Nathaniel Morgan (1671 - 1752)

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Birthplace: Hartford (Hartford) Connecticut
Death: Died in Springfield, Massachusetts, USA
Managed by: Lawrence Kay Miller
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About Nathaniel Morgan

  • A history of the family of Morgan, from the year 1089 to present times ([1902?])
  • https://archive.org/details/historyoffamilyo00morg
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  • VIII. LLEWELYN ap IVOR of Tredegar, Lord of St Clear, married Angharad, daughter of Sir Morgan ap Meredith, from the Welsh Lords of Caerleon, ap Griffith ap Meredith ap Rhys, who bore "Argent a lion rampant sable." Sir Morgan died 1332, when Angharad was aged 32. They had : 1. Morgan. 2. Ivor Hael, whence MORGAN OF GWERN-Y-CLEPPA. 3. Philip, whence LEWIS OF ST. PIERRE.
  • IX. MORGAN of Tredegar and St. Clear, married Maud, daugter of Rhun ap Grono ap Llwarch, Lord of Cibwr. He died before 1384. Issue: 1. Llewelyn. 2. Philip, whence MORGAN OF LANGSTONE. 3. John, father of Gwenllian, married David Goch ap David, 4. Christian, married Jevan ap Jenkin Kemeys. 5. Ann, married David Gwilim David of Rhiwperra. 6. Margaret, married Traherne ap Meyric of Merthyr. 7. A daughter, married Thomas ap Gwillim of Carnllwyd. 8. Elenor, married Grono ap Howel Bennet.
  • X. LLEWELYN ap MORGAN of Tredegar and St. Clear, living 1387, married Jenet daughter and heir of David-vychan ap David of Rhydodyn, 1384-87. Issue: 1. Jevan. 2. Christy, married Madoc ap Jevan of Gelligaer. 3. —— , married Roger ap Adam of St. Mellon's. 4. —— , married Madoc of Bassalleg. 5. —— , married Thomas Llewelyn. 6. Ann, married John ap Jenkin. 7. —— , married —— of Raglan. 8. —— , married —— of Builth.
  • XI. JEVAN MORGAN, 1415-48, married Denise, or Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas ap Llewelyn-vychan of Lllangattog-on-Usk. Issue: 1. John. 2. David, 1442-48. 3. Jenkyn, 1454.
  • XII. SIR JOHN MORGAN, Knight of the Sepulchre, 1448, steward of Gwentlloog ; married Jenet, daughter and co-heir of John ap David Mathew of Llandaff. Issue: 1. Morgan. 2. Thomas, whence MORGAN OF MACHEN AND TREDEGAR. 3. John, whence a BRANCH. 4. Lewis, 1491. 5. William Morgan, coroner, 1501, father or John of Newport, died 1541, father of William, 1541-1559. 6. Philip, 1491. 7. Elizabeth, married John Fiennes,
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  • Lord Clinton and Say. 8. Jane, married William David Powel. 9. Mary, married Thomas Llewelyn-vychan of Rhiwperra. 10. Isabella, married James Kemeys of Began, ob. 1591.
    • MORGAN OF MACHEN AND TREDEGAR.
  • XIII. THOMAS, second son of Sir John Morgan, was of Machen; esquire of the body to Henry VII.; living 1538; married Elizabeth, daughter of Roger Vaughan of Porthaml. Issue: 1. Rowland. 2. Reynold, whence MORGAN OF LLANVEDW. 3. John, whence MORGAN OF BASSALLEG. 4. Edmond, whence MORGAN OF PENLLWYN-SARTH. 5. Margaret, married 1st John Kemeys, 2d William Edmunds. 6. Barbara, married Sir Henry Seymour. 7. Maud, married John ap Rosser. 8, Jane, married 1st William Gunter, 2d Richard ap Jenkin, 3d William Vaughan of Magor. 9. Constance, married William
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  • Jones of Treowen. 10. Mary, married 1st Edward Williams, 2d Richard Herbert. 11. Elizabeth, married Edward James.
