Jay D. Morris

 1. William Henshall  m Margerie Gyll 
 2.. Thomas Henshall (?-c1631) m - Kendrick 
 3... John Henshall (1611-c1687) m Elizabeth - 
 4.... William Hinshaw (?-1699) m Elizabeth - 
 5..... Thomas Hinshaw (c1680-?) m Mary Marshall (c1685-?)
 6...... Jacob Hinshaw (1710-1796) m Rebecca Mackey (c1716-1796)
 7....... Thomas Hinshaw (c1749-1825) m Hannah Seasfield (c1745-1835)
 8........ William Hinshaw (c1772-?) m Jane Hamm 
 9......... Thomas Hinshaw (1797-1869) m Elizabeth - (1809-1849)
10.......... George Washington Hinshaw (1822-1907) m Elizabeth Jane Robertson (1824-1893)
11........... James N. Hinshaw (1847->1920) m Lydia A. Prince (1849-?)
12............ Mary Susan Hinshaw (1876-1952) m Edward V. Morris (1872-1960)
13............. Charlie Lee Morris (1895-1976) m Lola Ethel (Brewer) Waller (1900-1995)
14.............. Jay D. Morris (1922-2009)
                 +Edith Grace Henshaw 
Jay D. Morris     [ID 03239] Click here to switch to Ancestror Tree view: Tree View

Born May 9 1922, Estillfork, Jackson County, Alabama.1,2,3  

He married Edith Grace Henshaw, Dec 12 1941, Gurley, Madison County, Alabama.4  Jay and Edith were second cousins once removed.  

Jay D. Morris died Jul 23 2009, at his home, Scottsboro, Jackson County, Alabama; age 87.1,2,3,5  

Jay's obituary was published in the "Scottsboro Sentinel" (Scottsboro, Alabama) on July 25, 2009:3


Jay D. Morris, 87, of Scottsboro, passed away on Thursday, July 23, 2009, at his residence.  

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, July 25, at 12 noon from Henshaw Cemetery in Estillfork with Buddy Henshaw officiating.  

Mr. Morris is survived by his daughters and son; grandchildren, sisters, and brothers.  

Mr. Morris was preceded in death by his parents, Charlie Lee and Lola Ethel Brewer Morris; loving wife of 65 years, Edith Grace Henshaw Morris; grandson, Daniel Morris Justice; brother, John T. Morris; sisters, Vertrice Waller and Lola Genita Morris; niece, Joyce Morris; and nephews, Bobby Dwain "Butchie" Posey, Rickey Gene Morris and Joe Green.  

Mr. Morris worked at Press Steel in Hegewisch, IL and Chain Belt Co. in Riverdale, Il.  He enjoyed gardening and was a life-long fan of the St. Louis Cardinals' Baseball team.  

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Heartlite Hospice, 100 W. Charlotte St., Scottsboro, Al 35768.

(photo)Photo: Jay D. Morris and Edith Grace Henshaw about 1954, Skyline, Alabama, with children Wanda, Joanie and Don 6

Social Security information for Jay D. Morris: 416-24-1341


  1. Contribution from Phyllis Joan (Morris) Fisher.
  2. "Social Security Death Index" (as it is commonly called), derived from the Social Security Administration "Death Master File". See: http://www.rootsweb.com/~rwguide/lesson10.htm
  3. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=39644844.
  4. Genealogy data (Henall.FTW) by George Frederick Langley, Jr..
  5. Death of Jay D. Morris; "The Huntsville Times", Jul 25 2009:
  6. Photo courtesy of Phyllis Joan (Morris) Fisher.

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