Biographical Sketch of Mrs. Evans Morris

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Eliza, daughter of Richard and Polly (Hogshooter) O’Field was, born in 1864. Educated in the Cherokee National Schools.

Married Mr. Colston. They were the parents of Bettie, born January 10, 1883; Cynthia, married Charles Heard.

Mrs. Cynthia Heard died October 21, 1918 and Charles Heard died October 23, 1918.

Their children Louise, born February 2, 1912; Helen born December 2, 1914 and Laura Maxine Heard born March 18, 1917, were adopted and are being reared by Mr. and Mrs. Morris, as is also, Ernest Hildebrand, born March 8, 1907.

Fannie Colston, the third daughter of Mrs. Evan Morris was born August 29, 1896.

Mrs. Eliza Colston married March 23, 1899 Evan, son of William and Eleanor Morris.

They are the parents of William R. Morris, born April 9, 1900. Blessed are they that gratuitously care for orphans.

MLA Source Citation:

Starr, Emmett. History of the Cherokee Indians and Their Legends and Folk Lore. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: The Warden Company. 1921 Web. 1 February 2015. - Last updated on Nov 28th, 2012

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