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Burrell Wilson Morris

B.W. Morris
Full Name: Burrell Wilson "Burr" Morris
Birth date: July 5, 1846
Death date: February 5, 1929

Terms of Service

  • House, 24th Legislature
    1/8/1895 - 1/12/1897

Biographical Notes and Resources


Other Resources

  • Biographical sketch, B.W. Morris, pp. 135-136. Born 7/5/1846 in Red River County; Confederate States Army, enlisted in Capt. Shannon's company at age 15; Democratic nominee at the 1894 convention. A History of Hood County, Texas: From its Earliest Settlement to the Present, Together with Biographical Sketches of Many Leading Men and Women Among the Early Settlers. . .: Also a Sketch of the History of Somervell County. 1895.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company C, 10th Texas Infantry, enlisted 10/26/1861 at Houston. Burr Wilson Marris [Morris] [full name: "Burr Wilson Morris but every one called him Burrell Morris"], death date 2/5/1929 in Hood County; widow Mrs. Julia A. Morris of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, marriage date 6/8/1871 in Ellis County. Pension File No. 49330, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958; Burrell Wilson Morris, U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com .
  • Burr Wilson Morris, birth date 7/5/1846 in Texas, death date 2/5/1929 in Granbury, Hood County, farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976 .
  • B.W. Morris (1846-1929), burial in Granbury Cemetery, Granbury, Hood County. Find a Grave .
  • Obituary, B.W. Morris, "Hood Ex-Sheriff, Native Texan, Dies," 2/6/1929, p. 1. "At the time he served as flotorial representative, Hood and Tarrant Counties were in the same flotorial district." Fort Worth Record-Telegram .
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