Biography of Daniel Morgan
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Morgan, Daniel, Potsdam, was born in Ireland, November 25, 1825, and came with his parents to this country in 1830, when he was only five years old. The family lived six months at Waddington, and then settled in Potsdam. George Morgan, father of Daniel, bought a farm of fifty acres. He married in Ireland Catherine Halligan, and they bad seven children, four of whom are still living: Mary, widow of Henry Crosby, of Potsdam; Margaret, widow of John O'Leary, of Norwood; James, a farmer of Potsdam; and Daniel. Subject was educated in the common schools and took up farming. George Morgan died October 15, 1877. Our subject has been a very extensive dealer in live stock, grain, fruit, etc. He has always been a Democrat, and has held the office of commissioner of highways four years. He married in 1854 Catherine Sherlock, of Russell, and they had seven children: Catherine Maria, wife of Richard Rice, of Johnstown; George C., who lives on the homestead; Clara, also lives at home; Frances, wife of Emmett Dardis, a farmer of Potsdam; Lottie. wife of Dr. DuBois, of Malone. N. Y.; Fred, in a railroad office at Denver, Col.; and Sarah, principal of West Chazy school, Clinton county. The residence of our subject was erected by him in 1853, and he has also been quite an extensive landholder, now having three farms containing 167 acres.

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A memorial record of St. Lawrence County, New York
Edited by: Gates Curtis
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1894

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