Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
William Morris

William Morris

Male 1791 - 1872  (~ 80 years)

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  • Name William Morris 
    Born Apr 1791  , Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1832  Stickland Winterborne, , Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Immigration 1845  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Farmer 
    Residence 1851  Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Methodist 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-296174 
    Died 14 Mar 1872  Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I296174  Generations
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2021 

    Family Jane Legg,   b. 1791, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1862, Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 17 May 1814  Winterborne-Stickland, Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Children 
     1. Mary Jane Morris,   b. 1820, Stickland Winterborne, , Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1897, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. William Morris,   b. Jun 1832, Stickland Winterborne, , Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Jane Ann Morris,   b. 1840, Stickland Winterborne, , Dorset, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1922, South Gosfield, Essex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
    Last Modified 5 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F237553  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    William Morris
    William Morris
    image geniejom originally shared this to Ancestry Public Member Tree

  • Notes 
    • William is report edto have a Birth 5 Sep 1790 in Winterborne Stickland, Dorset, England proof needed.

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      William Morris Sr., was born in Dorsetshire, England, in April, 1791, and came to Canada in 1845, settling on Yonge St., back of Toronto. In 1847 he moved to Wellesley twp., thence to Turnberry twp. He died of dropsy at his son's place, March 14, 1872.


      Christian Guardian 24 Apr 1872 pg 135

  • Sources 
    1. [S60] News - Christian Guardian, Obituary of William Morris Sr. - 24 Apr 1872 pg 135.

    2. [S242] Census - ON, Waterloo, Wellesley Twp. - 1851, Div. 3 Page 1.

    3. [S2302] England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 (Ancestry.com).
      William Morris Gender: Male Baptism Date: 15 Jun 1832 Baptism Place: Winterborne-Stickland, Dorset, England Father: William Morris Mother: Jane FHL Film Number: 1239260 Reference ID: item 12

    4. [S1803] zzEngland, Marriages, 1538-1973, ); citing Winterborne-Stickland, Dorset, England, reference 2:3JCTW1M; FHL microfilm 1,239,260.
      William Morris Spouse's Name Jane Legg Event Date 1814 Event Place Winterborne-Stickland, Dorset, England

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Apr 1791 - , Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 17 May 1814 - Winterborne-Stickland, Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1832 - Stickland Winterborne, , Dorset, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1845 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Methodist - 1851 - Wellesley Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Mar 1872 - Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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