Morgan Gilliland

1782–about 1830 (Age 48)
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Morgan

When Morgan Gilliland was born in 1782, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hugh Gilliland, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Morgan, was 19. He married Nancy Shannon on 18 December 1800, in Belmont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He died about 1830, in Belmont, Ohio, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Gilliland
1782–1830
Nancy Shannon
1789–1801
Marriage: 18 December 1800
George Gilliland
1801–
John Gilliland
1801–
George Shannon Gilliland
1833–
John Gilliland
1837–

Spouse and Children

    Male1782–1830Male

    Nancy Shannon

    Female1789–1801Female

MARRIAGE
18 December 1800
Belmont, Ohio, United States
children

(4)

    George Gilliland

    Male1801–Male

    John Gilliland

    Male1801–Male

    George Shannon Gilliland

    Male1833–Male

    John Gilliland

    Male1837–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 5

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 18

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Fhaoláin (Scottish) or Mac Giolla Fhaoláin (Irish) ‘son of the servant of St Faolán’. Compare McClellan . Woulfe thinks that the Irish version died out and all modern forms were taken to Ulster from Scotland.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Morgan Gilliland, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Morgan Gilliland, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Morgan Gilliland, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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