Person:Robert Morrow (8)

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Robert Morrow
b.30 JUL 1752 Maryland
d.AUG 1823 Morgan Co, AL
  1. John MorrowABT 1749 - 1781
  2. Robert Morrow1752 - 1823
  3. Maj. Samuel Morrow1760 - 1842
  • HRobert Morrow1752 - 1823
  • WJane Peden1740 - 1830
m. 1774
  1. Samuel Morrow1775 - 1845
  2. William Morrow1777 - 1865
  3. David* Morrow1783 - AFT 1838
  4. Thomas Morrow1785 - 1870
Facts and Events
Name Robert Morrow
Gender Male
Birth[1] 30 JUL 1752 Maryland
Marriage 1774 to Jane Peden
Death[2] AUG 1823 Morgan Co, AL

Robert Morrow was born 30 July 1752 in Maryland, near Baltimore. He moved with parents David and Mary Morrow and family to the "Fishing Creek" area of present day Chester County, South Carolina by 1765 where father David and uncle Samuel Morrow had land grants. Robert marrried widow Jane Peden Morton in early 1775 in the Chester District. Served in the SC Militia "Spartan Regiment" (later named Roebuck's Regiment) during the Revolutionary War. He moved with his family to the Spartanburg area about 1779. He moved to Greenville District, SC by 1787. Moved to Morgan Co, AL in 1818 with sons Samuel and Thomas, as recorded in session minutes of Fairview Presbyterian Church. He died 1823 and is buried with Jane in the Morrow cemetery near Somerville, Alabama.

Daughter Janet died young. Daughter Mary m. William White.

Census

  • 1790 Greenville Co, SC: Robert Morrow - 1m 16+, 4m 16- (Sam, William, David, Thomas), 3f (wife Jane, Mary, Janet). (p. 110)
  • 1800 Greenville Co, SC: 1m 45+ (Robert), 1m u10 (?), 1m 10-16 (Thomas), 1m 16-26 (William), 1f 16-26 (Mary), 1f 45+ (Jane). Sons Samuel & David nearby.
  • 1810 Greenville Co, SC: Robt Morrow, 1m 45+, 1f 45+ (Jane), no slaves.
  • No 1820 Alabama Census.
References
  1. Morrow-L Posts by Janean Ray.
  2. BillMorrow.