Robert Morris

Robert Morris (1734-1806) was born 20 Jan. 1735 in Liverpool, Lancashire, England. He was the son of Robert Morris and Elizabeth Murphet. He married Mary White on 2 Mar. 1769 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania, British Colonial America. He died 8 May 1806 in Philadelphia. He was one of the eminent men for whom Wilford Woodruff initiated proxy temple ordinance work in Aug. 1877.

Footnotes

Robert Morris Jr (LJYV-FLC), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Aug. 2022). Robert Morris, Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/robert-morris, accessed 23 Aug. 2022). "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Aug. 2022); Robert Morris, 28 Jan. 1735, Liverpool, Lancashire, England, p. 2; citing “Records of churches and cemeteries of Liverpool, 1709-1900,” image 11/509; DGS 8085429. "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Aug. 2022); Robert Morris and Mary White, 2 Mar. 1769, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, p. 4345; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, “Pennsylvania, various records,” image 332/799; DGS 102485325. "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Deaths and Burials, 1856-1971," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 23 Aug. 2022); Robert Morris, 8 May 1806, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, p. 445; citing Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, “Pennsylvania, various records : Greens and Browns collection,” image 447/643; DGS 102616322.

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  • Page 272

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1873 – February 7, 1880)

    Excerpt:
    August 21, 1877 ~ Tuesday Aug 21, 1877 I Wilford Woodruff went to the Temple of the Lord this morning and was Baptized for 100 persons who were dead including the signers of the Declaration of Independance all except John Hancock and [William Floyd] I was Baptized for the following names [FIGURES] [FIGURE] William Hooper Benjamin Franklin Joseph Hewes John Morton John Penn George Cliymer Button ...
    Dates:
    August 21, 1877
  • Page 2

    Part of Letter from Elof N. Engberg, 9 February 1893

    Excerpt:
    W. H.ROWE, PREST. R. MORRIS. V.P. & TREAS. GEO R. EMERY, SEC'Y. J. W. SUMMERHAYS, MNGR ROWE, MORRIS, SUMMERHAYS CO. (SUCCESSORS TO J. W. SUMMERHAYS CO) Leather Manufacturers. DEALERS IN HIDES, WOOL, DEER & SHEEP PELTS, FURS, ETC. P.O. BOX 778. Last—ST LOUIS & N. Y. Salt Lake City, Utah February 9, 1893. President W. Woodruff, Dear Brother: Enclosed find letter from Bro. E. N. Engberg which I do not feel justified in endorsing, without making you acquaint- ed with his circumstances and ...
    Dates:
    February 9, 1893
  • Page 3

    Part of Letter from Elof N. Engberg, 9 February 1893

    Excerpt:
    Robt. Morris E. N. Engberg Feb. 9 [18]93.
  • Page 1

    Part of Letter from Charles S. Crow, 10 February 1894

    Excerpt:
    Salt Lake City. Feb 10, [18]94. President W. Woodruff Dear Brother Your favor of the 2nd received stating that I have been named as a missionary to Australasia. In reply will say that I am willing to go and with the help of the Lord will do the best I can, although I feel my weakness and inability to perform so important a labor. Will endeavor to be ready by the time designated. Very Respectfully Your Brother Chas S. Crow
    Dates:
    February 10, 1894