George Walter Drake MORRIS (Snr)

Date of Birth: 
5 Feb 1841
Date of Death: 
1 Jul 1926

George was born at Wellington.

He married Agnes Turner (born at Akaroa in 1845) at Sumner Valley in 1865.

They had 6 sons & 4 daughters. Four of the sons died in infancy.

George was a carpenter, then a builder in Christchurch, Hunterville, Levin (from 1914-1919, then Plimmerton.

George & Agnes celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 1915. It is believed that they were the first couple in NZ to do so.

George was also a descendant of a younger brother to Sir Francis Drake.

Relatives mentioned in profile: 
George Walter Drake Morris (Sr), Samuel Morris, Ann Griffiths, Agnes Ann Turner, William Robert Turner, Agnes Ann Corless, Henry Robert Samuel Morris, Agnes Ann Morris, William Wilson, Ada Morris, Henry James (Rev) Fletcher, William Charles Morris, Arthur Corless Morris, Ada Mabel Bourne, Edith Elfrida Morris, Ernest Nelson, Lillian May Rudman, Edgar Wilford Morris, Joseph Lewis Morris, Mildred Lefemca Morris, John Andrew Fraser.