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John MORRIS family

Karen Mills (View posts)
Posted: 27 Jul 2002 4:34PM GMT
Classification: Query
I'm looking for info on the history of the John MORRIS family of Henderson County. Thanks so much for your help. Info I have is as follows:

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN1 MORRIS was born April 08, 1811 in Georgia, and died November 07, 1873 in Henderson County, Texas. He married (1) ANN MARIAH ROBERTS February 15, 1836 in Talapoosa County, Alabama. She was born September 03, 1819 in South Carolina, and died May 23, 1861 in Smith County, Texas. He married (2) SARAH ANN MCDONALD October 28, 1863 in Smith County, Texas. She was born March 11, 1837, and died July 01, 1906.

Children of JOHN MORRIS and ANN ROBERTS are:
2. i. MARY FRANCES2 MORRIS, b. July 30, 1837, Alabama; d. June 02, 1861, Smith County, Texas.
ii. SISCILLA MORRIS, b. December 01, 1839, Alabama; d. May 26, 1861.
3. iii. JOHN ROBERTSON MORRIS, SR., b. June 07, 1842, Alabama; d. December 19, 1909, Smith County, Texas.
iv. JAMES B. MORRIS, b. July 20, 1845, Alabama; d. 1921.
v. JEPHTHA HARRIETT MORRIS, b. November 08, 1848, Texas; d. February 26, 1849, Texas.
4. vi. WILLIAM HOUSTON MORRIS, b. January 28, 1850, Rusk County, Texas; d. April 16, 1922, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas.
vii. ROBERT T. MORRIS, b. October 10, 1852, Texas.
5. viii. SAMUEL STINSON MORRIS, b. November 12, 1856; d. 1908.


Children of JOHN MORRIS and SARAH MCDONALD are:
ix. RHUEMMA E.2 MORRIS, b. August 08, 1864; d. January 1889; m. C. JACK SMITH, 1878, Kaufman County, Texas.
x. JESSE LEE MORRIS, b. June 08, 1866; d. August 16, 1878.
xi. OLIVIA A. MORRIS, b. June 02, 1869; d. January 06, 1952; m. T. G. RODDY, July 17, 1889, Mabank, Texas; b. Mabank, Texas.
xii. ALMA MORRIS, b. June 09, 1871; d. February 27, 1956; m. W. J. DRENNAN, Mabank, Texas.
xiii. BEATRICE MORRIS, b. February 01, 1874; d. 1923; m. BUD JOHNSON.


Generation No. 2

2. MARY FRANCES2 MORRIS (JOHN1) was born July 30, 1837 in Alabama, and died June 02, 1861 in Smith County, Texas. She married GODFREY FRIDAY. He was born Abt. 1827 in South Carolina.

Children of MARY MORRIS and GODFREY FRIDAY are:
i. JOHN3 FRIDAY, b. Abt. 1857.
ii. THOMAS FRIDAY, b. Abt. 1858.


3. JOHN ROBERTSON2 MORRIS, SR. (JOHN1) was born June 07, 1842 in Alabama, and died December 19, 1909 in Smith County, Texas. He married (1) CATHERINE ELLEN FORD. She was born September 19, 1844, and died March 04, 1928 in Smith County, Texas. He married (2) MARTHA A. PINKERTON, daughter of PICKINS PINKERTON and MARY WILLIAMS. She was born September 17, 1848 in Tennessee, and died October 31, 1885 in Smith County, Texas.

Children of JOHN MORRIS and MARTHA PINKERTON are:
i. LULA A.3 MORRIS, b. September 10, 1867; d. 1943; m. LEE BEARD.
ii. JAMES MORRIS, b. December 04, 1870; d. January 20, 1938; m. LIZZIE MILLS.
iii. JOHN ROBERTSON MORRIS, JR., b. February 16, 1872, Coosa County, Alabama.
iv. CICILY TOMMY MORRIS, b. August 11, 1873; d. May 25, 1946, Vernon, Texas; m. SAMUEL CICERO MARTIN.
v. LENA MORRIS, m. ALBERT BROWN.
vi. WILLIAM OSCAR MORRIS, b. December 03, 1876, Smith County, Texas; d. December 04, 1933; m. LAURA BATHAR COPELAND, July 12, 1899.
vii. LEX MORRIS, b. November 12, 1878; d. December 24, 1897.
viii. MAMIE MORRIS, b. February 12, 1880; m. LEE WEAVER.
ix. JEPP A. MORRIS, b. November 30, 1881; m. ADDIE RAMSOUR.
x. JOHNNIE BERTHA MORRIS, b. April 30, 1883; m. MOLTEN MYERS.
xi. MARTHA KATHLEEN MORRIS, b. January 18, 1885; m. JOHN NEAL.