  • XIV. ROWLAND MORGAN of Machen, 1517-77, married Blanch, daughter of John Thomas of Llanarth. Settlement 11 Nov. 1517; sheriff 1557. Issue: 1. Thomas, 2. Henry, whence MORGAN OF ST. MELLON'S. 3. Catherine, married 1st Thomas Mathew, 2d Miles Morgan, 3d Henry Jones. 4. Ann, married Philip Morgan of Gwern-y-Cieppa. 5. Mary, married Thomas Lewis of Rhiwperra. 6. Elizabeth, married Edward Kemeys of Cefn Mably.
  • XV. THOMAS MORGAN of Machen and Tredegar, and of the , Middle Temple, 1567-77; sheriff 1581 ; M. P. for county 1589; will 1603; married Elizabeth, daughter of Roger Bodenham. Issue: 1. Sir William. 2. Edward, 1586, married Elizabeth, daughter of Richard Thomas of Bertholley. 3. Sir John, died before 1610, married Florence, daughter and eventual heir of William Morgan of the Friars. They had William of the Friars, 1663, mayor of Newport, 1667, father of Lewis Morgan, died about 1690, father of Lewis, died 1729, who sold the Friars. He was father of: (a) Blanch, married Richard Greensward ; (b) Catherine, married Anthony Williams. 4. David Morgan, whence a BRANCH. 5. Blanch, married Edward Lewis of Van ; settlement 1585. 6. Catherine, married William Herbert of Coldbrook. 7. Elizabeth, married William Jones of Abergavenny. 8. Jane, married Rowland Morgan of Bassalleg. 9. Elizabeth, married William Blethyn of Dynham. 10. Ann. 11. Margaret, married Henry Williams of Mathern.
  • XVI. SIR WILLIAM MORGAN of Tredegar, knighted 1633; M. P. for county 1623-25; will 1650, proved 1653; sheriff 1612; aet 93 at death ; he received Charles I. at Tredegar, 16 and 17 July, 1645 ; married 1st Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Winter of Lidney, 2d Bridget, daughter of Anthony Morgan of Heyford, county Northampton, widow of Anthony Morgan of Llanvihangel Crucorney. Issue by first wife: 1. Thomas. 2. Edward of Kilfengan ; will 4 April 1660, proved Feb. 1661 ; married Elizabeth, daughter and heir of Charles James of Llandewi Rhydderch, had Elizabeth, daughter and
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  • heir, married Henry Chambre of Court Morgan. 3. William, whence MORGAN OF RHYMNY. 4. Rowland of Risca; will 19 Dec. 1660, proved Feb. 1661 ; married Honora --- , and had Colonel William Morgan; buried at Bassalleg, 27 Oct. 1679. 5. John, of the Temple in 1652 ; coel. 6. Mary, married George Lewis of St. Pierre. 7. Blanch, married John Carne of Ewenny. 8. Frances, married Charles Williams of Llangibby. 9. Mary, single; will 1687, 10. Elizabeth, married William Morgan of Dderw ; she died 1638, he died 1649. By Sir William's second wife : 11. Anthony of Kilfengan, s. p. His widow was alive in 1673. 12. Mary, married Peter Farmer of London, who died 1691. They had Margaret, daughter and heir, married John More, who sold Kilfengan 1707.
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    • BRANCH FROM MORGAN OF TREDEGAR.
  • A. (See XVI. 10, ante p. 16.)
  • ELIZABETH, daughter of Sir William of Tredegar; married William Morgan, merchant of Diveru; went to Bristol, England, 1616. Elizabeth died 1638. William died 1648; both buried in Bristol. (See Great Orphan Book and Book of Wills of Bristol.) Issue: Miles Morgan, born 1616, named perhaps after Miles Morgan, captain British Army, who perished with Sir Humphrey Gilbert, half brother of Sir Walter Raleigh, who sailed, 1576, under a patent "to occupy any heathen lands not actually possessed of any Christian prince or people." .....
