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Label
1832-1836
Inclusive dates
1832-1836
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Pension papers, 1832-1836, of Evan Morgan (1753-1850) and Zackquill Morgan (1758-1834) of Monongalia (West) Virginia, for their service during the American Revolution. Includes depositions, oaths, and petitions. Originals are located in the National Archives
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Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
Evan T. Morgan (1 March 1753-18 March 1850) and Zackquill Morgan (8 September 1758-27 February 1834) were the sons of David Morgan (1721-1813) and Sarah Stevens Morgan (1726-1799), and the grandsons of Morgan Morgan (1688-1766) who was one of the earliest settlers in what is now Berkeley County, West Virginia. David Morgan relocated his family to Monongalia County in 1773. Evan Morgan served with the Virginia militia, fighting indians in western Virginia and Pennsylvania. He served with the Pennsylvania Regiment in the Continental Army, from 1775 to 1777. After an honorable discharge, he returned home and again served with the militia in fighting indian tribes on the frontier. Later in life, Evan briefly became a teacher. He married Camilla Hartley (1767-1838) and they had 10 children. Zackquill Morgan also served in the Virginia militia and with the army in fighting indians in western Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Ohio. He married Lina West (b. 1768) 18 September 1794, and they had 10 children.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Pension papers
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
16
Immediate source of acquisition
Morgan, Haze
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
000500505
Reproduction note
Photostats (positive).
Type of unit
leaves.

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