Amelia Morgan

22 March 1843–16 July 1885 (Age 42)
Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Amelia

When Amelia Morgan was born on 22 March 1843, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Morgan, was 53 and her mother, Mary Lewis, was 25. She married William Phillips on 19 March 1859, in Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Norwalk Township, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 16 July 1885, in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Neola, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Phillips
Amelia Morgan
Marriage: 19 March 1859
Thomas William Phillips
John Morgan Phillips
Mary Amelia Phillips
Evan Phillips
Celia Phillips
Morgan Phillips
Howell Phillips

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1859Utah, United States
  • Children


    +2 More Children

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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 3
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Iowa Territory, United States 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    Age 20
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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 (18)

    • Amelia Philips in household of William Philips, 1 Jun 1870, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Amelia Morgan in entry for John M Phillips, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Amelia Philips in household of Wm Philips, 1 Jun 1860, "United States Census, 1860"

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