4. WILLIAM HOUSTON2 MORRIS (JOHN1) was born January 28, 1850 in Rusk County, Texas, and died April 16, 1922 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas. He married (1) SARAH WILLIAMS August 05, 1870 in Van Zandt County, Texas, daughter of JOHN WILLIAMS and RHODA. She was born April 28, 1852, and died December 19, 1873 in Van Zandt County, Texas. He married (2) MARY ELIZABETH "BETTY" BOHANNAN December 05, 1877 in Van Zandt County, Texas, daughter of JAHU BOHANNAN and NANCY PILES. She was born April 13, 1861 in Van Zandt Co., Texas, and died March 13, 1925 in Van Zandt County, Texas.

Children of WILLIAM MORRIS and SARAH WILLIAMS are:
i. JOHN R.3 MORRIS, b. August 26, 1871, Van Zandt County, Texas; m. CARA OLES, 1899.
ii. INFANT DAUGHTER MORRIS, b. Abt. 1873; d. Abt. 1873.


Children of WILLIAM MORRIS and MARY BOHANNAN are:
iii. THOMAS WADE3 MORRIS, b. November 02, 1878, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. April 25, 1955, Houston, Texas; m. DOLLIE BYERS, December 24, 1927, Houston, Texas; d. December 18, 1956.
iv. JAHU MITCHEL MORRIS, b. April 16, 1880, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. June 07, 1929, Van Zandt County, Texas; m. (1) ESTELLA BLAKE, February 22, 1903, Waco, Texas; b. September 15, 1882; d. July 30, 1912, Van Zandt County, Texas; m. (2) KATE WARE, April 04, 1915.
v. CATHERINE ALBERTA MORRIS, b. March 18, 1882, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. December 16, 1960, Van Zandt County, Texas; m. J. DUDLEY WHERRY, January 25, 1922; d. November 27, 1937.
vi. RACHEL ANN MORRIS, b. December 10, 1883, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. May 23, 1962, Van Zandt County, Texas.
vii. WILLIAM HUDSON MORRIS, b. June 28, 1886, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. March 01, 1949; m. LILLIE HEARD, August 11, 1909, Van Zandt County, Texas.
viii. JAMES ARTHUR MORRIS, b. May 01, 1888, Van Zandt County, Texas; m. ANNIE BELL WALDEN, September 06, 1911.
ix. EDGAR H MORRIS, b. October 08, 1890; d. September 07, 1892.
x. OTTO MORRIS, SR., b. June 24, 1892, Van Zandt County, TX; d. January 02, 1954, Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co., TX; m. WILLIE HASTORIA OWENS, July 16, 1914, Waco, McLennan County, Texas; b. May 17, 1890, Mabank, Texas; d. September 10, 1987, Tyler, Smith, TX.
xi. CHARLES HOUSTON MORRIS, b. January 31, 1894, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. April 01, 1951; m. MILDRED CREOLA WILLIAMS, January 16, 1916, Van Zandt County, Texas; b. January 05, 1899, Pleasant Hill Community, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. April 20, 1966.
xii. GEORGE HUBERT MORRIS, b. June 07, 1896, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. January 30, 1969; m. MYRTLE DEAN, February 05, 1923, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; b. September 29, 1903; d. December 25, 1989.
xiii. WILBURN MILTON MORRIS, b. September 17, 1899; d. February 29, 1968; m. LENA SHELTON, November 17, 1925, McKinney, Collins County, Texas.
xiv. GUY TRUMAN MORRIS, b. September 26, 1904, Van Zandt County, Texas; d. February 25, 1973; m. ANNIE LOU YOUNG, April 10, 1937; b. October 23, 1914; d. November 07, 2001, Tyler, Smith County, Texas.


5. SAMUEL STINSON2 MORRIS (JOHN1) was born November 12, 1856, and died 1908. He married MARY REBECCA JONES April 23, 1885 in Van Zandt County, Texas.

Children of SAMUEL MORRIS and MARY JONES are:
i. NANNIE WRIGHT3 MORRIS, b. February 04, 1891; d. January 07, 1973, Dallas, Dallas, Texas; m. WILLIAM CLAIBURNE HILBURN, September 16, 1911, Smith County, Texas; b. Abt. 1891.
ii. JOHN MORRIS.
iii. GEORGE MORRIS.
iv. DORA MORRIS, b. 1893, Texas; m. JAMES F. HOBBS, December 10, 1910, Van Zandt County, Texas; b. 1892, Texas; d. 1965, Van Zandt County, Texas.
v. LINNIE MORRIS, d. Van Zandt County, Texas; m. ? JONES.

Re: John MORRIS family

Lin Hahn (View posts)
Posted: 6 Sep 2002 2:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
I am trying to find info on a William Andrew Morris who lived in Henderson & married a Osa Belle Johnson in 1896 Van Zandt County. Can you help?
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