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Family Bible Record of Levin Morris and his third wife, Eliza Ann Fulton Jones

Transcription provided by L. Paul Morris.

Genealogy of Levin Pollitt and Elizabeth Morris Pollitt, my great-grandfather and mother, and of his son, Jacob H. Pollitt and his children taken from his bible by Bessie Pollitt McAllen on 22 July 1932.

Henry E. L. Morris, son of Anne Pollitt (sister to Levin) and John Morris, was born 9 Sept 1826.

Levin Pollitt was born 15 April 1797 and died 20 Feb 1885, aged 87 years, 10 months, and 5 days.

Elizabeth Morris Pollitt was born 6 Jan 1796 and died 22 June 1857, aged 61 years, 5 months, and 16 days.

Josiah M. Pollitt, son of Levin and Elizabeth, was born 12 Feb 1826 and died 17 Dec 1892, aged 66 years, 10 months, and 5 days.

Jacob H. Pollitt, their son, was born 30 March 1830 and died 13 March 1893, aged 63 years, 8 months and 10 days.

James Morris Pollitt, son of Jacob H. and Amanda Morris Pollitt, was born 19 March 1867.

Bettie E. Pollitt was born their daughter 18 Oct 1868.

Mary R. Pollitt was born 7 Sept 1871.

Thomas L. Pollitt son of Levin and Elizabeth was born 20 Oct 1833.

Thomas J. Morris was born 10 Jan 1829 and died 27 Feb 1849, aged 20 years, 1 month and 17 days.

Thomas Morris was born 18 June 1789, and died 19 Dec 1838, aged 49 years, 6 months, and 1 day.

Ann Morris, wife of Thos. Morris, was born 19 Sept 1800 and died 6 May 1839, aged 38 years, 7 months and 17 days.

Josiah Morris died 17 Aug 1824, aged 30 years, 7 months and 17 days

Amelia Hoolbrook Irving, wife of James Irving, departed this life 17 Apr 1796, aged 32 years, 4 months and 6 days.

Capt. John Irving departed this life 20 May 1803 aged 65 years, 2 months and 7 days.

Ann Craft Morris, wife of Thomas Morris, departed this life 6 May 1839, aged 38 years, 7 months and 17 days.

Copy of piece written of Jacob H. Pollitt found in his father's (Levin Pollitt) bible:

Death of a well known farmer. The community was startled at the early part of last week by the announcement of the death of Mr. Jacob H. Pollitt, a well known farmer of Somerset County, resident about seven or eight miles from Princess Anne. The cause of his death was pneumonia. Only two weeks before his death he was in town and was as hale hearty and genial as was his manner always. His death coming less than three months after the death of his brother, Josiah M. Pollitt makes it especially noteworthy and regrettable as it removes in such rapid succession two sterling citizens from that neighborhood whose loss will be felt very much by their neighbors.

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