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Col Morgan Morgan
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john & debi heis payne
- debi heis
 Added: Apr. 11, 2014
 
Rest Sweetly.
- Karen Higman-Austin
 Added: Mar. 29, 2014
 

- Craig Moore
 Added: Mar. 26, 2014
 

- Emma Auberg
 Added: Mar. 16, 2014
 

- Cindy
 Added: Nov. 30, 2013
 
According to Morgan Milton Lewis & Mrs. Jessie Gray Emmons, Genealogical & Biographical Record of Lewis & Grisell Families 1751-1763 to 1903, (1903 Morgan Milton Lewis, Battlecreek, MI, LDS Film #1320690), p.30-- The following is an exact copy of a letter written to William D. Hoff, by Ex-Governor F. H. Pierpont, of West Virginia, which gives us quite a clear idea of the Morgan ancestry:-- [p.31] Fairmont, W. Va., Oct. 18, 1889Wm. D. Hoff, Esq., St. Clairsville, Ohio Dear Sir:--Col. Morgan Morgan, the founder of this branch of the family in this country and as far as we can trace it, was born in Wales, England, educated in London, during the reign of William the 3rd, and emigrated to the colony of Delaware early in the reign of Queen Ann. He married a Pennsylvania lady. His children were James, Ann, David, Charles, Henry, Evan, Zackquill and Morgan.* [*Where we have placed a cross it is to indicate either Morgan the father of Mary (Morgan) Lewis, or David the uncle.] David Morgan, third child, was born Dec. 20, 1721. It was he that encountered the two Indians. James Morgan, the eldest son and brother of David, removed to Indian Territory somewhere from 1765 to 1780. I could not get this date. He is spoken of as a restless pioneer, and after his marriage in Berkley Co., Virginia, he moved to Fayette Co., Pennsylvania, with his brother Morgan.* There were not satisfied there and then removed to this county (Marion) W. Va., and in a short time removed to Indiana. His descendants went farther west; some of them are now in Wisconsin, Iowa and still farther west. Charles Morgan died in Berkley Co., Virginia. Henry removed to South Carolina before the Revolutionary War. Zackquill Morgan was the founder of Morgantown (county seat of Monongalia Co.) W. Va. He was my great-grandfather. My grandfather Pierpont, married his eldest daughter. Two of his sons, Morgan and Levi (Morgan), were distinguished Indian spies. His youngest son, Capt. Zack., fell from overheat at the Battle of Bradenburg. The other members of the family lived and died of old age in this section of the country. I should have remarked that Morgan Morgan, the ancestor, emigrated to Berkley Co., Virginia, about 1722. The tradition of the family is, that David Morgan did not flay those Indians. He had only risen from a bed of sickness three or four days before, went to look after his children, and while talking to them the Indians made their appearance. After some skirmishing he shot one of them, the other encountered him with a tomahawk, threw it, and in warding off the blow with his gun Morgan lost two of his fingers. They then clinched and in the tussle Morgan got the Indian's thumb in his mouth and held it to the end of the battle. The Indian had on an apron he had gotten in the house. This was over his knife. Morgan was underneath (he was an old man) but he held only the thumb and had both hands free. The Indian got to the handle of the knife. Morgan got the hand and snatched the knife, stabbed the Indian and left him, knowing he must die. He went to the Fort and went to bed, where he re- [p.32] mained three or four days from the loss of blood. He told his friends what had taken place and four or five of them went and found the Indian not yet dead. They treated him roughly. He asked them to tomahawk him. They did so. A man present whose brother had been killed a few days before flayed him. This the family claim is true. David Morgan was an Episcopalian, had a brother, a minister (Morgan Morgan). David was reputed a kind-hearted, benevolent man, but a man of courage. He was a small man and by no means an athlete. His descendants have honored themselves by erecting a monument to his memory. The old Morgans say that Gen. Daniel Morgan (of the Revolution) was a relative colateral with Col. Morgan Morgan. I am truly yours, F. H. Pierpont
- Kim Beauchamp
 Added: Nov. 22, 2013
 

- kellybean
 Added: Oct. 2, 2013
 
In loving memory of my 6x great-grandfather .
- Debbie Gambrell Lapeyrouse
 Added: Mar. 24, 2013
 
My 6th Great Grandfather. God Bless.
- Sandra Johnson
 Added: Feb. 22, 2013
 
Proud to have the Morgan Pioneer Family as my line of descent through history.
- Linda
 Added: Oct. 14, 2012
 

- Kathleen MacIsaac
 Added: Oct. 12, 2012
 
My 6th Great Grandfather
- In Loving Memory Of My Beloved Son Gary
 Added: Jul. 31, 2012
 
His father was charles Morgan 1635-1720 Wales who married Susan 1635-1697.
- Sabrina Nelson
 Added: Jul. 20, 2012
 

- kellybean
 Added: May. 24, 2012
 

- Nathan Plum(b)
 Added: Apr. 22, 2012
 
My 8th great-grandfather
- MarkAWlms
 Added: Feb. 26, 2012
 
Extremely proud to be a Morgan descendant! Morgan Morgan was a true pioneer, and father to prominent men in West Virginia's history. Thank you!
- Sharon S
 Added: Dec. 26, 2011
 
A real West Virginia hero.
- Therman Kellar
 Added: Dec. 5, 2011
 
He was my 7th great grandfather
- Vicky White
 Added: Oct. 8, 2011
 
He was my 6th Great grandfather. Going down from Col. Morgan: David, Morgan, David, Amanda Morgan was my grandmother's grandmother on my father's side.
- Kevin Peterson
 Added: Sep. 26, 2011
 
We are related to the Morgans of Monongalia County through two different woman. So happy to learn about Colonel Morgan ap Morgan, and to verify what was always told us by family. The Morgans in our family (one part) married the Barkers of Mon. Co, and eventually went out to Colorado and Oregon.
- want2buytheworldacoke
 Added: Apr. 17, 2011
 
He was my 6th great grandfather on my father's side
- Yvonne Morgan
 Added: Feb. 6, 2011
 
He was the 7th great grandfather to my husband through his mother's side (Morgan was her maiden name).
- Kim Parker
 Added: Dec. 21, 2010
 
He would be my 7th great grandfather. This is through my great grandmother's line of Mable Steven Auckerman Vollett.
- Sabrina Nelson
 Added: Apr. 9, 2010
 
NEVER FORGOTTEN!!
- MARTIN
 Added: Oct. 2, 2009
 

- Katina Peters
 Added: Feb. 3, 2009
 
Thanks for all you have done. May this be an inspiration to us all- that we may get busy and accomplish a third of what you did. Thank you for your children, who grew to be upstanding citizens as well. Thank you for allowing me to be the mother of two of your 7th great grandsons.
- Dena West
 Added: Nov. 25, 2008
 
Rest in peace. You have given this family of descendants great pride.
- Ellen
 Added: Apr. 8, 2008
 
Your rugged pioneer endeavors helped tame the frontier and build our country.
- Steve Corley
 Added: Jan. 25, 2004
 
 
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