Morgan Morgan

Maleabout 1814–12 September 1878

Brief Life History of Morgan

When Morgan Morgan was born about 1814, in Merthyr Tydfil, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Morgan Morgan, was 35 and his mother, Ann Jones, was 31. He married Cecelia Lewis on 16 February 1833, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He immigrated to New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States in 1849 and lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Tooele, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 12 September 1878, in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Cherry Creek, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Morgan Morgan
Cecelia Lewis
Marriage: 16 February 1833
Barbara Williams Morgan
Mary Adelia Morgan
Sarah Morgan
Morgan Morgan
Thomas Morgan
Thomas William Morgan

Sources (32)

  • Morgan Morgans, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Morgan Morgans - Marriage to Cecelia in 1833
  • Welsh Mormon History- contains information about Morgan Morgan's life including death date and place

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  • Marriage
    16 February 1833Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Louisiana was the site of the final battles of the War of 1812.


    Age 1

    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

    1832 · The Black Hawk War

    Age 18

    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

    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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