Morgan Fields

Brief Life History of Morgan

When Morgan Fields was born about 1827, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States, his father, Thomas Reuben Fields, was 28 and his mother, Susannah Humphrey, was 26. He married Frances Parthenia Taylor on 9 September 1850, in Gwinnett, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 14 October 1886, in Gwinnett, Georgia, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in First Baptist Cemetery, Sugar Hill, Gwinnett, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Fields
Frances Parthenia Taylor
Marriage: 9 September 1850
William Lawson Fields
Thomas W Fields
Daniel R Fields
Jesse Wilson Fields
Susan Frances Fields
Anderson Pinkney Fields
Parthenia C Fields

Sources (8)

  • Morgan Fields, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Morgan Fields, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
  • Morgan Fields, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1830 · Trail of Tears

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English feldes, plural or possessive of feld ‘arable field, flat open country’. See Field .

Americanized form (translation into English) of French Deschamps .

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

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