Mary Morgan

13 August 1854–3 June 1878 (Age 23)
Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Morgan was born on 13 August 1854, in Llanelly, Carmarthenshire, Wales, her father, John E Morgan, was 38 and her mother, Margaret Ann Griffith, was 37. She married John P Rees on 28 February 1870. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 3 June 1878, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah Territory, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Spanish Fork City Cemetery, Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah Territory, United States.

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John P Rees
Mary Morgan
Marriage: 28 February 1870

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    28 February 1870
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    World Events (6)

    Age 9
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 9
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 13
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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)

    • Mary Morgan in household of John Morgan, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mary Morgan, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"
    • Mary A Morgan Reese, "Find A Grave Index"

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