Samuel Douglas Morrison

Male 1777 - 1848  (70 years)


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  • Name Samuel Douglas Morrison 
    Born 12 Oct 1777  (Virginia) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 8 May 1848  Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Richards Cemetery, Coffee County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Person ID I37140  The Hennessee Family
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2013 

    Family Anna Miller Bragg,   b. 27 Mar 1797, (Coffee County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1848, Warren County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 1 Nov 1817  Grainger County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Children 
     1. Hugh Thomas "Thomas" Morrison,   b. 16 Mar 1821, (Warren County) Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Dec 1883, Williamson County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Documents
    Samuel Douglas Morrison (1777-1848)
    Samuel Douglas Morrison (1777-1848)
    Descendants of Samuel Douglas Morrison, Sr., unknown researcher, forwarded by Tom Bragg | 13 Sep 2013 | tbragg@scottsboro.org
    Last Modified 14 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F13694  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 12 Oct 1777 - (Virginia) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Nov 1817 - Grainger County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 8 May 1848 - Warren County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Richards Cemetery, Coffee County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Descendants of Samuel Douglas Sr. MORRISON


      Generation No. 1

      1. SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR.2 MORRISON (Father THOMAS1, Mother Jane) was born 12 Oct 1777 in Warren Co. Tennessee (not likely - could be Amherst Co., VA), and died 08 May 1848 in Warren Co. Tennessee. He married ANNA MILLER BRAGG 06 Nov 1817 in Tennessee, daughter of HUGHE BRAGG. She was born 27 Mar 1793 in Tennessee, and died 12 Nov 1848 in Warren Co. Tennessee.

      Notes for SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR. MORRISON:
      Samuel Morrison lived longer than any of the known members of the second generation of this line of the family. Others in the succeeding generations have been as old. He was a man who loved people and always had a kind word for those with whom he came in contact. He was an intelligent, earnest and faithful member of Rocky River Church. In 1816, he was elected to serve as a member of the House of Commons in North Carolina. In 1833,he was elected Superintendent of the Sunday School and was elected every year afterwards until he declined to serve any longer. the last years of his life he was blind and was confined to his home the greater part of the time.

      Warren County Tennessee Will Book 2:
      pg. 310.
      3 July 1848. Inventory of the personal estate of Samuel Morrison, dec'd. Furniture, stock, and three Negroes (Jesse aged 35, Rose aged 45 and Elizabeth aged 35), a large Bible, wheat, corn, etc.
      Signed: William Holmes and H. T. Morrison, administrators.
      pg. 310-313.
      27 July 1848. Sale of personal property of Samuel Morrison. Pruchases made by Samuel D. Morrison, Joseph Morrison and others.
      pg. 314
      27 July 1848. Commissioners appointed by the County Court to lay off a year's support for Martha A. Morrison, minor heir of Samuel Morrison, dec'd. Sighed by George Morrison

      More About SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR. MORRISON:
      Burial: Richards Cemetery, Coffee, Tennessee

      More About ANNA MILLER BRAGG:
      Burial: Richards Cemetery, Coffee, Tennessee

      Children of SAMUEL MORRISON and ANNA BRAGG are:
      2. i. JAMES C.3 MORRISON, b. 1818, Coffee, Tennessee; d. 08 Jun 1885, Coffee, Tennessee.
      3. ii. HUGH THOMAS MORRISON, b. 16 Mar 1821, Tennessee; d. 20 Dec 1883, Bartlett County, Texas.
      4. iii. JOSEPH L. MORRISON, b. 18 Dec 1822, Tennessee; d. 06 Sep 1856, Washington Co., Illinois.
      iv. MARY JANE MORRISON, b. 16 Jan 1825, Morrison Crossroads, Tennessee; d. 21 Jun 1825, Morrison Crossroads, Tennessee.
      5. v. SAMUEL DOUGLAS MORRISON, b. 16 Jun 1826, Morrison Crossroads, Tennessee; d. 01 Mar 1899, Stone Co., Arkansas.
      6. vi. JOHN MILLER MORRISON, b. 28 Feb 1829, Morrison Crossroads, Tennessee; d. 22 Apr 1915, Coffee, Tennessee.
      vii. GEORGE W. MORRISON, b. 14 Jun 1831, Tennessee; d. 09 Jun 1832, Tennessee.
      7. viii. MARTHA ANN MORRISON, b. 06 Jul 1833, Flat Mountain, Tennessee; d. Abt. 1875, Essex, Stoddard Co. Missouri.


