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Alfred and Matilda Morris House

Patton House

Montgomery, Texas

 

Alfred and Matilda Morris House

Alfred and Matilda Morris House

Montgomery, Texas

 

Alfred Morris Home

   The Alfred Morris House is owned by Kay Piland.  Kay Piland has gone to great lengths to restore and preserve this historic old Montgomery home.  This house is also commonly referred to as the Patton House.

 

Also Commonly Known as the Patton House

Alfred William Morris Was Sheriff of Montgomery County.

 

Alfred and Matilda Morris Built This House in 1854.

 

Original Cistern

 

   Alfred Morris and his wife Matilda Parmer Morris are both buried in the Old Cemetery in Montgomery, Texas.

Grave of Alfred W. Morris in Old Cemetery in Montgomery, Texas

IN MEMORY OF

ALFRED W. MORRIS

DIED

Sep. 29, 1866

Aged

45 Yrs. 3 Mos. &

18 ds.

Erected by his Wife

 

Grave of Matilda Parmer Morris in the Old Cemetery in Montgomery, Texas

GONE HOME

Sacred to the Memory of

MATILDA MORRIS

BORN

Mar. 28, 1828.

DIED

Apr. 6, 1900.

Gone but not Forgotten.

 

   Matilda Parmer Morris was the daughter of Martin Parmer and Margaret Griffith Neal.  Martin Parmer and Margaret Griffith Neal were married in 1827.  According to Parmer/Palmer family historian, Taylor Pendley, Matilda Parmer was born March 28, 1828 in Washington, Hempstead County, Arkansas. 

   Martin Parmer was a leader of the Fredonian Rebellion in 1826-1827.  In March of 1836, he signed the Texas Declaration of Independence at Convention at Washington along with long time Montgomery resident, Charles B. Stewart.  Parmer was Chairman of the Committee that drafted the Constitution of the Republic of Texas.  The Palmer/Parmer Family Reunion will be held at Washington-on-the-Brazos and Navasota, Texas, February 25-27, 2011.  Click here for more information about the Palmer/Parmer Reunion.