George Morton

Died: 1 Aug 1842

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George Morton

Died: 1 Aug 1842
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The headstone of George Morton. Cemetery: Earlston Parish Church, Location: Earlston, Scottish Borders, Scotland, United Kingdom. Birth: Not Available, Death: 1 Aug 1842.

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George Morton

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Earlston Parish Church

2 Church Street
Earlston, Scottish Borders, Scotland
United Kingdom

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In memory of GEORGE MORTON Fans who died August 1. 1842 aged 60 years and MARGARET LEES his wife who died at Earlston Sep 16. 1861 aged 72 years also ISABELLA MORTON their daughter who died at Fans March 20. 1834 aged 19 years and JANE MORTON their daughter who died at Caldronbrae Nov 20. 1841 aged 32 years also ROBERT MORTON their son who died at Earlston April 21. 1847 aged 34 years and WILLIAM MORTON their son who died at Dalkeith Novem 10. 1871 aged 49 years also GEORGE MORTON son of the above who died at Edinburgh Dec 27. 1869 aged 19 years also ELIZABETH MORTON who died at Bemersyde May 10. 1877 aged 66 years.

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1782
George Morton was born in 1782
George Morton was 22 years old when The Lewis and Clark Expedition departs from Camp Dubois and begins its historic journey by traveling up the Missouri River. The Lewis and Clark Expedition from May 1804 to September 1806, also known as the Corps of Discovery Expedition, was the first American expedition to cross the western portion of the United States. It began near St. Louis, made its way westward, and passed through the Continental Divide of the Americas to reach the Pacific coast. The Corps of Discovery was a selected group of US Army volunteers under the command of Captain Meriwether Lewis and his close friend Second Lieutenant William Clark.
George Morton was 37 years old when Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles founds Singapore. Sir Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, FRS was a British statesman, Lieutenant-Governor of British Java (1811–1815) and Governor-General of Bencoolen (1817–1822), best known for his founding of Singapore and the British Malaya.
George Morton was 43 years old when The Erie Canal opens: Passage from Albany, New York to Lake Erie. The Erie Canal is a canal in New York, United States that is part of the east–west, cross-state route of the New York State Canal System. Originally, it ran 363 miles (584 km) from where Albany meets the Hudson River to where Buffalo meets Lake Erie. It was built to create a navigable water route from New York City and the Atlantic Ocean to the Great Lakes. When completed in 1825, it was the second longest canal in the world and greatly affected the development and economy of New York, New York City, and the United States.
George Morton was 49 years old when Charles Darwin embarks on his journey aboard HMS Beagle, during which he will begin to formulate his theory of evolution. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
George Morton died on 1 Aug 1842 at the age of 60

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