3rd Son of Riley T. Sr. SURRATT & Mother: Elizabeth Ann O'RILEY, of Panola Co., Texas
1st Son of Samuel,6 SURRATT & Mother: Martha RICE of Rowan Co. NC. to Madison Co., AL.
GrandSon of: Thomas,1 & Wife Unknown SARRATT, of Person & Rowan Co. NC.)
GGrandSon of Samuel,1 & 2nd wife Honour SARRATT, of Prince George's Co., MD.
3GsrandSon of Joseph,1 & Katherine SARRATT, of France "The American Progenitor!"
Marshall,1 SURRATT, District Judge
[SFA©-FG# 1735], [SFA©-ID# 18.104.22.168.2.5] & [AL 1.2.5]
b. 04 Jun 1849, Panola Co., Texas
d. 17 May 1927, 77yrs, 11mths, & 12 days, McLennan Co., Texas
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery, McLennan Co., Texas
TX-DC_1927-17404, Informant: Mrs. Martha JENNINGS, Waco, TX. (Dau)
1880 Residance: Living at: 1323 Washington St., Waco, Texas
Occupation: 1880, Attorney At Law; 1900, District Judge;
At age 30yrs he married in April 1879, McLennan Co., Texas? to
19 year old Miss Alice TRICE,
(Dau of Wm. Berry TRICE, b. TN. & Mother: Lucinda HARTGRAVES, b. TX)
b. __ Aug 1860, Unknown Co., Texas per [1900 Census]
b. 03 Jul 1860, Unknown Co., Texas per TX-DC# 1842-]
d. 13 May 1942, 81 years 10 months 10 days, Waco, McLennan Co., Texas
Buried: along side Husband, Oakwood Cemetery, McLennan Co., Texas
Source: TX-DC_1942-70773 Informant: Mrs. Martha (Surratt) JENNINGS, Waco, TX.
|They had 2 Children born to this Union: (1 Son & 1 Dau)|
|Son/Dau||Click on Name for More Inf.||b.-d.||Married/Info.||Ch.||1. Only Dau:||Martha T. SURRATT,||*1880-1950 a70yrs TX.||m. *1898 1st T. Howard NANCE, (Div)||1Ch||"2nd"||"2nd"||"2nd"||m. c1905 2nd Mr. JENNINGS, (Wid)||0Ch.||2. Only Son:||William B SURRATT,||*1884-1921 a36yrs TX.||bd Oakwood Cemetery, Waco||No Known Grandchildren/1st Cousins|
Judge Marshall SURRATT
|Item||Date||Age||Description (Click on Date for more Information!)||Living in Co.||Born||1849||on 04th Jun in home of Parents & 4 Siblings (5th Born) in SURRATT Plantation||Panola Co., TX.||Census||1850||3/12||on 16th Oct in home of Parents & 4 Siblings 0n SURRATT Plantation||Panola Co., TX.||Census||1860||11yrs||on 17th Jul in home of Parents & 5 Siblings on SURRATT Plantation||Panola Co., TX.||CWar||1861||12yrs||when brother Enlisted in Company "H" 1st Regiment, Texas Infantry||Panola Co., TX.||CWar||1865||16yrs||when Civil War was over, & brother returned||Appomattox, VA||CWar||1865||16yrs||in Dec. "Emancipation Proclamation", freed the Slaves||Panola Co., TX.||College||1867||18yrs||goes to College to study Law with Chief Justice O. M. Roberts||Upshur Co., TX.||Census||1870||21yrs||on 17th Sep he is in home of Parents on SURRATT Plantation, working the Farm||Panola Co., TX.||Census||1870||21yrs||was attending School with brother Riley T. Jr. in Coffeeville,||Upshur Co., TX.||Bar||1870||21yrs||was admitted to the bar in Gilmer||Upshur Co., TX.||Death||1873||24yrs||Father Riley T. Sr., d. 63yrs, bd Centennial Cemetery next to SURRATT Plantation||Panola Co., TX.||Lawyer||1874||22yrs||He practiced law in San Augustine, until Mar 1st. moved to Waco||San Augustine Co., TX.||Married||1879||29yrs||in April to Miss Alice TRICE, age 19yrs, Waco,||McLennan Co., TX.