Richard Maris


Born: 20 Nov 1672 in Inkberrow, Worcestershire, England

Died: 1745 in ?

Father: George Maris Jr. (1632 – 1704/05)

Mother: Alice ? (? – 1698/99)

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Elizabeth Hayes (? – 1720)

Married: 1698 in ?

Child: Jonathon Maris (1702/03 – )

Child: Mary Maris ( – 1727)

Child: Elizabeth Maris ( – )

Child: Ann Maris ( – )

Child: Joseph Maris ( – 1758)


Richard arrived with his parents and siblings in the Province of Pennsylvania on the "Bristol Comfort" (John Read, master) on 1 Oct 1683 at Upland. It appears that they spent a short time at Darby prior to settling in Springfield township.

He was a member of the Chester County Assembly, 1714.

Change Date

This data was last changed on 10 Apr 2008, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

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Genealogy of the Dunwoody and Hood Families and Collateral Branches
by Gilbert Cope; Minneapolis: Tribune Printing Co., 1987. [applies to name, birth, death, marriage]
Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684
by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr (editor); Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970. [applies to name, marriage, notes]
The Maris Family in the United States
by George L. & Annie M. Maris; 1885. [applies to name, death, marriage, notes]