Maria Morgan

3 August 1787–5 December 1869 (Age 82)
Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Morgan was born on 3 August 1787, in Princeton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States, her father, Colonel George Morgan, was 44 and her mother, Mary Baynton, was 40. She married Dudley Woodbridge Junior on 9 May 1811, in Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 5 December 1869, in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Dudley Woodbridge Junior
Maria Morgan
Marriage: 9 May 1811
Dudley Woodbridge
George Morgan Woodbridge
John Morgan Woodbridge
William Woodbridge
David Woodbridge
Lucy Woodbridge
David Woodbridge
Maria Morgan Woodbridge

Spouse and Children

9 May 1811
Ohio, United States


    Dudley Woodbridge



    John Morgan Woodbridge


    William Woodbridge


    David Woodbridge


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1790 · Trenton - State Capital

Age 3

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.
1810 · Change of capital city

Age 23

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria M Woodbridge in household of Dudley Woodbridge, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Maria M. Woodbridge, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Maria Morgan in entry for Lucy Woodbridge Smith, "California Deaths and Burials, 1776-2000"

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