      Generation No. 2

      2. JAMES C.3 MORRISON (SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR.2, THOMAS1) was born 1818 in Coffee, Tennessee, and died 08 Jun 1885 in Coffee, Tennessee. He married MARGARET A. KENNEDY Abt. 1853 in Tennessee. She was born 1828 in Franklin Co. Tennessee, and died 04 Apr 1874 in Coffee, Tennessee.

      Children of JAMES MORRISON and MARGARET KENNEDY are:
      i. JOHN FIELDER4 MORRISON, b. Abt. 1854, Coffee, Tennessee.
      ii. ANSON B. MORRISON, b. Abt. 1858, Coffee, Tennessee.
      iii. BEN MORRISON, b. Abt. 1862, Coffee, Tennessee.
      iv. NANCY MORRISON, b. Abt. 1864, Coffee, Tennessee.


      3. HUGH THOMAS3 MORRISON (SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR.2, THOMAS1) was born 16 Mar 1821 in Tennessee, and died 20 Dec 1883 in Bartlett County, Texas. He married CHRISTIAN WELCHER 04 Feb 1849. She was born Abt. 1814 in Tennessee.

      Children of HUGH MORRISON and CHRISTIAN WELCHER are:
      i. GEORGE4 MORRISON, b. Abt. 1851, Tennessee.
      ii. SAMUEL MORRISON, b. Abt. 1848, Tennessee.
      iii. ARCHIBALD MORRISON, b. Abt. 1854, Tennessee.


      4. JOSEPH L.3 MORRISON (SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR.2, THOMAS1) was born 18 Dec 1822 in Tennessee, and died 06 Sep 1856 in Washington Co., Illinois. He married JANE ?. She was born Abt. 1825.

      Children of JOSEPH MORRISON and JANE ? are:
      i. MARY A.4 MORRISON, b. Abt. 1848, Tennessee.
      ii. MARTHA MORRISON, b. Abt. 1850, Tennessee.


      5. SAMUEL DOUGLAS3 MORRISON (SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR.2, THOMAS1) was born 16 Jun 1826 in Morrison Crossroads, Tennessee, and died 01 Mar 1899 in Stone Co., Arkansas. He married SARAH C. MCGUIRE 11 Jun 1849, daughter of CORNELIUS MCGUIRE and JANE ?. She was born 26 Nov 1830 in Tennessee, and died 20 Jan 1915 in Stone Co., Arkansas.

      More About SAMUEL DOUGLAS MORRISON:
      Burial: Fredonia Cemetery, Stone Co., Arkansas

      More About SARAH C. MCGUIRE:
      Burial: Fredonia Cemetery, Stone Co., Arkansas

      Children of SAMUEL MORRISON and SARAH MCGUIRE are:
      8. i. JOHN M.4 MORRISON, b. 07 Apr 1854, Arkansas; d. 23 Jan 1928, Stone Co., Arkansas.
      ii. JANE ANN MORRISON, b. Apr 1858, Arkansas.
      9. iii. NEILLY MORRISON, b. Sep 1861, Arkansas; d. Aft. 1920.
      iv. H. THOMAS MORRISON, b. Nov 1864, Arkansas; d. 1932, Arkansas.

      More About H. THOMAS MORRISON:
      Burial: Fredonia Cemetery, Stone County, Arkansas

      v. PAULINE MORRISON, b. May 1868, Arkansas.
      vi. NANCY E. MORRISON, b. Apr 1871, Arkansas.


