Rebecca Deweese

14 November 1845–17 November 1886 (Age 41)
Macon, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Deweese was born on 14 November 1845, in Macon, North Carolina, United States, her father, Rev William M Deweese, was 40 and her mother, Sarah Ann Davis, was 40. She married Joseph Washington Morgan on 18 January 1862, in Macon, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 17 November 1886, in Burningtown, Macon, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Tellico, Macon, North Carolina, United States.

Photos & Memories (1)

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Joseph Washington Morgan
1838–1919
Rebecca Deweese
1845–1886
Marriage: 18 January 1862
Emily Virginia Jenny Morgan
1863–1950
Lillie P. Morgan
1866–1953
Albert Weldon Morgan
1868–1964
Alice Louisa Morgan
1869–1953
Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" Morgan
1873–
William Judson Morgan
1875–1967
James Riley Morgan
1877–1974
Laura Caldonia Morgan
1879–1968
Bertha Magnora Morgan
1884–1978
Rebecca Ethel Morgan
1886–1981

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Washington Morgan

    Male1838–1919Male

    Female1845–1886Female

MARRIAGE
18 January 1862
Macon, North Carolina, United States
children

(10)

    Female1863–1950Female

    Lillie P. Morgan

    Female1866–1953Female

    Albert Weldon Morgan

    Male1868–1964Male

    Female1869–1953Female

    Sarah Elizabeth "Betty" Morgan

    Female1873–Female

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

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.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 17

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

Dutch: from Middle Dutch weese ‘orphan’ + the definite article de.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Rebecca Morgan in household of Joseph Morgan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rebeca A Dweese in household of William Dweese, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Rebecca A Dewees in household of Wm Dewees, "United States Census, 1850"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.