Bessie Forest Hinshaw

                                                          ┌── James N. Hinshaw
                                                          │    1847->1920
                                 ┌── Lashion M. Hinshaw ──┤
                                 │    1871-1925           │
                                 │                        └── Lydia A. Prince
                                 │                             1849-?    
Bessie Forest Hinshaw ───────────┤
B: 1895                          │
D: 1919                          │
                                 └── Polly D. Metcalf
M: Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Morris

Bessie Forest Hinshaw     [ID 07166] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Bessie Forest Hinshaw1,2,3,4 [Bessie Forest Henshaw5].

Born Jun - 1895, Jackson County, Alabama.2,3,6  (Aug 3 1893).4,5  

She married Thomas Jefferson "Tom" Morris, May 12 1912, Franklin County, Tennessee.1,7  Thomas was born about 1895, Franklin County, Tennessee.8,9  Marriage by C.T, Morris, Justice of the Peace.7  

Tom had apparently been previously married, with at least three children.9  


Dona Mae/May Morris, born Aug 31 1913, Nashville, Tennessee [Alabama]; died Feb 20 1958, Abbeville County, South Carolina; married Luther Morris, Jul 2 1927, Franklin County, Tennessee. 1,7
Jessie L. Morris, born c1916, Tennessee.
Annie G. Morris, born c1918, Tennessee.

Bessie Forest Hinshaw died Jan 28 1919, Huntland, Franklin County, Tennessee; age 25y 3m 25d.4,5  Medical: Bessie died from influenza.5  

Widower Thomas and children were shown in the 1920 census (Mar 9-10 1920), Huntland & Winchester Road, Huntland, Franklin County, Tennessee:9

Morris, Thomas J, head-of-household, age 35, born in Tennessee; father born in Tennessee; mother born in Georgia; widower; owned farm (mortgaged); occupation: farmer, general farm.
Morris, Johnie A, son, age 16, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Morris, Ida M, daughter, age 12, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Morris, Dona M, daughter, age 6, born in Alabama; parents born in Tennessee; attended school.
Morris, Jessie L, son, age 4 years 0 months, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.
Morris, Annie S, daughter, age 2 years 4 months, born in Tennessee; parents born in Tennessee.

Thomas died 1930, Franklin County, Tennessee; buried Bob Morris Cemetery, Franklin County, Tennessee.8  


  1. Dona Mae Morris findagrave memorial:
  2. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  3. 1900 census, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 36, page 207B, line #69, dwelling #48, family #48.
  4. Tennessee, Deaths and Burials Index, 1874-1955;
  5. Tennessee, Death Records, 1908-1958;
  6. 1910 census, Collins Precinct, Jackson County, Alabama; ED 37, page 52B, line #71, dwelling #48, family #48.
  7. Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002;
  8. Thomas Jefferson Morris findagrave memorial:
  9. 1920 census, Huntland, Franklin County, Tennessee; roll T625-1739, ED 23, page 13B, line #54, dwelling #258, family #259.

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