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  • Name: Samuel Morgan 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT. 1740 in Hunterdon Co., NJ 1
  • Death: 9 OCT 1833 in Homer, Franklin Co., GA
  • Death: 9 OCT 1833 in Homer, Franklin Co., TN 1
  • Burial: New Lebanon Cemetary, Banks GA
  • Note:

    Donna Pitts wrote: "Donna Pitts" <>

    Ren Neville, I have been going over your tree and it sure is very good.You have done a lot of work.I too have Morgan line in my family.Maybe you can help me.How did you tie your Samuel Morgan 1750 as being the husband of Nancy Hill and ended up Ga.Here is what I have come up with so far on my Morgans.Peter Morgan born 1745 Pa.wife Mary Vansant b; Bucks co. Pa. Peter Morgan is burried in Dayton,Oh.but left a will saying he was Living in Green Co. Oh next county over from Dayton Oh.The only marriage that I can find is Charity Vansant married Samuel Morgan in 1762.They were from Bucks co.Pa. Mary Vansant Morgan belived Mother and father also was
    Married there in 1728 John Vansant and Rebecca Cox.There is a Lot of info on the Bucks co. History and it gives James Morgan as being the father of Rev .Daniel Morgan and all so being brother of Sarah Morgan Boone. My Peter and Mary Morgan had a daughter Charity Morgan and that is my line. I do believe Samuel Morgan son of James Morgan is my Peter Morgan. Because they were the Only Morgans living in Bucks co. Pa in the 1700"s by tax records. Here is copys of what I have. Donna Bentley Pitts

    Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey
    Marriage Licenses. The Marriage Ceremony Males. M Divorces By the Court of Chancery. page 268 Morgan, Samuel, Bucks, Pa., and Charity Vansant 1762 May 20

    Documents Relating to the Colonial History of the State of New Jersey
    Marriage Licenses. The Marriage Ceremony Females. C Divorces By the Court of Chancery.
    page 97 Cox, Robena, Pennsylvania, and John Vansant, Pennsylvania 1728 Aug. 19
    HEINLEINS and MORGANS of Durham township, Bucks county. All the Heinleins in America are descendants of Matheis Heinlein, who with his wife, son George, and daughters Sarah and Eva, took passage in the ship "Bannister." Captain John Doyle, from Amsterdam, and qualified at Philadelphia, October 31, 1754. He settled in Durham township on a tract of land on the southern slope of Bucher Hill. A farm now belonging to B. F. Fackenthal was part of this tract, the other portion reaching over the hill into
    Northampton county. This entire tract became the property of his son George. Eva, the oldest daughter, became the wife of George Bernhard Horn. Sarah, the other daughter, became the second wife of James Morgan, ironmaster of Durham Furnace, and father of Daniel Morgan, the famous general of the Revolution. Daniel Morganís biographer, in a fit of romance, tells the story that the General, when a boy of fifteen, left his home solely by reason of his dislike to his stepmother. At the same time he sets Danielís departure in the year 1752, which is the correct period, and just two years before Sarah Heinlein arrived in America. She was married to James Morgan in 1765, and, tradition says, "made an excellent wife for her husband, helping to rear the children from his first wife." These were Mordica, Abel, James, Samuel and Olivia. Abel
    became a noted physician in Philadelphia. Mordica, James and Samuel were
    lumbermen, and were purchasers of large tracts of land in the upper Delaware and Susquehanna river country. Mordica purchased four hundred acres in Monroe county in 1785, on which he erected extensive saw-mills, and also four hundred acres in Luzerne county as early as 1776. James and Samuel also purchased four hundred acres each in this same year. Mordica and James finally settled at a place called Morganís Hill, in Wayne county, Pennsylvania, where their stepmother, Sarah Heinlein, passed her widowhood. General Daniel Morgan made a visit to his brother on one of his trips from the north, the place being about twenty miles from the Delaware river, along which the old mine road traversed, the road generally used by the troops in passing between the Delaware and Hudson rivers. Probably Danielís cause for leaving home was more through the spirit of adventure than by any other reason. This same characteristic we find in his favorite cousin, Daniel Boone (Booneís mother was a sister of James Morgan). The Boone family lived about this time near the Lehigh river, in Allen township, Northampton county. Squire George Boone and James Morgan were close friends. Dr. Abel Morgan and Captain George Heinlein never forgot their friendship of their boyhood days, and were close friends during the entire period of the Revolutionary War. Dr. Morgan was surgeon of the Eleventh Regiment. Pennsylvania Line. George Heinlein was a very popular man and became captain of the Durham township militia, served all through the war, and afterwards secured additional land and pursued
    farming. He always took an active part in public affairs, and at the time of his death, which occurred October 2, 1805, at the age of sixty-three, he was the possessor of the entire east end of Bucher Hill. He was buried with great honors in the family burying ground on the plantation. This quarter acre lot is along the road at the extreme end of Mr. Fackenthalís farm, and through neglect is fast becoming obliterated. In it are buried all the first generations of Heinleins, Longs, Buchers and others. His family consisted of eleven children: Margaret, wife of Nicholas Brotzman; Eleanora, wife of John Bucher;
    Sarah, wife of Abraham Bucher; Lawrence, James, George, William, Reading, John, Ann and Catharine. All the Heinleins living in the regions roundabout are descendants of James, who married Ann Bay, only daughter of
    Hugh Bay and his wife Elizabeth Bell, both of Philadelphia. After Hugh Bayís death Dr. Abel Morgan married the widow, and removed to what is now Morganís Hill, in Williams township, about one mile below Easton. They had only one daughter, Hannah, who died while yet in her teens. James Heinlein is credited with changing the spelling of the name from Heinlein to Hineline, yet the baptismal records of his family show the former way of spelling. His children were George Bay Heinlein, Hugh Bay Heinlein, Abel Morgan Heinlein, Edward Bay Heinlein, Morgan Bay Heinlein, Jacob Bay Heinlein, John Bay Heinlein, Henry Bay Heinlein, Hannah Eliza, wife of William Raub.
    They all were born prior to 1820. The children of George Bay Heinlein are: Hugh Abraham, born 1823; Joseph, 1825; John William, 1829; Samuel Morgan, 1832; Susan, 1834; Daniel Edward, 1836; Ann Shultz, 1839. The children of Joseph Heinlein are: Mary, married Kemmerer; Emma, married Edelman; Charles, Frank and Clara, married Kleinhans,
    all of whom have children, and some grandchildren. Hugh, Abel, Jacob and John, with their entire families, about the year 1860 removed to Ohio, where their descendants are quite numerous. The descendants of Morgan and Edward are to be found in Warren county, New Jersey, and Bucks and Northampton counties, Pennsylvania. Henry died without issue.
    Text taken from page 308
    Davis, William W. H., A. M. History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New
    York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