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  • I. MILES MORGAN married Prudence Gilbert 1636. Issue: 1. Mary, born Dec. 14, 1644. 2. Jonathan, born Sept. 16, 1646. 3. David, born July 23, 1648. 4. Peletiah. born May 17, 1650: killed by the Indians 1675; died unmarried. 5. Isaac, born March 12, 1652. 6. Lydia, born Feb. 8, 1654. 7. Hannah, born Feb. 11, 1656. 8. Mercy, born May 18, 1658. PRUDENCE GILBERT MORGAN died Nov. 14. 1660. Miles married, Feb, 15. 1669 (2) ELIZABETH BLISS. By her he had issue : 1. Nathaniel, born June 14, 1671. MILES MORGAN died May 28. 1699. aged 84 years.
  • II. JONATHAN, married, Sarah Cooley, Jan. 15, 1679; died 1780. Issue: 1. Sarah, born Dec. 3, 1690. 2. Jonathan, born Nov. 27. 1682. 3. Mary, born April 19, 1684. 4. Elizabeth, born July 27. 1693. 5. Rebecca, born Oct. 20, 1695.
  • III. DAVID, married Mary Clark Jan. 16, 1672; did May 30, 1731. Issue: 1. Peletiah, born March, 1676, 2. David, born Feb. 18, 1679. 3. John, born Oct. 7, 1682. 4. Jonathan, born Sept, 1685. 5. Mary, born Dec. 24, 1686. 6. Benjamin, born May 2, 1695; married Mary Graves June 4, 1718. Issue: 1. Benjamin, born Nov. 26, 1719. 2. Stephen, born May 4, 1722. 3 Aaron, born Nov. 7, 1724. 4. Mary, born Aug. 4, 1727.
  • (THE INFORMATION ABOUT EBENEZER MORGAN WHO MARRIED MARY HORTON & SARAH WARNER GETS CONFUSED HERE, FIRST LISTING THESE WIVES WITH BENJAMIN (SON OF MARY (CLARK) & DAVID MORGAN IN THE SECTION FOR ISAAC MORGAN, WHEN BENJAMIN IS ALREADY LISTED AS HUSBAND OF MARY GRAVES IN DAVID'S SECTION; THEN AS EBENEZER MORGAN SON OF HANNAH (BIRD) & NATHANIEL MORGAN)
  • IV. ISAAC, married Abigail Gardiner Nov. 12, 1673;
  • https://archive.org/stream/historyoffamilyo00morg#page/49/mode/1up
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  • died Oct. 3, 1740. Issue: 1. Prudence, born Nov. 12, 1674. 2. Elizabeth, born Aug. 27, 1677. 3. Jonathan, born Jan. 15, 1679. Benjamin (6 of III. above) m. (1) Mary Horton; m. (2) Sarah Warner. Issue; 1. Ebenezer, b. June 12, 1738, m. Miriam Kilbourn, Feb., 1766. 2. Samuel, b. Feb. 2, 1740, m. Abigail Cooley, Nov., 1766. 3. Sarah, b. Nov. 18, 1742, m. TITUS MORGAN (see below, TITUS 2d, in II. line from NATHANIEL.) 4. Catharine, b. Dec. 31, 1744, m. (1) Moses Cooley; m. (2) James Melvin, Jan., 1779. 5. Choloe, b. Oct. 14, 1747, m. John Burt.
  • V. NATHANIEL, only child of Miles by his second wife, Elizabeth Bliss, born June 14, 1671; married Hannah Bird June 19, 1691; died Aug 30, 1752. Issue: 1. Nathaniel, born Feb. 16, 1692. 2 Samuel, born 1694; died Dec., 1799. 3. Ebenezer, born 1696. 4 Hannah, born 1698. 5. Miles, born 1700. 6. Joseph, born Dec. 3, 1702; married Mary Stebbins. 7. James, born 1705. 8. Isaac, born 1708; died Nov. 7, 1796. 9. Elizabeth, born 1710.
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    • LINE OF NATHANIEL, SON OF MILES AND ELIZABETH BLISS.
  • I. NATHANIEL (V, page 49, supra), married Hannah Bird, of Springfield, January 19, 1691. He erected a homestead in West Springfield, on the east side of what is now Chicago street, where he lived to the age of eighty-one years, dying August 30, 1752. His issue were: 1. Nathaniel, b. Feb. 16, 1692. 2. Samuel, b. 1694; d. 1799. 3. Ebenezer, b. March 6, 1696. 4. Hannah Bird, 1698. 5. Miles, b. 1700. 6. Joseph, b. Dec. 3, 1702; married Mary Stebbins. 7. James, b. 1705. 8. Isaac b. 1708. 9. Elizabeth, b. 1710.
  • II. EBENEZER (3 of I above), m. (1) Mary Horton, Jan. 1719; m. (2) Sarah Warner, June 20, 1737. Issue: 1. Ebenezer, b. June 12, 1738. 2. Samuel, b. Feb, 2, 1740; m. Abigail Cooley. 3. Sarah, b. Nov, 18, 1742; m. Titus Morgan, 2nd. 4. Catherine, b. Dec. 31, 1744; m. Moses Cooley, (1), May, 1763; James Melvin, (2), May, 1763. 5. Chloe, b. Oct. 14, 1747; m. John Burt, May 10, 1782.

