Morgan Storms

Male5 June 1823–4 January 1888

Brief Life History of Morgan

When Morgan Storms was born on 5 June 1823, in Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, Abraham B Storms, was 38 and his mother, Charity Crouse, was 40. He married Sarah Caswell on 3 July 1847, in Orangeville, Orangeville Township, Barry, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Allegan, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Gun Plain Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States for about 10 years. He died on 4 January 1888, in Plainwell, Allegan, Michigan, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Plainwell, Allegan, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morgan Storms
Sarah Caswell
Marriage: 3 July 1847
Jeannette Storms
Abraham Morgan Storms
Charity E. Storms
Sarah Storms

Sources (16)

  • Morgan Stoms, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Morgan Storms, "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"
  • Morgan Storms, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1847Orangeville, Orangeville Township, Barry, Michigan, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 2

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 4

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 23

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

    Name Meaning

    German (Rhineland) and Dutch: patronymic from Storm .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Morgan Storms

    Morgan Storms was born 5 Jun 1823 in Dutchess Co. New York to parents Abraham B Storms and Charity Crouse , He married Sarah Caswell 3 Jul 1847 in Orangeville. Barry Co. Michigan. Sarah was born 19 Ap …

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