Morrow DNA Project Lines of Descent

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  • ID: I9
  • Name: John* MORROW
  • Reference Number: 00064
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 25 FEB 1793 in Guilford Co, NC 1
  • Death: 24 MAR 1836 in McMinneville, Warren, TN
  • Note: Date appears in will - see transcription
  • Will: 5 JUN 1836 McMinneville, Warren Co, TN
  • Note: [Post-death filing of oral will]
  • _ANC: Robert - Guilford, NC ->? VA English
  • Note:

    Fought in War of 1812, including battle of Horse Shoe Bend. Kids got land in Green Co, MO for service. Married 3 times, but only a few of the younger kids seem to have gone west. They were young when he died, as they were raised by their uncle Robert in Missouri. When Robert died, his children went to live with his oldest son William in Buffalo, Dallas Co, MO, so John's children may have followed.

    John Morrow acquired 50 acres in Warren County, TN in 1825, 25 acres in 1826, and 12.5 acres in 1830.

    {Birthdate for Robert's son, not N.B.'s father. Link not confirmed. 5/21/94. After debate on Morrow-L and posted info re Robert and John, it seems the concensus that this John is Robert?s son and DG and NB?s father. Little known about the wife. Questionable about whether Robert?s lineage as traced by Ray is the correct one, however. 8/20/99. DNA testing shows a match between descendants of this man and those of Hugh Morrow, another son of Robert, which further supports that the line back to Robert m. Elizabeth Shaw is correct. 2004.}

    One source says he had a son Cicero, but no record otherwise exists. He may have been the son who died on the trip to California in the 1840s.
  • _CEN:
    1820 Warren Co, TN: No John. Father Robert: 100111-01010. He could be one of the sons age 26-45. The younger one is probably his 19-year old brother. His 25-year-old brother Robert is already married, but is not listed in Warren Co.
    1830 Warren Co, TN: Brother Hugh on p. 353 is the only Morrow in Warren Co. John Moore is listed on p. 375. There are John Morrows in Franklin, Giles, Grainger, Greene, Jackson, Knox, Lawrence, McNairy, Monroe and Wayne counties. There are no Roberts.
  • _UID: 2B172D8836D646D78F9BA35B483914664313
  • Change Date: 12 MAY 2007

    Father: Robert of Guilford, NC Morrow b: ABT 1755
    Mother: Elizabeth Shaw b: 25 JAN 1760

    Marriage 1 Minerva (Morrow) b: ABT 1795
    • Married:
    1. Has Children Demosthenes Graccus Morrow b: 19 NOV 1823 in McMinneville, Warren, TN
    2. Has Children Napoleon Bonaparte* MORROW b: 1825 in Tennessee
    3. Has Children Baron DeKalb Morrow b: 15 DEC 1828 in McMinneville, Warren, TN

    Marriage 2 Hiley Thaxton b: 3 JUN 1803 in Kentucky
    • Married: ABT 1832 in Warren Co, TN
    1. Has Children William Robert Morrow b: ABT 1834 in Tennessee
    2. Has No Children Hugh James Morrow b: APR 1836 in Tennessee

    1. Type: E-Mail Message
      Text: Pension Application of Elizabeth Shaw Morrow for husband Robert. Information passed on by Barbara Cavenaugh (via email 2/9/99) and Martin Morrow (via email 5/99).
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