Isaac Morley

11 March 1786–24 June 1865 (Age 79)
Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Isaac

When Isaac Morley was born on 11 March 1786, in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Morley Sr, was 27 and his mother, Editha Marsh, was 23. He married Lucy Gunn on 20 June 1812. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1786. He died on 24 June 1865, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Morley
Lucy Gunn
Marriage: 20 June 1812
Philena Morley
Lucy Diantha Morley
Editha Ann Morley
Calista Morley
Cordelia Calista Morley
Theresa Arathusa Morley
Isaac Morley Jr.

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1812
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    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 1
    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 2
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
    Age 22
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called Morley (for example in Derbyshire, County Durham, Norfolk, and Yorkshire), or Moreleigh in Devon, all of which are named from Old English mōr ‘moor’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.Irish (Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murghaile ‘descendant of Murghal’, a personal name based on muir ‘sea’ + gal ‘valour’.Irish (Mayo): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murthuile ‘descendant of Murthuile’, a personal name derived from muir ‘sea’ + tuile ‘tide’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Isaac Morley Sr.

    MEN IN MODERN SCRITURE Isaac Morley Sr. When Oliver Cowdery and his missionary companions journeyed' through Ohio on their mission to the Indians in 1830, one of their first converts was Isaac Mor …

    Sources (57)

    • Isaac Morly, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Isaac Morley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Isaac Morley in entry for Mary Lenora Hansen, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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