    Last Will and Testament Of Peter Morgan

    In the name of God,Amen.
    I Peter Morgan of Green county and State of Ohio,being weak in Body but of
    sound and Perfect mind and memory,blessed be the almighty God for the same,first_____ make and publish this my last will and Testament in manner and form following,that is to say.After my just debts and funeral charges is paid.I do give and bequeath to my beloved wife,a good and sufficient
    maintenance out of my estate agreeable to her estate and condition.Also a good riding beast, Saddle and Bridle and to be at herrequest.Also to be furnished with a good milk cow.Also a good house and____ all sufficient
    for her,also all my household goods except my large Bible and to be at her disposal and to be furnished by my exector.Thirdly I give and bequiath to my six sons two dollars each as they have had there portions hereafter,that is to say,Charles Morgan and Gabril Morgan and John Morgan and Corneluis Morgan and Samuel Morgan and Joshua Morgan and the sums to be paid in four years after my Decease,Fourtly I give to my daughter Charty Cress a horse beast in the value of forty dollars to be paid in five years after my Decease.Fifthly I give to my daughter Sarah McBride two dollars as she has had her portion hereafter.Sixthly I give to my son Vansandt Morgan all my
    lands,bills,bonds,notes and book accounts.Also my large Bible after my wife
    decease.Also I appoint my beloved wife to be my executrix to my estate.Also
    I appoint my son Vansandt Morgan to be my Exicutor of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills by me made.In the witness where of & set my hand and seal this Twenty Sixth day of October in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirteen in the Presenceof us who in the presence of each other witness to the same.

    signed PETER Morgan
    JOSIAH ---------- CLK
    Rockbridge County
    Cress Morgan, George Charity
    Spouse: Cress, George
    Morgan, Charity Marriage Date: 30 Dec 1790
    Rockbridge County

    Mcnabb Morgan, Mary Gabriel
    Spouse: Mcnabb, Mary
    Morgan, Gabriel Marriage Date: 24 Dec 1795

    Rockbridge County

    Mcbride Morgan, John Sarah
    Spouse: Mcbride, John
    Morgan, Sarah Marriage Date: 27 Sep 1799

    Rockbridge County

    Morgan Smith, John Elizabeth
    Spouse: Morgan, John
    Smith, Elizabeth Marriage Date: 27 Aug 1795

    Comment: Donna Pitts thinks Samuel Morgan and Peter Morgan are one in the same. I do not see the connection as they appear to be different people. Any information on these folks is appreciated......

