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Elizabeth Morris (Presley)

Also Known As: "Cockrell", "Elder", "Saunders"
Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia
Death: Died in Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Peter Presley and Elizabeth Presley
Wife of Peter Elder; Ebenezer Saunders; John Cockrell and Edward Morris
Mother of William Edmund Elder, I; Edward Saunders; Thomas Cockerille; Peter Cockerill; Preseley Cockrell and 6 others
Sister of Ursula Ransdell; Mary Presley; Mildred Cleveland; Peter Presley; Jane Presley and 1 other
Half sister of Francis Conway and Posthumous Child Conway

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About Elizabeth Morris

Wills & Administrations 1713-49, p. 42: WILL OF ELIZABETH COCKARILL of St. Stephens Parish Son: Presly Cockarell, and my daughter Hannah Cockarell - all my land lying in "COAN" to be equally divided between them. If my son Presly should die without lawfull heirs of his body, then my land to go to my daughter Hannah Cockarell. If my daughter Hannah Cockarill should die without lawful begotten heir of her body, then I give my land to my son Presly Cockarell. Son-in-law Charles Nelms, son Presly Cockarell and daughter Hannah Cockarell - all my land lying in "Yeccomico," to be divided equally between them. Son Presly Cockarell and daughter Hannah Cockarell - eight sheep to be divided between them. Daughter Hannah Cockarell - two puter (pewter) dishes and two plates that was my sister Hannah Cockarill's. (NOTE: Sister-in-law?) Daughter Hannah Cockarell - one cow and calf, one steer about three years old, and one gold ring. My two daughters - to have all my wearing cloaths (clothes) to be divided equally. Daughter Eliza Nelms - one horse cold that was my son Peter's. Son (-in-law) Charles Nelms - two cows or steers which he likes best. SON EDWARD SAUNDERS - five shillings.*** Rest of my estate - to be equally divided between my three sons John, Willoughby and Presly. My youngest son and daughter - should live with Charles Nelms until they are of age to take care of themselves. Son-in-law Charles Nelms, executor. Witnesses: Richard Smith, Richard Cockarell and Thomas Frost. W.W. 25 April 1719 W.P. 20 May 1719

Source: http://www.genealogy.com/forum/surnames/topics/presley/412/

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Elizabeth Morris's Timeline

Farnham Parish, Richmond County, Virginia
Age 20
Wicimico Parish, Northumberland County, Virginia
Age 21
Northumberland, VA
Age 21
Rappahannock, Virginia, United States
Age 24
4, VA, USA
Age 27
St Ephen's Parish, Northumberland, VA
November 24, 1695
Age 29
St Stephens, Nothumberland, Virginia
October 22, 1699
Age 33
Northumberland, Virginia, USA