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Morris/Heard Family

Naples, Texas

LOCATION:  Three miles northwest of Naples, Texas in an inaccessible area at the edge of White Oak Bottom Bluff.  There are approximately ten graves in the cemetery.  The maternal grandparents of US Senator Morris Sheppard are buried here. 

It was read south to north in early 1997 by  Pat Tomberlain of Atlanta, Texas. 

This cemetery is known to be predominantly white. 

*Denotes the oldest known marked grave.

MORRIS                 Dorthy F                          1795                                       Sep 4, 1863 

NAME BIRTH DATE DEATH DATE LOCATION -- INFORMATION
 

 

 

 

HEARD, Charles A

Jan 3, 1860

Mar 23, 1895

Row 1

HEARD, Elma

Sep 30, 1881

Dec 6, 1883

Row 1; S/o J A and Ella

HEARD, Bernice E

Feb 3, 1883

Dec 16, 1883

Row 1; D/o J A and Ella

MORRIS, Samuel

Jan 29, 1799

Oct 6, 1870

Row 2; Age 71 yrs, 8 mos, 6 days; h/o Dorthy F

MORRIS, Dorthy F*

1795

Sep 4, 1863

Row 2; Age 68 years; w/o Samuel

HEARD, Unnamed Twins

 

 

Row 2; Died at birth; buried in twin rock vaults

HEARD, Mary F

Feb 22, 1862

Aug 22, 1867

Row 2; D/o J A and L L

HEARD, Louisa L MORRIS

Aug 22, 1838

Sep 10, 1875

Row 2; W/o John A

HEARD, John A

Jan 12, 1832

Dec 9, 1895

Row 2; H/o Louisa L MORRIS

HEARD, Ella POPE “Miss Ella”

Aug 26, 1852

Jul 18, 1934

Row 2; W/o (2) John A

 This information was copied from the MORRIS COUNTY CEMETERY BOOK – NORTHERN SECTION of 1999 which was Compiled by the Cass County Genealogical Society in cooperation with the Morris County Historical Commission. 

Janette Tigert Cook

janettetigertomaha@yahoo.com

November 16, 2006

 

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