Looking for information on Richard H. Morris and wife Catherine Smith, supposedly daughter of Jane (?) Smith.Is there a connection to the John and Chinoe (Hart) Smith family?See this link for further info: http://millennium.fortunecity.com/sesame/453/hart.htmhttp://millennium.fortunecity.com/sesame/453/hart.htm
1.RICHARD H.1 MORRIS was born 1794 in Virginia, and died Bet. 1860 - 1870.He married CATHERINE SMITH June 30, 1837 in Henderson Co., Ky., daughter of (?) SMITH and JANE.She was born 1804 in Virginia, and died Aft. 1880.
Notes for RICHARD H. MORRIS:
According to census records, the family appears to have lived in the area of Spottsville, Kentucky.
1840-1880 Henderson Co., Ky Census records
Marriages in Henderson Co., Kentucky (Vols I-III)
compiled by Shirley C. Moody, Evansville, Indiana
1840 Henderson Co., KY Census, p. 217
All on the same page but not necessarily living next door.
Richard H. Morris0000001-200001001
William Smith 00001-20001
Isaac S. Smith 000011-000001
There were also members of the Hart family on the page.
Marriage Notes for RICHARD MORRIS and CATHERINE SMITH:
Henderson Co., Book 1, p. 64
Children of RICHARD MORRIS and CATHERINE SMITH are:
i. VIRGINIA ANN/ADLINE2 MORRIS, b. February 11, 1838, Henderson Co., Ky.; d. October 1895, Independence Co., Ark.; m. WILLIAM DURFEE, July 11, 1861, Henderson Co., Ky.; b. 1822, Henderson Co., Ky.; d. May 14, 1887, Independence Co., Ark.
Marriage Notes for VIRGINIA MORRIS and WILLIAM DURFEE:
Henderson Co., KY Book 5, p. 185
William Baskett, surety.Married at William Baskett's.Groom born in Ind.His father born in Conn. Groom's mother in NY.Bride born in Ky.Her parents bornin Va.Groom is a widower.Groom 38, bride 23.
A written marriage certificate believed to be written by Henderson Co., Ky county clerk J. H. Hart in 1893 is included in the Virginia Durfee's 1893 pension application papers.They were married at Wm Baskett's in the presence of Wm Baskett and Jesse Baskett.They were married by Wm E. Bennett, J. P.
ii. HARRIETT L. MORRIS, b. 1840, Henderson Co., Ky.; d. Bef. 1885; m. CHILES F. GREGORY, December 22, 1863, Henderson Co., Ky.; b. 1833, Kentucky.
Marriage Notes for HARRIETT MORRIS and CHILES GREGORY:
Henderson Co., Ky Book 6, p. 103
iii. ELIZABETH H. MORRIS, b. 1842, Henderson Co., Ky.; d. Aft. 1880; m. RICHARD P. CLAY, May 14, 1863, Henderson Co., Ky.; b. 1841, Kentucky; d. December 18, 1911, Henderson Co., Ky.
Marriage Notes for ELIZABETH MORRIS and RICHARD CLAY:
Henderson Co., Ky Book 6, p. 11
iv. AMANDA G. H, MORRIS, b. May 1843, Henderson Co., Ky.; m. JOHN HARRIS, February 22, 1861, Henderson Co., Ky.; b. 1838, Kentucky.
Marriage Notes for AMANDA H and JOHN HARRIS:
Henderson Co., KY Book 5, p. 151
v. CAROLINE W. WILKERSON ("CARRIE") MORRIS, b. 1845; m. SAMUEL JOHNSON, January 18, 1872, Henderson Co., Ky.; b. 1852, Vanderburgh Co., Indiana.
Notes for CAROLINE W. WILKERSON ("CARRIE") MORRIS:
Was she adopted?? A daughter of James Wilkerson from
1840 Henderson County, KY Census?
Marriage Notes for CAROLINE MORRIS and SAMUEL JOHNSON:
Henderson Co., Ky Book 11, p. 402
Richard Morris, surety.Married at C. Gregory's.Groom born in Vanderburgh Co., Ind.
Bride's parents born in Va.Groom 22, Bride 23.
vi. RICHARD T. MORRIS, b. March 1847, Henderson Co., Ky.; d. 1909, Henderson Co., Ky; m. HATTIE ROYSTER, April 14, 1885, Henderson Co., Ky.; b. March 1862; d. 1910, Henderson Co., Ky.