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Looking for information on Richard W. Morris

Posted: 1352668663000
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Iam looking for any informationon Richard w. Morris who is my 2nd great grandpa. He was called Richard Dick Boat Morris, From what family has it he had capture a boat when he was in the war. I do not know if it is true or not. he married I think a marhta Connelly. Have no other information on him. If anyone can help please do. maybe there is a cousin from one of his brothers or sister'sllines out there from barnwell S.C. Thank you a head of time.

Re: Looking for information on Richard W. Morris

Posted: 1370033563000
Classification: Query
Not much personal info online to your Richard Morris history/civil war records
so good luck in your search

1880 census
Name: Richard W. Morris
Age: 50
Birth Year: abt 1830
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1880: Great Cypress, Barnwell, South Carolina
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Self (Head)
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Martha Morris
Father's Birthplace: South Carolina
Mother's Birthplace: South Carolina
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: Mind A Grist Mill
Household Members:
Name Age
Richard W. Morris 50
Martha Morris 46/1834
James W. Morris 19/1861
Richard Morris 17/1863
Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Great Cypress, Barnwell, South Carolina; Roll: 1220; Family History Film: 1255220; Page: 270A; Enumeration District: 032.

Name: Richard W. Morris
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: South Carolina
Regiment Name: 1 (Hagood's) South Carolina Inf.
Regiment Name Expanded: 1st Regiment, South Carolina Infantry (Hagood's)
Company: K
Rank In: Private
Rank In Expanded: Private
Rank Out: Private
Rank Out Expanded: Private
Film Number: M381 roll 23
Source Information:
National Park Service. U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865
Name: Richard W Morris
Birth Date: abt 1836
Age: 25
Enlistment Date: 1861
Military Unit: First (Hagood's) Infantry
Source Citation: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA); Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations, compiled 1903 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1865; Catalog ID: 586957; Record Group #: 109; Roll #: 123.
Source Information: U.S., Confederate Soldiers Compiled Service Records, 1861-1865

1870 census
Name: Richard Merris/MORRIS
Age in 1870: 36
Birth Year: abt 1834
Birthplace: South Carolina
Home in 1870: Georges Creek, Barnwell, South Carolina
Gender: Male
Post Office: Blackville
Value of real estate: View Image
Household Members:
Name Age
Richard Merris/MORRIS 36
Martha Merris 38/1832
Susannah Merris 14
William Merris 12/1858
Henry Merris 16
Waters Merris 9
Richard Merris 7/1863

Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Georges Creek, Barnwell, South Carolina; Roll: M593_1484; Page: 261A; Image: 24; Family History Library Film: 552983.

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Re: Looking for information on Richard W. Morris

Posted: 1370128521000
Classification: Query
Thank you 11944.

The information is appreciated very much. I have been trying to find his mother and father also. I can not get into the records here but, trying to find relatives from him. been also trying to figure out what the W. stands for in his middle name. But thank you for your help.
Pam Morris
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