James MORGAN

Male 1667 - 1748  (81 years)


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  • Name James MORGAN  [1, 2, 3
    • "William Brewster and His Descendants": On the second Tuesday, 9 January 1738/9, James Morgan and his wife Anne, and with her sister and brother-in-law John Morgan and his wife Ruth, supported her brother, Daniel Shapley of New London in a dispute over land of her mother, Mary (Pickett) Shapley.

      The will of James Morgan of Groton, dated 29 March 1745, and proved 11 May 1748, made provision for his wife (unnamed) to have one-third of his moveable estate so long as she remained his widow use and improvement of "the eastermost part of my Dwelling House that is to say the old Room the Bed Room and the Mick House and the Cellar under it and also the Chamber over the Great Room, during her widowhood" also a fourteen acre tract of land, with all the fruit growing in the orchard and liberty to pasture her creatures in his great pasture. His son, James Morgan, was made executor and given all his lands and buildings in Groton His son, Daniel was given ten pounds and one half of his wearing apparel as he already had received a portion out of the estate. Daughter Mary Gallop, was to receive one hundred and fifty pounds old tenor, with one-third of the moveable estate, and the same was bequeathed to the heirs of daughter Anna Owen, deceased. Wit: Thomas Eldredge, Daniel Latham, and John Ledyard. A Codicil, dated 6 April 1748, gave his wife liberty to cut firewood on his land, mary Gallup and the heirs of deceased daughter, Anna Owens, were each given an additional fifty pounds. Wit: John avery, Joseph Gardiner and John Ledyard, who gave oath on the codicil, 10 May 1748. Oath, regarding the will, was made by John Ledyard, Esq. and Capt. Thomas Eldredge on 11 May 1748. The inventory, dated 23 May 1748, was taken by John Avery and Nathan Smith. On 13 July 1750, (Rev.) John Owen of Groton, gave receipt as guardian of his children. [1]
    Born 6 Feb 1667  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Died 04 May 1748  Groten, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Buried Avery-Morgan Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I40376  Main Tree
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2018 

    Father Capt James MORGAN,   b. 03 Mar 1643, Roxbury, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1711, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary VINE,   b. Bef 1641, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Dec 1689, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 48 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married Nov 1666  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6, 7
    Family ID F06522  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Hannah ?,   b. Abt 1670, Groten, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1720, Groten, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Daniel MORGAN,   b. Abt 1695, Groton, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 20 Mar 1776, Colchester, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years)  [Birth]
    Family ID F02315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Anne SHAPLEY,   b. 31 Aug 1685, New London, New London Co., Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1751, Groton, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 24 Jun 1729  New London, New London, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 6 Feb 2013 
    Family ID F28851  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsDied - 04 May 1748 - Groten, New London Co., Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Avery-Morgan Cemetery, Groton, New London Co., 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. [S03026] RootsWeb: World Connect - Adams/Burton/Owens/Tolliver Genealogy by Jana Countryman.

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

    4. [S02580] Lineages of Members of the National Society of the Sons and Daughters of the Pilgrims.

    5. [S03077] RootsWeb: World Connect - Chesebro' Genealogy @ RootsWeb by Larry Chesebro'.

    6. [S03585] Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower & His Descendants for 4 Generations , Barbara Lambert Merrick/ E. Virginia Hunt, (General Society of Mayflower Descentants - Revised 3rd Edition 2000).

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