Deputy Sheriff Parker Morgan

Deputy Sheriff Parker Morgan

Bosque County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, December 2, 1874

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Parker Morgan

John and Parker Morgan were deputized to arrest three men who were wanted fugitives from Limestone County. When the two Morgan brothers went to a house in Bosque County to make the arrest they were both shot and killed. One of the unnamed suspects was badly wounded and later his leg had to be amputated. A second suspect named Crowell was arrested in June of 1875 in Polk County. No information was found on the third suspect.

John Morgan was survived by his wife Mary and four children. Parker Morgan was single. No cemetery records or the burial location have been found for either John or Parker Morgan.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Unknown weapon
  • Offender unknown

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When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, but even in death the righteous have a refuge. Proverbs 14:32

Thank you for your service.

Friend of USFS Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08


September 30, 2010

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