Margaret Harris1

b. circa 1822, d. after 1 June 1880
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Margaret Harris was born circa 1822 in North Carolina.1 She, late of Charlotte, North Carolina, married Dr. Anthony T. Morris of the firm of Gilmer & Morris, Hayneville, formerly of Bucks County, on 5 November 1844 at Hayneville, Lowndes County, Alabama.1,2 She died after 1 June 1880.3
Additional Data
Margaret M. and A.T. Morris appeared on the 1 June 1850 Federal Census of Lowndes County, Alabama, enumerated 6 December 1850, with William Saunders, an overseer, living with them..4 Click to view image

Margaretta and A.T. Morris appeared on the 1 June 1860 Federal Census of Columbia, Brazoria County, Texas, enumerated 25 June 1860. Their children Lucian, Edward, Anna and Emily were listed as living with them.5 Click to view image

Margaret H. and Anthony T. Morris appeared on the 1 June 1880 Federal Census of Williamson County, Texas, enumerated 1 June 1880. Their daughter Annie B. was listed as living with them, as were her husband, Oliver B. Caldwell, and their son, Walter M.3 Click to view image

Children of Margaret Harris and Anthony T. Morris


  1. [S328] Ruth Bennett, "Morris Family," e-mail message from <e-mail address> (Baton Rouge, Louisiana) to Laura M. Cooper, 1 May 1999.
  2. [S387] C. Arthur Smith, comp., Bucks County Intelligencer Marriage Notices Vol. 3, 1835-1860 Lay to Z (Doylestown: Bucks County Genealogical Society, unknown publish date), 58.
  3. [S335] A.T. Morris household, 1880 U.S. Census, Williamson County, Texas, population schedule, Precinct 8, enumeration district (ED) 162, sheet 2B, dwelling 13, family 13; National Archives micropublication T9, roll 1333.
  4. [S334] A.T. Morris household, 1850 U.S. Census, Lowndes County, Alabama, population schedule, Lowndes District, page 163A, dwelling 930, family 930; National Archives micropublication M432, roll 8.
  5. [S54] A.T. Morris household, 1860 U.S. Census, Brazoria County, Texas, population schedule, Columbia, page 11/59, dwelling 98, family 86; National Archives micropublication M653, roll 1289.
  6. [S340] Jane Wolfe, The Rise and Fall of a Texas Dynasty; The Murchisons (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989), 45.
  7. [S342] Rosehill Cemetery, Tyler, Smith County, TX, online <>, Section C.
  8. [S192] Tombstone, Old Columbia Cemetery, West Columbia, Brazoria County, Texas; photographed by the writer on 4 July 2003.