Plymouth County Biographies

Part of the Massachusetts Biographies Project

George Morton

George Morton (1585-1624). Born at Austerfield, Yorkshire, England and baptized there February 12, 1599. Immigrated in 1623 on the Anne. He was considered one of the most important of the Separatist leaders in Leyden. Died June 1624 at Plymouth, MA.

Thomas Morton
Spouse: Juliana or Julia Ann Carpenter, daughter of Alexander Carpenter
Died: 19 February 1664/5
Marriage: 6 July 1612 Leyden, Holland.
Juliana married (2) Manasseh Kempton.

Children :
Ephraim 1623; m. Ann Cooper
John b. abt 1615; m. Lettice
Nathaniel b. abt 1613, Leyden, Holland. m. Lydia Cooper
Patience F b. abt 1615 m. (1)John Faunce (2)Thomas Whitney
Sarah b. abt 1618 Leyden, Holland; m. George Bonham<

John Matthews. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. New York, NY, USA: Crest Publishing Company, Inc., 1907.
Epitaphs from Burial Hill, Plymouth, Massachusetts, 1657-1892 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002. Original data: Kingman, Bradford., Brookline, MA, USA: New England Illustrated Historical Pub. Co., 1892
Plymouth Colony: Its History and People 1620-1691. Salt Lake City, UT, USA: Ancestry Incorporated, 1986.
The Pioneers of Massachusetts" Charles Henry Pope, Boston, MA, 1900; page 321
"New England Families: Genealogical and Memorial", Vol 3; pages 1586-87