Thomas Morgan

about 1722–
Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Morgan was born about 1722, in Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, William Morgan, was 46 and his mother, Eupham Mathey, was 42. He married Agnes Ramsay on 24 August 1753. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Morgan
1722–
Agnes Ramsay
1726–
Marriage: 24 August 1753
Janet Morgan
1754–
James Morgan
1757–
John Morgan
1759–
Euphemia Morgan
1761–
William Morgan
1764–
Alexander Morgan
1769–

Spouse and Children

    Male1722–Male

    Agnes Ramsay

    Female1726–Female

MARRIAGE
24 August 1753
children

(6)

    Janet Morgan

    Female1754–Female

    James Morgan

    Male1757–Male

    John Morgan

    Male1759–Male

    Euphemia Morgan

    Female1761–Female

    William Morgan

    Male1764–Male

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Morgan

    Male1676–Male

    Female1680–Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1802 · John Playfair publishes summary of James Hutton's theories of geology.

Age 80

In 1802, John Playfair published the Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory of the Earth. His influence was by James Hutton’s knowledge of the earth’s geology.
1811 · The Tron Riot

Age 89

The Tron riot was a riot which occurred in Edinburgh, Scotland on New Year's Eve. A group of young men attacked and robbed wealthier passers-by. One police officer was killed in the riot. Though the total count of participants is unknown, sixty-eight youths were arrested, with five sentenced to death for their actions during the riot.
1813 · The Court of Session Act 1813

Age 91

The United Kingdom Parliament helped Scotland by creating the divisions necessary for better construction of their judiciary system. The Act was later repealed by the Court of Session Act 1988.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Murgan, "Scotland, Marriages, 1561-1910"
  • Thomas Murgan in entry for Janet Murgan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Thomas Morgan in entry for William Morgan, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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