Hannah Maria Morgan

Brief Life History of Hannah Maria

When Hannah Maria Morgan was born on 23 July 1823, in Wilton, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Ashby Morgan Jr, was 36 and her mother, Lucy Burton, was 34. She married Charles W. Edwards on 22 April 1849. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 27 September 1900, in Nashua, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 77.

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Charles W. Edwards
Hannah Maria Morgan
Marriage: 22 April 1849
Henrietta M. Edwards

Sources (16)

  • Hannah M Edwards in household of Charles W Edwards, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Maria Morgan, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Maria Edwards, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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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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