Jemima Morgan1

#4523, (say 1662 - )
Relationship7th great-grandaunt of Nelle Belle Bridges
Father*Thomas Morgan1 (c 1620 - c 1697/98)


James Murray b. s 1660, d. c 1704
Children 1.Zipporah Murray+6 (s 1685 - )
 2.Josephus Murray6 (c 1687 - )
 3.Morgan Murray6 (s 1689 - )
 4.Melchizedek Murray6 (s 1693 - )
 5.Jemima Murray6 (s 1695 - )
 6.Jabez Murray6 (s 1697 - )
 7.Kezia Murray6 (s 1699 - )
Her married name was Murray.1 
Birth*say 1662She was born say 1662.2 
Marriage*say 1683She married James Murray say 1683.1,2 
9 June 1697In Thomas Morgan's will dated 9 June 1697, Jemima Morgan, as Jemima Murray, was named as an heir.3 
9 May 1704In James Murray's will dated 9 May 1704, Jemima Morgan was named as executrix and heir.4,5 


  1. [S521] Robert W. Barnes, compiler, Baltimore County Families 1659-1759 (Baltimore: Clearfield Company, 1989, 1986), p. 457.
  2. [S520] VWH, Est. based on est. date of birth of (poss. first) child, Josephus.
  3. [S1186] Maryland Prerogative Court (Wills), 1635–1777, Series S538 (1–60). Maryland State Archives, Annapolis, Maryland, online, MSA S538-12, Book K (1693-1698), MdHR 1287, pp. 392-393. Last will of Thomas Morgan of Baltimore Co., 9 Jun 1697. Bequeaths entire estate to dau. Martha Fitzsimmons, wife of Nicholas Fitzsimmons, and to daus. Jemima Murray and Sarah Macklane [sic] "a piece of Silver called a Shilling" each. Witn. Richd. Crumwell, Thos. Darlin and Robt West. Proved 1 Mar 1697/8 and 30 May 1698.
  4. [S1447] Jane Baldwin Cotton and Roberta Bolling Henry, compilers, The Maryland Calendar of Wills (Baltimore: Kohn & Pollock, 1904-1928), III:37-38. Last will of James Morray [sic] of Patapsco R., Baltimore Co., 9 May 1704.
    To eld. son Josephas as 21 yrs. of age and hrs., 400 A., viz., the land at Garrison and “The Addition.”
    “ son Morgan at 21 yrs. of age and hrs., 300 A., part of “Morgan’s Delight” on e. side Jones’ Falls.
    To son Jabus at 21 yrs. of age and hrs., afsd. tract in event of death of his brother Morgan without issue; 200 A., part of “Morgan’s Delight,” 100 A., “The Meckcleans Hopyard” bought of Hecter Machclane in lieu of 100 A.
    at Hunting Ridge; in event of his death without issue, to revert to brother Morgan afsd.; also 300 A., “Jalles Gilleard.’’
    “ son Melchisedeck, dwelling plantation, 350 A., “Duck Cove”; also land bequeathed to son Josephas afsd. in event of his death without issue.
    “ wife Jemima, extx., dower rights. Residue of personal estate to be divided among child, afsd. as they come to majority.
    Trustees: Rich’d and Thos. Cromwell. In event of their death during minority of child., West River Meeting (Quakers) to become trustee.
    Test: Geo. Thorpe, Edward Clarke.
    Probate 17 Jul 1704, citing Book 3, p. 239.
  5. [S1186] Maryland Prerogative Court (Wills), 1635–1777, S538 (1–60). Maryland State Archives, online, MSA S538-07, Book PT1 (1703-1704), MdHR 1282, pp. 239-240. Names four sons as heirs, to recieve land at the age of twenty-one (all minors), and wife Jemima as heir and executrix.
  6. [S521] Robert W. Barnes, Baltimore County Families, p. 463, birth order not given.