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252. * Henry Morris (957) (958) was born on APR 18 1734 in Thompson, CT. (959)(960) *Descendants of Edward Morris : he was born at "Myanexit Farm." He was baptized on APR 24 1734.(961) He died on MAY 8 1808 in Lisbon, Grafton Co., NH.(962) (963) *Descendants of Edward Morris : gives "he died in 1808" in Lisbon, NH. He is my 5th great grandfather. 5th great grandfather

*Descendants of Edward Morris : "He served in the French and Indian War; was Corporal in Colonal John Payson's Regiment, in the same company in which his brother Samuel was clerk. In 1758 he was a sutler at Lake George. He and one Cary contracted to supply the troops under Colonel Putnam in the campaign against the Indians, but in consequence of the exorbitant prices paid for army stores in New York they failed. May 7, 1775, he enlisted and was made Corporal in the Seventh Company, Third Regiment, Connecticut troops, and afterwards Sergeant, and was discharged December 3d. He served afterwards in the Continental Army. He was a great pedestrian and jumper. It was said of him that while in the army he was sent with a message from Crown Point to 'No. 4,' Charlestown, N.H., and accomplished the feat in twenty-four hours, a distance of sixty-five miles. At the age of seventy he could clear an ordinary fence at a bound without touching his hand. Married Hannah Frizzell of Woodstock.[CT] He removed about 1790, to Concord (now Lisbon), N.H., where he died in 1808, and where Mrs. Morris died in 1828. He was a Congregationalist and a good man."

*Rix : He served in the French and Indian war, in Lieut. Col. Payson's Co. [at Fort William Henry], where one of his brothers was a clerk. He also served in the Continental army. He married Hannah Frizzell of Woodstock, Conn. About 1780 came to Lisbon, where he d. May 8,1808." He was married to * Hannah Frizzell in Woodstock, CT.(964) They were probably married in Woodstock, Conn.

253. * Hannah Frizzell(965) (966) died in 1828 in Lisbon, Grafton Co., NH. (967)(968) She is my 5th great grandmother. 5th great grandmother

*Descendants of Edward Morris : "Hannah Frizzell of Woodstock", CT.

*Rix : She was from Woodstock, Conn. Her parents are not given. Children were:

child i. Lucretia Morris(969) was born on SEP 2 1762 in Connecticut.(970) (971) She died about 1775. (972) She is my 4th great grandaunt. 4th great grandaunt

*Descendants of Edward Morris : "d. at the age of 13."

*Rix : She died at about age 11.
child ii. Lucinda Morris was born on SEP 27 1763.(973) (974) She is my 4th great grandaunt. 4th great grandaunt
child iii. Henry Morris(975) (976) died.(977) (978) *Rix : "d. a prisoner of war on the 'Jersey'." He is my 4th great granduncle. 4th great granduncle

*Descendants of Edward Morris : "died a prisoner of war on the 'Jersey'."

*Rix : "d. a prisoner of war on the 'Jersey'."
child iv. Simeon P. Morris(979) (980) is my 4th great granduncle. 4th great granduncle

*Descendants of Edward Morris : He "was a midshipman on the 'Randolph'. " [also in Rix]
child v. Benjamin Morris(981) (982) died about 1812. see general notes He is my 4th great granduncle. 4th great granduncle

*Descendants of Edward Morris : He "disappeared in the war of 1812." [also Rix]
child vi. William Morris died died young.(983) (984) He is my 4th great granduncle. 4th great granduncle

He died young.
child vii. Adolphus Morris died died young.(985) (986) He is my 4th great granduncle. 4th great granduncle

He died young.
child126 viii. * Samuel Morris.
child ix. Ebenezer Morris(987) (988) was born on APR 19 1778 in Woodstock, CT. (989)(990) *Descendants of Edward Morris : "born in woodstock, April 29, 1778" He died on AUG 10 1842.(991) (992) see general notes

*Descendants of Edward Morris : "Died at Lisbon, N.H., Aug. 16, 1842." He is my 4th great granduncle. 4th great granduncle

*Descendants of Edward Morris : "Farmer. Lived at Lisbon. He was a Methodist, and noted for his humble character, purity of life, and devoted piety."

*Rix : "He came to Lisbon with his parents when he was about two years of age." ... "He resided in Lisbon, and d. here, Aug. 10, 1842, from an accident, a beam fallin on him at a barn raising." ... "He was a Methodist, and noted for his humble character, purity of life, and devoted piety."