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Angeline Jessup Morgan


Other Name:
Angeline Jessup
Gender:
Female
Born:
1802
Died:
September 21, 1838
Home Town:
Westport, CT
Later Residences:
Sandusky, OH
New York, NY
Marriage(s):
Edward Maurice Morgan (June 19, 1827)
Biographical Notes:
Angeline Jessup Morgan was born in the year 1802 to Ebenezer and Sarah Wright Jessup of Westport, Connecticut. In 1818 Angeline and her twin sister Caroline studied in Litchfield, Connecticut at Sarah Pierce's Female Academy. Her brother would attend the Litchfield Law School. On June 19, 1827 Angeline married Edward Maurice Morgan, a businessman from West Springfield, Massachusetts. During their marriage the couple had six children and resided in Ohio and New York.On September 21, 1838 Angeline died giving birth her her and Edward's youngest child.
Additional Notes:
Angeline and Caroline Jessup were twins.

Education
Years at LFA:
1818

Related Objects and Documents
In the Ledger:
help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
"Catalogue of the Ladies Academy in Litchfield" 1818 by J.A. Shepard (Litchfield Historical Society - Litchfield Female Academy collection).

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