Sarah Ann Morgan

10 June 1837–31 March 1856 (Age 18)
Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Morgan was born on 10 June 1837, in Cardiff, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, William Morgan, was 40 and her mother, Elizabeth "Betsy" Davis, was 43. She married Hans Peter Jensen on 9 April 1855, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cardiff St Johns, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851 and Saint Athan, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 31 March 1856, in Utah, United States, at the age of 18.

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Family Time Line

Hans Peter Jensen
Sarah Ann Morgan
Marriage: 9 April 1855
Laureann Jensen

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  • Marriage
    9 April 1855Utah, United States
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    World Events (4)

    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
    Age 2
    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 6
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Story Highlight

    History of William Morgan and Elizabeth Davies

    WILLIAM MORGAN and ELIZABETH DAVIES By Marion Lofthouse Maxwell These dear people are my 2nd great grandparents, therefore everything …

    Sources (10)

    • Ann Morgan in household of William Morgan, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Sarah Smith in household of William Morgan, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Ann Morgan, "England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977"

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