YOUNG'S CHAPEL CEMETERY, Youngs Chapel Rd., GILES COUNTY TENNESSEE
MORTON, Julia Mays Aged 27 yrs 8 mos 7 days 27 Jul 1899 (d/o
J. E. and Sallie F. Mays Morton)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 3 Aug 1899
Born Nov. 20, 1871, married to Dr. W. H. Watson Jan. 2, 1895, died July 27, 1899. Her grandmother was so perfectly devoted to her it does seem that she was the proper one to go to her so soon, but that broken-hearted mother, father, sister, and husband—Can they ever be reconciled? Why she was taken is a mystery. We dare not doubt God’s divine will and appointments, but we could specially pray that grace be given them to say, “Thy will, not mine, be done.” Her husband’s home is broken up and the empty halls of her father’s, without grandmother and Julia are desolate indeed. The merry ring of laughter is hushed–no happy girl to come in and cheer father and mother, for she only saw the bright side of life. Just before she was taken sick, with tears in her eyes, she went to the altar and gave the minister her hand, purporting to lead a new life, and the tear of a repentant sinner never did fall to unbar the beautiful gates of the heavenly city, and while we grieve and miss her, we feel it is better further on, and ask her loved ones to put their trust in Him who will never forsake them. “And with the morn those Angel faces smile, Which we have loved, long since and lost awhile.” A Friend. Mrs. Watson leaves a husband, father, mother, and sister, and a host of friends to mourn her loss. She was laid to rest in the cemetery at Mt. Zion.
MORTON, Julin Mays 12 Jan 1909 23 Dec 1910(s/o J. E. and Sallie F. Mays Morton)
MORTON, Jake 07 Jun 1842 20 Oct 1915 (h/o Sallie F. Mays Morton) CSA 11th TN Cav (s/o and Morton)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 21 Oct 1915
"Uncle Jake" Morton aged about 75 years passed away at his home in Pulaski about 2 o'clock Wednesday morning. The burial will take place at Young's Chapel today, Thursday, with the ceremonies of John H. WoldridgeRivouacU. C. V., of which he was amember. Mr. Morton was a member of the Eleventh Tennessee Cavalryduring the Civil War, transferring from McLemore's Fourth Cavalry. He made a good soldier and was wounded in the knee at the battle of Chickamauga. For several years he had been in bad health. Mr. Morton was a kind-hearted man who was liked by many friends. He is survived by one sister, Mrs. W. J. Abernathy of Franklin and one daughter, Miss Jessie Morton. He was a cousin to Capt. John W. Morton deceased, former Secretary of State and who was chief of Forrest's artillery. May he rest in peace.
MORTON, Sallie F. Mays 18 Jan 1844 29 Mar 1912 (w/o J. E. Morton, md 1862; d/o Dr. Jessie and Mays)
Obituary: The Pulaski Citizen 04 Apr 1912
Mrs. Sallie F. Morton, wife of J. E. Morton died suddenly of heart failure at her home in Pulaski Friday and was buried Sunday at Young’s Chapel with burial services by Mr. Brownlow. Mrs. Morton was 86 years old and had been married 45 years. She was a good woman and for 20 years had been a member of the Presbyterian Church. She was the last surviving member of the family of Dr. Jessie Mays of Bradshaw, having been a sister of the late Mrs. J. Frank Grant. Her husband and daughter survive.
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