Maria Morgan

Brief Life History 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 38. She married Dudley Woodbridge Jr. 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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Dudley Woodbridge Jr.
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

Sources (7)

  • Maria Woodbridge, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Maria Morgan, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • Maria M. Woodbridge, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

World Events (8)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

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

Trenton, New Jersey officially became the state capital in 1790. The first state governor would be William Livingston.

1810 · Change of capital city

Zanesville becomes the new state capital.

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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