The Morris Family of Portsmouth, Virginia


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44. Jordan Winslow GRANT Jr. [146] (Jordan Winslow GRANT5, Martha Selina MORRIS4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia.89

General Notes: Interview with Lucy Virginia Old Grant: 24 Feb. 2001.
Jordan Winslow Grant, Jr. was an inventor. He was the master mechanic for the city of Portsmouth. On the old firehouse on Effingham Street, there is a marble slab with a piece of equipment mounted on it. Grant was the inventor. It was put on every ship in the Navy, manufactured by the Akron Brass Co.

Jordan married.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:13446


Children from this marriage were:

   60 F    i. Margaret GRANT [152] .

   61 M    ii. ? GRANT [153] .

   62 M    iii. ? GRANT [154] .

+ 63 M    iv. Joseph Latham GRANT [147] was born on 14 Apr 1912 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Joseph married Lucy Virginia OLD [148] [MRIN: 78] (b. 15 Oct 1916) on 14 Oct 1939 in Park View Methodist Church, Portsmouth, Virginia.

   64 F    v. Martha Morris GRANT [144] was born in 1914,97 died on 24 Dec 1990 in Portsmouth, Virginia at age 76, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia.98 (Adopted) (Relationship to Father:Adopted, Relationship to Mother:Adopted)

General Notes: Unidentified newspaper clipping, probably Virginia Pilot or Norfolk Ledger Dispatch, undated, in possession of Sybil Boggs, Portsmouth, Virginia.

Martha M. Grant
PORTSMOUTH ? Martha M. Grant, 86, of the 900 block of Crawford Parkway, a retired clerk, died Dec. 24,1990. Mrs. Grant, a native of Portsmouth, had retired from Norfolk Naval Air Station. She was a life member of Monumental United Methodist Church. She is survived by a brother, Joseph L. Grant of Portsmouth. The funeral will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday in Snellings Funeral Home, Churchland Chapel, by the Rev. Arthur Wingfield. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery. Friends may join the family at 2 p.m. Thursday in
the funeral home and at 3916 W. High St. Memorial donations may be made the church.

What is her middle name? Ask.

45. Octavia KENDALL [65] (Susan Estelle MORRIS5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 4 Aug 1908 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Octavia married Grady Morris CAMPBELL [164] [MRIN: 47] on 26 May 1926 in Bradenton, Florida. Grady was born on 4 Jan 1903 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama and died on 5 Mar 1967 at age 64.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:9805

46. Marian Louise KENDALL [66] 90 (Susan Estelle MORRIS5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 25 Oct 1912 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Marian married Franklin Pierce GUTHRIE [166] [MRIN: 34] on 29 Dec 1928 in Nokomis, Florida. Franklin was born on 29 Mar 1907 in Carteret County, North Carolina and died on 17 Apr 1973 in Miami, Florida at age 66.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:4715


The child from this marriage was:

+ 65 M    i. Franklin Pierce GUTHRIE Jr. [181] was born on 17 Dec 1930.

Franklin married.

47. Fleming Meredith KENDALL II [67] (Susan Estelle MORRIS5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 18 May 1910 in Portsmouth, Virginia and died on 6 May 1983 at age 72.

Fleming married Mildred STANFORD [165] [MRIN: 33] on 3 Jun 1933 in Manatee County, Florida. Mildred was born on 17 Apr 1916 in Suwannee County, Florida.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:4707

48. Ethel Elizabeth MORRIS [41] (Alexander Skeeter5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 28 Sep 1915 in Norfolk County, Virginia.

Ethel married Herbert Richard HODGES [42] [MRIN: 37]. Herbert was born on 6 Dec 1909 in Portsmouth, Virginia,42 died on 16 Jul 1951 in Tallahassee, Florida at age 41, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Portsmouth, Virginia.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:4783


The child from this marriage was:

+ 66 F    i. Sybil Byrd HODGES [43] 99 was born on 25 Nov 1939 in Norfolk, Virginia.

Sybil married Billy Lee BOGGS [44] [MRIN: 17] (b. 12 Jul 1939) on 17 Jan 1958 in Sligo, North Carolina.

