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Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Adolphus Clayton Morris

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47988340. "He was the oldest son of James William Morris and Susannah Cagle was born in Pierce City Mo. On Jan 20th 1887 He married Eliza Martin Motley. They were the parents of two sons: Byron Gilva Morris and Carl Motley Morris. Soon after their marriage they moved to Hodgeman Co Kansas where they resided for over 4 yrs. In Dec 1891 they moved to Coffey Co Kansas. Mrs Morris passed away Jan. 3, 1916. Mr Morris has since made his home with his son Carl. He was converted and joined the Union Baptist church at Rural Dale and remained a member of that church until it disbanded. After moving to this vicinity he was a regular member of the Methodist Church."


Eliza Martin Motley

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47988528. "Eliza M Motley, youngest child of Edwin and Amanda Motley was born in Lawrence Co Missouri. She was married to Adolphus Clayton Morris in MT. Pleasant, Lawrence Co Missouri on Jan. 20, 1887. They were the parents of two sons: Byron Gilva Morris and Carl Motley Morris who with her husband and only grandchild were present at her death. Soon after her marriage she and her husband moved to Hodgeman Co Kansas where they resided for over 4 yrs. In Dec. 1891 they moved to Coffey Co Kansas where they have since resided. Besides her immediate family she leaves one brother, 5 sisters and numerous other relatives. She was converted in Dec. 1892 and in Jan 1896 united with the Union Baptist church at Rural Dale in this county. The funeral was held at the Methodist church in Burlington Kansas, Wednesday in charge of Rev. C L Hovgard."


Byron Gilva Morris

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47988939. "Byron was the son of Adolphus(A C) Morris and Eliza Motley Morris. He was married to Verda Armilda Conkle 10-15-1909 and they were the parents of Lois L. Morris Lafferty. Grandaughter Audra Jane Hughes( Mrs James Hughes) of Burlington. He owned the Morris Mower Shop in Burlington."


Carl Motley Morris

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=47988733. "He was the son of Adolphus(A C ) Morris and Eliza Martin Motley Morris. He was born in Lincoln, Kansas and married to Edna M. Keever . They had a daughter Blanche M Morris,born 1919 and married to a Brooks."


William Bethel Morris

1FindaGrave.com. "William Bethel Morris was the son of James William Morris and Susannah Cagle. He was born in Lawrence Co Missouri and marriage Mary Elizabeth Moore Jan 26, 1896 in Pierce City Missouri. They lived in the Mt Pleasant community. They were the parents of : Clayton Morris- Death July 29, 1988 Otis Glen Morris 1896- 1923 W Leamon Morris - 1900- Joseph A Morris- 1901-1957 Joe Morris-------1902-1957 W. C Morris -----1903-1988 James Morris ----1904-1986 AAron Morris ----1906-1995 Millard V Morris-1910-1979." http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49142916.

21900 U.S. Census, T623_870 pg 1A, 1 Jun 1900. "Morris, William B. Head WM Feb 1863 37 M 4 Missouri Missouri Missouri Farmer
------, Mary E. Wife WF Aug 1870 29 M 4 2 2 Kentucky Georgia Kentucky
------, Otis G Son WM Nov 1896 3 Missouri Missouri Kentucky
------, William L Son WM July 1899 10/12 Missouri Missouri Kentucky."

31930 U.S. Census, T626_1208 pg 8B, 11 Apr 1930. "Morris, Will B. Head MW 67 M 32 Missouri Kentucky Kentucky Farm General
------, Mollie Wife FW 59 M 25 Kentucky Georgia Kentucky
------, James Son MW 25 S Missouri Missouri Kentucky Farmer General
------, Aaron Son MW 23 S Missouri Missouri Kentucky Farmer
------, Millard Son MW 19 S Missouri Missouri Kentucky Labor Farm
------, Curtis Son MW 17 S Missouri Missouri Kentucky Labor Farm."


Mary Elizabeth Moore

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49142899.


Otis Glenn Morris

1FindaGrave.com. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49142958.


John Simpson Morris

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531178. "John was the son of James William Morris and Susan Cagle; he was the husband of Dorinda Belle Boucher Morris.They were married Feb 2, 1890 in Pierce City Mo. They were the parents of Walter G Morris, Leta May Morris, William Raymond Morris and Bessie Marie Morris. He had lived in the MT Pleasant community most of his life. He was a retired farmer." http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531178.

21900 U.S. Census, FHL 1240_870 pg 3B, 5 Jun 1900. "Morris, John S. Head WM Jan 1866 34 M 10 Missouri Kentucky Kentucky Merchant General merchandise
------, Dorenda B. Wife WF May 1869 31 M 10 2 2 Missouri Missouri Missouri
------, Leta A Daughter WF May 1894 6 S Missouri Missouri Missouri
------, Wm R son WM Jan 1899 1 S Missouri Missouri Missouri."


Dorinda Belle Boucher

1FindaGrave.com. "Belle was the dau of W.W. Boucher and L. Schooling. She married John Simpson Morris on Feb 2, 1890. They were the parents of: Walter G Morris, Leta Mae Morris Sheldon(Mrs Virgil), William Raymond Morris, and Bessie Marie Morris Northrip(Mrs Melvin)." http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531172.


Albert Thomas Woods

1Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002. "Name: Albert G Woods
Marriage Date: 27 Mar 1892
Marriage Location: Lawrence, Missouri
Marriage County: Lawrence
Spouse Name: Julia P Morris." On marriage license he was of Placerville, San Miguel, Colorado. Image.

