Mary J Morgan

about 1828–12 August 1878 (Age 50)
New York, United States

The Life of Mary J

Mary J Morgan was born about 1828, in New York, United States. She died on 12 August 1878, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel G Morgan Sr
1823–1908
Mary J Morgan
1828–1878

Spouse and Children

World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 7

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1841 · Dorr Rebellion

Age 13

The Dorr Rebellion, led by Thomas Wilson Dorr, took place from 1841 until 1842. During the Rebellion, the middle-class residents of Rhode Island attempted to force broader democracy to the state legislation.

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 J Morgan in household of Nathaniel Morgan, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary J. Morgan in entry for Chas. Kennlent Morgan, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Mary Jane Morgan, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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