52. Wilma Mae FISHER [82] (Lena Mae MORRIS5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born in 1917.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 2001, Norfolk, Virginia.

Wilma married Carl Lemar EVERETT [119] [MRIN: 54].

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:10898


The child from this marriage was:

+ 67 M    i. Carl L. EVERETT Jr. [121] was born on 1 Jul 1941 in Norfolk, Virginia.100

Carl married Roberta Earlene BUCHANAN [120] 70 [MRIN: 55] (b. 6 Jan 1947) on 13 May 1965 in Currituck, Currituck, North Carolina.

53. Mary Louise MORRIS [75] (Edwin Loyall5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 2 Apr 1922 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Mary married R. S. MILLER [124] 76 [MRIN: 59] on 14 Oct 1988. R. was born on 17 Feb 1918 and died on 12 Sep 1992 at age 74.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:12146

54. Charlotte Heywood MORRIS [76] (Edwin Loyall5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 13 Jul 1926 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Charlotte married E. G. McGEE Jr. [150] 76 [MRIN: 1] on 7 Dec 1946. E. was born on 25 Apr 1922 and died on 16 Dec 1988 at age 66.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:54

55. Edwin Loyall MORRIS Jr. [77] (Edwin Loyall5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 25 Jan 1931 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

General Notes: Has grandfather's1855 bible. Mentions marriage of Lodowick Mathews and Barbara Smith. Gives birthday of Maria Susan Mathews. Used in this record.

House directions: Pass Post Office, 1/2 mile, turn on gravel road, left at second road, Morris Drive.

Noted events in his life were:

1. Residence: 2001, Wicomico, Virginia.

Edwin married Esther RAMIREZ [185] [MRIN: 69] on 25 Jul 1958. Esther was born on 6 Sep 1937.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:13203

57. Burrell Matthew Morris JR. [161] 78 (Burrell Matthews5, John William4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 15 Jan 1921 in New York, New York, died on 24 Feb 1989 69 at age 68, and was buried in Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.69

Noted events in his life were:

1. Occupation: Radio engineer. 69

2. Baptism: 21 Mar 1923, St. Mary's Episcopal Church, New York, New York.

Burrell married Anna Maria PEPPER [99] 78 [MRIN: 15], daughter of Samuel Andrew PEPPER [167] and Ana Marie KLAUSMAN [168], on 19 Apr 1941 in St. Paul's Episcopal Church, New York, New York.69 Anna was born on 10 Jul 1922 in New York, New York.69

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:3725


Children from this marriage were:

+ 68 F    i. Elizabeth Antonia MORRIS [100] 69,78 was born on 22 Jul 1941 in New York, New York.69

Elizabeth married Thomas Paul DUKE [101] [MRIN: 2] on 19 Oct 1971.

+ 69 M    ii. Burrell Matthew MORRIS III [177] was born on 23 Sep 1943 in New York, New York.

Burrell married Esther Louise POWELL [179] [MRIN: 13].

+ 70 M    iii. John Edward MORRIS [178] was born on 25 Nov 1944.

John married Patricia FRANZA [180] [MRIN: 14].

58. Margaret Wardlaw MORRIS [45] (Guy Pruden5, Louis Jackson4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 21 May 1953 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: 2000, Richmond, Virginia.

Margaret married Ronnie Lee HARRISON [47] [MRIN: 12] on 14 Apr 1979 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:3364

General Notes: 2514 E Grace St
RICHMOND, VA 23223
Phone: (804) 648-2741


Children from this marriage were:

   71 F    i. Melissa Leigh HARRISON [48] was born on 11 Sep 1981 in Richmond, Virginia.

   72 F    ii. Christine Lauren HARRISON [49] was born on 15 May 1984 in Richmond, Virginia.

59. Lewis Guy MORRIS [46] (Guy Pruden5, Louis Jackson4, John Edward3, Edward2, Francis1) was born on 11 Sep 1954 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Lewis married Karen ELDER [52] [MRIN: 79] in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:13569

Lewis next married Donna STEWART [103] [MRIN: 80] on 21 May 1977 in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Marriage Notes: Reference Number:13571


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