Tag: DeSoto TX

JOHN and PRISCILLA MORRIS FAMILY of Cedar Hill

14 March 2018

John Morris, son of Anderson and Millie (Clayton) Morris of Hickman County, Tennessee, was born September 6, 1851. He married Priscilla Angeline Sharp on September 2, 1873. She was born December 9, 1857, the daughter of Mary Mathis and Green Sharp, and they were second cousins, his maternal grandmother being a Sharp. They had a […]

TEXANA CHRISTIAN & TOM PARKS

4 March 2018

Tom Parks was born Thomas Jefferson Parks in 1849 on the Texas frontier, three years after Texas was admitted to the United States, and Dallas was incorporated as a town when he was three years old. He was the tenth of eleven children born to Amelia Sharp and Curtis Parks. Several of his siblings stayed […]