George F Morris

(1829-1898)
FatherJohn Morris (1803-1858)
MotherLucinda Sackett (1811-1888)
George F Morris, son of John Morris and Lucinda Sackett, was born in New JerseyG on 3 September 1829.1,2 He died aged 68 on 8 August 18981 and was buried at St Johns Cemetery, Clinton County, MichiganG.1 He married on 4 March 1849, Polly M Ferrington, daughter of George Washington Ferrington and Prudence Pearsall.1 George and Polly were second cousins, both being great-grandchildren of John Sackett (1747–1805) and Prudence Atherton.
     In 1860 George was living in Redford, Wayne County, MichiganG, and was recorded in the census as George Morris, a farmer, aged 29 and born in New Jersey. Living with him were his wife Polly, 27, and their son John, aged ten. Also in the household was a farm laborer.3
     In 1870 he was living in RedfordG and was recorded as George Morris, a farmer, aged 40 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Polly, 37, and their son John, aged 20.4
     In 1880 he was living in Bingham, Clinton County, MichiganG, and was recorded as George Moris, a farmer, aged 51 and born in New York. Living with him were his wife Polly, 47, and their son John, 30, and daughter-in-law Catherine, 29.5

Child of George F Morris and Polly M Ferrington

Sackett Family Association descendants
Sandra Enness.
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George F Morris & Polly M Ferrington relationship chart

 Notes & Citations

  1. Thurmon King's database, 14146 George F Morris.
  2. Census.
  3. 1860 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M653_564, p. 344, image 164, FHL film 803564.
    Redford, Wayne County, Michigan
    George Morris, 29, farmer, real estate $4,600, personal estate $1,100, b. NJ
    Polly M Morris, 27, b. MI
    John Morris, 10, b. MI
    Davis Wolfson, 22, farm laborer, b. MI.
  4. 1870 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll M593_710, p. 341B, image 213, FHL film 552209
    Redford, Wayne County, Michigan
    Morris, George, 40, farmer, real estate $5,000, personal estate $1,000, b. NY
    Morris, Polly, 37, keeping house, b. MI
    Morris, John, 20, works on farm, b. MI.
  5. 1880 US census, digital image from National Archives microfilm, Ancestry.com, Roll 576, FHL film 1254576, p. 286B, Enumeration District 043, image 0582
    Bingham, Clinton, Michigan
    Moris, George, 51, farmer, b. NY, father b. NY, mother b. NY
    Moris, Polly, 47, wife, housekeeper, b. MI, father b. VT, mother b. NY
    Moris, John, 30, son, farmer, b. MI, father b. NY, mother b. MI
    Moris, Catherine, 29, dau-in-law, at home, b. MI, father b. not known, mother b. not known.
Generation.Tree9Q.3a
Sackett line3rd great-grandson of Capt Richard Sackett
Last Edited1 May 2017