I’m Carl Dean Morris… born 1948. I used to be an independent trucker (see picture above), but had to retire because of a stroke. I live in Wyoming. I’m now into horses, grand kids, computers and genealogy. I’m a husband, father of five (all married and gone from home), and I have about 14 grand children.. Here on the “About Me” page, I thought I’d give a little run-down of the Morris side of my family.
Below is my father, Leslie Arthur Morris, born in Kansas in 1917
Below is another picture of my father, Leslie Arthur Morris (born 1917) with my mother, Myra Leona Johnson (born 1920)
On the left below is Leslie Morris with his sister,Thelma Morris. Also, below and to the right is Myra Johnson(Morris) when she was 18 years old
Below is my grandfather Robert Leslie Morris, born 1894, and grandmother Dora Elizabeth Sievers, born 1896
Below is the next older generation … Elijah John William Morris (front and center), born 1856, and Minnie Eliza Thayer, born 1864
And then, below is the next generation older …. Josiah Skidmore Morris, born 1825, and Martha A. Twidwell, born 1826
For the benefit of those interested, following is a continuing list of older generations:
Josiah Skidmore pictured above was the son of Elijah Morris (1798) and Hannah Gibson
Elijah was the son of Benjamin Morris (1757) and Sarah Bolton
Benjamin was the son of Joseph Morris (1731) and Mary Newby
Joseph Morris was the son of Aaron Morris (1704) and Mary Pritchard
Aaron Morris was the son of John Morris III (1680) and Mary Simons
John Morris was the son of John Morris (1654) and Damaris Page
John Morris (1654) was the son of Charles Morris (1625) and Hannah
Charles Morris was the son of John Morris (1609) and Mary
John Morris (1609) was the son of Edward Morris (1580) and Mrs.
Edward Morris (1580) was the son of Charles Morris (1555) and Elizabeth Hollowell
Charles Morris (1555) was the son of Anthony Morris (1530) and Elizabeth Fields
It goes on, but I’m not confident of the accuracy of what I have….
It has been occurring to me that I should possibly consider showing pictures of all of my dad’s siblings… I just don’t know if I can gather up pictures enough to do a good job of that. I’d welcome any opinions on whether this should be done, or not… I’d hate to think that the only way somebody could make it into my web site would be by kicking the bucket….. BUT, on the other hand, maybe that would be a good criteria.. Only have pictures of those that are no longer with us…. THEN, if some of you happen to find your picture in here, you could start worrying…