Terry Mason's Family History Site

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Selected Families and Individuals


John Ware

The widowed Elizabeth married John Ware of Westmoreland county. John Ware in his will of 1703 mentions Elizabeth and step-sons Anthony and Robert Morgan.

Elizabeth Taylor

Morgan Family by Walter H Cunyus p.193.
Tylers Quarterly Vol 25 p.270.
From Ancestral File (TM), data as of 2 January 1996.
Research notes of Barron Flanary.

When Elizabeth Underwood requested the divorce from her abusive husband, this Elizabeth Taylor was identified as the illegitimate child born from Dr. James Taylor and his housekeeper, Ursula Kettle.

Anthony Morgan Jr.

Tylers Quarterly Vol 25 p.270. Also see "Genealogies of VA Families" in Tyler's Quarterly, Vol. II, p 708, article by M.W. Hiden.

IGI Records of Virginia.

Wills of Richmond Co, VA, p 99, inventory ordered 5 Mar 1749/50.

Marriages of Richmond Co., Va. p 137-138.
Duncan Marriages, FHC film #1033960.
Research notes of Barron Flanary, Terrence Mason, Paul Sarrett, Jr., Roma Lenahan.

Charles Morgan Jr

Father's Will, Date: 12/3/1758, Probated: 9/22/1766, Place: Fauquier Co., VA. from Abstracts of Wills and Marriages of Fauguier Co, Va. 1759-1800, p 5.

WILL: Dated 3 Feb 1782, proved 18 Feb 1782, Culpeper, Virginia.
Proven 18 Feb 1782.  Listed Daughters: Ann Wright, Milley Cornelius, and a son-in-law Bryant Thornhill (no wife mentioned) AFN:1025-X6 listed Birth date and place as "was in Orange Co, Va 1735. Marriage abt 1733 to Hannah OXFORD. From information from Bill Wright-lists four children Anne, Mildred, Margaret, and Winifred. Does not list which daughter was married to Bryant Thornhill.

Will of Charles MORGAN of St. Mark's Parish, Culpeper Co., VA., dated 3 Feb 1782, proven 18 Feb. 1782. Legatees:
Ann Wright, MILLEY CORNELIUS, grandson Charles Morgan THORNHILL (minor). Mentions his son-in-law Bryant
THORNHILL. Grandsons: Morgan WRIGHT, CHARLES CORNELIUS, Elizabeth JONES, a legatee, apparently no relation. Mentions son-in-law ABSALOM CORNELIUS. Absalom was one of the executors.


MARRIAGE: from Tylers Quarterly Vol 25

Simon Morgan

WILL: Fauquier Co. Will B. 2, p 260; Will dated 10 Nov 1792, proved 25 Feb 1793; Unlike his brothers, remained in Fauquier Co., Ky. all his life; His wife had predeceased him.

Abstracts of Wills & Marriages of Fauquier Co, VA, 1759-1800, p 5. Father's Will, dated 3 Dec 1758, probated 22 Sep 1766.

Research notes of Barron Flanary, Terrence Mason.

RESEARCH-HYPERLINK: [ http://htmlhelp.rootsweb.ancestry.com/webtree/FO/d140.htm#P296 ] by Thomas Eugene Foulks, Jr. states the following:

Probate: Wills, Administrations and Marriages Fauquier County, VA. 1759-1800, p.50. Morgan, Simon-Will 10 Nov. 1792 Proven 25 Feb. 1793. Son, Joseph, to have 162 acres of land which I now live on, part of a tract of 486 acres. Son Charles to receive a tract of land. Son, Simon, tract of land. Son, Jeremiah, personal property. To daughter, Sukey Clark, cow & calf. Daughter Caty Bradford. Daughter, Rosey Cockrin [wife of William], to have 1 shilling. Exrs: sons Simon and Joseph. Wit: Hugh Bradley, George Carter, William Cartor.{mention is made of late wife.} [page 260].

Military: Ref: Virginia Military Records, Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. 1983, p.145. A list of W. Edmonds' Company 1761 during the French and Indian War... Simon Morgan, Sergeant... John Morgan and Simon Morgan, Privates; source Virginia Historical Magazine Vol.7, p.305.

Ref :"Darnall, Spence, Steers, Spangler, Stuckey, Sill" Compiled by Erma D. Stuckey, LDS Library Salt Lake City, Utah.

Probate: Ref: " Fauquier Families,1759-1799" by John P. Alcock 1994. Charles Morgan Sr. Will, Will Book 1, p.107. Listed as child.

Land:"Fauquier County Virginia Deeds 1759-1778" compiled by John K. Gott. Lands of Simon Morgan - Pignut Ridge.

Census: "Fauquier County, Va. Personal Property Tax 1787 - List C" Simon Morgan, self, 1 black above 16 yrs., 3 blacks under 16 yrs., 6 horses, mares, colts, mules; 3 cows.

