Philip Morton

1822–
Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland

The Life of Philip

When Philip Morton was born in 1822, in Tranent, Haddingtonshire, Scotland, his father, William Morton, was 37 and his mother, Janet Reid, was 40.

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Family Time Line

William Morton
1785–1872
Janet Reid
1782–1843
Helen Steel Morton
1805–
Francis Monteith Morton
1809–
Archibald Morton
1811–
Mary Roger Morton
1813–1896
James Morton
1815–
William Morton
1816–1880
Janet Morton
1821–
Philip Morton
1822–
Phillis Cecelia Morton
1822–
Isabella Morton
1823–1891

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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places called Mor(e)ton, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) by or on a marsh or moor (mōr)’.2 Swedish: variant of Martin .3 French: contracted form of Moreton 2.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Phillis Morton in the 1841 Scotland Census

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