Ferneta Darlene Morgan

25 March 1925–20 November 1964 (Age 39)
Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ferneta Darlene

When Ferneta Darlene Morgan was born on 25 March 1925, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, Ward H. Morgan, was 27 and her mother, Minnie Dugan, was 29. She married Floyd Wesley Slaughter on 3 March 1951, in Guadalupe, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Pampa, Gray, Texas, United States in 1935 and Commissioner's Precinct 4, Wheeler, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 20 November 1964, in San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Floyd Wesley Slaughter
Ferneta Darlene Morgan
Marriage: 3 March 1951
Minnie Darlene Slaughter

Spouse and Children

3 March 1951
Guadalupe, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Ward H. Morgan


    Minnie Dugan




World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 4

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 12

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

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)

  • Darlene Morgan in household of Ward H Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ferneta Darlene Swinney, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Darlene Morgan in entry for Minnie Darlene Slaughter, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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