James Maris


Born: 17 Feb 1720/21 in ?

Died: ? in (unknown)

Father: George Maris (1694 – 1760)

Mother: Sarah Levis (1694 – 1723)

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Rachel Evans (? – ?)

Married: 11 Aug 1752 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Province of Pennsylvania

Child: David Maris (1753 – )

Child: Levis Maris (1754 – )


James and Rachel were married in Gloria Dei (Old Swedes' Church) in Philadelphia. Gloria Dei is the oldest church building in Pennsylvania, completed in 1700, and is one of eight churches in "New Sweden." It has been listed as a National Historic Site.

Change Date

This data was last changed on 10 Jul 2009, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

Genealogy of the Dunwoody and Hood Families and Collateral Branches
by Gilbert Cope; Minneapolis: Tribune Printing Co., 1987. [applies to name, birth, marriage]
The Maris Family in the United States
by George L. & Annie M. Maris; 1885. [applies to name, marriage]
Web: Ancestry Database (Pennsylvania Marriages to 1810)
ancestry.com. [Original data: "Record of Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1810" Vol. I-II. Harrisburg, PA, USA: 1880. Originally published as Volume VIII, Second Series, Pennsylvania Archives. The original records may or may not be requested from information in this list. (no document images)] [applies to marriage, notes]