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Lafayette County Family Histories
Descendants of Solomon MORGAN
Submitted by: Darrel Bell
1. Solomon MORGAN was born about 1765 in Morgan's Creek, Chapel Hill, N.C.. He died in 1819 in Wayne County, Georgia.
He was married to Rocksaleny about 1792 in NC. Rocksaleny was born about 1765 in NC. She died in 1840 in Appling County, Georgia. Solomon MORGAN and Rocksaleny had the following children:
+2 i. Elihu MORGAN.
+3 ii. Thomas MORGAN.
+4 iii. Roxelena MORGAN.
+5 iv. John L. MORGAN.
+6 v. Joseph L MORGAN.
+7 vi. William Brice MORGAN.
+8 vii. Solomon W. MORGAN.
2. Elihu MORGAN was born in 1795 in S. C..
He was married to Linnie Nesmith (daughter of Charles Nesmith) about 1815.
He was married to Dency Smith (daughter of Archibald Smith).
3. Thomas MORGAN was born in 1796 in S. C..
He was married to Judith Harris (daughter of Thompson Harris) about 1816.
He was married to Elizabeth Hall (daughter of Thomas Hall).
4. Roxelena MORGAN was born in 1800 in S. C..
She was married to Charles Mobley.
5. John L. MORGAN was born in 1802 in S. C..
He was married to Frances L. Harris about 1822.
6. Joseph L MORGAN was born in 1804 in Glynn County, Georgia. He died in 1876 in Inverness, Florida.
He was married to Mary Harris (daughter of Thompson Harris) in 1826 in Appling County, Georgia. Mary Harris was born in 1810 in Georgia. Joseph L MORGAN and Mary Harris had the following children:
+9 i. Roxalena MORGAN.
10 ii. John L. MORGAN was born in 1830 in Georgia.
11 iii. William L. MORGAN was born in 1832 in Georgia.
12 iv. Joseph L MORGAN was born in 1834 in Georgia.
13 v. Solomon S. MORGAN was born in 1836 in Georgia.
+14 vi. Thomas L. MORGAN.
15 vii. Mary MORGAN was born in 1842 in Georgia.
16 viii. Alexander MORGAN was born in 1844 in Georgia.
17 ix. Emily MORGAN was born in 1848 in Georgia.
18 x. Malissie F. MORGAN was born in 1853 in Georgia.
7. William Brice MORGAN was born in 1805 in S. C..
He was married to Jincy Rich (daughter of Stephen Rich) about 1825.
8. Solomon W. MORGAN was born in 1809 in S. C..
He was married to Majory P. Geiger about 1829.
9. Roxalena MORGAN was born in 1828 in Georgia.
She was married to John Blackburn.
She was married to Jesse A. Swilley.
14. Thomas L. MORGAN was born in 1838 in Appling County, Georgia. He died in 1876 in HAMILTON CO., FL.
He was married to Roxann Ratliff (daughter of Allen Ratliff and Sophia Grady) on Dec 23 1858 in HAMILTON CO., FL. Roxann Ratliff was born in 1842 in Irwin (Worth) Co., Ga.. Thomas L. MORGAN and Roxann Ratliff had the following children:
19 i. Mary (Molly) MORGAN was born in 1860 in GA.
+20 ii. Joseph Pleasant MORGAN.
21 iii. Julia MORGAN was born in 1864 in FLORIDA.
22 iv. Thomas MORGAN was born in 1866 in GA.
23 v. Ellen MORGAN was born in 1867 in FLORIDA.
+24 vi. Solomon MORGAN.
+25 vii. Frances MORGAN.
20. Joseph Pleasant MORGAN was born in 1863 in Appling County, Georgia. He died in 1949.
He was married to Ammie GREEN (daughter of Thomas GREEN and Sarah Elizabeth Adams) about 1889. Ammie GREEN was born on Mar 29 1875. She died on Nov 11 1918 in LAFAYETTE CO., FL. Joseph Pleasant MORGAN and Ammie GREEN had the following children:
26 i. J.P. MORGAN.
27 ii. T.L. MORGAN.
28 iii. SIDNEY MORGAN.
29 iv. LOY MORGAN. DIED AS A CHILD
+30 v. ORILEE MORGAN.
31 vi. LINNIE MORGAN.
32 vii. WILLIE MORGAN.
33 viii. LLYOD MORGAN was born in 1891.
+34 ix. ROSA MORGAN.
35 x. MAUDE MORGAN was born in 1898.
36 xi. WOODROW MORGAN was born in 1908.
+37 xii. Maud Morgan.
24. Solomon MORGAN was born in 1868 in FLORIDA.
He was married to Pearlie Green about 1868. Pearlie Green was born in HAMILTON CO., FL.
25. Frances MORGAN was born in 1870 in FLORIDA.
She was married to Berrien Green. Berrien Green was born in
HAMILTON CO., FL.
30. ORILEE MORGAN was born on Aug 5 1892. She died on May 2 1964.
She was married to Fred Pasco Parker (son of Jasper S. Parker and Lolar Toole). Fred Pasco Parker was born on Sep 15 1889 in LAFAYETTE CO., FL. He died on Apr 27 1941. ORILEE MORGAN and Fred Pasco Parker had the following children:
+38 i. Dona Parker.
34. ROSA MORGAN was born on Dec 23 1894 in JASPER, HAMILTON CO., FL. She died on Oct 20 1982 in GREENVILLE, MADISON CO., FL. She was buried on Oct 22 1982 in DAY, LAFAYETTE CO. FL.
She was married to JUDGE WILBURN BELL (son of WILLIAM ANDREW BELL and MARTHA ELIZA MCCALL) in Jul 1910 in LAFAYETTE CO., FL. JUDGE WILBURN BELL was born on Jun 19 1892 in MAYO JUNCTION, LAFAYETTE CO., FL. He died on Jul 22 1950 in MAYO JUNCTION, LAFAYETTE CO., FL. He was buried in DAY CEM., DAY, LAFAYETTE CO., FL. Judge Wilburn Bell, born June 19, 1892, died July 22, 1950, buried Day Cemetary, Day, Lafayette County, Florida.
My Grandfather, is man that I would like to have known. However, it was not meant to be. Through personal contact with his children, my uncles and aunt, I know what I missed. Grandpa Wilburns's life style has not ventured much from that of his father and grandfather.
As with his father he answered the public call to serve as Tax Collector for Lafayette County. He served an unblemished tenure of ten years. In early years Grandpa Wilburn was a member of the Masonic Order. At a later time he united with Mt. Nebo Primitive Baptist Church.
ROSA MORGAN and JUDGE WILBURN BELL had the following children:
+39 i. WILLIE A. BELL II.
+40 ii. JOSEPH D. BELL SR.
+41 iii. CLIFFORD BELL.
+42 iv. REID BELL.
+43 v. FRED BELL.
44 vi. J.W. BELL Jr. was born on May 9 1928. He died on Mar 5 1931.
+45 vii. BONITA BELL.
37. Maud Morgan.
She was married to Wiford BELL (son of Judge W. Bell and Lular
on Sep 24 1934.