Place of Birth:  Nueces County

Date of Death:  October 8, 1912

Interment source: 

Bay View Cemetery Association, Corpus Christi, Texas.  Record of Interments





A Pioneer Resident Dead

Louisa Morris, Colored, Came to Nueces County in 1858—Well Known Character

Louis Morris, a colored woman 82 years old, well known to all of the older residents of Nueces county, and herself a pioneer, died last night at the home of her son-in-law, Walter Chapman, who resides sixteen miles west of the city near Nuecestown.  She was well liked by all who knew her and was a characteristic figure here since 1858.

The deceased is survived by nine children and fifty-two grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Interment will be made in Old Bayview Cemetery at 4 o'clock this afternoon.


Source: Corpus Christi Caller and Daily Herald, October 8, 1912, p. 6, cols. 2 & 3

Research by: Msgr. Michael A. Howell

Transcription by: Geraldine D. McGloin, Nueces County Historical Commission

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