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Nelson Co., Va.

Looking for info on WILLIAM S. MORGAN of Nelson Co., Va. and his wife ELIZABETH. Their son ALBERT G. MORGAN (my gg grandfather) was b there in 1827. He became an inspector of customs in New Orleans, La. prior to the War. He joined the Texas Volunteers, Confederate States Army in 1861 and returned to Va. to fight in several battles there. He mustered out for over-age in 1862 near Richmond and soon after mar MARY D. ELLYSON of New Kent Co., Va. He died of fever in 1864 while under Union captivity in New Bern, NC, two months after birth of their only ch, BERDETTA ELIZABETH MORGAN in Va. Albert was described in 1861 as 5 ft 11 in tall, light complexion, blue eyes and red hair. Family oral history indicates he may have been captured for either spying or smuggling for the South. This history also says his wife was detained by yankee troops in Norfolk and not allowed to see him while he was sick. She apparently gave birth while in captivity. She never remarried and returned to her family in New Kent to raise their dau.
B. Meredith Winn Jr.
8421 Mundy Dr.
Richmond Va. 23228

Edgefield Co., SC late 1700's

Searching for info on ELIAS MORGAN, father of LUCY MORGAN who mar SAMUEL WALLIS (Wallace) in Edgefield Co., SC in the late 1700's. Elias was a prominent realtor in Mecklenburg, NC. Lucy later moved to Hancock Co., Ms. Have lots of info on these folk, who claim to be related to John Hunt Morgan.
Thomas Hulsey
524 Mill Creek Ct.
Azle, Tx. 76020

1866 Collin, Tx.

Looking for ancestors of JURETTA C. MORGAN (8 Apr 1866, Collin, Tx. - Jan 1946, Ada Ok.). She mar CHARLEY HENRY STONE (21 May 1863 - 13 Aug 1941, Ada, Ok.). Their ch: CHARLIE DILLARD STONE (1898 Collin, Tx. - 1983, Stonewall, Ok.).
Martin James Stone
122 N. Lavira Av.
Claremore, Ok. 74017

Union Co., Ky. early 1800's

Search for any info on JOHN MORGAN who mar ELIZABETH KEESEE between 1830 and 1842 in Ky. She was dau of BENJAMIN BURCH KEESEE and SUSANNA HUTCHISON. John and Elizabeth lived in Union Co., Ky. when their dau MARY ANN MORGAN was b 13 Dec 1842. She d 5 Mar 1915 in Webster Co., Ky.; mar JOHN CALVIN BUMPAS 19 Jan 1861 in Webster Co. John's other dau was LAURA or Sarra MORGAN (18 Sep 1855 Union Co.).
Dennis E. A. Keesee
17 Byron Close
Laguna Niguel, Ca. 92677-4757

1835 - 1903

Am unable to track down parents of JAMES MORGAN b perhaps in Ga. 2 Feb 1835, d 12 Dec 1903 in Springfield, Mo. Mar SARAH JANE (b 18 Jan 1841 - 31 Mar 1906). They are bur in Danforth Cemetery, Springfield, Mo. Think they had dau named AMANDA and son ROBERT. Other names I can't put together are MARRIANN MORGAN and MAHALA MORGAN from Hardy Co., Ky.
Darla Aytes

1884 - 1945

Searching for ancestors of EDWARD MORGAN and ROSE CONLEY, believed to have been from WVa. Their son, EDWARD CLARK MORGAN (or Clark Edward) was b 31 Oct 1884 (1881 ?) and possibly raised in Falmouth, Ky. by foster parents. Two older sisters were GEORGIA and PAULINE MORGAN. Edward Clark retired as a US Marine First Sergeant and died in Portsmouth, NH, May 1945.
Raphael P. Morgan
29 Main St.
Eliot, Me. 03903

1809 - 1856

Looking for parents of ELIZA JANE MORGAN, b 1809 possibly in Oh. and died 1856 in Bourbon Co., Ky. She mar EVERETT ASA ALLEN Sr. in Bourbon Co. in 1841. Their ch: ELVIRA ALLEN (m. ANDERSON); DAVID ALLEN and EVERETT ASA ALLEN Jr. Thanks for any info.
234 S. Eagle Creek Dr.
Lexington, Ky. 40515

early 1900's Md.

