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U.J. Morton Uriah Jackson Morton
Full Name: Uriah Jackson Morton
Date of birth: June 21, 1846
Date of death: August 3, 1937

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 99 Jan 12, 1897 - Jan 10, 1899 25th (1)   Populist Harbin / Erath   Erath

(1) Populist. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • MORTON, URIAH JACKSON (1846-1937). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Biographical sketch, U.J. Martin, p. 149. Index pp. 4 and 6 notes name should be Morton instead of Martin. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Company F, 8th Alabama Cavalry, June 1864-April 1865. U.J. Morton of Comanche County, age 67 as of soldier's application dated 1/21/1914, born in Alabama. Pension File No. 27397, Alabama, Texas and Virginia, U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958. Ancestry.com.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company J, 8th Alabama Cavalry. Military grave marker, Uriah Jackson Morton, birth date 6/21/1846, death date 8/3/1937, burial in De Leon Cemetery, De Leon, Comanche County. Rev. U.J. Morton (Uncle Jack). Find a Grave.
  • Confederate States Army, Private, Company F, 8th Alabama Cavalry. "Uriah grew up assisting his father on the family farm in Alabama and as a teenager enlisted with the Confederate Army in the Civil War. He held the rank of private under Capt. Samuel Henry in Company F of the Eighth Alabama Cavalry (though his CSA gravestone indicates service in Company J). He was captured when his company surrendered to Union forces at Citronelle, Alabama, on May 4, 1865; service records indicate Morton was paroled ten days later." Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Other Resources
  • Uriah Jackson Morton, birth date 6/21/1846 in Alabama, death date 8/3/1937 in Comanche County, Texas, minister-farmer. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Family group sheet and source list, Uriah Jackson Morton, birth date 6/21/1846, death date 8/3/1937. RootsWeb.com Internet genealogical service.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. U.J. Morton, 25th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 25th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    25th R.S. - 1897
    Confederate Home, Special  
    Insurance, Statistics and History  
    Mining and Minerals  
    State Asylums  

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