Margaret Morgan

14 November 1834–24 November 1921 (Age 87)
Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Margaret

When Margaret Morgan was born on 14 November 1834, in Pontypridd, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, Evan Morgan, was 34 and her mother, Mary Mariah Jones, was 27. She married William Richards III on 19 March 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Laleston, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1841. She died on 24 November 1921, in Rupert, Minidoka, Idaho, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Malad, Oneida, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Richards III
1827–1921
Margaret Morgan
1834–1921
Marriage: 19 March 1854
William E Richards
1855–1934
Thomas Llewellyn Richards
1857–1933
Janet Richards
1858–
Harriet Maria Richards
1858–1859
Sarah Ann Richards
1859–1938
David Hyrum Richards
1860–1938
Evan Morgan Richards
1862–1941
Elizabeth Harriet Richards
1864–1887
Homer Richards
1866–1866
Gomer Richards
1866–1868
Mary Jane Richards
1868–1905
Martha Rosetta Richards
1869–1967
Rachel Richards
1871–1872
Elias Emor Richards
1873–1950
Claudia Sophia Richards
1874–1932

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 March 1854Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    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.
    1839 · The Rebecca Riots Take Place
    Age 5
    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.
    1863
    Age 29
    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Merrigan
    Morgans

    Sources (67)

    • Margaret Morgans in entry for Evan Richards, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Margaret Morgan in household of Evan Morgan, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Margaret Richards, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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