Researching CATHERINE MORGAN who mar JOHN ERNEST SCHLEIGH (Schley) in the early 1900's in Baltimore, Md. It is possible that the family owned a butchering business on York Road. Need info on Catherine's parents.
John Derry

1809 Ga.

Looking for ancestors of JOHN W. MORGAN, b 20 Jan 1809 in Ga. He mar MELINDA (b. 1808, SC). They moved to Conecuh Co., Al. where they lived most of their lives.
Charles Ryan

abt 1811 Tn. to Mo.

Looking for ancestors of JOSEPH MORGAN, b abt 1811 in Tn., living in Putnam Co., Mo. in 1850. He mar MARGARET FOWLER. Their ch: MARY A., JOEL, ELIZABETH, MORRIS N., HARDY (or Hardin), and REBECCA. Rebecca mar SAMUEL SCOTT CLEMENS during the War for Southern Independence (1861-1865).
Dave Clemens

ANN MORGAN abt 1747 - aft 1800

Seeking info on ANN MORGAN, b abt 1747, d aft 1800. She mar JOHN DANCY (abt 1743 - aft 1800). They lived most of their lives in Rowan and Wilkes Counties, NC.
Dany Wyatt
1171 W. eth St.
Winston Salem, NC


Searching for info on NAPOLEON BONAPARTE NORRIS RANSOME MORGAN Sr. (13 Apr 1860 in Delaware; 14 Jan 1946 or 1948), bur Fork Branch Cem. De. He mar HENRIETTA F. DURHAM (21 Dec 1863 - 14 Jan 1934). Their ch: MAMIE ELVA, MAE, MABEL, ELSIE MAE, FLORENCE, FRANCES HENRIETTA, HARVEY NAPOLEON, HOMER ANTHONY, JAMES, MARGARET, SARAH CATHERINE, WILLIAM HENRY and ZELDA. Mamie Elva (2 may 1880 - 13 Feb 1965) mar JOHN A. REED Sr. (1879 - 27 Apr 1961) are my g grandparents.
Warren & Linda Harmon

1842 Wales - 1904 Iowa

Searching for ancestors of DAVID R. MORGAN, b Jul 1842 at Llambryamaw, Montgomery Shire, Wales; d Oct 1904 Hiteman, Ia. David was a miner in the coal fields of Wales. He mar JANE EVANS in 1867 at Llambryanmaw. They came to America in 1868 and settled for a year at Remsen, NY, then moved to Dawn, Mo. where they lived for 7 yrs. On 19 May 1872, David was ordained a minister of the Baptist faith. They moved to Coal Valley, IL. where Rev. Morgan was pastor of the Baptist Church there for 5 yrs. They then moved to Briar Bluff, IL. where they lived for 8 yrs; then to Kirkville, Ia. for a few years before moving to Hiteman for 14 yrs. He was pastor of the Hiteman Welsh Baptist Church 12 yrs. David was also a blacksmith in his later years. David and Jane's ch: MARY JANE (11 Jun 1867 Wales - 9 Jul 1942 Vancouver, BC, Canada), mar WILLIAM JOHN NEIGHBOR; JOHN RODERICK (21 mar 1870, Dawn, Mo. - 19 Aug 1947 Pangman, Sask., Canada), mar SARAH CATHERINE MOSS 18 Nov, 1892; EVAN JOSEPH (19 Jan 1872, Dawn, Mo. - 26 Apr 1931, Pangman, Sask., Canada), mar MARY ("Mollie") ???; DEWEY SAINT. (Sep 1875 IL. - 28 Aug 1959 San Bernadino, Ca.), mar LUCILLE ???; and ROBERT (died young in Ia.). At the time of his father's death, Dewey S. was a train dispatcher at Derby, NV. Mary Jane and her husband's ch were: STELLA MAY, LEWIS, RACHEAL S., JANE ANN and MARGORIE VERLE NEIGHBOR. John R.'s ch were: DEWEY CARTER MORGAN and LYMAN RUSSELL MORGAN. Evan J.'s ch: DELILAH MORGAN, RUSSELL EDISON MORGAN (5 Jan 1905 Hiteman, Ia. - 29 Dec 1977 Calgary, Can.) and DORTHEA EUNICE MORGAN. Dewey S. had one dau: RUTH. Evan was a coal miner in his younger years and later obtained a homestead and became a farmer. Mary's husband was also a coal miner.
Joyce Morgan Anderson
14 Carmichael Bay
Regina, Sask., Canada S4R 0C8

Md. & Va.

