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Mordecai MORGAN 12298 - Shelby Co.

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Mordecai MORGAN 12298 - Shelby Co.

Posted: 3 Dec 2013 6:34AM GMT
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Morgan, Turner, Bryan, Boone, Dougherty, Harper, Hinds, Harper, Pleasants
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A History of the Pioneer Families of Missouri – Warren County, William Smith Bryan, Robert Rose, Bryan-Brand & Co, St. Louis, 1876.

Mordecai Morgan, of Shelby County, Kentucky, married Catharine Turner, and settled in (now) Warren County, Missouri, in 1814. He was a noted pioneer of that County, and the first County Court was held in his house. His children were Malinda, Hiram, Rachel, Maranda, Matilda, Missouri, Martha, and Minerva. Malinda married James Bryan, a son of David Bryan. Hiram was a ranger in Nathan Boone’s company. He died of cholera, at Rock Island, in 1832. Rachel married Samuel Dougherty, of Warren County. Alaranda [sic] married Louise Harper, of Lincoln County. Matilda married Levi Hinds, of Tennessee, who settled in Warren County. Missouri died single. Martha married William Harper, who is at present a banker in Mexico, Missouri. Minerva married Edward Pleasants, of Virginia, who settled in Warren County, Missouri, in 1830.

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