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William Morgan, Jr
Birth: Jun. 17, 1723
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1777
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Son of William Morgan and Mary Avery. He married Temperance Avery July 4, 1744. He died on Friday, April 11, 1777, age 54. His estate inventory amounting to 4,133 pounds, was taken July 29, 1777, and settled by his widow and son Christopher, as administrators, in Stonington Probate. He was a Revolutionary War Patriot, loaning money to the troops. His wife Temperance was also a Revolutionary War Patriot, rendering aid by supplying stockings to the troops, both were in their fifties at the time.

William Morgan and Temperance Avery had ten children:

1. William who died at age 8.

2. Christopher who married 1st Deborah Ledyard; 2nd Margaret Gates.

3. Temperance who married Ephraim Allyn (Ephraim married 2nd Temperance's sister Rebecca).

4. William who married 1st Lydia Smith; 2nd Sarah Harris.

5. Israel who married Elizabeth Brewster.

6. Mary who married Peter Williams.

7. Mr Simeon who married Rhobe Allyn

8. Prudence who married Increase Stoddard.

9. Rebecca who married 1st Jacob Galllup; 2nd Ephraim Allyn.

10. Jacob who married Lois Gallup.

In 1888, some of Christopher Avery's descendants set up a brown-stone obelisk on the east side of Avery Hill, Ledyard (formerly the North Parish of Groton) not far from his former home. (Now called Hale Cemetery). The front bears this inscription: Christopher Avery, 1680 - 1753. His Four Wives. His Daughter, Temperance, and her husband William Morgan were buried in the same lot. 
Family links: 
  William Morgan (1693 - 1729)
  Mary Avery Morgan (1693 - 1780)
  Temperance Avery Morgan (1725 - 1801)*
  Christopher Morgan (1747 - 1831)*
  Temperance Morgan Allyn (1752 - 1799)*
  Temperance Morgan Palmer (1752 - 1837)*
  William Avery Morgan (1754 - 1842)*
  Israel Morgan (1757 - 1816)*
  Mary Morgan Williams (1760 - 1843)*
  Simeon Morgan (1762 - 1813)*
  Prudence Morgan Stoddard (1764 - 1814)*
  Rebeckah Morgan Allyn (1766 - 1834)*
  Jacob Morgan (1768 - 1855)*
  William Morgan (1723 - 1777)
  Prudence Morgan Morgan (1728 - 1815)*
*Calculated relationship
In Memory of William
Morgan Efqr who
departed this life April
11th 1777 in ye 54th
year of his age

The Sweet remembrance of the Just shall flourish when they sleep in dust.
Christopher Avery Cemetery
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Created by: Shari Hanson Frey
Record added: May 23, 2009
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