VIRGINIA TAYLOR MORGAN was my gg grandmother. She married JOHN FLETCHER DUNCAN in Baltimore, Md. abt 1866. 1870 Balt. census shows 8 ch: MARTHA, JAMES HENRY, MARY, GEORGE, JOHN (my grandfather), EUGENE and VIRGINIA. Virginia's father reportedly served in "Morgan's Raiders" somehow; I can't find her in John Hunt Morgan's family though. Her mother was supposedly to related to President Zackary Taylor. Any help welcomed warmly!
Clair Hadley


Hi all, I'm looking for any info on JAMES RUSSELL MORGAN (b 15 July 1850 Calhoun, TN. -- 9 Jan 1912 Bussard Springs, OK.; mar NANCY ANN HANEY (15 Aug 1854 Calhoun, McMinn, Tn. -- 18 Sept. 1917 Bussard Springs, OK.). Their ch: HENRY DANIEL (1 Apr 1877 Raleigh, Selene Co., IL. -- 8 Jan 1943; mar ETTA L. MAYNARD); ANNA LISA (1 Apr 1877 Raleigh, IL. -- 24 Nov 1945; mar ANDREW J. FREEMAN); SARAH CATHERINE (13 Nov 1878 Raleigh, IL. -- 31 Jul 1951; mar (1) STEVE SCOTT (2) PATRICK CRAWFORD); JOHN (10 Feb 1881 Raleigh, IL. -- 27 Dec 1944 Jay, Delaware, OK.; mar ANNIE LOUISE TOSH); IDA NANCY (10 Sep 1883 TX. -- 10 Sep 1958; mar ARTHUR J. SCOTT); JAMES RUSSELL (14-2-1885 Houston, Texas Co., MO. -- 25 Dec 1958; mar AMANDA MAE HARPE); MARTHA CAROLINA (or Caroline) 10 Sep 1887 Houston, Mo. -- 2 Feb 1978; mar GEORGE WILLIAMS); WILLIAM ("Bill") 29 Sep 1989 Houston, Mo. -- 30 May 1947); BELLE (30 Jun 1891 Houston, Mo. -- 30 Aug 1968; mar TOM MELTON); EDWARD STEVEN (14 Apr 1893 Houston, Mo. -- 3 Feb 1978; mar VIRBIL LOIS STEPHENSON); LUCY JANE (9 Mar 1896 Houston Mo. -- 21 Jun 1978 mar CHARLES KIMREY); ALBERT (19 Feb 1898 Houston, Mo. -- 19 Jun 1959; mar (1) ORA MELTON (2) HILDE ? I would welcome any suggestions and/or infor about these folks. Thanks so much,
John Morgan
2020 Hogan Rd
Oakland, OR. 97462

JOHN MORGAN Revolutionary Soldier
Farquier, Va. - Burlington, Ia.

I have visited the Morgan Family Club website and have appreciated information received there. I am a descendant of JOHN and GWENLLIAN MORGAN of abt 1570 in Llanwenarth, Monmouth, Wales; then, in 1680 CHARLES and ANNE MORGAN were in Farnham, old Rappahannock, Va. Next, in 1741, the family of JOHN MORGAN was in Fauquier, Va. He was born in Gloucester, Va. in 1758; he served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War for Independence and according to records issued by the Dept. of Interior in 1843, he sereved under General George Washington at Valley Forge, Pa. He later moved to Burlington, Des Moines, Ia. where he died in 1843. If you have info on any of these folk, I would certainly like to share with you.
Virginia Dean
906 Ashley Dr.
Madison, Al. 35758

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