Rebecca Gratz <I>Bruce</I> Morgan

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Rebecca Gratz Bruce Morgan

Birth
USA
Death 21 Jul 1861 (aged 31)
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 96705438 · View Source
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Daughter of John Bruce

Was the first wife of the future Confederate General John Hunt Morgan. After giving birth to a stillborn son in 1853 her health deteriorated and she had to have a leg amputated due to septic thrombophlebitis. She never regained her health, though he took her to some of the best doctors.


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  • Created by: charlott jones
  • Added: 8 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96705438
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rebecca Gratz Bruce Morgan (18 Jun 1830–21 Jul 1861), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96705438, citing Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by charlott jones (contributor 47003358) .