Sir John Morgan

Brief Life History of John

Sir John Morgan was born about 1468, in Glamorgan, Wales. He married Lady Margaret Saint John Countess of Bedford about 1495, in Duffryn, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Sir John Morgan
1468–
Lady Margaret Saint John Countess of Bedford
1530–1562
Marriage: about 1495
Jenkyn Morgan
1495–
Elen ferch Morgan
1502–
John Morgan II
1504–
Richard ap Morgan
Jane Morgan
1500–1556
Lewys Morgan
1502–

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Name Meaning

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 ).

Scottish: probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

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

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