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Honorable Edwin Barber Morgan

Honorable Edwin Barber Morgan

Male 1806 - 1881  (75 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document


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  • Name Edwin Barber Morgan 
    Title Honorable 
    Born 22 May 1806  Cayuga, Cayuga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biographical Information Syracuse, Onondaga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence of E.B. Morgan.
    Residence of E.B. Morgan.
    History of Cayuga County, New York: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Some of its Prominent Men and Pioneers by Elliot G. Storke. Published by D. Mason & Company Syracuse, New York 1879. Page between 400-401.
    Occupation He was the first president of Wells Fargo & Company, founder of the United States Express Company, and director of American Express Company. These were transportation and shipping companies but Wells Fargo and American Express live on today as financial institutions. 
    Wells Fargo Wagon.
    Wells Fargo Wagon.
    A Wells Fargo Express Company Wagon and Guards transporting gold bullion from the Great Homestake Mine, Deadwood, South Dakota.
    Occupation Morgan was elected to Congress as a Representative of New York in 1852 as a Whig, in 1854 as an Opposition Party candidate, and in 1856 as a Republican. He served from March 4, 1853 to March 3, 1859. 
    Died 13 Oct 1881  Ledyard, Cayuga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Edwin Barber Morgan Death
    Edwin Barber Morgan Death
    Buffalo Morning Express and Illustrated Buffalo Express (Buffalo, New York), 14 Oct 1881, Friday, Page 1
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    Person ID I59868  Nagel
    Last Modified 21 Jul 2021 

    Father Christopher Morgan, Jr,   b. 15 Oct 1777, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Oct 1834, Aurora, Cayuga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Nancy Barber,   b. 29 Aug 1785, Groton, New London, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1864, Aurora, Cayuga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 15 Jul 1805  Aurora, Cayuga, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F17859  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart