|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1823|
|Death: ||Sep. 16, 1900|
Western Recorder Newspaper (Southern Baptist)---October 11, 1900
William Briant Morris died September 16, 1900. He was born October 8, 1823. He was the son of Harrison and Milly Morris and made profession of religion about the year 1842 or 43 and was baptized by the pastor, J. A. McGuire. Bro. Morris was married to Mary V. Straughn, December 28, 1847. Three children were the result of this marriage – James Morris now living and two dead.
W. B. Morris and his wife were very industrious and frugal housekeepers and accumulated quite an estate. Some years after James was married to his first wife, the mother Mary V. Morris died, leaving the father all alone; James came to live with him and take care of him after he became helpless and almost blind. On March 6, 1877, Bro. Morris married to Mary E. Crawford who was an excellent Christian woman.
He was buried in the Sulphur Cemetery.
Contributed by: E. T. "Hammer" Smith
Harrison Morris (1794 - 1867)
Pamela Mildred Phillips Morris (1805 - 1852)
Mary V. Straughn Morris (1827 - 1874)
Mary Elizabeth Calloway Morris (1832 - 1900)*
James Harrison Price Morris (1851 - 1923)*
William Briant Morris (1823 - 1900)
Samuel T Morris (1825 - 1874)*
Thornton Morris (1828 - 1852)*
Sarah Ann Morris (1830 - 1848)*
Harrison Morris (1833 - 1918)*
John R. Morris (1835 - 1837)*
John Mc Morris (1840 - 1902)*
Husband of Bettie Morris
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Record added: Nov 26, 2005
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