Ada Morgan

30 August 1891–12 April 1951 (Age 59)
South Park, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Ada

When Ada Morgan was born on 30 August 1891, in South Park, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Samuel Morgan, was 40 and her mother, Ella Derrick Harrison, was 30. She married Henry Harley Johnston Sr. on 24 December 1914, in South Park, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in McCracken, Kentucky, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 3, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died on 12 April 1951, in Chehalis, Lewis, Washington, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Harley Johnston Sr.
Ada Morgan
Marriage: 24 December 1914
Ella Elizabeth Johnston
Henry Harley Johnston Jr.
James Morgan Johnston
Paul Rodgers Johnston
Lela Adeline Johnston
Edwin Earl Johnston

Spouse and Children

24 December 1914
South Park, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    John Samuel Morgan


    Ella Derrick Harrison




+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 1

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 16

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

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)

  • Ada Johnston in household of Henry H Johnston, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ada Morgan in household of John S Morgan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Ada Morgan in household of John S Morgan, "United States Census, 1910"

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