Josiah Turner Morgan

Male25 May 1857–2 March 1928

Brief Life History of Josiah Turner

When Josiah Turner Morgan was born on 25 May 1857, in Adair, Missouri, United States, his father, Josiah Baker Morgan, was 53 and his mother, Lucy Turner, was 41. He married Anna Eliza Alger on 27 November 1879, in Adair, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Lake City, Hinsdale, Colorado, United States in 1900. He died on 2 March 1928, in Pagosa Springs, Archuleta, Colorado, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Hilltop Cemetery, Pagosa Springs, Archuleta, Colorado, United States.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Turner Morgan
Anna Eliza Alger
Marriage: 27 November 1879
Eva Myrtle Morgan
Clarence Edward Morgan
Ira LeRoy Morgan
Sophia Pearl Morgan
Ralph Alger Morgan
Wilbur Riley Morgan
Wilma Ann Morgan

Sources (15)

  • J T Morgan, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Josiah Turner Morgan - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Josiah Turner Morgan
  • Mr Josiah T Morgan, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 November 1879Adair, Missouri, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1861 · Denver Becomes a City

    Age 4

    In 1861, Denver City was incorporated into the territory as an official city.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries: 1875: Hinsdale, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Hinsdale, Colorado, United States

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 19

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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