Joseph Morton

9 June 1811–1862 (Age 50)
Eyam, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Morton was born on 9 June 1811, in Eyam, Derbyshire, England, his father, Edward Morton, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Middleton, was 31. He married Mary Broomhead on 27 August 1838, in Eyam, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died in 1862, in Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 51.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Morton
1811–1862
Mary Broomhead
1809–1859
Marriage: 27 August 1838
Ruth Morton
1846–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 August 1838
Eyam, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(1)

    Ruth Morton

    Female1846–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (6)

1815

Age 4

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 12

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1830

Age 19

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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 (3)

  • Joseph Morton, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Joseph Morton, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Joseph Morton in entry for Ruth Morton, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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