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Dorcus Morgan

Female 1813 - 1859  (~ 45 years)


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  • Name Dorcus Morgan  [1, 2, 3
    Born Nov 1813  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Female 
    Died 5 May 1859  Lowndes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I8505  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Rueben Morgan,   b. Aft 1770,   d. Aft 1840, Lowndes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Mother Dorcus Newton,   b. Bef 1773, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1824, Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 51 years) 
    Married 25 Nov 1793  Duplin County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6, 7
    • According to "MARRIAGE BONDS OF DUPLIN COUNTY, NC 1749-1868" by Cora Bass (Southern Historical Press: 1959) Rhuben MORGAN and Darcas NEWTON were married on 25 November 1793 by David WILLIAM, with Wm. DICKSON, CC as witness.

      A few years later, on 2 Feb 1796, Samuel MORGAN and Elizabeth TONANS were married with Wm. WILKINSON officiating, and Wm. DICKSON, CC as witness. The relationship between Rueben and Samuel is unknown.
    Family ID F1335  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edmond Blanton,   b. 31 Aug 1815, Sampson County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1878, Lowndes County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Abt 1837  Brooks County, Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Edmond and Dorcus were the parents twelve children born in Lowndes County, Georgia:  David Franklin Blanton who married Missouri Ann POPPELL, Nancy C. Blanton who married Samuel Houston LIGHTSEY, James Jared Blanton who married Mary Frances WILDER, Margaret A. Blanton who married John SELLERS, William Lacey Blanton who married (1) Obedience CARTER and (2) Indiana (WILLIAMS) HENDRY, Thomas Levi Blanton who married Rachel SELLERS, Francis Marion Blanton who married Mary HATCHETT, Mary D. Blanton who married John HATCHETT, Berry Green Blanton who married Amanda Y. MOORE, Emily Elizabeth Blanton who married Sidney SELLERS, Flora Melvina Blanton and Samuel S. Blanton. He went on to have eight additonal children by his second wife (RootsWeb World Connect: North Florida Webbs)
    Last Modified 2 Jul 2010 
    Family ID F3970  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Nov 1813 - North Carolina Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1837 - Brooks County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 5 May 1859 - Lowndes County, Georgia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S222] Morgan, Abner--Letter written about his family in 1946.

    2. [S330] Webb, Edward C. "North Florida Webbs and Others" Ver. 2008-10-03 14:29:24 http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?db=ewebb.

    3. [S857] Parker, William and Salter, Robert "Blanton Family Lineage of Josshua Blanton and Mary Alderman, his wife" Compiled 30 Jun 1939, (http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~blantonroots/historians/lmcdonald/bfr9.pdf).

    4. [S83] Family Tree Maker's Family Archives, "CD-ROM," Marriage Index #229.

    5. [S437] Trimble, Jeanie Blanton-Family Researcher (http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/t/r/i/Jeanie-M-Trimble/).

    6. [S667] RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project, (The WorldConnect Project is a set of tools, which allow users to upload, modify, link, and display their family trees as a means to share their genealogy with other researchers. The program used to day has a genealogy of its own. RootsWeb announced the launch of the World Connect Project on November 10, 1999 after staff members and users submitted 5.5 million records during a four-week beta-testing period. The WorldConnect Project continues to grow, and as of January 2004 had more than 312 million records. GEDCOM is an acronym for GEnealogical Data COMmunications. It is a file format developed by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). It provides a flexible and uniform format for exchanging computerized genealogical data, and allows you to share files with other researchers who may not use the same genealogy program.), Morris, Mel (51harley@excite.com) "Our Family"   Ver. Sun F eb 22 10:43:41 2004  http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bi n/igm.cgi?db=51harley (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S116] Graves Family Association "Captain Thomas Graves: 1608 Settler of Jamestown, Virginia and His Descendants (ca. 1580-2012), (http://www.gravesfa.org/).