Eliza Morgan

11 April 1849–26 June 1882 (Age 33)
Bishop's Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Morgan was born on 11 April 1849, in Bishop's Frome, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Morgan, was 28 and her mother, Ann Ollen Watkins, was 27. She married George Morrison on 2 February 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Goshen, Cedar, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 26 June 1882, in Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Oak City Cemetery, Oak City, Millard, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Morrison
Eliza Morgan
Marriage: 2 February 1869
Ann J. Morrison
Isabelle Morrison
Amy Morrison
George Morrison Jr
Eliza Morrison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 February 1869Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Named after the early pioneer leader Daniel C. Davis the County was established as a territory in 1850.The territorial legislature created Davis County in 1852 and designated its County seat at Farmington-midway between boundaries-the Weber River on the north and the mouth of the Jordan River on the south. Westward the County includes a portion of the Great Salt Lake-its largest island on which Antelope Island State Park is now located.During first half-century Davis County grew slowly.It supported a hardy pioneer people engaged in irrigation agriculture and raising livestock.The Utah Central Railroad(now the Union Pacific crossed the County from Ogden on the north to Salt Lake City on the south in 1870 and offered welcome transportation links to bring manufactured products.This was the beginning of a transition in the County's history that led to mechanized agriculture, a surge of commerce, banking, and local business along with improved roads, new water systems, and the electrification of homes and business
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 8
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Eliza Morgan and George Morrison

    Extracted from the book “History of Thomas Morgan and His Families with Ann Watkins and Nancy Jane Radford.” 2005, pages 97,98. By Leon S. Pitman and James K. Morgan. Eliza Morgan and George Morr …

    Sources (11)

    • Eliza Morgan in household of Thos Morgan, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Eliza Morgan in household of Thomas Morgan, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Eliza, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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