21900 U.S. Census, T623_129 pg 13A, 28 Jun 1900. "Woods, Albert T. Head WM Feb 1868 32 M 8 Missouri Illinois Kentucky Farmer
-----, Julia P. Wife WF Dec 1869 30 M 8 4 4 Missouri Kentucky Kentucky
-----, Pearl Z Daughter WF Apr 1893 7 S Colorado Missouri Missouri
-----, Bonnie V Daughter WF Feb 1896 4 S Missouri Missouri Missouri
------, Nathan J Son WM April 1897 3 S Colorado Missouri Missouri
-----, Homer M Son WM Mr 1899 1 S Colorado Missouri Missouri."

31920 U.S. Census, T625_171 pg 7B, 1920. "Woods, Albert T. Head MW 51 M Missouri Illinois Kentucky Proprietor Blacksmith Shop
-----, Julia E. Wife FW 50 M Missouri Kentucky Kentucky
-----, Nathan J. Son MW 22 S Colorado Missouri Missiouri Laborer Vansdium Co
-----, Homer M. Son MW 20 S Colorado Missouri Missiouri Proprietor Garage."


Julia Porter Morris

1Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002. "Name: Albert G Woods
Marriage Date: 27 Mar 1892
Marriage Location: Lawrence, Missouri
Marriage County: Lawrence
Spouse Name: Julia P Morris." On marriage license he was of Placerville, San Miguel, Colorado. Image.


George Martin Morris

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531206. "George Martin Morris was the son of James William Morris and Susannah Cagle. He was married to Myra D Burton Aug 9, 1899 in Clarkson, Lawrence Co Mo. They were the parents of Goldie L Morris, Claudie S Morris and Nadine Morris. Myra died Dec 31, 1944. He later married Helena Lee in Jan. 1949. He moved to Joplin Mo around 1950 and lived there until his death at the Joplin Nursing Home in 1962. Three daughters survive him. Mrs Ed Kuklenski of Pierce City, Mrs Harry Miller of Kansas City and Mrs John Mulkey of Fairview Mo. Two brothers survive, Emory Morris of Pierce City and Homer A Morris of Green Forest, Arkansas. Pallbears were: James Morris, Hugh Morris, Aaron Morris, Clayton Morris, Millard Morris and Eldon Morris his nephews."

2Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002. "Name: George M Morris
Age: 25
Birth Date: abt 1874
Marriage Date: 9 Aug 1899
Marriage Location: Clarkson, Lawrence, Missouri
Marriage County: Lawrence
Spouse Name: Myra D Burton
Spouse Age: 20
Spouse Birth Date: abt 1879."


Myra Day Burton

1FindaGrave.com. "Myra was the daughter of John Burton and Ann Snyder; she was the wife of George Martin Morris. They were married Aug 9, 1899 in Clarkson, Lawrence co Mo and They were the parents of 3 daughters." http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531220.

2Missouri Marriage Records, 1805-2002. "Name: George M Morris
Age: 25
Birth Date: abt 1874
Marriage Date: 9 Aug 1899
Marriage Location: Clarkson, Lawrence, Missouri
Marriage County: Lawrence
Spouse Name: Myra D Burton
Spouse Age: 20
Spouse Birth Date: abt 1879."


George Martin Morris

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531206. "George Martin Morris was the son of James William Morris and Susannah Cagle. He was married to Myra D Burton Aug 9, 1899 in Clarkson, Lawrence Co Mo. They were the parents of Goldie L Morris, Claudie S Morris and Nadine Morris. Myra died Dec 31, 1944. He later married Helena Lee in Jan. 1949. He moved to Joplin Mo around 1950 and lived there until his death at the Joplin Nursing Home in 1962. Three daughters survive him. Mrs Ed Kuklenski of Pierce City, Mrs Harry Miller of Kansas City and Mrs John Mulkey of Fairview Mo. Two brothers survive, Emory Morris of Pierce City and Homer A Morris of Green Forest, Arkansas. Pallbears were: James Morris, Hugh Morris, Aaron Morris, Clayton Morris, Millard Morris and Eldon Morris his nephews."


Emery Roscoe Morris

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531124. "Emory Roscoe Morris was the son of James William MOrris and Susannah Cagle. On Nov 26th, 1901 he married Zena Paralee Hewlett in Lawrence Co Missouri. They were the parents of 3 children. Ethel Morris Peabody, Hugh Morris and Harold Morris. He joined the Mt.Olivet Baptist Church when a young man and was a member of that church when he died. Funeral services were held at the wilks Brothers Funeral Home and the pallbears were all his nephews. Byron Morris, Eldon Morris, Clayton Morris, Aaron Morris, Millard Morris and Curtis Morris. His wife, Zena preceded him in Death in 1962."


Zena Paralee Hewlett

1FindaGrave.com. "Zena Paralee Hewlett Morris was the daughter of Alfred Harris Hewlett and Elzada Arnett. She was born in the MT Olivet Community near Pierce City, Mo. She married Emory Roscoe Morris Nov 27, 1901. They were the parents of 3 Children. Mrs Ethel Morris Peabody, Hugh Morris and Harold Morris. She was a member of the Mt. Olivet Church until her death." http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531154.


Harold Francis Morris

1FindaGrave.com. "Harold Francis Morris was the son of Emory Roscoe Morris and Zena Paralee Hewlett. He was one of 3 children. Brother Hugh Morris died in 1979 and is buried in Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora Mo. Also had a sister Ethel Morris Peabody. He is buried beside his parents." http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=49531301.