||Census||1880||30yrs||on 01st Jun with Alice & 1 Ch. Liv at 1323 Washington St., Waco Attorney-At-Law,||McLennan Co., TX.||Judge||1896||47yrs||Oct. Appointed Judge to the 19th Dist. Court, Waco (17yrs)||McLennan Co., TX.||Census||1900||50yrs||on 01st Jun with Alice & 2 Ch. Liv at 1323 Washington St., Waco Dist. Judge,||McLennan Co., TX.||Census||1910||60yrs||on 01st Jun with Alice & 1 Ch. Liv at 1323 Washington St., Waco Dist. Judge,||McLennan Co., TX.||Judge||1913||64yrs||01st Jan. Removed as Judge to the 19th Dist. Court, Waco||McLennan Co., TX.||Death||1927||77yrs||on 17th May, Judge dies, bd Oakwood Cemetery,||McLennan Co., TX.|
Obituary, Waco Times Herald
Publication Date: May 17, 1927 Pg 1 & 10
M. Surratt, Jurist, Dies
Man Who Learned Law Under the Old Alcalde Passes Away|
Judge Marshall SURRATT, 77 years old, died Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock at his home, 1323 Washington street. He had been in ill health for several years, and he had not engaged in the practice of his profession for the last two years. The funeral will take place Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock from the family residence with Dr. C. T. Caldwell, pastor of the First Presbyterian church, officiating. Interment will be made in Oakwood. Active pallbearers are: Dr. J. O. Hall, Frank Tirey, E. B. Baker, Howard Mann, D. W. Stallworth, W. D. Lacy. Honorary: Dr. J. W. Hale, Dr. W. R. Clifton, Judge J. M. Gallagher, Judge G. W. Barcus, Judge S. R. Scott, Judge J. A. Stanford, Judge R. I. Munroe, J. K. Rose, E. Rotan, R. V. McClain, Clarence Hubby, W. W. Woodson, Judge Wm. Sleeper, Jake Tirey, C. B. Braun, Newt Williams, Edgar Witt, Alva Bryan, Charlie Witt, Lud Williams, Ben Kendall, R. L. Cartwright, Harry Jordan, O. J. Cross, J.Lee Davis, Nat Harris, Dr. E. B. Spillman, H. M. Minier, R. T. Bozeman, Wesley Mann, J. H. Sturgis, Robert Gribble, Judge W. H. Jenkins, John B. McNamara, Albert Boggess, John Maxwell, John Baker, Judge Giles P. Lester, Judge James R. Jenkins, Judge Harvey M. Richey, W. E. Terrell, John Gorham, Judge W. E. Spell, J. D. Williamson, Judge J. P. Alexander, Bart Moore, Sr., Clint Padgett, T. J. Primm, Will Lockwood, Allan D. Sanford, Pat M. Neff. Native Texan
Born in Panola county, 18 miles east of Carthage, Judge SURRATT was a native Texan. He was educated in the country schools of his native county, up to 1867. His law studies were conducted under "the Old Alcalde" Chief Justice O. M. Roberts of the supreme court of Texas who was at one time governor of this state.
Judge SURRATT was admitted to the bar in Gilmer, Upshur county, in 1870. He practiced law in San Augustine until March 1, 1874, when he moved to Waco, having been a resident of this city for the last 53 years. He was Judge of the Nineteenth district court here from October 1896 to January 1, 1913. In Masonic circles Judge SURRATT was very prominent. He was past master of Waco lodge, of which he had been a member for the last ?? Years. He was a life member of Hella Shrine Temple , Dallas, a Royal Arch Mason and a Knight Templar. Judge SURRATT was past grand master of the Odd Fellows in Texas and he had been a member of McLennan lodge No. 241. I.O.O.F. for about 50 years.
