Person:George Morrow (3)

George Morrow
  • HGeorge MorrowABT 1742 - 1790
  • WMary CalhounABT 1750 - bef 1822
m. 1763
  1. Hugh Morrow1764 - 1852
  2. John MorrowABT 1770 - 1813
  1. George Mecklin MorrowABT 1785 - BEF 1880
Facts and Events
Name George Morrow
Gender Male
Alt Birth? BEF 1733
Birth? ABT 1742 Pennsylvania/MD Border
Marriage 1763 to Mary Calhoun
Death[1] MAR 1790 Abbeville District, South Carolina
Will[1] 10 MAR 1790 Abbeville Co, SC

Will Abstract

Will of George Morrow, dated this 10th day of March 1790.
In the name of God Amen. I, George Morrow of Abbeville County in the State of South Carolina, Planter
Names "my loving Wife Mary Morrow"
My son John And my daughter Jane {this part appears to have been deleted after being written)
My son Hugh Morrow
My son John Morrow
My daughter Jane
My daughter Margaret Morrow
My daughter Mary Ann Morrow
My sons George Mecklin Morrow and my son James
I constitute and appoint My beloved wife Mary Morrow, William Hutton, and Eden Pettigrew As my executors
this 10th of March 1790.
William Dealls
Wiall Beall
Jane Foster
Proved April 6, 1790
[Source: Abbeville District, South Carolina Will Book 1, pg. 48].


This man is usually listed as a son of “Old Samuel” of Spartanburg, SC, d. 1796. DNA tests of two descendants does not match other relatives of “Old Samuel.”

Will proven 6 Apr 1790 names wife Mary, children Hugh, John, Mary Ann, James, Margaret, George M. and Jane.

m1 Mary Calhoun. m2 Mary Mecklin. Mary Mecklin's 12 Jan 1819 will names children George Mecklin, Margaret Brown and James.

Moved to Orange Co, NC about 1762, then to Wilkes Co, GA, then to Abbeville District, SC just before Rev. War, according to pension application of son Hugh.

DAR Index: George: b c 1740 PA; d a 4-6-1790 SC; m. Mary Calhoun; PS [patriotic service] from SC

George and Mary Calhoun Morrow moved to near Cape Fear, NC from Pennsylvania around 1764. Moved from there to Georgia and then to Abbeville District in South Carolina

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lambert, Audrey June (Denny). Denny-Loftis Genealogy.
  2.   J.T. Morrow. J.T. The Morrows and Related Families. (Baltimore: Gateway Press (1979)).