Morris -- The SC-NC-MD Morris Families DNA Site

Please send any queries or pedigrees for this project to:  mterry3158 AT sbcglobal.net

Note by Mike Terry: I can only list pedigrees and results in this DNA project for individuals who request to join the Terry DNA project and submit a pedigree for listing. 

Please also see Third Family Group  and Seventh Family Group in the Morris DNA Project.

Morris Lineage Group 01 (by DNA; all share a common ancestor) - Haplogroup  R1b1a2a1a1b

Contact: Carolyn Floyd Beck [cfjmbk AT aol.com]  Family Finder Kit # 310975
Line of descent 1


0 Stephen Terry d  19 Dec 1769 Craven Co (now Chester Co) SC
+ Sarah ?? d 04 May 1765 Craven (now Chester Co) SC

1 John Terry b 27 Apr 1752  d 12 Apr 1834 Chester Co SC
+  Priscilla Stokes b Nov 1763;  m (2) 21 Dec 1779 Chester Dist SC  d 08 Jan - 31 Dec 1849 Chester Co SC

2 Maj. Stephen Terry b 10 Aug 1788 Chester Dist SC  d  15 Nov 1866 Fulton Co GA

+ Elizabeth Harrison Hill  b 29 Jan 1793 Fairfield  Dist SC;  m 04 Jul 1809 Fairfield Dist SC  d 03 Dec 1838 DeKalb Co GA

3 Sarah Caroline Terry b 15 Feb 1815 Chester Co SC d 30 Apr 1885 DeKalb Co GA
+ James B. Morris b 04 Aug 1812 Abbeville Dist SC d 01 Jul 1890 DeKalb Co GA

4 Thomas Franklin Floyd b 04 AUg 1860 GA d 20 Jul 1937 Henry Co GA
+ Amanda Carolyn Morris b 12 Jan 1854 GA; m 10 Dec 1889 Clayton Co GA d 08 Aug 1927

5 Herman Franklin Floyd b 04 Jan 1897 Ellenwood, Clayton Co GA d 08 Jun 1985
+ Ethel Grace Anderson b 03 Jan 1896 GA d Dec 1984 GA

6 Carolyn Floyd - Private
+ Thomas Marshall Beck b 07 Jun 1925 d 07 Feb 1999

Note by Robert Mike Terry, Administrator: Finder Kit # 310975  and Family Finder Kit # 296134 and  Family are a  match and suggested 5th cousins.

Contact: Carolyn Floyd Beck [cfjmbk AT aol.com]  Family Finder Kit # 310975
Line of descent 2

0 Thomas Morris b 1720 - 1730 d 1791 Chester Co SC
+ Elizabeth Greshon 


1 William Morris b 30 Oct 1755 VA d 1830 De Kalb, GA
+ Sarah Terry b 12 Dec  1756 SC - alternate date 22 Jul 1757 SC   d 1836 De Kalb, GA


2 John B. Morris b 15 May 1783 Turkey Creek, SC d 30 Oct 1842 DeKalb Co GA
+ Nancy Hubbard b 22 Dec 1789 SC; m 1803-1804 SC d aft 18 Jul 1860 DeKalb Co GA

3 James B. Morris b 04 Aug 1812 Abbeville Dist SC  d 01 Jul 1890 DeKalb Co GA
+ Sarah Caroline Terry b 15 Feb 1815 Chester Co SC d 30 Apr 1885 DeKalb Co GA (See above Line of descent 1,  line 3)



Contact: Sandra McCandless Holt [s.m.holt AT sbcglobal.net]  Family Finder Kit # 296134

0 Thomas Morris b 1720 - 1730 d 1791 Chester Co SC
+ Elizabeth Greshon 


1 William Morris b 30 Oct 1755 VA d 1830 De Kalb, GA
+ Sarah Terry b 12 Dec  1756 SC - alternate date 22 Jul 1757 SC   d 1836 De Kalb, GA

2 Rhoda Morris b 23 Sep 1799 SC d 26 Jan 1853 Oak Bowery, Chambers AL
+ Joseph Ward Cook b Abt 1802 Spartanburg, SC d 16 Nov 1862 Richmond, VA

