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37. Daniel MORGAN (James , John , James Jr , James Sr ) was born 1736. He died Jul 6 1802 in Winchester, Virginia.

See article 9-3-1951, Life Magazine, pg. 53
Major General Revolutionary War
Noted for victory at battle of Cowpens

Born in the Welch Track Settlement

Josephine Neville Strong Callahan's article is in the 9-3-1951 issue of Life Magazine, page 53

Evidently in the book written by the Hon. James Graham who married Cornelia Neville dau. of Presley and Nancy Morgan, or perhaps some other place it states in the will of Dan Morgan.

All my military land in the North Western territory, I give, devise and bequeath to Presley Neville, my son-in-law to be dispersed of at his discretion to him, his heirs and assigns forever. And lastly I do hereby appiont my beloved wife, Abigale Morgan and my son-in-law Presley Neville executrix and executer of this my last will and Testament

Buried at Mt. Hebron Cemetary, Winchester VA
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Daniel married Abigail CURRY on 1773.

They had the following children:

  44 F i
Betsey MORGAN.
  45 F ii
Nancy MORGAN was born Aug 19 1763.

38. Samuel Sr MORGAN (James , John , James Jr , James Sr ) was born 1 1750 in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. He died Oct 9 1833 in Homer, Franklin County, Georgia.

Samuel Morgan Sr b. 1750 Bucks Co PA, d. Oct 9, 1833 Homer, Franklin Co GA,
was the son of James Morgan and wife Eleanor(Bryan/Ryan). He married Nancy
Hill b. 1757, the daughter of John Hill and Nancy(Poole?).  Samuel grew up in PA where he entered the lumber business with his brothers James and Moredici. They owned land and operated saw mills in Wayne, Delaware, Susquehanna and Monroe counties in PA. Samuel Morgan served in the Revolutionary War. The record of the service is the following: It seems that he may have been, in present day military terminology, in a wagon company. He enlisted as a private for the duration of the war in Capt. Benjamin Weatherby's Company in the Regiment commanded by Colonel Oliver Spenser of the Contiental Troops. He served a term of three years and 8 months. All of his monthly pay rolls are dated but all of the places are not included. He was at the following places: Valley Forge 1778, Camp Croton River 1778, Kings Ferry 1778, Hackensack 1778, Minisink 1779, Wyoming(PA) 1779, Scotch Plains 1779, Easton 1779 and Mendham 1780. His record  does not show whether or not he engaged in battle. The regiment was disbanded in 1780.

Many people moved after the war looking for land and opportunity. Samuel Morgan Sr. moved to GA. The first record of him in Georgia is dated 1793, an Elbert Co GA Land Court Records - 1793, Samuel Morgan, self, and nine in family. On Dec 12 1795 he witnessed a deed in Elbert Co GA. He moved to Franklin Co GA in 1800 and on Mar 14, 1800 Samuel and Nancy Morgan sold land in Franklin Co GA.

Samuel Morgan's(*our line*) will is dated Feb 8, 1833 Habersham Co GA and names 7 of his children and wife Nancy Morgan.

Samuel married Nancy HILL, daughter of John HILL and Nancy POOLE. Nancy was born 1757.

They had the following children:

  46 F i
Talitha MORGAN.
  47 F ii
Rhoda MORGAN.
       
Rhoda married William FORSYTH.
  48 F iii
Patty MORGAN.
  49 F iv
Margaret MORGAN.
+ 50 M v Samuel Jr MORGAN was born Apr 26 1778 and died Feb 2 1857.
  51 F vi
Nancy MORGAN was born 1780.
  52 M vii
John MORGAN was born 1784.
+ 53 F viii Martha Catherine MORGAN was born about 1785 and died 1841.
  54 M ix
Thomas MORGAN was born 1787. He died before 1833.
+ 55 M x Jonathan J MORGAN was born Apr 7 1801 and died May 4 1890.

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