Lawyer of Old School
The death of Judge SURRATT marks the passing of a jurist of the old school. He was a lawyer who reasoned out his conclusion. He never rendered a decision hastily, but he gave thought and concentration of which a brilliant legal mind was capable.
As a district judge he had passed on civil cases of the greatest importance. Judge SURRATT was the soul of honor, a man whose ideals were noble and lofty, one who never compromised with truth, right or justice. Those who differed with him, members of the bar and others always credited Judge SURRATT with being inspired by the highest, the most unquestioned motives. He always listened to reason, and his conduct while on the bench was such as reflected the greatest credit not only upon him but the judiciary of Texas.
Judge SURRATT knew the law and how it should be applied. The principles he enunciated were in accordance with the judgment of the higher courts, and he followed, literally, the strictest interpretation of the law in rendering his decisions.
Judge SURRATT is survived by:
his wife, (Not Named)
one daughter, Mrs. Mattie (Surratt) JENNINGS, [age 47yrs] Deputy Clerk of the Tenth Court of Civil Appears;
one sister, Miss. M.E. SURRATT, [age 80yrs] Arlington, [Tarrant Co.] TX.
1. Martha "Mattie" Trice SURRATT, [SFA©-ID# 22.214.171.124.2.5.1] & [AL 126.96.36.199
(Only Dau of Marshall SURRATT, Dist. Judge & Mother: Alice TRICE)
(GrandDau of Riley T. Sr. SURRATT & Elizabeth Ann RILEY)
b. 10 Mar 1880, Panola Co., Texas
d. 17 May 1951, 71 years 2 months 7 days, Hillcrest Hospt., Waco, McLennan, Texas
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery Waco, TX. [Only her "Ashes" are buried here!] [REF:#002]
Creamated, Buried: Restland Cemetery, Dallas, TX. per [TX-DC_1951-25790]
Funeral Director: Wilkirson & Hatch, Dallas, TX.
TX-DC_1951-25790, Informant: Miss Alice TRICE,
At age 19yrs she married first on 20 Mar 1898, Waco, McLennan Co., Texas to
T. Howard NANCE,
They had a Infant that born & died in 1900, McLennan Co., Texas
At age 25yrs she married second in 1905, Waco, McLennan Co., Texas to
She was Widowed by 1910, with No Children!
Last Residence: 718 N. 34th St., Waco, TX.
Occupation: Deputy Clerk of the Tenth Court of Civil Appeals, Waco, Texas
5.2 William Berry SURRATT, [SFA©-ID# 188.8.131.52.2.5.2] & [AL 184.108.40.206
(Only Son of Marshall SURRATT, Dist. Judge & Mother: Alice TRICE)
(GrandSon of Riley T. Sr. SURRATT & Elizabeth Ann RILEY)
[Named after his Grandfather: William Berry TRICE..prsjr]
b. __ Jan 1884, Panola Co., Texas
d. 04 Sep 1921, 36yrs, 8mths in Waco, McClennan Co, TX.
Buried: Oakwood Cemetery Waco, TX. [REF:#002]
|William B. SURRATT Census, Source Notes & Reference Records||
Was age 16yrs b. 1884, TX. living with Parents & 1 Siblings 1900 Census, Waco, McLennan Co., Texas. "At School"|
Was age 27yrs b. 1883, TX. living with May JAYNE Family1910 Census, Stanford, Jones Co., Texas. "Salesman"
|These records are part of the "Genealogy Computer Package" *** PC-PROFILE *** Volume - II. Sarratt/Sarrett/Surratt Family Profile© Compiled and self Published in Oct. 31, 1989 by Paul R. Sarrett, Jr. with the assistance of my late mother Mrs. M. Lucille (WILSON) SARRETT (1917-1987) These 1989 "Work-Books" were compiled by listing the various families, born, married, died, and a history of that family branch. In 1996 I started "Up-Loading" this material on the now called SFA© Series...prs|
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