    Hi Ren,
    Thanks for Looking Over my info. As for Samuel Morgan son of James Morgan. Two other researches Dr.Duncan MacTavish and Claude Crase, author of Cress/Crace Book, both agree this is our Samuel Peter Morgan. Due to the Marriage record of Samuel Morgan of Bucks Co. Pa and Charity Vansant in N.J. in1762 it is going to be hard to disprove and also nameing there children Samuel Morgan and Charity Morgan. As Claude Crase said to me in an Email "You have really done yourself proud" Ren I'm not trying to get you to change your tree.I just ask you to Look at my info and Put your insite and you have.
    Donna Pitts wrote:

    Posted by: Brenda Miller
    In Reply to: Re: John Morgan d. 1743 Bucks Co. VA./3sons by Kim McCann
    (note: isn't Bucks Co., in PA rather than VA?)

    Hi Kim, I believe your Isaiah Morgan is the son of Samuel Morgan and Charity Vansant...who was thought at one time to be my ancestor, Samuel Morgan Sr, who moved to Georgia.There is a record of Samuel and Charity's marriage in Hunterdon County ,NJ May of 1762...I have a copy of your Samuel's will of 1805 in Northumberland County, Shamokin Twp where he finally moved to.He remarried a Mary Sands in May of 1777 in Bensalem Twp,Bucks County....there is a Tax List of 1779 of Bensalem which has his name as well as Stephen Sands, her for Charity's parents, Isaiah Vansandt and Charity VanHorn..and it goes way back......I still have all of this in case
    someone else might have need of it someday...and a few to prove my point that that particular Samuel was not mine LOL..please email me if you are interested?
    Sincerely, Brenda

    Phyllis Stewart wrote:
    I found the information you sent most interesting. I really think
    that Charity Vansant was not the wife of my Samuel Morgan Sr. I think
    he was married to Nancy Hill. Charity would have been twelve years
    old and he would have been twelve, also if that info was correct.

    Donna Pitts wrote:

    Hope this finds you and your family Well.My Peter Morgan still hasn't his Finale resting Place in the Morgan Lines.For sure he is not Samuel Morgan that married Charity Vansandt,as I wised he would have been it would have made my research a Lot easier.Samuel Morgan that married Charity Vansandt still ties into my family tree because he married a Vansandt.Charity Vansandt Morgan would have been a Cousin of my Mary Vansandt Morgan.Below is some info I have come across and I thought you might Like to have.
    May this Year bring you and yours many Blessings.
    Donna Bentley Pitts Dayton,Oh.

    William apparently did not marry until several years after his arrival in Richland, as his first child, Jeremiah, was not born until 1747. William's wife was Ann Roberts, a member of one of the earliest families settling in the Richland neighborhood.

    William died on a part of his plantation 4 mo. 12, 1800. By his will made 12 mo. 2, 1797, and probated 5 mo. 8, 1800, he directed that the plantation on which his son William lived, containing 93 acres and 146 perches, should be sold. The saw mill with a tract of land was devised to his son Jesse, and remained in the family for several generations. In addition to legacies to his several children, he left to his sister, Ann, ten pounds if she should survive
    him, otherwise to her daughter Mary. Ann Heacock, the youngest daughter of Jonathan, married James Morgan, son of another of the earliest Richland settlers, and the brother of Susanna Morgan, who married Ann's
    brother, Jonathan. James Morgan was born in Abington, Pennsylvania, in 1721, but was taken by his parents to Richland while an infant. His marriage to Ann Heacock occured on 5 mo. 23, 1745. After their marriage James and Ann moved to Darby, near Ann's father, where James operated a mill. In 1753 they returned to Richland, and lived there and in Rockhill for several years. Ann's brother, William, owned the mill in Rockhill, and James Morgan may
    have worked for his brother-in-law. James Morgan inherited 200 acres of land in Richland under his father's will, and on the death without issue of his younger brother Isaac, he inherited the share of the land Isaac had received from their father, but the title was disputed by reason of a double conveyance. James and Ann later returned to Chester County, and James died there 7 mo. 2, 1790. Their daughter Sarah married her cousin. Jeremiah, son of
    William Heacock. Thus the descendants of Jeremiah, of whom there are many, trace their ancestry to Jonathan Heacock through two of his children.

