Herman Morgan

Brief Life History of Herman

When Herman Morgan was born on 5 July 1799, in Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, David Morgan, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Fitch, was 40. He married Mariah Sturges Morehouse on 5 December 1821, in Kent, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Litchfield Township, Medina, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Litchfield, Medina, Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 4 August 1872, at the age of 73, and was buried in Litchfield, Medina, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herman Morgan
1799–1872
Mariah Sturges Morehouse
1804–
Marriage: 5 December 1821
Johnson H Morgan
1822–1875
Homer Morgan
1835–1875

Sources (6)

  • Herman Morgan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Haman Or Herman Morgan, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Harmon Morgan, "BillionGraves Index"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

1802 · Brass is Discovered

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Welsh (especially Glamorgan): from the medieval Welsh personal name Morgan, Morgant (Old Welsh Morcant, of uncertain etymology).

Irish: importation of the Welsh surname (see 1 above), to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin (see Merrigan ).

Scottish: probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

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

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