thysje has been a Family Tree Circles member since Jan 2011. is researching the following names: MORRIS.
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Henry lived to 104
At the time of his death at Waikanae on 17 September 1911, Henry Burling had become a byword for longevity and innumerable descendants - he had more than 600 by some accounts.
He lived under six different British monarchs and saw Halley`s comet twice
the children of Henry & Mary married into the GOODING, WATERSON, SOUTHEY, OLIVER, DAVIDSON, GREATHEAD and many other pioneering families
His son George, as mentioned above, had 2 children that married into the Morris families:
- a son Henry Burling (1867-1952) was born in Greytown and died in Oropi, Bay of Plenty. He married Elizabeth Morris
- a daughter Ethel Burling, born in Greytown in 1878, married William Alexander Campbell Morris
His daughter Sarah Anne Burling married Jacon Henry GOODING in Tauherenikau and had 16 children who in turn married into KNAPP, HOLT, BURLING, WENHAM, families
There are many sites on the web that have documented this family
One of them that mentions the Morris is Descendants of Stephen BURLING born 1715 and also on Alan Williams site
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