Mary Ann Morgan

11 July 1811–5 December 1898 (Age 87)
Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Morgan was born on 11 July 1811, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Morgan and Ann Thomas. She married Joseph Cosslett on 26 April 1838, in Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died on 5 December 1898, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Cedar City Cemetery, Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Cosslett
Mary Ann Morgan
Marriage: 26 April 1838
Anna Cosslett
Dinah Cosslett
Edward Cosslett
Jeannet Cosslett
William Cosslett
Jeanette Cosslett
Joseph Coslett
Samuel Cosslett
Gomer Raymond Cosslett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 April 1838Whitchurch, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1831 · Merthyr Uprising 
    Age 20
    Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 25
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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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    Sources (20)

    • Mary Cosslett in household of Joseph Cosslett, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Morgan in entry for Gomer Cosslett, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Costlett in household of Joseph Costlett, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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