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Charles Morgan

Birthdate: (85)
Birthplace: Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Colony
Death: September 22, 1766 (85)
Fauquier County, Province of Virginia
Immediate Family:

Son of Anthony Sr. Morgan; Anthony Morgan; Elizabeth Taylor and Elizabeth Morgan
Husband of Ann Morgan; Ann Duncan and Alice Thornton
Father of Benjamin Morgan; Simon Morgan; Charles Morgan; Benjamin Morgan; Anthony Morgan and 5 others

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About Charles Morgan


Christening: Sept 28, 1680 Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock, Va.


Event: Inventory March 25, 1771 Fauquier Co. Va.

Probate: Sept. 22, 1766 Prince William Co. Va.

Will: Dec.5, 1758 Hamilton Parish, Prince William Co. Va.

Residence: Sept. 3, 1690 Old Rappahannock Co. Va.

Event: Land Contract 1717 Va.

Event: Jury Dec.1,1721 Va.


Ref: Charles Morgan, son of Anthony and Elizabeth (Taylor) Morgan was born Prince William Co. Virginia. He

married Alice Thornton daughter of William Thorton. Information from Mrs Leonard LeBlanc, 1750 W.

Lambert Rd. #11, LaHabra, Ca. 90631.

After 1717 he had purchased another 150 acres from Alexander Beach. Both parties are described as being of

Hanover Parish, King George Co. Va. The referenced land begins at his (Charles) own line and adjoins the land

of Morgan Darnell, Edward Price, Alexander Scott and Mark Harden (King George Co. Va. - Deed Book 1,

page 131)

On Sept. 26, 1724, Charles acquired 475 acres of land in the Northern Neck Grant area of Virginia from the estate

of Catherine Lady Fairfax. In 1724, Charles is listed as a land owner on the North Side of Great Run in Fauquier

Co. Va. This land was later deeded to his sons James and Benjamin. On Sept 2, 1726, he was appointed

surveyor of highways with the responsibility of maintaining the Marsh bridge roads.

Oct.1, 1730 King George County Deed Book 1-A, pages 92-96 Indenture between THOMAS WELCH of

Hanover Parish, King George County of one part and SAMUEL BRONAUGH and JEREMIAH BRONAUGH

his brother of the same other part by deeds of lease and release sold 600 acres being bound on south land of

NATHANIEL HEDGEMAN. west part on land of GEORGE ESKRIDGE, the north part of CHARLES

MORGAN, the east part by a line to be made to divide the land he (THOMAS WELCH) now liveson being part

of tract of 1267 acres taken up by him in Counties of Stafford and King George in the presence of JEREMIAH

BRONAUGH, JR. JOHN WRIGHT, HENRY McKIE, signed THOMAS(x)WELCH. 6(Deed Abstracts of King

George Co. Va. (1721-1735) Ruth and Sam Sparacio, 1986.) On Dec.3, 1730, a specimen of his handwriting is

among the papers of the State Land Office wherein he signed his name as a witness to the assignment of a patent

by William McBee to Thomas Stamp.

Oct.14, 1733 Prince William co. Va. Deed Book Liber B Pages 173-174, JAMES McDONNEL OF Hamilton

Parish and Prince William County to MARK HARDIN of same. .50 pounds current money..300acres..tract on

east side of branch of Kettle Run joining land of CAPT. THOMAS BARBER? line of WILLIAM McKEE.

Deed and Release. Witness: CHARLES MORGAN, THOMAS (x) WELCH. (Prince William County Va. Deed

Abstracts, June Johnson, 1982)

Nov. 23, 1733 Prince William Co. va. Deed Book Liber B 1732-1735, pages 176-179 MARK HARDIN to

JAMES McDONNELL, tract on branch of MARSH known by name of JEFFERY JOHNSONS MARSH, also

known as DUTCHMANS RUN originally granted to EDWARD JENNINGS joining lands of JEFFERY

JOHNSON to CHARLES EMMONS.. other tract granted by ROBERT CARTER, ESQ. for 232 acres on lands of


line of JOSHUA BUTLER. Deed of lease and release. Signed by MARK HARDIN. Witness:CHARLES

MORGAN, THOMAS (x) WELCH. (Prince William County Va. Deed Books Abstracts, June Johnson, 1982)

In 1734, ISAAC SETTLE purchased from his father-in-law, MAXFIELD BROWNE, 100 acres in Hanover

Parish, King George Co. Va. Adjoining landowners were JOHN SETTLE SR., JOSEPH SETTLE, JOSEPH

DOOD, and CAPT SID LIGHTBURN. ISAAC SETTLE lived on this land until 1742 when he received a grant

of 370 acres located in Prince William Co. (now Fauquier) on the east bank of the North Branch of the

Rappahannock River. Adjoining landowners were: MAJOR MURDOCK, GEORGE WILLIAMS, THOMAS


Ref: Genealogies of Virginia Families, Anthony Morgan of Old Rappahannock Co. by M.W. Hiden, p. 708.

