John MORGAN

Male 1667 - 1746  (78 years)


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  • Name John MORGAN  [2, 3
    • "Descendants of William Brewster": John Morgan served as Sergeant and Captain of the Groton Train Band from 1714-1730. On Friday, 10 September 1731, Capt. John Morgan was found guilty of breach of Peace against Luke Perkins. The disorder occurred "on Monday last at the proprietors meeting."

      The will of Capt. John Morgan of Groton, dated 30 may 1744, and proved 16 March 1746/7, gave to his only son John Morgan, "all lands that I hold by deed from my Honoured father, and also the lands that I purchased . . by entails, that is to say, to him during life and then to his eldest son, then surviving, and to the eldest male heir of my son's eldest son, and so on in line right down through the eldest male heir, to the end of time, and never to be divided in case such male heir doth not fail." He also mentioned the two children (unnamed) of his daughter Ruth Brewster deceased; his seven daughters, viz: mary, Sarah, Hannah, Rachel, martha, Elizabeth, and Jemima. special note was made of the estate that came by wife Ruth, deceased, by father in law Mr. Benjamin Shapley or Mrs. Mary Shapley. Witnesses: David Williams, Theophilus Morgan, William Williams. the inventory, dated 28 march 1747, was taken by Christopher Avery, Jr., and William Williams. John Morgan (Jr.) was appointed executor on 30 May 1747.

      On 28 march 1747, Martha Gear widow of Groton, daughter of Capt. John Morgan, (signed with a mark); Moses Fish and Elizabeth his wife of Voluntown; John Morgan Jr. and mary his wife of Groton; Robert Kennedy and Sarah his wife of Norwich; Peter Plumb and Hannah his wife of New London; Thomas Fish and Jemima his wife of Groton; and rachel Morgan of Groton signed receipts for their portions of Capt John Morgan's estate. All receipts were witnessed by Christopher Avery, Jr. and William Williams. [1]
    Born 10 Jun 1667  Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Birth 10 Jun 1667  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Died 16 Mar 1745/6  Groten, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I40382  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2018 

    Father John MORGAN,   b. 30 Mar 1645, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 12 Feb 1712, Preston City, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 66 years) 
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    Mother Rachel DEMING,   b. Abt 1645, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1690, New London Village (New London), Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 16 Nov 1665  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID F02323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ruth SHAPLEY,   b. 21 Dec 1672, New London, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1739, Groten, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married Abt 1698  Groton, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F02322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1698 - Groton, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S5299] Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower and the Fifth Generation Descendants of his son Jonathan, Barbara Lambert Merrick/ E. Virginia Hunt, (General Society of Mayflower Descendants - 1999).

    2. [S03286] RootsWeb: World Connect - They Came To Milton by Jon Saunders.

    3. [S9214] History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connectict, Richard Anson Wheeler.

    4. [S03420] The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records: New London.

    5. [S5035] "Genealogy of the Descendants of John Deming of Wethersfield, Connecticut: With Historical Notes", Judson Keith Deming.