having lived only 3 hours.1,3 He/she was buried on 17 November 1887 at the Northern Cemetery.4
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1887/12294 (name not recorded).
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1887/5630, aged 1 day (name not recorded).
  4. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Original reference N18871120; Block 1 plot 8; given the burial place and a reasonable fit on date, this seems to be the record for a child of this family who died at birth.

Airlie Josephine MORRIS

(1927 - 2006)
Father*Arthur Dymock MORRIS b. 1898, d. 1975
Mother*Olive Joan MARCHBANKS b. 1900, d. 1973
Airlie Josephine MORRIS was born in Wellington on 10 January 1927.1

Airlie died on 28 June 2006 at Elderslie Lodge, Redwood St in Upper Hutt, Wellington, at age 79.2,3 She was buried on 3 July 2006 at the Akatarawa Cemetery.2
Grave - Olive J MORRIS (nee MARCHBANKS)(1900-1973), Airlie J MORRIS (1927-2006), Akatarawa Cemetery, NZ
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2006/15345 gives this birthdate.
  2. [S974] Upper Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://eservices.uhcc.govt.nz/cemeteries/plot_records/…, Area Plaque 1, Plot 201, Warrant 6991, Location 4256.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 2006/15345.

Airlie May MORRIS

(1895 - 1978)
Father*George Moodie MORRIS b. 1861, d. 1929
Mother*Margaret Helen Mary (Daisy) DYMOCK b. c 1870, d. 1963
Airlie May MORRIS was born in New Zealand on 8 March 1895.1

She married Theodore Warren JONES.

She was widowed on the death of her husband Theodore in 1960.2 She was buried in 1978 at the Akatarawa Cemetery.3

Airlie died in 1978 in New Zealand.4

Family

Theodore Warren JONES (1887 - 1960)
Child
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. 1895/6219.
  2. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1960/33816, aged 74.
  3. [S974] Upper Hutt City Council cemetery database, at http://eservices.uhcc.govt.nz/cemeteries/plot_records/…, Area Plaque 1, Plot 323, Warrant 1446, Location 4198.
  4. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1978/26930.

Alexander MORRIS

(1858 - 1918)
Father*Arthur William MORRIS b. 1825, d. 1910
Mother*Janet (Jessie) MOODIE b. 1834, d. 1910
ALexander MORRIS
(1858-1918)
Alexander MORRIS was born in Dunedin, Otago, on 14 November 1858.1,2,3

He was educated at Otago Boys' High School, was a keen foorballer and member of the Dunedin Club. He commenced work with the Colonial Bank shortly after it was established and was managing the bank's branch in Lawrence when it amalgamated with the Bank of New Zealand - he was subsequently promoted to Invercargill.
He was next appointed to the inspectors' staff, rising to be resident insepctor, head-quartered in Wellington. He was on sick leave at the time of his death in Dunedin.4

He married Emily Louisa HAGGITT at St Paul's in Dunedin, Otago, on 23 September 1886, The wedding was preceded by a ball at the Haggitt residence and it is possible that the reception was then held at 'Wychwood.1,5,6,7'

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.8

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.9

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 £25,000.8'

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 £10,000.9'

Alexander died on 1 April 1918 at George St in Dunedin, Otago, at age 59.1,10,11,12 He was buried on 3 April 1918 at the Northern Cemetery.13

Family

Emily Louisa HAGGITT (1862 - 1932)
Children
ChartsWilliam Morries descendancy
Thomas Mudie (Moodie) (1776-?) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S1] Manuscript - Journal of A W Morris, Family Register on page 519.
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Entry in film 1903690.
  3. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Birth Reg. No. 1858/1571.
  4. [S815] Newspaper - Otago Daily Times, issue of 3 Apr 1918, issue 17279, p3, col1, Obituary.
  5. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 2375.
  6. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1886/2392.
  7. [S815] Newspaper - Otago Daily Times, issue of 24 Sep 1886, issue 7676, p2.
  8. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Dunedin probate record, Item ID R22067021, Agency DAAC, Accession D239, box 310, record 891.
  9. [S800] National Archives - NZ Archives (Archway), Dunedin probate record, Item ID R14699300, Agency DAAC, Accession D239, box 702, record 384/64.
  10. [S131] Cemetery Marker - , Northern Dunedin Cemetery, NZ.
  11. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, note that the Dunedin Cemeteries website claims an incorrect death date of 20 Mar.
  12. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Death Reg. No. 1918/4553, aged 59.
  13. [S420] Dunedin City Cemeteries database, at https://www.dunedin.govt.nz/services/cemeteries/…, Original reference N19180313; Block 1 plot 8.

Alexander MORRIS1

(1777 - 1854)
Father*Fergusson MORIES1 b. 1747, d. 1790
Mother*Jean ARTHUR2,1 b. 1743, d. 1842
Alexander MORRIS was born in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 6 December 1777.3,1 and was baptised on 16 December 1777 in Irvine.3,1

Marriage banns for Alexander and Marion HOWE were published on 18 September 1814 in Irvine, Ayrshire.4

He married Marion HOWE, daughter of James HOW and Margaret HUNTER, in Irvine, Ayrshire, on 21 September 1814.4,5

He was listed in the 1841 census at West Back Rd in Irvine, Ayrshire, with his wife Marion; he was 'living on independent means'. Their child Margaret was listed with them.6

He was widowed at age 69 on the death of his wife Marion on 24 July 1847.7

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at West Back Rd in Irvine, Ayrshire; he was a retired ship-master. His children Alexander and Margaret were listed as living with him.8

Alexander died on 14 February 1854 in Irvine, Ayrshire, at age 76.9,2,7 He was buried at the Old Parish Churchyard in Irvine.7
Thrugh-stone of HUNTER, HOWE, MORRIS families, Irvine Old Parish Kirkyard


His estate was confirmed in Ayrshire on 14 April 1854 with Alexander Fergusson MORRIS appointed executor and the inventory and dispersal of goods being based on the pre-nuptial contract between Alexander and his wife Marion (deceased); likewise his son Alexander appears to be signing the 'probate' as executor, without actually being named as such.10

Family

Marion HOWE (1786 - 1847)
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
William Morries descendancy

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 595/00 0010 238 (FR254).
  2. [S240] Will - Alexander Morris, Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories.
  3. [S236] CD - Dr Williams Library & County Civil records, British Vital Records CDs, FHL film 1041383.
  4. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Marriages, GRO 595/00 0030 0134 FR690 also Parish of Greenock New or Middle, OPR Marriages, GRO 564/01 0040 0365 FR930.
  5. [S225] CD - Scottish Heirs to property not willed, Decennial Index to Scottish Heirs, Vol III, 1820-29, p55, stating Marion HOWE was the wife of Alexander MORRIS, Shipmaster, Irvine.
  6. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, Scottish GRO 595/00 013/00 031.
  7. [S1228] Cemetery Marker - , Irvine Old Parish Kirkyard, Ayr.
  8. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, Scottish GRO 595/00 013/00 038.
  9. [S225] CD - Scottish Heirs to property not willed, Decennial Index to Scottish Heirs, Vol IV, 1850-59, p115, stating his son Alexander Fergusson MORRIS inherited two pieces of land in Irvine 30 May 1854, recorded 5 Jun.
  10. [S240] Will - Alexander Morris, Ayr Sheriff Court Inventories, Ayr Sheriff Court, SC6/44/21.
  11. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Greenock Old (or West), OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 564/03 0050 0054.
  12. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Irvine, OPR Births/baptisms, GRO 595/00 0040 0035 FR1142.