      6. JOHN MILLER3 MORRISON (SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR.2, THOMAS1) was born 28 Feb 1829 in Morrison Crossroads, Tennessee, and died 22 Apr 1915 in Coffee, Tennessee. He married NANCY ELEANOR HOLMES 21 Jul 1850 in Tennessee, daughter of WILLIAM HOLMES and MARY RAINES. She was born 26 Jun 1829 in Warren Co. Tennessee, and died 22 Jul 1914 in Coffee, Tennessee.

      More About JOHN MILLER MORRISON:
      Burial: Richards Cemetery, Coffee, Tennessee

      More About NANCY ELEANOR HOLMES:
      Burial: Richards Cemetery Coffee Tennessee

      Children of JOHN MORRISON and NANCY HOLMES are:
      i. WILLIAM THOMAS4 MORRISON, b. Abt. 1853, Tennessee.
      ii. SAMUEL DOUGLAS MORRISON, b. Abt. 1856, Tennessee.
      iii. JOHN MILLER JR. MORRISON, b. Abt. 1860, Tennessee.
      iv. MARY ANN MORRISON, b. Abt. 1862, Tennessee.
      v. ANNA LEONA MORRISON, b. Abt. 1863, Tennessee.
      vi. NANCY ELEANOR MORRISON, b. Abt. 1869, Tennessee.
      vii. NAOMI E. MORRISON.


      7. MARTHA ANN3 MORRISON (SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR.2, THOMAS1) was born 06 Jul 1833 in Flat Mountain, Tennessee, and died Abt. 1875 in Essex, Stoddard Co. Missouri. She married ISAAC REED HOLMES 04 Dec 1853 in Warren Co. Tennessee, son of WILLIAM HOLMES and MARY RAINES. He was born 20 Oct 1832 in Coffee, Tennessee, and died 10 Dec 1904 in Columbia Co., Oregon.

      Children of MARTHA MORRISON and ISAAC HOLMES are:
      i. MATILDA JANE4 HOLMES, b. 05 Oct 1852, Tennessee.
      ii. SAMUEL DALLAS HOLMES, b. 08 Dec 1854, Tennessee.
      iii. CHRISTIAN MELVINA HOLMES, b. 04 Dec 1858, Tennessee.
      iv. MARY ANN HOLMES, b. 26 May 1860, Tennessee.
      v. ASHAEL RAINES HOLMES, b. 18 Apr 1861, Tennessee.
      vi. MARTHA ELDORA HOLMES, b. 15 Jul 1864, Tennessee.
      vii. NETTIE FRANCES HOLMES, b. 07 May 1866, Tennessee.
      viii. WILLIAM REED HOLMES, b. 31 May 1868, Tennessee.
      ix. NANCY ELEANOR HOLMES, b. 04 Jul 1875, Tennessee.


      Generation No. 3

      8. JOHN M.4 MORRISON (SAMUEL DOUGLAS3, SAMUEL DOUGLAS SR.2, THOMAS1) was born 07 Apr 1854 in Arkansas, and died 23 Jan 1928 in Stone Co., Arkansas. He married CATHERINE CANADAY 13 Aug 1874 in Stone County, Arkansas, daughter of J. CANADAY and ELIZABETH ?. She was born 09 Jun 1856 in Mountain View, Stone County, Arkansas, and died 13 Jun 1934 in Stone Co., Arkansas. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S51414] Descendants of Samuel Douglas Morrison, Sr., unknown researcher, forwarded by Tom Bragg | 13 Sep 2013 | tbragg@scottsbo.

    2. [S51420] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Morrison&GSiman=1&GScid=17732&GRid=18686111&.

    3. [S51400] Tom Bragg | Interview | 13 Sep 2013 | tbragg@scottsboro.org.

    4. [S51419] http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=Morrison&GSiman=1&GScid=17732&GRid=18686185&.