Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

William MORRISAge: 87 years18211908

Name
William MORRIS
Given names
William
Surname
MORRIS
Birth May 9, 1821 36 24
Baptism May 20, 1821 (Age 11 days)
Note: St Mary's Church
Birth of a brotherSamuel MORRIS
about 1836 (Age 14 years)
MarriageMary BARRETTView this family
August 27, 1845 (Age 24 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1
Marianne MORRIS
June 11, 1846 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2
Anna MORRIS
December 7, 1848 (Age 27 years)
Citation details: 30 June 2011
Text:

In part:

"Their daughter Anna Morris (who you don't seem to have in their tree) was born 7 Dec 1848 in Barrington Somerset."

Birth of a daughter
#3
Betsey MORRIS
calculated 1851 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: Reel 2138, [4/4793]; Reel 2476, [4/4971]
Birth of a son
#4
George MORRIS
calculated 1854 (Age 32 years)
Citation details: Reel 2138, [4/4793]; Reel 2476, [4/4971]
Death of a fatherJames MORRIS
December 31, 1856 (Age 35 years)
Birth of a son
#5
James MORRIS
before May 13, 1857 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: Reel 2138, [4/4793]; Reel 2476, [4/4971]
Immigration May 13, 1857 (Age 36 years)
Address: Sydney and/or Newcastle
Citation details: Reel 2138, [4/4793]; Reel 2476, [4/4971]
Note: Arrived in Australia on 13 May 1857 on the "Plantagenet". William age 35, wife Mary 34 and 5 children Mary Ann 10, Hannah 8, Betsy 6, George 3 & James 10 weeks was born during the voyage. Williams 20 year old brother, Samuel, also came with them.
Birth of a son
#6
Samuel MORRIS
about 1859 (Age 37 years)
Citation details: 10334/1859 MORRIS SAMUEL WILLIAM MARY NEWCASTLE
Birth of a son
#7
Levi MORRIS
January 14, 1862 (Age 40 years)
Citation details: Web site update 23 Apr 2007
Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 10823/1862 MORRIS LEVI WILLIAM MARY NEWCASTLE
Christening of a sonLevi MORRIS
February 23, 1862 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a son
#8
Walter MORRIS
about 1864 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 11891/1864 MORRIS WALTER WILLIAM MARY NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a childJames DEAMERMarianne MORRISView this family
about 1864 (Age 42 years)
Citation details: 2690/1864 DEAMER JAMES MORRIS MAY ANN NEWCASTLE
Marriage of a childJames MORRISAnna MORRISView this family
about 1867 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 2560/1867 MORRIS JAMES MORRIS ANNA NEWCASTLE
Death of a motherMary HILL
January 30, 1871 (Age 49 years)

Marriage of a childSamuel MORRISMary RYANView this family
about 1885 (Age 63 years)
Citation details: 4470/1885 MORRIS SAMUEL RYAN MARY MACLEAN
Marriage of a grandchildFrancis Drake STEVENSLillie Ada MORRISView this family
about 1887 (Age 65 years)
Citation details: 6383/1887 STEVENS FRANCIS J MORRIS LILLIE A NEWCASTLE
Death of a wifeMary BARRETT
January 11, 1890 (Age 68 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8732/1890 MORRIS MARY JOHN UNKNOWN NEWCASTLE
Burial of a wifeMary BARRETT
January 12, 1890 (Age 68 years)
Note: Buried in C of E Section of Cemetery with husband
Morris-William and Mary
Morris-William and Mary

Note: Image supplied by Marree Payne.

Marriage of a childLevi MORRISChristina CROMARTYView this family
June 8, 1892 (Age 71 years)
Citation details: Web site update 23 Apr 2007
Text:

The house of Donald McQueen.

Quality of data: primary evidence
Citation details: 6528/1892 MORRIS SEVI CROMARTY CHRISTINA RAYMOND TERRACE
Text:

The spelling of "Sevi" is noted.

Citation details: Roddy Cardow Family Tree
Birth of a grandson
#1
George Levi MORRIS
June 5, 1893 (Age 72 years)
Citation details: 25400/1893 MORRIS GEORGE LEVI CHRISTINA NEWCASTLE
Quality of data: secondary evidence
Birth of a granddaughter
#2
Cecilia MORRIS
about 1894 (Age 72 years)
Citation details: 35138/1894 MORRIS CECILIA LEVI CHRISTINA WARATAH
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Mary Christina MORRIS
September 29, 1897 (Age 76 years)
Citation details: 36372/1897 MORRIS MARY C LEVI CHRISTINA WARATAH
Birth of a granddaughter
#4
Effie Elizabeth MORRIS
1903 (Age 81 years)
Citation details: 35216/1903 MORRIS EFFIE E LEVI CHRISTINA WARATAH
Note: Dates and places taken from Family History of Morris Family printed in 1985 which Effie helped produce. Unfortunately this book only gives Names and year for events.
Death November 25, 1908 (Age 87 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15770/1908 MORRIS WILLIAM JAMES MARY WARATAH
Burial November 26, 1908 (1 day after death)
Address: C of E Section 14 Grave 9
Citation details: Funeral Notice
Date of entry in original source: November 26, 1908
Text:

MORRIS - Relatives and Friends of Mr and Mrs J. Deamer, Mrs J Morris, Mr & Mrs G Foster, Mr George Morris, Mr & Mrs J Morris, Mrs and Mrs S Morris, Mr and Mrs L Morris, Mr and Mrs W Morris are invited to attend the Funeral of their late beloved father and father-in-law, WILLIAM MORRIS: To move from his late residence, Mosquito island, by Boat, This Afternoon, at half-past 1 o'clock, for Mortuary, then by train for Church of England Cemetery, Sandgate.

Morris-William and Mary
Morris-William and Mary

Note: Image supplied by Marree Payne.

Family with parents - View this family
father
James MORRIS
Birth: December 9, 1784 35 34Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: December 31, 1856Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
mother
Marriage: December 19, 1814Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
6 years
himself
16 years
younger brother
Samuel MORRIS
Birth: about 1836 51 39Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 27, 1916Marrickville, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Mary BARRETT - View this family
himself
wife
Marriage: August 27, 1845Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
9 months
daughter
Marianne MORRIS
Birth: June 11, 1846 25 26Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: June 5, 1927Tighes Hill, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
Anna MORRIS
Birth: December 7, 1848 27 28Barrington, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
Death: about 1921Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
daughter
4 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
son
Samuel MORRIS
Birth: about 1859 37 38Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 3, 1925Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
3 years
son
3 years
son
Walter MORRIS
Birth: about 1864 42 43Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Death: about 1923Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia

ImmigrationNSW State Archives Indexes Online
Citation details: Reel 2138, [4/4793]; Reel 2476, [4/4971]
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 15770/1908 MORRIS WILLIAM JAMES MARY WARATAH
BurialNewspaper - Newcastle Morning Herald
Citation details: Funeral Notice
Date of entry in original source: November 26, 1908
Text:

MORRIS - Relatives and Friends of Mr and Mrs J. Deamer, Mrs J Morris, Mr & Mrs G Foster, Mr George Morris, Mr & Mrs J Morris, Mrs and Mrs S Morris, Mr and Mrs L Morris, Mr and Mrs W Morris are invited to attend the Funeral of their late beloved father and father-in-law, WILLIAM MORRIS: To move from his late residence, Mosquito island, by Boat, This Afternoon, at half-past 1 o'clock, for Mortuary, then by train for Church of England Cemetery, Sandgate.