Eleanor Garrison

March 1784–19 March 1848 (Age 64)
Franklin, Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Eleanor

When Eleanor Garrison was born in March 1784, in Franklin, Georgia, United States, her father, Isaiah Garrison, was 39 and her mother, Elinor Eleanor Garrison, was 39. She married Samuel Morgan Jr. in 1800, in Franklin, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 19 March 1848, in Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Nances Creek United Methodist Church Cemetery, Jacksonville, Calhoun, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Morgan Jr.
1779–1857
Eleanor Garrison
1784–1848
Marriage: 1800
John Knox Morgan
1802–1881
Catherine Morgan
Nancy Hill Morgan
1805–1872
Spencer Harrison Morgan
1807–1891
Caleb Garrison Morgan
1809–1892
Jeptha Washington Morgan
1812–1897
Elizabeth Morgan
1814–1864
Sarah Elizabeth Morgan
1815–1865
Frances D. Morgan
1817–1857
William T Morgan
1817–1888
Thomas Crawford Morgan
1820–1848

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1800Franklin, Georgia, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 2
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1795 · Yazoo Land Fraud
    Age 11
    As Georgia had been weakened during the Revolutionary War, it was unable to defend its Yazoo lands, or land west of the Yazoo River. Thirty-five million acres were sold to four companies for $500,000 as Governor George Mathews signed the Yazoo Act on January 7, 1795. Angry Georgians protested in the streets as they felt bribery and corruption were involved and the sale was far below market value. The legislation tried to rescind the Yazoo Act, but much of the land had been sold to third parties. The issue made its way to the United States Supreme Court and it was determined that rescinding the law was an unconstitutional infringement on a legal contract. The government took full possession of the territory by 1814 and awarded its claimants over $4,000,000.
    1803
    Age 19
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a shortened form of Middle English Gerardson, a patronymic from the personal name Gerard + son, or an Anglicized form of its Dutch cognate Gerritsen . The English surname is probably in most cases of Flemish or Dutch origin. It was brought to Britain by immigrants from the Low Countries, especially in the 15th and 16th centuries.Americanized form of Jewish Gerson (see Gershon ).Americanized form of Dutch Gerritsen .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Gerard

    Sources (3)

    • Samuel Morgan in the U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900: Elenor Garrison
    • Elenor Garrison Morgan, "Find A Grave Index"
    • "Elenor X" in Daughters of American Revolution record #A204098 for DAR recognized ancestor Samuel Morgan the father of her husband Samuel

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