Biography of Howard Morgan
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Morgan, Howard, was born on the old homestead south of Waterburg, in Ulysses, February 23, 1832. He was educated in the public schools, and is a farmer by occupation. May 27, 1857, he married Jane Bower, daughter of David and Jane Bower, of Ulysses. Mr. Morgan's father, William Morgan, was born in the town of Alabama, Genesee county, N. Y., September 7, 1795, and married Betsey Atwater, of Trumansburg, N. Y. Ste was born September 15, 1802, and they had three children: David, who died in infancy, Willis H., and Howard. William Morgan, grandfather of our subject, was born in Wales, Great Britain, and came to the United States at an early day. The ancestry of the family were Welsh and Scotch.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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