Jane Morgan

1748–
Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Jane

When Jane Morgan was born in 1748, in Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Edward Morgan, was 30 and her mother, Mary Jones, was 24. She married Morgan David on 1 June 1772, in Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Family Time Line

Morgan David
1748–
Jane Morgan
1748–
Marriage: 1 June 1772
Richard David
1772–

Spouse and Children

    Morgan David

    Male1748–Male

    Female1748–Female

MARRIAGE
1 June 1772
Llantrisant, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Morgan

    Male1718–Male

    Mary Jones

    Female1724–Female

siblings

(5)

    Susanna Morgan

    Female1745–1748Female

    Male1746–Male

    Female1748–Female

    Elisabeth Morgan

    Female1748–1749Female

    Samuel Morgan

    Male1753–Male

World Events (4)

1815

Age 67

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

Age 83

Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

Age 91

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

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.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Jane Stephens, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"
  • Jane Richard, "Wales, Glamorgan Parish Registers, 1558-1900"

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