Charles appears in the 1735 Quit Rent Rolls of Prince William Co. Va. In 1737 the Quit Rent Rolls for Prince

William Co. show that Charles Morgan owned 650 acres. 1738 Prince William Co. Va. Quit Rent Rolls- Charles

Morgan. On March 24,

1738/39 he witnessed a will.


On sept 4, 1741/42 Northern Neck Grants, E-327 CHARLES MORGAN the elder, 392 acres in Prince William

on Great Run of the Rappahannock River. This grant may have involved Thomas Lord Fairfax, and the Baron

Cameron of Scotland. It was originally surveyed by JOHN GRANT. Adjoining COL. CORBIN, MAJ.

MURDOCK, Morgan's old land, THOMAS WELCH. (Northern Neck Land Grants, Abstracts by Gertrude Gray,


July 30, 1742 Northern Neck Grants, E-490 WILLIAM SETTLE of Prince William Co., 507 acres in said county



(Northern Neck Land Grants, Abstracts by Gertrude Gray. 1987)

In 1749 (Prince William Deed Book M. p. 55) he deeded land to his sons Benjamin and James and probably

about the same time made provisions for sons William, Charles Jr. and Simon. He furnished supplies for the

French and Indian Wars (Boogher's Va. Gleanings p. 99), (Prince William Deed Book M. p. 55). Charles

furnished supplies for the French and Indian Wars. (Boogher's Va. Gleanings p. 99)

June 26, 1753 Prince William County Court Order Book p. 166 Petition of Frances Day against John Rains

argued and evidence heard with case dismissed and defendant to recover the petitioner his costs, and John Rains

to pay William Bridges for two days and Charles Morgan for one day for attending as evidence for him.

May 29, 1754 Prince William County COB p. 78 Thomas Bridges , plantiff vs. Charles Morgan, defendant in

case. The defendant has a special inparlance granted until next court.

Aug 28, 1755 Prince William County COB p. 306 Thomas Bridges, plaintiff vs. Charles Morgan Jr. and wife,

defendants in case. The defendants have a further special imparlance granted them until next court. p.307 John

Barker, plaintiff vs. Benjamin Bridges, defendant, in case, The said defendant pleads that he did not assume

which the plaintiff and joins the trial of which is refered until next court.

Charles will in Prince William County, Va. (Abstracts of Wills and Marriages of Fauquier Co. Va. 1759-1800,

dated Dec.3,1758 and probated Sept 22, 1766) mentions seven of his children who, had received their full parts

in purportion of my estate, the seven children before spoken of and above mentioned is (Viz) Charles, Simon,

William, Benjamin, James, Alice and Mary Morgan' His wife Anne received 1/3 part of his personal estate, his

son John received 2/3 of remaining part. His son John was the executor of the will. Witnesses included John

Edwards, Ganet Edwards and James Edwards.

Charles Morgan was born on 28 September 1680 in Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia.1 He married Anne (?).2 He died in 1766 in Fauquier County, Virginia.2

ChartsAmerican Ancestors Morgan Family

Children of Charles Morgan and Anne (?) ◦Charles Morgan+2 b. c 1712, d. c 1784 ◦Simon Morgan+2 b. c 1714, d. 1793 ◦William Morgan+2 b. c 1716, d. 18 Aug 1797 ◦Benjamin Morgan+2 b. c 1720, d. c 1787 ◦James Morgan+2 b. c 1722, d. c 1763 ◦Alice Morgan+2 b. c 1724 ◦John Morgan+2 b. c 1730, d. 12 Nov 1787 ◦Mary Morgan+2 b. 2 Dec 1737, d. c 1819

Citations 1."Anthony Morgan of Old Rappahannock Co.," Tyler's Quarterly Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 25 (April 1944). 2.Will of Charles Morgan of Fauquier County.

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Charles Morgan's Timeline

September 26, 1680
Farnham Parish, Old Rappahannock County, Virginia Colony
Age 27
King George County, Province of Virginia
Age 29
Rappahannock County, Province of Virginia
Age 31
Age 37
King George County, Province of Virginia
Age 38
Mechanicsville, Hanover County, Virginia, United States
Age 39
Richmond Virginia
Age 44
King George County Virginia
Age 48
Old Rappahannock County, Virginia