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  • BIRD, Hannah
  • b. ABT 1671
  • d. 7 JUN 1751 Springfield, Hampden, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: BIRD, James
  • Mother: STEELE, Lydia
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 19 JUN 1691
  • Spouse: MORGAN, Nathaniel
  • b. 14 JUN 1671 Springfield, Hampden, Mass.
  • d. 30 AUG 1752
  • Parents:
  • Father: MORGAN, Miles [SERGEANT]
  • Mother: BLISS, Elizabeth
  • Children:
    • MORGAN, Nathaniel b. 16 FEB 1691/2 Springfield, Hampden, Mass.
    • MORGAN, Samuel
    • MORGAN, Ebenezer
    • MORGAN, Hannah B. b. 30 OCT 1698 Springfield, Hampden, Mass.
    • MORGAN, Miles
    • MORGAN, Joseph
    • MORGAN, James
    • MORGAN, Isaac
    • MORGAN, Elizabeth b. 6 AUG 1710 Springfield, Hampden, Mass. d. 29 JUL 1745
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_8a.htm#180

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  • Genealogy of the Bliss family in America, from about the year 1550 to 1880 (1881, [1880])
  • http://www.archive.org/details/genealogyofbliss00blisuoft
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/genealogyofbliss00blisuoft#page/28/mode/1up
  • THOMAS, of England, of Braintree, Mass., and afterwards of Hartford, Conn., was a son of the first Thomas Bliss, of England, and was born about the year 1580 or 1585. He married in England about 1612-15, to Margaret __,* and had ten children, of whom six were born previous to their removal to this country; these were name respectively, Ann, Mary, Thomas Nathaniel, Lawrence, and Samuel; and in this country were probably born Sarah, Elizabeth, Hannah and John. ......
  • * .... Her will, dated in September (1683?) mentions her son John, son Lawrence, deceased, son Samuel, daughter Elizabeth (Morgan), deceased, daughter Mary Parsons (widow of Joseph), and daughter Sarah (Scott). ....
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/genealogyofbliss00blisuoft#page/30/mode/1up
  • The following are the names of the children of Thomas and Margaret Bliss, with their chronology as far as we have been able to ascertain:
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/genealogyofbliss00blisuoft#page/31/mode/1up
    • 16. ELIZABETH, b. at Boston Mount, about 1637, was m. February 15, 1669-70, as the second wife of Sergeant Miles Morgan (b. 1615 and d. May 28, 1699), who had eight children by a previous marriage. Elizabeth had only one child, named Nathaniel, b. June 14, 1671. She was thirty-two or three years of age at the time of her marriage, and had been engaged in marriage before, but her intended husband was killed by the Indians.

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Elizabeth (Bliss) Morgan, his Mother, is the beginning connection to the JP "Robber Baron" Morgan in the Bliss Family.

The American generational descent from Thomas Sr. Bliss of Hartford to "Robber Baron" John Pierpont (JP) Morgan is

Gen. 1: Thomas Sr. of Hartford (1590-1650) and Margaret (Hulins) (c. 1595-1684) Bliss;

Gen. 2: Elizabeth (Bliss) (c. 1636-1683) and Sgt. Miles (c. 1615-1699) Morgan;

Gen. 3: Nathaniel (1671-1752) and Hannah (Bird) (c. 1670-1751) Morgan;

Gen. 4: Joseph (1702-1786) and Mary (Stebbins) (1713-1798) Morgan;

Gen. 5: Capt. Joseph (1740-1847) and Experience (Smith) (1741-1821) Morgan;

Gen. 6: Joseph (1780-1847) and Sarah (Spencer) (1787-1859) Morgan;

Gen. 7: Junius Spencer (1813-1890) and Juliet (Pierpont) (1816-1884) Morgan;

Gen. 8: John Pierpont "Robber Baron" (1837-1913) and Amelia (Sturges) (1835-1862) Morgan; For links and details see the Descendancy Links of Laurence Overmire:

<http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=DESC&db=glencoe&id=I34198>

JP "Robber Baron" Morgan and Floyd Bliss Hanson are 6th Cousins Thrice Removed.

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Nathaniel Morgan's Timeline

1671
June 14, 1671
Hartford (Hartford) Connecticut
June 19, 1671
Farmington, Conn.
1692
February 23, 1692
Age 20
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
1694
February 6, 1694
Age 22
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
1696
December 6, 1696
Age 25
Springfield, Hampton, Massachusetts, USA
1698
October 30, 1698
Age 27
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
1700
December 17, 1700
Age 29
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
1702
December 3, 1702
Age 31
Springfield, Hampden, Massachussetts
1705
August 12, 1705
Age 34
Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
1708
March 14, 1708
Age 36
Springfield, Hampden, Massachussetts