Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Finding Faulkner: The Progeny | William G Morrison {Gen 4}

It started, as good quests always do, with a family tale.

William Gwyn Morrison (Gwyn Morrison, Esther, William, William) was born in Grimes Co, Texas, October 5th 1861, to parents Gwyn Morrison and Sarah Ann Roberts.

William married Anna Kelley about 1902 most likely in Waller Co, Texas.

The couple has one child:

  • Isabella Morrison b. 9 Aug 1904 d. 4 Apr 1982 m. Luther A Bradbury no issue

Before marriage William served in the U S Military. He was a Commissioned Officer, ranked 1st Lieutenant, in the 16th Infantry, Company "B" stationed at Fort Concho in San Angelo, Texas. He married later in life to a woman almost 20 years his junior. By the time William married he had settled down as a farmer and rancher in Waller Co, Texas. He also worked for a time as an assistant cashier in  the banking industry.

William Gwyn Morrison died June 11th 1924 of a heart condition. He was 62 years old. William is buried in Hempstead Cemetery in Hempstead, Waller Co, Texas.

Anna Kelley Morrison never remarried. She lived as a widow for her remaining long life. She died February 28th 1968 at the age of 89. Anna is buried alongside her husband in Hempstead Cemetery. 

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