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Morris Cemetery
Grayson County, Texas

Lat: 33°27.13N, Lon: 096°30.34W

Contributed by Melissa Williamson, Mar 26, 2001 [cmdwilliamson@cs.com].
Total records = 34.

It is at the corner of Edwards and Stickland, in the corn field, back in the trees on the north side.

At the time the cemetery was first put into use it was part of the town of Jameson, but the town has disappeared and is now Van Alstyne.

The cemetery is in terrible condition, animals have burrowed into the graves, the stones have fallen over, and it is over grown with trees, most of the trees have since fallen over on top of the graves!!!

Compiled by Melissa Williamson and Larry Jeffery, we walked the cemetery and took pictures/wrote it down. We copied all the stones that we could find.

Davis, Rezin A, b. Jun 3, 1857, d. Jun 30, 1868, Son of JW and SA Davis. At the bottom it says Hanway Denison, Picture of Lamb
Lively, Tom, b. 1803, d. 1869
Morris, George William, b. Oct 20, 1858, d. Nov 19, 1858, Infant son of Thomas M and Lucinda I Morris, Stone is Lying on ground and the face of it is beginning to flake off
Morris, George G, b. May 24, 1817, d. Jul 18, 1887, "Father and Mother, Their happy souls have winged their way to one bright pure eternal day.
Morris, Hardy S, d, Aug 10, 1853, Aged 69 yrs 5 mos 19 days
Morris, Infant Dau., b. Apr 9, 1887, d. Feb 2, 1888, Sleep oh sweet babe and (rest is unreadable), Dau of HS and Katharine R Morris
Morris, Infant Son, d, Oct 29, 1877, Children of HS and Kate Morris, Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven, Aged 12 Days
Morris, Infant Son, d, Mar 29, 1879, Children of HS and Kate Morris, Budded on earth to bloom in Heaven, Aged 7 mos 1 day
Morris, Mary, b. Jan 2, 1816, d. Apr 17, 1879, "Father and Mother, Their happy souls have winged their way to one bright pure eternal day.
Morris, Tom M, b. 1839, d. 1917
Randolph, Jimmimah, b. Feb 11, 1784, d. Sep 28, 1854, aged 67ys 2ms 9ds, Formerly wife of Tho's Miller
Shaw, Dollie May, Stone is Buried
Shaw, Edith, b. Oct 12, 1909, d. Mar 21, 1910, Dau of EN and VM Shaw
Shaw, Lieuttia A, b. Feb 25, 1862, d. Nov 6, 1889, Jesus loves the pure and holly, Wife of NB Shaw
Shaw, N B, b. Mar 31, 1853, d. Jan 2, 1894, "In my fathers house are many mansions; A loving husband, a father dear. A faithful friend lies buried here.
Spearman, Jamima A, b. Apr 3, 1835, d. May 5, 1874, Wife of WH Webb
Taylor, Wesley L, b. Aug 2, 1856, d. Aug 4, 1873
Taylor, BM, b. Apr 5, 1855, Death date is covered by a brace holding the stone together where it had once broken.
Taylor, Charles, b. Jul 12, 1864, d. Jun 16, 1889
Taylor, Francis M, b. Nov 25, 1868, d. Nov 18, 1891
Taylor, Malinda May, b. Feb 3, 1837, d. Apr 19, 1913, "Rest mother rest in quiet sleep, While friends in sorrow o'er thee weep, Wife of Willis Martin Taylor
Taylor, Willis M, b. Aug 10, 1827, d. Jul 25, 1889
Thompson, Andrew Jackson, b. 1837, d. 1923, Son of Samuel and Catherine Thompson
Thompson, Cathrine, b. Nov 4, 1884, d. Nov 9, 1884, Asleep in Jesus, Dau of AJ and Eliza Thompson
Thompson, Charlie, b. Dec 21, 1871, d. Apr 12, 1879, Our Darling, Son of AJ and E Thompson
Thompson, Eliza, b. Jan 29, 1848, d. Jan 8, 1905, He took thee from a world of care, An everlasting bliss to share, Wife of AJ Thompson. Back of stone says mother
Thompson, James R, b. Apr 27, 1888, d. Sep 26, 1900, Son of AJ and Eliza Thompson
Thompson, Joseph W, b. Dec 30, 1876, d. Jun 21, 1897, Son of AJ and E Thompson
Thompson, Samuel E, b. Nov 11, 1889, d. Dec 23, 1899, Come Ye Blessed, Probably son of AJ and Eliza Thompson
Williams, Mollie E, b. 1860, d. 1949
Williams, Toka J, b. 1884, d. 1971, At Rest, Flescher Funeral Home
Williams, Tom Nubern, b. 1883, d. 1944
Williams, Walter W, b. 1855, d. 1933
Williams, Winnie, no dates, Inft

 

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