William Leonard Morgan

10 May 1893–24 May 1952 (Age 59)
Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life of William Leonard

When William Leonard Morgan was born on 10 May 1893, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, William Thomas Morgan, was 22 and his mother, Esther Elizabeth Simper, was 18. He married Leona May Eddie on 30 January 1918, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Clark, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1930 and Clark Election Precinct, Jefferson, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 24 May 1952, in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States.

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William Leonard Morgan
Leona May Eddie
Marriage: 30 January 1918
Ruby Louise Morgan
Leonard Ray Morgan
William Blaine Morgan
Nyal Dee Morgan

Spouse and Children

30 January 1918
Rigby, Jefferson, Idaho, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

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.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 3

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 16

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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)

  • William Leonard Morgan, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Leonard Morgan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lenard Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"

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