Alanson Morgan

18 April 1793–29 February 1856 (Age 62)
Warren, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Alanson

When Alanson Morgan was born on 18 April 1793, in Warren, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Daniel Morgan, was 23 and his mother, Rhoda Stone, was 29. He married Melinda Peters on 14 February 1813. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Putnam, Illinois, United States for about 5 years. He died on 29 February 1856, in Putnam, Senachwine Township, Putnam, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Putnam Cemetery, Senachwine Township, Putnam, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Alanson Morgan
1793–1856
Melinda Peters
1792–1876
Marriage: 14 February 1813
Elvira Morgan
1813–1820
Horace Morgan
1813–1885
Alonzo Morgan
1815–1836
Melinda Morgan
1817–1898
Stanley Morgan
1820–1875
Adeline Morgan
1822–1857
Helen Morgan
1824–1850
Bolivar Morgan
1827–1888
Emmett Morgan
1830–1900

Spouse and Children

    Male1793–1856Male

    Melinda Peters

    Female1792–1876Female

MARRIAGE
14 February 1813
children

(9)

    Elvira Morgan

    Female1813–1820Female

    Male1813–1885Male

    Alonzo Morgan

    Male1815–1836Male

    Melinda Morgan

    Female1817–1898Female

    Stanley Morgan

    Male1820–1875Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

    Male1793–1856Male

    Daniel Morgan

    Male1795–1876Male

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 7

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.
1812

Age 19

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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)

  • Alanson Morgan, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Alanson Morgan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Alanson Morgan, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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