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Morris County Texas

Before the existence of Morris County, five counties included all or part of itsterritory. In 1820 the area was organized as Miller County, Arkansas. In 1836 the tract became Red River Countyof the Republic of Texas.

In January 1841 the Congress of the republic established Paschal County for judicial and otherpurposes and designated Daingerfield county seat. The act establishing Paschal County was ruled unconstitutionalby the Supreme Court the next year because it did not provide the county with representation in the legislature.Subsequently, part of what was to become Morris County became part of Red River County, and the rest of the areawas part of Bowie County.

In 1846 the First Legislature of the state of Texas established Titus County, whichincluded all of the territory in present Morris County. Morris County was demarked from Titus County on March 13,1875, and probably named for William W. Morris. The county was organized on May 12, 1875, with Daingerfield asthe county seat. 


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Website Updates:
Sept 2015: 1903 - 1910 Births
Jun 2015:  News: Newspapers of Morris County
Mar 2015: Community News: 1910 Thanksgiving in Omaha, 1912 Moving Picture Show; Death News: APPERSON, COBB, O'TYSON, TIGERT; Birth News: DAVIS, FARRIER; Visiting News: FARRIER, CABANISS, WESTBROOK, HART, STEVENS, SMITH; Anniversary News: COFFEY
Dec 2014: Mil: Vietnam War Casualties; Korean War Casualties
Sept 2014: Mil: WW2 Honor Roll; History: 1914 County Description
Aug 2014: Obit: PARR - Transcribed by MKK
Feb 2014:  WW2 Enlistments

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