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.
1920 Census - Shows adopted son Samuel Morgan(12) and adopted daughter Francis Trent (9)
↑ "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.
Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8120450/samuel-morgan : accessed 22 April 2022), memorial page for Samuel Morgan (6 Dec 1842–13 Sep 1907), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8120450, citing Freedom Cemetery, Freedom, Cattaraugus County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Kari King (contributor 46588539) .
"United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M4G7-JXB : 14 January 2022), Sam Morgan, Beat 3, Coahoma, Mississippi, United States; citing enumeration district , sheet , NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), FHL microfilm .