James C Morgan

October 1892–6 March 1953 (Age 60)
Illinois, United States

The Life of James C

When James C Morgan was born in October 1892, in Illinois, United States, his father, Riley Morgan, was 35 and his mother, Alice Elizabeth Pickett, was 32. He had at least 1 son with Judy Flower. He lived in Ina, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Spring Garden, Jefferson, Illinois, United States in 1910. He died on 6 March 1953, at the age of 60, and was buried in Spring Garden, Jefferson, Illinois, United States.

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James C Morgan
Judy Flower
James Riley Morgan

Spouse and Children


    Judy Flower




    James Riley Morgan


Parents and Siblings

    Riley Morgan


    Alice Elizabeth Pickett




    ...ile Morgan



World Events (8)

1893 · The World's Columbian Exposition

Age 1

Also known as the Chicago World's Fair, The Exposition was held to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the arrival of Christopher Columbus in the New World. The centerpiece of the Fair was a large water pool that represented Columbus's voyage across the Atlantic to the Americas. The Fair had a profound effect on new architecture designs, sanitation advancement, and the arts. The Fairgrounds were given the nickname the White City due to its lavish paint and materials used to constuct it. Over 27 million people attended the fair during its six-month of operation. Among many of the invetions exhibited there was the first Ferris wheel built to rival the Eiffel Tower in France.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 17

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the Old Welsh personal name Morcant, which is of uncertain but ancient etymology.2 Irish: importation of the Welsh surname, to which has been assimilated more than one Gaelic surname, notably Ó Muireagáin ( see Merrigan ).3 Scottish: of uncertain origin; probably from a Gaelic personal name cognate with Welsh Morcant.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • James C Morgan in household of James Morgan, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Morgan in household of Riley Morgan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James C Morgan in household of James R Morgan, "United States Census, 1920"

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