Morris Family Cemetery

San Jacinto Co: Cemeteries of TX

Submitted by Brenda Wiggins

Special thanks to the San Jacinto County, Texas Historical Commission for authorizing use of historical information contained in their book entitled, "San Jacinto County Texas Cemetery Records," Copyright 1997.

ABBREVIATIONS .AAD = Age at Death, H/O = Husband Of, S/O = Son Of, W/O = Wife Of

There is one burial on private property outside Shepherd, about 4.5 miles from the blinking light east toward Dolen.

George C. Morris, Jr., M.D. was born 2/15/1924, and died 8/29/1996. He was the son of Mary and George C. Morris, Sr., and was born in Evanston, Illinois. He was a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserve, Med Corps. during WW II and the Korean War. His surgical residency was under the noted Dr. Michael E. DeBakey. George, Jr. was widely known internationally as a teacher of surgery and visiting professor at numerous universities worldwide. He was married to Jean Morris. They had 4 daughters and one son.