Berth Morgan

Brief Life History of Berth

Berth Morgan was born about 1810, in Caerleon, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom. She married Mr. Ford about 1828, in England, United Kingdom. She died on 17 October 1897, in her hometown, at the age of 88.

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Mr. Ford
1808–
Berth Morgan
1810–1897
Marriage: about 1828

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    World Events (3)

    1815

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

    1823

    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

    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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