John MORGAN

Male 1829 - 1901  (71 years)


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  • Name John MORGAN 
    Born 1 Apr 1829  Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1901  New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Alexander Cemetery, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I12445  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2012 

    Father Jeremiah MORGAN,   b. 5 Feb 1796, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1871, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Abiah COLBY,   b. 23 Mar 1799, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1873, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 14 Mar 1816  Concord, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • The marriage record of Jeremiah Morgan and Abiah Colby cites their residences as Bow, New Hampshire, and date and place of marriage. [2]
    Notes 
    • 1850 census of Bow, New Hampshire, enumerated 17 September 1850:

      Jeremiah Colby, age 54, occupation farmer
      Abiah Colby, age 51
      John Colby, age 21, occupation brick maker

    Family ID F3941  Group Sheet

    Family Lucy Jane SARGENT,   b. 28 May 1833, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1922, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 22 Jan 1852 
    Notes 
    • 1860 census of Concord, Ward 5, Merrimack County, New Hampshire, enumerated 28 June 1860:

      - Morgan, John, age 31, occupation R.R. Engineer, real estate value $250, born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Lucy J., age 27, born New Hampshire.

    • 1880 census of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, enumerated 1 June 1880:

      - Morgan, John, age 51, occupation R.R. Engineer, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Lucy J., age 47, wife, occupation Keeping House, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Louisa A., age 18, no relationship cited, occupation At Home, born New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Abbie A., age 6, daughter, occupation At School, born Iowa, both parents born New Hampshire.

    • 1900 census of Second Street, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, enumerated 4 June 1900:

      - Morgan, John, age 71, married 48 years, born April 1829 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire, occupation N.G. (?).
      - Morgan, Lucy J., age 67, wife, married 48 years, mother of 6 children, 2 children still living, born May 1833 in New Hampshire, both parents born New Hampshire.
      - Morgan, Abbie A., age 25, daughter, single, born November 1874 in Iowa, both parents born New Hampshire.

    Children 
     1. Lois A. MORGAN,   b. 2 Jan 1853, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Lola G. MORGAN,   b. Jan 1853, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1853  (Age ~ 0 years)
     3. Hellen A. MORGAN,   b. 16 Dec 1855, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Aug 1856, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     4. Lois A. MORGAN,   b. 9 Jul 1862, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Abbie Agnes MORGAN,   b. 29 Nov 1874, Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 6 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F3997  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1 Apr 1829 - Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1901 - New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Alexander Cemetery, Bow, Merrimack County, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Headstone of John Morgan & Lucy Sargent, and their daughters Lola and Helen
    Headstone of John Morgan & Lucy Sargent, and their daughters Lola and Helen

  • Notes 
    • Colby genealogy: John Morgan went to work on the Northern railroad as locomotive engineer, continued in their service until May 3, 1870, when he left New Hampshire for Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was a locomotive engineer about thirty-six years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S10] gravestone.

    2. [S12] IGI, website: https://www.familysearch.org/.
      New Hampshire, Marriage Records, 1637-1947

    3. [S5] NH_VR.