    Jonathan Heacock, the second son of Jonathan the emigrant, married Susanna Morgan, daughter of John Morgan, on 3 mo. 9, 1745. Jonathan had presented a certificate from the Chester Monthly Meeting the previous month, 2 mo. 18, 1745, and was married before the Richland meeting. He was by trade a weaver, and we may suppose that this is a continuance of the family tradition from his father, who was a wool merchant. Jonathan was the executor of the will of his mother-in-law, Deborah Morgan,
    (*)Roberts, "Early Friends Families".
    upon her death in 1750. Under the will he received a part of the Morgan tract, and seems to have lived there for several years.

    Jonathan and Susanna may have returned to Chester county with their family before the children reached maturity. Their son, John, married into the Pyle family of Chester county in 1783, and another son, Jonathan, is shown by the minutes of the Richland meeting to have
    left Chester with wife and children, 4 mo. 18, 1782, to have remained two months in Richland and then gone to Haverford. This is the family which later settled in Canada. The date and place of death of Jonathan and Susanna are not known.


    John Morgan, the father of Susanna Morgan Heacock, and thereby our ancestor in the same generation as Jonathan Heacock the emigrant, was probably a native of Wales, and a brother of Joseph, William and Morgan all of whom settled around Gwynedd. Pennsylvania. John Morgan was a member of Abington Monthly Meeting in 1716, and his name appears on the records of that meeting several times prior to 7 mo. 26, 1720, when he is reported as
    having married out of unity and his apology therefor was rejected "whereby he remains out of unity". This marriage was with Deborah Woodruff; subsequent records, including his will, show that he had been previously married. He was a tailor by trade, but seems to have been more of a farmer. He purchased a tract of land in Abington township, now Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in 1699, and other lands in the same locality in 1706.

    He removed to Richland soon after his second marriage, purchasing 400 acres of the Peter Lester tract in 1724 from Thomas Greasley. He continued to reside on a plantation of 200 acres, part of this purchase, until his death in 1743. His widow, Deborah made application for membership at Richland in 1745, and their children seem to have been recognized as members when they came to adult age, but there is no record of their birth at Richland. The will of John Morgan dated January 11, 1741, was probated March 9, 1743, and is of record
    at Doylestown. He described himself as "aged and infirm". To "Deborah, my present wife late Deborah Woodruff" he gives use of all his real and personal estate for life or widowhood. At her death or marriage the 200 acres upon which he lived is to go to his son, James, and the other 200 acres to be divided equally between his other two sons. Isaac and John. He also devises to his wife Deborah 25 acres of land at Abington for life, at her death to pass to his daughters Sarah, Susanna and Deborah. Some of his children were still minors, and William Nixon and Morris Morris were named as guardians for them, and his wife Deborah was named sole executrix. Deborah continued to reside on the plantation in Richland until her death in 3rd mo. 1750. Her will made 9 mo. 11, 1749, devises to her son-in-law, Jonathan Heacock, all her estate, real and personal, to be sold to pay her just debts, the residue to be distributed, and he is made executor. She, however, devises to her son John Morgan, 100 acres of the land that is within the 200 acres that his father left him and Isaac,
    but "which I purchased of Joseph Jones, after my husband's death". Title to this land was disputed. John Morgan seems to have regarded it as part of the tract he acquired from Thomas Greasley, while Peter Lester, Jr., had a deed for 200 acres from his father, which he conveyed to Joseph Jones in 1741. Peter Lester had sold the same land to Thomas Greasley in 1724, but it cannot be determined whether this sale was made by Peter Sr. or
    Jr., as the deed itself is not of record, being only cited in the deed to John Morgan, Jr. Deborah Morgan also gives legacies to her three daughters, Sarah Dennis, Info above and below came to me from Brenda Miller.The will is husband of Charity Vansandt.

