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    Mary Elizabeth Morgan (Pitney)

    Birth: 2-16-1813

    Death: 10-14-1893

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Morgan, Christopher Jr. | Marriage Date: 10-24-1832

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Biography

Daughter of Dr. Joseph Pitney (pioneer physician of Auburn)
Married to Christopher Morgan, Congressman 1837-1841; Secretary of State for NY 1847-1851  (d. April 3, 1877)
Mother of Mrs. William C. Barber, Mrs. Frances A. Benson, Mrs. C. Eugene Barber 
The widow of Christopher Morgan, a U.S. Congressman (1839-1843) and Mayor of Auburn (1860-62), Mrs. Morgan, nee Mary E. Pitney, had survived her spouse, whom she wed in 1832, by over 16 years. She was buried beside her husband after her death at age 80. The couple's daughter Frances is also interred here, as is Mrs. Morgan's father, Dr. Joseph Pitney.

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Biography: 
Daughter of Dr. Joseph Pitney (pioneer physician of Auburn) Married to Christopher Morgan, Congressman 1837-1841; Secretary of State for NY 1847-1851 (d. April 3, 1877) Mother of Mrs. William C. Barber, Mrs. Frances A. Benson, Mrs. C. Eugene Barber The widow of Christopher Morgan, a U.S. Congressman (1839-1843) and Mayor of Auburn (1860-62), Mrs. Morgan, nee Mary E. Pitney, had survived her spouse, whom she wed in 1832, by over 16 years. She was buried beside her husband after her death at age 80. The couple's daughter Frances is also interred here, as is Mrs. Morgan's father, Dr. Joseph Pitney.
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MRS. MARY E. PITNEY MORGAN DEAD
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Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 19:00
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