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Pvt Isaac John Morgan
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Birth: Mar. 21, 1757
Fauquier County
Virginia, USA
Death: 1840
DeSoto County
Mississippi, USA

from the DeSoto County GenWeb Project: "Isaac Morgan 1757 1840. Pvt 10 NC Regt. Rev. War.
Born in Fauquier County, Virginia, the son of John Morgan, Sr. and Martha Ann Settle. According to one source, he was in Colonel Isaac Shelby's Regiment at the Battle of King's Mountain in 1780. Certainly there was an Isaac Morgan in that regiment. He also served in the 10th North Carolina Regiment (Continentals). According to Robert K. Wright, Jr.'s book, The Continental Army (p. 303), The 10th North Carolina was originally formed as Sheppard's Regiment in the North Carolina State Troops, was adopted into the Continental Army on 17 June 1777 and was disbanded 1 June 1778 at Valley Forge, PA. After the war, he married Judith Smith (see below) on July 29, 1789 in Davidson County, Tennessee. They were the parents of at least seven children: Benjamin (1791), William (1793), Elizabeth (1795), John Henry (1796), Samuel (1800), Joseph Smith (1804) and Phobe (abt. 1807)."

John Isaac Morgan was portly and fine looking. He lived at Clarksville, Montgomery CO, TN. He served as a private in the Continental line of North Carolina during the revolutionary war. For his services he was given 640 acres on the south side of the Cumberland River on May 10, 1793. He enlisted in 1792 and served 18 months as a PVT. in the 10th NC regiment. He and his wife came from Fauquier Co., Va. to Cotton Ginport on the Tombigbee River in Monroe County,Miss., possibly about 1835.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Judith Smith Morgan (1769 - 1841)
 
 Children:
  Rachel Elizabeth Morgan Greer (____ - 1850)*
  John Henry Morgan (1796 - 1877)*
  Joseph Smith Morgan (1804 - 1858)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Morgan Family Cemetery
Alphaba
DeSoto County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Martha Malinowski
Originally Created by: Laura S.
Record added: Mar 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34619200
Pvt Isaac John Morgan
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To my ancestor I pay sentiments and patriotic homage; I descend through Joseph Smith Morgan's line.
- Scribbler
 Added: Sep. 15, 2016
I want to honor you for what you have done for our country and for being a contributor to me being here you are my 5th great grand father and i just want you to know you are not forgotten RIP
- Kathie Stark Gorman
 Added: Apr. 9, 2016
Honoring Isaac Morgan DAR Ancestor Number A080404
- Vonnie L Cantrell
 Added: Feb. 1, 2015
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