Teacher, educational administrator; genealogist. Born– 1894, Old Morrisville in Calhoun County. Parents– Elbert Green Morris, Jr., and Jennie (Yarbrough) Morris. Married– Bertram Andrew Jenkins of Emelle, Ala., June 29, 1923. Children– Two. Education– Jacksonville State College, 1915; University of Alabama. Taught at St Clair County High School; Choctaw County High School; principal of Elementary and Junior High School in Panola; Elementary and Junior High School at Emelle; vice-chairman, Sumter County Board of Pensions and Security. Honorary life member of the Tuscaloosa Presbyterial Board of the Presbyterian Church; member, National League of American Pen Women; Alabama Writers’ Conclave; Alabama Genealogical Society, and other historical and genealogical societies.


Grove’s Library of Alabama Lives.


Abstracts From Orphans’ Minutes Book #1, 1833-1839, Sumter County, Alabama, Vol. 1. Emelle, Ala.; typescript, 1961.

Marengo County, Alabama; Marriages, 1818-1828. Pass Christian, Miss.; Willo Institute of Genealogy, 1967.

Morris Genealogy, 1605-1959. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Willo Pub. Co., 1961.

Pioneer Families of Sumter County, Alabama. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Willo Pub. Co., 1961.