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John Morgan And Lydia Ann Nations They were married in or around 1845 +/- 5 years

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John Morgan And Lydia Ann Nations They were married in or around 1845 +/- 5 years

Posted: 1465312506000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1465313457000
Surnames: Morgan
Hello every one;
Does anyone have any Info on John Morgan and Lydia Ann Nations? The flowing info is what I have so far. I need help identifying their parents and where they were from.
John Morgan who married a Lydia Nations in Lawrence County Mississippi in the 1840's, at possibly Mt. Moriah Baptists Church. If you have any info or can obtain any info on these two it would be deeply appreciated.
The following is what I know as fact (documentation) or by word of mouth and others family trees
They both were born in or around 1815 thru 1825. No birth records have been found as of yet.
John could have been born in Mississippi or Alabama.
Lydia’s maiden name is said to be Nations according to other family trees on Ancestry.com, and may have been born in Mississippi, Alabama, or South Carolina. It is also said that her parents were Thomas Nations and Catherine Robertson. But I cannot verify this with any documentation.
Both of Johns parents whose names are unknown and are from or born in Georgia according to the 1880 Scott County, Ms. census. I am in search of Johns Parents names and where they lived and where they were from.
In this Census we find John living with his Son Constant Tine Morgan and Lydia is not found here so either she passed away or they divorced before 1880.
I found the family in the 1850 Livingston Parish, La Census that shows that John and Lydia were living in Livingston Parish as a Farmer. Found the family again in the 1860 St. Helena Parish, La. Census living there as farmers

Parish History
St. Helena is one of the four original parishes of the West Florida Parishes that staged a revolt and fought for freedom from Spanish rule in the fall of 1810. After the revolt, these areas, which were once a part of colonial West Florida, were annexed to the Territory of Orleans in 1810 after the short-lived Republic of West Florida capitulated to the United States. Many of the present-day landholders can trace their roots back to the land grants that were given prior to the revolt. In 1832, the southern section of the parish was taken to form Livingston Parish; the courthouse was moved to Greensburg, La. from Montpelier, La. where it remains today. St. Helena lost another portion of land in 1866, which was added to land from Washington and Livingston Parishes in 1868, to form Tangipahoa Parish.

So the 1960 St. Helena Census could be confusing on actually where, John and Lydia’s home actually was. Meaning their home could have been in Livingston, Washington or Tangipahoa Parishes.
So today I am reaching out to all of my Morgan family for help. So if you live or have lived in any of the locations mentioned and may have a way to obtain Church records, Bible records, Grave sites, News paper articles, Obituary’s, Birth, Marriage records, or even stories you’ve heard all of your life.
The way I see it anything and everything is a relevant lead to the past history of our ancestors.
The Following are the census of 1850,60 and 80. Still searching for 1870 but may have been burned in a fire. Also I’m including what I have found on their marriage. These are the facts I have. If you can add any addition it would be greatly appreciated.

John and Lydia’s Marriage

Name: John Morgan
Birth Date:
Birthplace:
Age:
Spouse's Name: Lydiann Nations
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 07 Aug 1843
Event Place: Lawrence,Mississippi
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Race (Original):
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race (Original):
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:

Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M52007-1
System Origin: Mississippi-ODM
GS Film number: 905518
Reference ID:

Citing this Record:

"Mississippi Marriages, 1800-1911," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V2ZR-258 : accessed 6 June 2016), John Morgan and Lydiann Nations, 07 Aug 1843; citing Lawrence, Mississippi; FHL microfilm 905,518.

1950 Livingston Parish Census

Name: John Morgan
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1850
Event Place: Livingston parish, Livingston, Louisiana, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 26
Race: White
Race (Original):
Birth Year (Estimated): 1824
Birthplace: Alabama
Household ID: 201
House Number: 201
Line Number: 1
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M432
Affiliate Film Number: 233
GS Film Number: 443476
Digital Folder Number: 004198706
Image Number: 00031

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John Morgan M 26 Alabama Liddia Morgan F 27 South Carolina Leburn Morgan M 5 Mississippi
Nancy Morgan F 3 Mississippi
Constantine Morgan M 1 Mississippi

Wm Morgan M 2 Louisiana

Citing this Record:

"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MCJ4-G6R : accessed 6 June 2016), John Morgan, Livingston parish, Livingston, Louisiana, United States; citing family 201, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

1960 St. Helena Parish Census

Name: John Morgan
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1860
Event Place: Not Stated, St Helena, Louisiana, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 44
Race: White
Race (Original):
Occupation:
Birth Year (Estimated): 1816
Birthplace: Miss
Page: 37
Household ID: 342
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M653
Affiliate Film Number: 423
GS Film Number: 803423
Digital Folder Number: 005170005
Image Number: 00481

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
John Morgan M 44 Miss
Lyda Morgan F 37 Miss
Seyborn Morgan M 16 Miss
Nancy Morgan F 14 Miss
William Morgan M 12 Miss
Consentine Morgan M 10 Miss
Hariet Morgan F 8 Miss
Ann Morgan F 6 Miss
Robt Morgan M La
Jerome Young M 12 La

Citing this Record:

"United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MFPW-7SW : accessed 6 June 2016), John Morgan, 1860.

1980 Beat 4, Scott, Mississippi, United States Census

Name: John Morgan
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Beat 4, Scott, Mississippi, United States
District: ED 82
Gender: Male
Age: 53
Marital Status: Widowed
Race: White
Race (Original): W
Occupation: Farm Laborer
Relationship to Head of Household: Father
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Father
Birth Year (Estimated): 1827
Birthplace: Mississippi, United States
Father's Birthplace: Georgia, United States
Mother's Birthplace: Georgia, United States
Note:
Sheet Letter: B
Sheet Number: 93
Sheet Number and Letter: 93B
Household ID: 12963930
Person Number: 3
Volume: 2
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: T9
Affiliate Film Number: 0663
GS Film Number: 1254663
Digital Folder Number: 005161197
Image Number: 00745

Household Role Gender Age Birthplace
C T Morgan Self M 31 Mississippi, United States
Francis Morgan Wife F 18 Mississippi, United States
M E Morgan Daughter F 0 Mississippi, United States
John Morgan Father M 53 Mississippi, United States

Citing this Record:

"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4PS-Z8X : accessed 6 June 2016), John Morgan in household of C T Morgan, Beat 4, Scott, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district ED 82, sheet 93B, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0663; FHL microfilm 1,254,663.

May God Bless you all and. I do hope you join me on this exciting journey into our family’s history.
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