1870 Census - says born in NY, married to Laura, 1 child; farm hand; lived in Friars Point
1880 Census - says Sam 38, born in Connecticut; children Wesley (10) Jno?(7) Lucy (5), Sallie (3) Rich (1); says parents both born in MO or MD
1890 Census - John 5/1874, Sallie 12/1876, Richard 3/1879, Mary 1/1882, Bettie 5/1886, Benjamin 10/1888, Edward 2/1891, Leona 5/1893 "Rosie", Fred 1/1896. Other census records list Wesley as oldest 1871 and Lucy 1875. Also, Williams (Cora) lived nearby - on same census page. Could read and write. Cora and Richard married. House may have been near jail/convicts.
1900 census says he was born Maryland, see below
1920 Census - Shows adopted son Samuel Morgan(12) and adopted daughter Francis Trent (9)
Name: Laura Morgan Titles and Terms: Event Type: Census Event Year: 1900 Event Place: Beat 3 Coahoma town, Coahoma, Mississippi, United States District: 24 Gender: Female Age: 47 Marital Status: Married Race: Black Race (Original): B Relationship to Head of Household: Wife Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Wife Number of Living Children: 11 Years Married: 30 Birth Date: Oct 1853 Birthplace: Mississippi Marriage Year (Estimated): 1870 Immigration Year: Father's Birthplace: Mississippi Mother's Birthplace: Mississippi Mother of how many children: 13 Sheet Number and Letter: 29B Household ID: 598 Line Number: 73 Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) Affiliate Publication Number: T623 GS Film Number: 1240805 Digital Folder Number: 004119868 Image Number: 00687
Household Role Sex Age Birthplace Sam Morgan Head M 56 Maryland Laura Morgan Wife F 47 Mississippi John Morgan Son M 26 Mississippi Sallie Morgan Daughter F 24 Mississippi Richard Morgan Son M 21 Mississippi Mary Morgan Daughter F 18 Mississippi Bettie Morgan Daughter F 14 Mississippi Benjamin Morgan Son M 12 Mississippi Edward Morgan Son M 9 Mississippi Leona Morgan Daughter F 7 Mississippi Fred Morgan Son M 4 Mississippi Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M96V-G97 : accessed 15 February 2018), Laura Morgan in household of Sam Morgan, Beat 3 Coahoma town, Coahoma, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 24, sheet 29B, family 598, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,805.
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