Mrs. John Morgan

about 1821–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of John

Mrs. John Morgan was born about 1821, in Kentucky, United States. She married John Morgan about 1841, in Washington, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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John Morgan
1819–
Mrs. John Morgan
1821–
Marriage: about 1841
Henry Clay Morgan
1842–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1841
Washington, Kentucky, United States
children

(1)

    Henry Clay Morgan

    Male1842–Male

World Events (8)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 0

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 9

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1861

Age 40

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

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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