3 Samuel Simeon Cook b 08 Jan 1836 Spartanburg, SC d 12 Apr 1906 Callahan, TX
+ Mary Downer Williams b 06 Mar 1843 Russell, AL d 30 Mar 1893 Stephens, TX

4 Mamie Downer Cook b 12 Oct 1867 Lee, AL d 27 Dec 1912 Baylor, TX
+ Hugh Miller McCandless b 12 Feb 1866 Barren, KY d 03 Aug 1917 Hunt, TX

5 Roy McCandless b 02 Oct 1897 Stephens, TX d 11 Jun 1978 Winkler, TX
+ Opal Cleo Mills b 07 May 1912 Coleman, TX d 29 Dec 1999 Bexar, TX

6 Living McCandless
+ Donald Elwin Holt b 20 Feb 1934 Eastland, TX d 13 Aug 1999 Bexar, TX

Note by Robert Mike Terry, Administrator: Family Finder Kit # 296134 and  Family Finder Kit # 310975 are a match and suggested 5th cousins.


Contact: Marty Morris [arlo41 AT suddenlink.net]  Y-DNA Kit # 203505 M-1

0 Thomas Morris b 1720 - 1730 d 1791 Chester Co SC
+ Elizabeth Greshon 


1 William Morris b 30 Nov 1755 prob VA d 10 Dec 1830 DeKalb Co GA
+  Sarah "Sary" Terry;  m 1777-78

2 John B. Morris b 15 May 1783 Turkey Creek, SC   d 30 Oct 1842 DeKalb Co GA
+ Nancy Hubbard m 1803-1804 


3 James B. Morris b 04 Aug 1812 Abbeville Dist SC  d 01 Jul 1890 DeKalb Co GA
+ Sarah Caroline Terry


4 Martin Van Buren Morris b 07 Oct 1840 DeKalb Co GA   d 22 Jan 1911 GA
+ Francis Serena Hudson


5 Martin Elijah Morris b 12 Jun 1879 Clayton Co GA  d 16 Jun 1954 Jefferson Co AL
+ Luna Pearl Gibbs


6 Martin A. Morris, Sr. b 21 Apr 1907 Jefferson Co AL d  May 1987 Gwinnett Co GA 
+ Mary Elizabeth Doolittle 



Contact: Marty Morris [arlo41 AT suddenlink.net]  Y-DNA Kit # 203505

0 Stephen Terry d December 19, 1769 Craven Co (now Chester Co) SC 
+ Sarah ?? 


1 John Terry b 27 Apr 1752  d 12 Apr 1834 Chester Co SC
+  Priscilla Stokes m (2) 21 Dec 1779 SC


2 Maj. Stephen Terry b 10 Aug 1788 Chester County SC  d November 15, 1866 Fulton Co GA 
+ Elizabeth H. Hill ; m 04 Jul 1809 Fairfield Dist SC


3 Sarah Caroline Terry b 15 Feb 1815 Chester Co SC  d 30 Apr 1885 DeKalb Co GA
+
James B Morris;  m ca 1833

4 Martin Van Buren Morris (see above)
+ Francis Serena Hudson

Note by Robert "Mike" Terry DNA project administrator: Stephen  Terry d 1769  is my 6th Great Grandfather and I have completed a Family Finder test.


Contact: Marty Morris [arlo41 AT suddenlink.net]   Y-DNA Kit # 203505

0 Stephen Terry d December 19, 1769 Craven Co (now Chester Co) SC 
+ Sarah ?? 


1 Sarah "Sary" Terry b 22 Jul 1757 d aft 23 Sep 1799 SC or GA
+
William Morris  b 30 Nov 1755 prob VA d 10 Dec 1830 DeKalb Co GA

2 John B. Morris b 15 May 1783 Turkey Creek, SC
+ Nancy Hubbard (see above)


Contact: Janelle Vanderford [jjvanderford AT yahoo.com] Family Finder Kit # 211726
Contact: Bruce Fowler  [BFowler AT dfwairport.com]  Family Finder Kit # and Y-DNA Kit #

0 Stephen Terry d December 19, 1769 Craven Co (now Chester Co) SC 
+ Sarah ?? 


1 Sarah Terry b 22 Jul 1757 SC d bef 1830 ??
+  William Morris b 30 Nov 1755 prob VA d 10 Dec 1830 DeKalb Co GA

2 Garrett Morris b 31 Mar 1792 Abbeville Co SC d 08 Jun 1875 Oak Bowery, Chambers Co AL
+ Mary Ann Jones b 09 Oct 1793 Abbeville Co SC m 07 Mar 1814 Abbeville Co SC d 08 Feb 1825 Abbeville Co SC

