Elizabeth Morgan

16 March 1705–
New London, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Morgan was born on 16 March 1705, in New London, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Rosemorgan Sr., was 32 and her mother, Ann Dart, was 31.

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John Rosemorgan Sr.
Ann Dart
Bethiah Rosemorgan
Samuel Morgan
Richard Morgan
Anne Morgan
Elizabeth Morgan
Jonathan Rose Morgan Jr.
John Morgan
Peter Morgan
Hannah Morgan
Miss Morgan
Miss Morgan

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World Events (4)


Age 71

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 76

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 95

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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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  • Elisabeth Rosemorgan, "Connecticut, Births and Baptisms, 1639-1941"
  • Elizabeth Morgan, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Elisabeth Rosemorgan, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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