Nathaniel MORTON

Nathaniel MORTON

Male Abt 1613 -

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  • Name Nathaniel MORTON 
    Born Abt 1613  England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I28592  FamilyWorld
    Last Modified 12 Jan 2012 

    Father George MORTON,   b. Abt 1587,   d. Jun 1624, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 37 years) 
    Mother Juliana CARPENTER,   d. 19 Feb 1664, Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 22 Jul 1612  Leiden, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F9469  Group Sheet

    Family Lydia COOPER 
    Married 25 Dec 1635  Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2011 
    Family ID F9471  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1613 - England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Dec 1635 - Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    'The Puritan' 1899 Augustus Saint-Gaudens
    "The Puritan" 1899 Augustus Saint-Gaudens

  • Notes 
    • Great Migration Begins, pg. 1297: Nathaniel Morton was ..."in the Plymouth tax lists of 25 March 1633 and 27 March 1634 assessed 9s. [PCR 1:11, 28]."

      "George Morton's son Nathaniel wrote a history of Plymouth Colony called New England's Memorial and says about the Anne

      "'Two of the principal passengers that came in this ship were Mr. Timothy Hatherly and Mr. George Morton... The latter of the two forenamed, namely Mr. George Morton, was a pious, gracious, servant of God, and very faithful in whatsoever public employment he was betrusted withal, and an unfeigned well willer, and according to his sphere and condition, a suitable promoter of the common good and growth of the plantation of New Plimouth; laboring to still the discontents that sometimes would arise amongst some spirits by reason of the difficulties of these new beginnings but it pleased God to put a period to his days soon after his arrival in New England, not surviving a full year after his coming ashore. With much comfort and peace he fell asleep in the Lord, in the month of June, anno 1624 [Morgon 63-64].'"

  • Sources 
    1. [S30] Great Migration Begins, The , Robert Charles Anderson, (New England Historic Genealogical Society, 101 Newbury St., Boston, MA 02116, 1995), ISBN 0-88082-044-6., 1297.