Joannah Morton

February 1682–5 May 1751 (Age 69)
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joannah

When Joannah Morton was born in February 1682, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Morton III, was 31 and her mother, Phebe Shaw, was 24. She married Elisha Vaughn on 3 July 1705, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States in 1682. She died on 5 May 1751, in Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Vaughn
1681–1724
Joannah Morton
1682–1751
Marriage: 3 July 1705
Lois Vaughan
1706–1706
Ruth Vaughan
1706–1706
Henchman Vaughan
1708–
Sarah Vaughan
1711–1711
Thankfull Vaughan
1711–1711
Mercy Vaughan
1711–1716
Thomas Vaughan
1714–1720
Hannah Vaughan
1717–1798

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1705
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places called Mor(e)ton, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) by or on a marsh or moor (mōr)’.2 Swedish: variant of Martin .3 French: contracted form of Moreton 2.

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

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  • Joannah Morton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001" Birth
  • Joanna Vaughan in entry for Hannah Vaughan, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Joanna Vaughan in entry for Thomas Vaughan, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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