Governor Robert Hunter Morris

Governor Robert Hunter Morris

Male 1700 - 1764  (64 years)    Has 9 ancestors and one descendant in this family tree.

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  • Name Robert Hunter Morris 
    Prefix Governor 
    Relationshipwith Francis Fox
    Born 1700 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Jan 1764 
    Person ID I363803  Geneagraphie
    Links To This person is also Robert Hunter Morris at Wikipedia 
    Last Modified 16 Feb 2003 

    Father Gov. Lewis Morris,   b. 15 Oct 1671, Bronxland, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1746, Kingsbury, near Trenton, New Jersey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Isabella Graham,   b. 3 Jun 1672, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Apr 1752, New York City, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Married 3 Nov 1691 
    Siblings 11 siblings 
    Family ID F143794  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

     1. Robert Morris,   b. 1745,   d. 1815  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 22 Jan 2002 
    Family ID F144415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • manor lord and first colonial governor of New Jersey, was made a Chief Justice of this colony, an office he held for 16 years until 1754. In that year he became governor of Pennsylvania, but he resigned after two years as a result of the vigorous protests from the western pioneers over his frontier administration. Morris resumed his office of Chief Justice and held it until his death in 1764. Robert Hunter Morris inherited the New Jersey properties of his wealthy father, which also included a majority stake in the Tinton Falls iron foundry. Robert Hunter Morris never married but he had children, notably a son Robert

      Fortune : 20,000 £ 1750
      Activity : Jurist
      Main property: Tinton Manor NJ
      Associated properties: Tinton Falls iron foundry
      Politics / Public offices: Chief Justice of New Jersey (1738-54), Governor of Pennsylvania (1754-56)

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