Mary Jane Morgan

March 1845–after 1912 (Age 66)
Yadkin, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

Mary Jane Morgan was born in March 1845, in Yadkin, North Carolina, United States. She married Aquilla S Speer on 30 July 1866, in Yadkin, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Bangor Township, Marshall, Iowa, United States in 1900. She died after 1912, in Bangor, Marshall, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68.

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Aquilla S Speer
Mary Jane Morgan
Marriage: 30 July 1866

Spouse and Children

30 July 1866
Yadkin, North Carolina, United States

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 8

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Mary Speer in household of Aqulla S Speer, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Mary J Speer in household of Aquilla Speer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary J Speer in household of James A Speer, "United States Census, 1900"

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