This Lewis Morris married a woman named Isabella and then expanded and patented the estate and was also Governor of New Jersey. Lewis Morris (April 8 1726 – January 22 1798) was an American landowner and developer from Morrisania New York. His uncle was Pennsylvania Governor Robert Hunter Morris.
When his father died in 1762 he inherited the bulk of the estate. A prominent land owner in colonial New York Lewis was appointed as a judge of the Admiralty Court for the province in 1760. He signed the U.