Catherine Morgan

21 August 1811–
Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Catherine

When Catherine Morgan was born on 21 August 1811, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Morgan, was 34 and her mother, Catherine Harris, was 33.

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John Morgan
Catherine Morgan
John Charles Morgan

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World Events (3)

Age 4
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
Age 12
Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
Age 20
Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

Name Meaning

(1997: 97713;2007: 209197; 2010: 286280)Welsh (especially Glamorgan): from the medieval Welsh personal name Morgan, Morgant (Old Welsh Morcant, of uncertain etymology).Irish: importation of the Welsh surname (see 1 above), to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin (see Merrigan ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • Catherine Morgan in entry for John Charles Morgan, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"

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