BECK-MORROW

From the files of Stephen M. Lawson


David Morrow and Ann

Ann Morrow and Jeremiah Beck

Benjamin Beck and Margaret Sugg

Ann Beck and Daniel Highsmith

Daniel Highsmith and Lucretia Parker

Thomas Highsmith and Sarah Wood

Martha Elizabeth Highsmith and Asa Kerby

Elizabeth Kerby and John Joseph Sears

Chesley Sears and Elizabeth C. McClanahan

Malinda Margaret Sears and Scott Cyrus Freeman

Lucy Jane Freeman and James Martin Lawson

Donald VanHoosier Lawson and Iva Melvina Freeman

Stephen Martin Lawson

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David and Ann Morrow

David MORROW -  b. about 1635; d. 1693, Norfolk Co., VA. His father's name has been reported as both David and Daniel. His will, written Nov. 5, 1692, and proved May 16, 1693, names wife Ann, and the children and grandchildren here listed. According to Our Tennesee Cousins, by Worth S. RAY, [quoted in The Morrows & Related Families 1640-1978, by J. T. MORROW (Baltimore, 1979), page 13], David was the son of Daniel MORROW, who setted near Norfolk, VA in the 1640s. Additional information is desired on the MORROW line, with special interest in the relationship to the BECK and KELSO/KELSEY families.

Ann - Order of children is uncertain and subject to change.


Children of David and Ann Morrow

  1. David - d. May 15, 1692, Norfolk Co., VA. Married Mary CHURCH.  Children of David and Mary MORROW: John; George; Eve; Elizabeth; and Mary.
  2. Ann - b. about 1650, VA; will proved Oct. 16, 1700, Princess Ann Co., VA. Married Jeremiah BECK.
  3. John -
  4. Alexander - b. 1670, Norfolk, VA; d. 1726, Norfolk, VA. Married in 1704 to Grace SMITH. Grace married second Richard DAVIS. Children of Alexander and Grace MORROW (order uncertain):
  1. David - d. 1780, Baltimore, MD. Married Hannah HOPKINS. Children of David and Hannah MORROW: David married Elizabeth CATLETT; Alexander married Elizabeth ARMSTRONG; Samuel married Mary McCLURE; Adam married Isabell ALLEN; John; James married Elizabeth FRAME; Mary; Sarah married Alexander WALKER; and William married Rachel REED.
  2. Jeremiah -
  3. Alexander -
  4. John - d. Dec. 23, 1744, Norfolk Co., VA. Married. Son of John MORROW: Thomas married.
  5. Caleb -
  6. Thomas -
  7. Daniel - Married Diana. Children of Daniel and Diana MORROW (order uncertain):
  1. David - b. 1731; d. 1785, Waxhaw, NC. Married Agnes WHITE CROCKET. Children of David and Agnes MORROW: Samuel married Janet NELSON; David married Margaret KELSO, daughter of Samuel KELSO and Susannah MILLS; Lt. John married Mary KELSO, daughter of Robert KELSO and Mary; Joseph married Jane WYLIE; Robert; Adam; George; James; Arthur; and Thomas
  2. Daniel -
  3. John -
  4. Patrick -
  5. Alexander -
  6. Jesse -


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Jeremiah and Ann (Morrow) Beck

Jeremiah BECK - b. 1650-1666; d. by Oct. 1700, probably in Norfolk Co., VA. Married about 1685, Norfolk Co., VA.

Ann MORROW - b. about 1650, VA; will proved Oct. 16, 1700, Princess Ann Co., VA. She married first Michael McCOY (d. Feb. 1680 - May 1682) and had children Michael, James, Hannah (married Joseph DOLLAR), Anne (married Mr. EVERIDGE), and Mary. Ann was daughter of David MORROW and Ann.


Children of Jeremiah and Ann Beck

  1. George -
  2. Benjamin - b. about 1690; d. by Feb. 20, 1718/9, Norfolk Co., VA.
  3. Jeremiah -
  4. Margaret -


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Benjamin and Margaret (Sugg) Beck

Benjamin BECK - b. about 1690; d. by Feb. 20, 1718/9, Norfolk Co., VA. Son of Jeremiah Beck and Ann Morrow. Married about 1705, Norfolk Co., VA.

Margaret SUGG - b. by July 20, 1696, VA; d. VA. A deed dated July 20, 1696 by Timothy and Elizabeth IVES names "son-in-law George Sugg & his daughter, Margrett Sugg." After the death of Benjamin BECK, she married John MERCER and they had a daughter Rachel. Margaret was daughter of George SUGG and Miss IVES.


Children of Benjamon and Margaret Sugg

  1. Ann - b. about 1715, Norfolk Co., VA; d. after 1772, NC. Married Daniel HIGHSMITH.
  2. Margaret - Named in her grandfather George SUGG's will.

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