Rufus Walter Morgan

2 March 1873–16 August 1953 (Age 80)
Conway, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Rufus Walter

When Rufus Walter Morgan was born on 2 March 1873, in Conway, Arkansas, United States, his father, Rufus Melton Morgan, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Loyd, was 18. He married Mattie F Littleton on 5 November 1893, in Conway, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Welborn Township, Conway, Arkansas, United States in 1940 and Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States in 1948. He died on 16 August 1953, in Conway, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Morrilton, Conway, Arkansas, United States.

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Rufus Walter Morgan
Mattie F Littleton
Marriage: 5 November 1893
Allen Wayne Morgan

Spouse and Children

5 November 1893
Conway, Arkansas, United States


    Allen Wayne Morgan


Parents and Siblings

    Rufus Melton Morgan


    Sarah Ellen Loyd




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1883 · The Mosaic Templar is Founded

Age 10

The Mosaic Templar is an African American fraternal organization founded in Little Rock. it was founded by former slaves, John Edward Bush and Chester W. Keatts. It was part of a movement that was going on at the time, where everyone was forming fraternities and sororities. The main departments for this one where endowment, monument, analysis, uniform, rank, recapitulation, records, and a juvenile division.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Rufus W Morgan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rufus W Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter Morgan, "United States Census, 1920"

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