Richard Maris

Last updated 4 Sep 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 20 Nov 1672

Died: 1745

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 (Richard [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: Pages 109-110, footnote 129 (images 52-53), accessed 30 May 2009

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

marriage-bartram–maris-1723: Wedding record for John Bartram and Mary Maris (1723); U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935, database with images, Ancestry (https://www.ancestry.com: accessed 19 Aug 2021) > “Pennsylvania > Chester > Chester Monthly Meeting > Certificates of Marriage Record” image 84; citing “Certificates of Marriage Records, Book A, page 88; Swarthmore College; Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; Quaker Meeting Records”

Comment: Source includes name (Richard Maris).

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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 (9, 20, 1672 [old style]).

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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 (1745).

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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 110, footnote 129 continued (image 53), accessed 30 May 2009; page 90 footnote 55 (page 102), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source identifies Richard Maris as a son 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 footnote 55 (image 102), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source identifies Richard [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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Family

Spouse/Partner: Elizabeth Hayes (? – 1720)

Married: 1698

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

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 (1698).

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: Pages 109-110, footnote 129 (images 52-53), accessed 30 May 2009

Comment: Source notes that Richard Maris and Elizabeth Hayes were married.

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Child: Mary Maris (? – 1727)

Child: Elizabeth Maris (? – ?)

Child: Ann Maris (? – ?)

Child: Joseph Maris (? – 1758)

Child: Jonathon Maris (1702 – ?)

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-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).

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).

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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 1714. [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

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

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

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 footnote 55 (image 102), accessed 30 May 2009

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Sources

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