About Henry Morgan
Henry Morgan was born at Aurora, Aug. 22d, 1810, and educated at the academy in that village, of which he is still a resident. He has been engaged in mercantile business at Aurora ; and is largely interested in mining operations in California, and in the manufacturing enterprises conducted by Sheldon & Co., and D. M. Osborne & Co., of Auburn. He was one of the originators of the U. S. telegraph.
source: History of Cayuga County, New York, with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers, by Elliot G. Storke, pp 400-401