Caleb Powel Morgan

18 January 1836–September 1893 (Age 57)
Sandy Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Caleb Powel

When Caleb Powel Morgan was born on 18 January 1836, in Sandy Haven, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Henry James Morgan, was 32 and his mother, Susan Williams, was 30. He married Anna Maria Noakes in 1864, in London, Middlesex, England. He lived in Aberystruth, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1881 and Eglwysilan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1891. He died in September 1893, in Pontypridd, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 57.

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Caleb Powel Morgan
Anna Maria Noakes
Marriage: 1864

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London, Middlesex, England

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World Events (7)

1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place

Age 3

The Rebecca Riots were a group of protests in west Wales from 1839-1843. The people involved were mostly poor farmers, primarily men dressed as women. The group was called “Rebecca and her daughters”, a title believed to have come the book of Genesis. They mostly fought against the toll-gates. There is only record of one death during the riots: a young Sarah Williams had been warned that the rioters were coming, but upon refusing to leave, was killed.

Age 7

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 18

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

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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  • Caleb Powel Morgan in household of H J Morgan, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Caleb Powell ? Morgan in household of William Wilkins, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Caleb Morgan, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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