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Families covered: Maurice (Morris) of Clenenney, Morris of Ymwlch

In his pedigree on the Cleneney line of this family, Griffith spells the family name "Maurice" throughout but he uses "Morris' for the Ymwlch line. We name this page using "Morris" as that seems to us to be the more common version for familes which originated in Wales.
Eliza (Ellis) Morris or Maurice of Clenenney, Sheriff of Merionethshire (b 1493, d 1571)
m1. Jonet Bowen (dau of Sir James Bowen of Pentre Evan)
1.+ issue - James, Catherine, Mary
m2. Catherine Stanley (dau of Piers Stanley of Ewloe Castle)
4. Maurice of Clenenney (d 1575)
  m. Elin Puleston (d 1577, dau of Sir John Puleston of Bersham)
A. Sir William Maurice or Morris of Clenenney, Sheriff of Cardiganshire (d 10.08.1622)
  m1. Margaret (d 17.02.1571-2, dau/heir of John Wynn Lacon of Llanddyn)
  i. William Wynn Maurice (b 1559, a 1601)
  m. Mary Lewis (b 1555, dau of John Lewis of Chwaen Wen)
  a. Eliza Maurice (bpt 21.06.1582, dvp 1594)
  b. Elin Maurice of Brogytnyn & Clenenney (b 1598, bur 14.09.1626)
  m1. John Owen (d 1611-2, son of Owen ap Robert, of Bodsilin)
  m2. Sir Francis Eure (son of Lord Chief Justice Eure)
c. Margaret Maurice (a 1641)
  m1. Ellis Brynkir
  m2. (sp) William Glynn of Leuar
  ii. John Maurice
  m. Elizabeth (dau of John ap Richard, of Gwynfryn)
  iii. Eliza Maurice (b 1568, Captain)
  m. Jane Mearing (dau of Sir William Mearing of Mearing)
a. Margaret Maurice
  m1. John Jones of Wern
  m2. Ellis Anwyl of Parkia
  iv. Gaynor Maurice (b 1570)
  m. Sir William Thomas of Aber (d 1633)
  v. Elin Maurice
  m. William Lewis of Chwaen Wen (a 1622)
m2. (sp) Elin (dau of Hugh ap Llewelyn ap Meredydd, relict of John Lewis of Chwaen Ucha)
  m3. (1605) Jane Pulestion (dsp, dau/heir of Rowland Puleston of Carnarvon, relict of Sir Thomas Johnes of Abermarles)
  B. John Wynn Maurice of Tyddyn Mawr 'of Ymwlch' (d 1606)
  m1. (by 1585) Elizabeth (dau of Richard ap John (not Robert), of Gwynfryn)
  The following comes from Griffith's Pedigrees (Ymlch, p382).
  i. Eliza Morris of Ymwlch fawr
  m. Grace (dau of Humphrey Lloyd of Rhosgyll)
a. William Morris of Ymwlch fawr
  m. Elin or Jonet (dau of John ap Richard Griffith, of Criccieth)
  (1) John Morris of Ymwlch fawr (b 1660-1, bur 07.1739)
  m. Grace (b 1665-6, bur 11.08.1729, dau of John Thomas of Nant)
(A) William Morris of Ymwlch fawr (b 1687-8, dsp 01.04.1762)
  m. Catherine Goodman (dau of William Goodman of Llanelhaiarn)
  (B) John Morris of Plas Du (drover)
  m1. Catherine Powel of Llanfihangel y Pennant (b 1693-4, bur 16.07.1736)
  (i) Grace Morris (b c1718, d 10.09.1762)
  m. (08.10.1762) Edward Griffith of Carnarvon, later of Ymwlch (b c1710, d 10.09.1778, son of John of Tryfan)
  (ii) Katherine Morris (b 1723-4, d 24.05.1740)
  m2. Margaret Griffith (sister of William Griffith of Cefn Coch)
  (iii) John Griffith (bpt 1718)
  m. (31.10.1735) Margaret Griffith
  (a) Edward Jones Griffith (b 27.10.1736)
  m. (1761) Elizabeth of Pentyrch Issa
  ((1)) William Griffith
  m. Ales Williams of Llacheiddior
  ((2)) Margaret Griffith (bpt 29.06.1770)
  m. Robert Williams of Taldrwst
  ((A)) Ana Williams
  m. Richard Hughes of Llanbedgroch
  (C) Humphrey Morris (bpt 02.06.1700)
  m. _ Griffith (dau of David Griffith)
(D) Elizabeth Morris
  m. John Roberts of Hafodboeth
  (2) Humphrey Morris
  m. Myddanwy (dau/heir of Andrew Lloyd of Bryngo)
  (3) Grace Morris (bur 13.03.1719)
  m. Owen Griffith of Trfyan
  b. Elizabeth Morris
  m. Owen Owens of Cefn Treflaeth
  ii. Ann
  m. William Wynn (son of Humphrey of Cesail Gyfarch)
  m2. Gwen (dau of Cadwaladr ap Griffith ap Robert Vaughan)
The following comes from Griffith's Pedigrees (Beddgelert, p218).