3 Sarah Ann Morris b 04 May 1820 SC d ca 1902 Pike Co AL
+ Kithcen M. Reddick b 1815 Baldwin Co GA; m 01 Dec 1840 Chambers Co AL d 1862 Pike Co AL

4 Sarah Francis Reddoch b 17 Dec 1860 AL d 04 Dec 1886 TX
+ Archibald Simeon Abercombie (A.S.A.) Henderson b 25 Jun 1852 Tallapoosa AL; m 10 Feb 1881 Wood Co TX d 13 Oct 1903 Wood Co TX

5 Martha Ardella "Mattie" Henderson 15 Nov 1881 TX 01 Oct 1915 or 1916 OK
+ Charles Gordon Blackwell b 10 Mar 1878 GA; m 24 Feb 1901 Wood Co TX d 17 Aug 1962 TX

6 Sarah Gladys Blackwell b 07 Nov 1903 Wood Co TX d 26 Jul 1970 Amarillo, Potter Co TX
+ Wood Henry Blackwell b 22 Apr 1903 Oklahoma d Jun 1979, Amarillo, Potter Co TX

7 Sarah Pauline Blackwell 16 Oct 1941 Steley, TX - 12 Jan 2006 Amarillo, Randall Co TX

+ Bruce H. Fowler 15 Apr 1938 Wichita, TX m 07 Mar 1959 Amarillo, Potter Co TX d 22 Sep 2005 Hood, TX

8 Private

Note by Mike Terry: Sarah Terry b 22 Jul 1757 SC is a known daughter of Stephen Terry d 1769 in Craven (now Chester) County, SC m Sarah LNU. Sarah is a sister to my John Terry.


Contact: James Morris [morris.main AT Yahoo.com] Y-DNA Kit #  [Kit # 92910] M-2

0 Andrew J. Morris b ca 1802 Chester Co or Fairfield Co SC  d ca 1855 [daughter of Loftin Nunn and Lavinia] 
+ Elizabeth Nunn b 1805 Chester Co SC m ca 1820 prob SC 


1 Lofton Nunn Morris b 1826 Chester Co or Fairfield Co SC d  06-May-1864 Wilderness, VA 
+ Elizabeth F. Smith b Apr 1832 GA m 04 Apr 1847 Chambers Co AL

2 Thomas Lofton Morris b 10-Jan-1861 Fredonia Chambers Co AL d. 22-Feb-1935 AL 
+ Sarah (Sally) Maedora Holliday b 19 Jun 1866 Chambers Co AL  d 16-Nov-1940


3 William Lofton Morris b 12-Jul-1891 State Line, Chambers Co AL d 18-Jan-1973 Langdale, AL 
+ Nellie Beatrice Wadkins b 03-Dec-1886 Lee Co AL d 03-Nov-1952 Langdale, AL


Contact: Nancy Sevier [npinetop2 AT yahoo.com] Y-DNA Kit # 159770

0 Thomas Morris b ca 1830 SC or ?  
+
1 Thomas M. Morris b ca 1861-63 AR 

+
2 Ora Lee Morris (Corley) b 06 Dec 1889 Tupelo, Jackson Co AR
+



Contact: Robert Morris [rmorris14 AT verizon.net] Y-DNA and Famly Finder test Kit # 136368 M-3 

0 Richard Morris b abt 1766 d abt 1825 Washington Co IN
+ Nancy Unknown
 


1 John G.  Morris b 1796/7 d 1880 Ottawa Co KS 
+ Eliza Fordyce Washington Co IN

2 James Gregory Morris b 1842 Washington Co IN d 1926 Hughes Co OK 
+  Lucretia Jane Bruce Ottawa Co KS 


3 Robert Bruce Morris b 1883 Jackson Co MO d 1961 Hughes Co., OK 
+ Lillian Parks Oklahoma Territory Grandparents


4 Alfred Thomas Morris b 1919 Hughes Co OK d 1966 AR
+ Edna Morris




Morris  (Not tested or not assigned to a lineage group)