Margaret Morgan

20 April 1816–7 December 1867 (Age 51)
Skenfrith, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Morgan was born on 20 April 1816, in Skenfrith, Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, James Coles Morgan, was 25 and her mother, Mary Prosser, was 30. She married Theodore Curtis on 17 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Garway, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1818 and Dymock, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom in 1841. In 1841, at the age of 25, her occupation is listed as governess of joseph hill famly at pitt house in Dymock, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. She died on 7 December 1867, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Curtis
Margaret Morgan
Marriage: 17 January 1846
Theodore Walter Curtis
Margaret Curtis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 4
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 14
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

    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

    Theodore Curtis and Margaret Morgan by Millie Neville Holyoak

    Theodore Curtis and Margaret Morgan Excerpt from the Biography of Dr. Margaret Curtis Shipp Roberts by Millie Neville Holyoak In the early days of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ma …

    Sources (30)

    • Margaret Curtis in household of Theodore Curtis, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Margaret Curtis in household of Theodore Curtis, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Margaret Morgan, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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