Descendants of William Morricle Sr. of Germany
He emigrated circa 1768 from Germany to America. He lived between 1770 and 1790 in Frederick Co., MD. He was Lutheran. He lived between 1790 and 1820 in Montgomery Co., VA (Area is Floyd Co., VA now). He probably left Frederick Co., MD for Montgomery Co., VA in October, 1790.
He purchased 92 acres from Hercules Ogle for six pounds on September 6, 1791 in South Fork (now Dodds Creek), a branch of Little River, Montgomery Co., VA. In 1796 in Montgomery Co., VA, "1796, WILLIAM MORUCLE from Obadiah Dickenson, 200 acres south fork Little River". He purchased 300 acres, survey dated Oct. 9, 1798 in Montgomery Co., VA. He was a Charter member of the Zion Lutheran Church.
Children of William Morricle Sr. were as follows:
3. ii. Elizabeth; born March, 1771 in Frederick Co., MD; married Christian Epperly November 3, 1789 in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Woodsboro, Frederick Co., MD; died September 17, 1850 in Floyd Co., VA, at age 79 and buried in the Zion Lutheran Cemetery.
4. iii. Catherine; born circa 1773 in Frederick Co., MD; married Jacob Sauer January 26, 1790 in St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Woodsboro, Frederick Co., MD; died November 10, 1854 in Floyd Co., VA.
5. iv. Margaret; born circa 1775 in Frederick Co., MD; married David Weddle November 2, 1796 in Montgomery Co., VA; died July 24, 1824 in Montgomery Co., VA and was buried in the Weddle Cemetery.
+ 6. v. William Jr., born 1777 in Frederick Co., MD; married Margaret Weaver.
+ 7. vi. Jacob, born circa 1779 in MD; married Hannah Rutrough.
+ 8. vii. John, born circa 1781 in Frederick Co., MD; married Polly (--?--).
Wilhelm Morgel in German records.
Marguerite Tise, The Morricle Family: The Story of a Floyd County Family (Floyd, VA: 1984), pp. 1. 2. Hereinafter cited as The Morricle Family.
Ibid., p. 1.
Ibid., p. 5.
Mary B. & F. B. Kegley, Early Adventurers On The Western Waters, Vol. I (Orange, VA: Green Publishers, Inc., 1980), p. 317 Montgomery County Surveys. Hereinafter cited as Early Adventurers, I.
Tise, The Morricle Family, p. 5.
Ibid., p. 1, 7.
Ibid., p. 2, 9.
The Church of the Latter Day Saints, compiler, "FamilySearch Ancestral File, v4.19"; Family Record William Morricle (AFN:10BP-LB4), Ancestral File, Hereinafter cited as "LDS Ancestral File, v4.19".
Tise, The Morricle Family, p. 12.
Ibid., p. 20.
Ibid., p. 2.
Mary B. & F. B. Kegley, Early Adventurers, I, p. 151, 174.
Tise, The Morricle Family, p. 34.
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