Query 19 for July 31, 1930


MORROW. Wanted: information concerning WILLIAM MORROW who was born in Derry Co. Ireland, on January 3, 1759. He married 1st.  NANCY MEBANE, marriage bond in Knox Co., Tenn., dated August 16, 1797. He married 2nd. ISABELLA MEBANE who was born in Guilford Co., N. C., March 7, 1781. He died March 24, 1830. She died September 12, 1854. WILLIAM MORROW had issue 8 children, George Morrow, William Mebane Morrow, Jane Morrow, Nancy Morrow, James Morrow, Robert Morrow, Samuel Morrow, and John Morrow. QUERY—Was this WILLIAM MORROW identical with the WILLIAM MORROW who received a North Carolina land warrant in Greene Co., (then Washington County, Tenn.) as early as 1779? Information is desired regarding the parents of WILLIAM MORROW; the date of their emigration to America; and the colony in which they first located. The names of the parents of his wives, Nancy (MEBANE) MORROW and ISABELLA (MEBANE) MORROW. ALEXANDER MEBANE of Orange County, N. C. sold 1,000 acres of his land in Blount Co., Tenn., to a WILLIAM MORROW. Address: MARY HOSS HEADMAN (Mrs. John McCurdy Headman), Haddonfield, New Jersey.


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