George Maris

Last updated 10 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 2 Dec 1662

Died: 1753

Father: George Maris (1632 – 1705)

Mother: Alice ____ (? – 1698)

Supporting evidence for:
name

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 1 (PDF page 52)

Comment: Source includes name (George Maris).

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 90 (image 102), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source includes name (George [Maris]). See research notes for conflict spelling not noted here.

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birth

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 1 (PDF page 52)

Comment: Source includes date (10, 2, 1662 [old style, mm, dd, yyyy]).

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death

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 1 (PDF page 52)

Comment: Source includes year (1753).

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father

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 90 (image 102), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source identifies George [Maris] as a child of George Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 90 (image 102), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source identifies George [Maris] as a child of Alice (_____) Maris. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Emigration: (on the Bristol Comfort) 25 Jul 1683 at Bristol, , , England

Immigration: (on the Bristol Comfort) 1 Oct 1683 at Upland, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 1 (PDF page 52)

Comment: Source includes year (1683).

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 90 (image 102), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source includes date of arrival (1 8m (October) [1683] [old style]), location (Upland [, Chester County, Pennsylvania]), and ship (Bristol Comfort).

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 90 (image 102), accessed 30 May 2009.

Comment: Source includes date (25 July [1683]), location (Bristol [, England]), and ship (Bristol Comfort).

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Attributes

Residence: Bef 25 Jul 1683 at Grafton Flyford, , Worcestershire, England

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page XII (PDF page 25)

Comment: Source includes location (Grafton Flyford, and county of Worcester [, England]). While a year is not provided, George Maris, his wife Alice, and their six children are defined as being "of Grafton Flyford" just before their move to Pennsylvania, so a date before 1683 is presumed.

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General Notes and Anecdotes

He was a member of the Chester County Assembly in 1717. [book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 1 (PDF page 52)

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Surname: This database uses Maris. Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684 uses this spelling, but also notes the Morris spelling. [book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970]

FOLLOWUP

George may have been born in Inkberrow, , Worcestershire, England.

George Maris firstly married (1690) Jane Maddock (d. 28 Aug 1705), daughter of Henry [Maddock]. George and Jane had four children: Mordecai (b. 22 Jul 1691), George (b. 25 Sep 1694, d. 8 Mar 1695/96), Hannah (b. 17 Dec 1698, d. 1752), and Esther (b. 24 Apr 1703). [book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885]

George Maris secondly married (7 Jun 1718) Jane (Rees) Hayes, daughter of Edward Rees and widow of Jonathan [Hayes] of Merion. [book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

book-maris-family-in-the-us-1885: George L. Maris and Annie M. Maris (compilers), The Maris Family in the United States: A Record of the Descendants of George and Alice Maris, 1683–1885; West Chester, Pennsylvania: F. S. Hickman, 1885; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 20 Apr 2018), held by General Library of University of Michigan [Source includes abstracts from wills and other documents, along with interviews with contemporary descendants.]

Additional detail for reference: Pages 1,3 (PDF pages 52,54)

book-passengers-and-ships-prior-to-1684-1970: Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed on multiple dates); citing “Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. (comp. and ed.) (et.al.), Passengers and Ships Prior to 1684; Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1970, for the Welcome Society of Pennsylvania” [Consists of reprints of articles (with corrections and additions) of port documents from England.]

Additional detail for reference: Page 90 (image 102), accessed 30 May 2009

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