Land: "Virginia Northern Neck Land Grants 1694-1742" compiled by Gertrude E. Gray, Vol. III. S.225- Simon Morgan, 200 A (31 Oct. 1778) in Fauquier Co. adj. late Waugh Darnall, late Doctor Bell, Late Richard Hampton, Skinen, Washington. 10 May 1778.

Occupation:"Simon Morgan is approved as surveyor of the road from Hampton Mill Run to Lazarus Taylors on it is ordered that he with the tithable persons belonging to the said road do clean and keep the same in repair according to law." Thomas Harrison gent. July 1759. Ref: LDS film 31613 Fauquier Co.Va. Minute Books 1759-1768, p.13.

Margaret Darnell

Born in Dumfries.

John Morgan

RESEARCHER: E-mail from Lynda to Dale Morgan; 25 Feb 1998; ; (See Jeremiah Morgan notes.) Served as an Ensign, 13th VA Regiment, killed in American Revolution.

Benjamin Morgan

IGI Records for VA listing marriage.
Abstracts of Wills and Marriages of FAUQUIER Co., VA 1759-1800.
Research notes of Barron Flanary.
In 1753 Benjamin and wife Phebe acknowledged a deed in Prince William Count Court (O.B., 1752-3, p. 181).

Phebe Settle

Research notes of Ann Bonner.

Benjamin Morgan

Research notes of David K. White Homepage on the Settle Family.

James Morgan

Morgan Family by Walter H Cunyus p.193.
Abstracts of Wills & Marriages of Fauquier Co., VA 1759-1800.
Research notes of Barron Flanary.
In manuscript by Rev. James Spencer Morgan, the family originated in Fauquier Co, VA, moved to Mecklinburg Co, then on to Union Co, SC.

Elizabeth Taylor

Life Sketch: Henry Mauzy fled from France in 1685, emigrated to Virginia and settled in Fauquier county.. He married, probably in England, a daughter of a Dr. Conyers. Their son, John Mauzy, married Hester Foote, grand-aunt of Hon. Henry S. Foote, of the United States and Confederate States Congresses and Governor of Mississippi. Another son, Henry Mauzy, born 1721, married Elizabeth Taylor, born 1735. He died in 1804, and she in 1829. They left issue, among other children, the following sons and daughters John, Thomas, Richard, Michael, and the late Colonel Joseph Mauzy, of Rockingham county, whose son Richard is the editor of the Staunton Spectalor. Susannah, one of the daughters, born 1765, married Charles Kemper, born 1756. She died in 1843; and he in 1841.

FROM  Documents, Chiefly Unpublished relating to the Hugenot Emigration to Virginia and to the Settlement at Manakin Town, Published by the Virginia Historical Society in 1886

MARRIAGE: from Tylers Quarterly Vol 25 p.272 2nd from Tyler's Quarterly V0l 25 p.273 Batch #: 6020655, Sheet #: 01, Source Call #: 1621558

Mary Morgan

Tyler's Quarterly Vol 25 p 276.
Morgan Family by Walter H. Cunyus, p 193.
Abstracts of Wills and Marriages of Fauquier Co., VA 1759-1800.
Research notes of Barron Flanary.

Mary Morgan

Tyler's Quarterly Vol 25 p 276.
Morgan Family by Walter H. Cunyus, p 193.
Abstracts of Wills and Marriages of Fauquier Co., VA 1759-1800.
Research notes of Barron Flanary.

Squire John Morgan

Morgan Family by Walter H Cunyus p 193.
Tyler's Quarterly Vol 25 p 276.
Abstracts of Wills and Marriages of Fauquier Co., VA. 1759-1800.
Research notes of Ann Bonner, Velma West, Barron Flanary.
Bible & Marriage Records, compiled by Nashville, TN DAR.

Probate: Ref: Fauquier Co. Will Book 1, p.107. Charles Morgan Sr. Will 1758 - Proved 1766. John is listed as a child. John is probably a son of Anne and Charles because he is not listed as a child of Alice and Charles in "The Morgan Family", Northern Neck, Virginia. Copies from W. S. Foulks, Jr.

Ref: Genealogies of Virginia Families, "Morgan Family of Tennessee", John Morgan of Virgina and Tennessee by Mrs. Robert C. Bannerman: "John Morgan was called 'Squire' and 'Captain', arrived in what is now Sumner County, Tennessee, on the Cumberline River, 2 Nov. 1785. Together with his two sons, John and Charles, built Fort Morgan. In the Spring of 1787 he was killed by an Indian."

Martha Elizabeth Settle

RESEARCHER: Lynda Cupido e-mail to T.Mason; 19-Sep-1998; ; indicates wife may have been Elizabeth Jane. Also indicates children: Charity, Susanna, William, John, Charles,Issac, Joseph, James, Alice, Armistead, Mary, Phoebe, Susan

Research notes of Ann Bonner.

Armisted Morgan

Killed by Indians in TN.