Simon Joshua Morriss
Full Name: Simon Joshua Morriss
Date of birth: April 15, 1843
Date of death: May 18, 1902
Terms of Service top
||Dates of Service
||Counties in District
Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 8, 1901
Atlanta / Cass
Bowie, Cass, Marion, Morris
26th Legislature - Roll of holdover Senators, 1/10/1899, pp. 1-2.
25th Legislature - Roll of Senators-elect, oath of office administered, 1/12/1897, p. 1.
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Resolutions and Journal entries
Military Service Notes
- Confederate States Army, Private, 1st Lieutenant, and Captain, 10th Alabama Infantry, enlisted 6/4/1861. Simon Joshua Morriss, death date 5/18/1902 in Cass County, widow Mrs. Mary Morriss of Atlanta, Cass County, marriage date 9/9/1865 in Talladega County, Alabama. Pension File No. 23498, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958.
- Death notice, "Dr. S.J. Morriss Dead: Was an Ex-State Senator and Prominent East Texas Citizen," 5/19/1902, p. 10. Death date 5/18/1902. "Dr. Morriss served four years as State Senator from the First District of Texas."
Dallas Morning News.
- Census of 1880 - S.J. Marris, Cass County, age 37, born circa 1843 in Alabama, physician, spouse Mary, daughters Lucy, Arney, Lillie, Bell, Eula, and Kate.
Census of 1900 - Simon J. Morriss, Atlanta, Cass County, age 53, born April 1847 in Alabama, physician, spouse Mary L.L.A., daughters E. Ama and Eula L.
- Dr. S.J. Morriss, birth date 4/15/1843, death date 5/18/1902, burial in Pine Crest Cemetery, Atlanta, Cass County.
Find a Grave.
S.J. Morriss, 26th Legislature, State Preservation Board
S.J. Morriss, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
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