    Wills: Samuel Morgan, 1805: Shamokin Township, Northumberland County, PA File contributed for use in USGenWeb Archives by Marti Wise. web site address: USGENWEB NOTICE: Printing this file by non-commercial individuals and libraries is encouraged, as long as all notices and submitter information is included. Any other use, including copying files to other sites requires permission from the submitters PRIOR to uploading to any other sites. We encourage links to the state and county table of contents. Written 1802 Probated 1805 Samuel Morgan's Will, In the name of God Amen. I, Samuel Morgain, of Shamokin Township, in the County of Northumberland, being weak in body but of Sound Memory, thanks be to God for his goodness to me; and Calling to Mind the Mortality of my body, and knowing that it is appointed for all men once to die, do make and ordain
    this my last Will and Testament in Manner and form following; viz, First I give my Soul to the Almighty God, who gave it me; nothing doubting but at the General Resurection, I Shall receive the same again by the Almighty power who gave it me, and as Touching such Worldly Estate wherewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this Life, I give & bequeath as follows: First I give and bequeath unto my son, Edmond, the dwelling house, improvements, and Thirty acres of land, on the place where the dwelling house stands likewise ten acres of woodland, along the line adjoining John Moore; Secondly I bequeath unto my son Samuel Twenty nine acres of the plantation, adjoining Michael Weaver's land on which he has Erected a house; Thirdly I give and bequeath to
    my three sons, James, Joseph, and Charles, the residue or Remainder of said plantation to be Equally divided among them; Fourthly I bequeath to my Grand Daughter Rachel Harbert The Sum of six pounds in specie, to be paid by my sons-Edmond, Samuel, James, Joseph, and Charles each one an Equal Share; It is my Desire that said Rachel shall have the Chief part of her Grand mother's
    Clothing. It is my Desire likewise the Movables be Sold after my decease, and the sums the amount to be equaly Divided among my present Children; and if my son Samuel chooses to take the Drawers at the Appraisment, let so much as they amount to, be deducted from his share of the moveables; To Isiah, Rachel, and Sarah Morgan; Children of my first Wife I give and bequeath as
    follows viz, To my Daughters, Rachel and Sarah, I give each forty seven pounds, to be paid by my son Isiah out of the Estate now in his possession, and that against the ensuing spring The Remainder of said Estate, I bequeath to the said Isiah Morgain for his Share- And I do nominate and appoint my sons Samuel and Edmond Morgain, to be my sole Executors of this my last will and
    Testament, hereby revoking all and every former legacies and bequeasts by me made heretofore In witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal this Twenty ninth day of January, in year of our Lord one eight hundred and two Samuel Morgain SEAL Saumuel Morgain last Will and Testament Signed Sealed pronounced And Delivered in presence of Joseph Robison Richard
    Patton John White Northumberland County SS Be it remembered that on the Seventh Day of January in the Year of our Lord 1805, Before me Jeremiah Simpson Esq. Register for the County aforesaid Personally appeared Richard Patton one of the Subscribing Witnesses to the foregoing
    Will Who being duly affirmed according to Law Saith he was personally present + did see Samuel Morgan the Testator Sign Seal & declare the foregoing writing, to be his last Will & Testament That al the Time of his so publishing, the said will he was of sound & disposing mind memory as
    affirmant does believe according to the best of his knowledge + understanding. And that Joseph Robison + John White wrote their names as Witnesses at the same in the presence of each other.
    That the name Richard Patton wrote as a witnesss of his own proper hand writing. And further Saith Not. Affirmed & Subscribed } the day and year afs'd. } Richard Patton Before Jerem'h Simpson, Reg.

    "Edward L. Stewart" wrote:


    I read all of the information with interest but that is not my Samuel
    Morgan at all nor James Morgan who came from Pennsylvania. He may
    have been related in some distant way. I really don't know about
    that. I do appreciate your sending the info to me because it might
    have related. My Samuel Morgan Sr. was born in n 1750 and died in
    a1835. He is buried in the New Lebanon Presbyterian Cemetery in
    Georgia. According to the information I gleaned and am sending to
    you, Your Daniel Morgan was of Welch descent as was mine and he was
    born in Pennsylvania as was my James Morgan. The early Morgans there
    came from Wales in the 1600s with William Penn. My grandfather Morgan
    said he was related to Sarah Morgan who was a sister of James Morgan
    and the wife of Squire Boone.

    Father: James Morgan b: 1710 in Durham PA
    Mother: Eleanora Bryan Ryan b: 1712

    Marriage 1 Nancy Hill b: ABT. 1752 in Franklin Co., GA
    • Married: in Hunterdon Co., NJ
    • Married: 20 MAY 1766 in Hunterdon Co., NJ 1
    1. Has No Children Talitha Morgan b: ABT. 1768
    2. Has No Children Rhoda Morgan b: ABT. 1770
    3. Has No Children Patty Morgan b: ABT. 1773
    4. Has No Children Margaret Morgan b: ABT. 1775
    5. Has Children Samuel Morgan , Jr. b: 26 APR 1778 in Morris Co., NJ
    6. Has No Children John Morgan b: 1784
    7. Has No Children Martha Catherine Morgan b: ABT. 1785 in NC
    8. Has Children Nancy Morgan b: ABT. 1787 in North Carolina
    9. Has No Children Thomas Morgan b: 1787

    1. Title: nancy morgan.GED
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      Text: Date of Import: Apr 23, 2004
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