  iii. Maurice Wynn 'of Beddgelert' (a 04.1625)
  m. Catherine (dau of Robert ap Rhys Wynn, of Graianog, widow of Owen Jones of Cefn Treflaeth)
  a. Ellis Wynn of Beddgelert (dsp bur 28.10.1672)
  m. Elizabeth Vaughan (dau of Robert Vaughan of Pen y bryn)
  b. William Wynn 'of Beddgelert'
  m. Elizabeth Williams (dau of Morris Williams of Hafodgaregog)
  (1) Margaret Wynn (d before 16.12.1699)
m. Morris Hughes of Llannor (bur 22.04.1694)
  (A) John Wynn Maurice (dsp 1707)
  (B) Sarah Hughes
  m. (1719) Griffith Jones (d 1749, rector of Bodfard then Denbigh, son of John Owen of Tyn y Coed)
c. Ann Wynn
  m. John Owen of Tyn y Coed
  (1) Catherine Owen
  m1. William Spicer (the younger)
  m2. Robert Wynn of Pengwern (vicar of Carnarvon)
  (2) Gwen Owen
  m. Hugh Hughes of Nanhoron Issa
  C. Eliza
  m. Elin (dau of Griffith ap Robert ap Evan, of Dinas Moch in Beddgelert)
D. Ann
  m. Robert ap Ellis, of Brynkir (a 1576, d 1616)
  E. Margaret
  m. (sp) Sir Rhys Griffith (a 1567)
  F. Jane
  m. Thomas Owen of Plas Du
  G. Gaynor
  m. Robert Sonllli of Denbighshire (a 1576)
  H.+ other issue - Rhys (b 1554-5, d 26.07.1572), Elin
5. Gruffydd Lloyd of Plas Chwilog
  The following comes from Griffith's Pedigrees (Plas Chwilog, p263).
  m. Margaret (coheir of Griffith ap Lewis ap Robert ap Meredydd, of Chwilog)
  A. Robert 'of Plas Chwilog'
  m1. Elin (dau of Morris ap John ap David ap Howel ap Einion ap Howel Coetmor)
  i.+ issue - Morris Griffith, Grace
  m2. Annes (dau of Hugh ap Griffith ap John ap Griffith of Cefnamwich)
  iii.+ other issue - Margaret, Elizabeth
B. Rowland of Llanllyfni (a 1606, 3rd son)
  m. Jane
  i. Mary
  C. Henry (Harry) Griffith 'of Penamser' (b 1639-40, d 04.05.1725)
  The following comes from Griffith's Pedigrees (Penamser, p353).
  m. Jane (b 1659-60, d 29.05.1734, dau/heir of Samuel Lloyd (of Penamser?))
  i. Catherine Parry (b 1683, d 07.1750)
  m. John Vaughan 'of Penamser 'of Penmaen Dovey' (b 1679-80, d 04.06.1740)
  a.+ issue - Richard (bpt 08.12.1709), Henry (bpt 17.08.1712), Martha (bpt 30.10.1714), Margaret, Ann
  ii. Martha Parry (d 06.1762)
  m. William Griffith of Brynodol (d before 03.06.1742)
  iii. Jonet Parry
  m. John Cadwaladr of Brynengan (b 1662-3, d 15.09.1720)
  a. Cadwaladr Jones (b 1707-8, d 02.01.1752, rector of Bodfean)
m. Elizabeth
  b. Henry Jones (3rd son) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Vaughan of Penamser
  c. John Jones
  m. Jane of Ty Corniog
  d.+ other issue - William, Jonet, Margaret
  iv. Frances Parry, heiress of Penmaser (b c1671, d 12.10.1730)
  m. David Williams
  a. William Williams (b 1712-3, d 21.03.1730)
  D. Lowry
  m. Robert ap Ifan ap Morgan, near Harlech
E. Annes
  m. Richard ap Robert ap Richard, near Harlech
  F. Catherine
  m. Richard ap Robert, of Selattyn
  G.+ other issue - Richard in London (dsp), Margaret
6. Robert (3rd son of this marriage)
  m. Margaret (dau of David ap Howel)
  A. Jane
  m. Robert Wynn of Rhwng-y-ddwrid
7. Angharard
  m1. Robert Griffith of Plas Newydd
  m2. William Glynne of Glynllifon
8. Annes
  m. Humphrey ap Dafydd ap Thomas, of Llandecwyn
9. Gwen
  m1. Owen ap Morris ap Griffith ap Ieuan ap Rhys, of Eifionydd
  m2. Rowland ap Robert, of Meyllteyrn
10. Catherine
  m. Robert Wynn ap John ap Ieuan ap Rhys, of Pentre Ieuan
11. Mary
  m. Morris ap Robert ap Morris, of Llangedwyn
12.+ other issue - Rowland, James

Main source(s): Griffith's Pedigrees (Clenenney, p218) with input as reported above
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