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Ship John Bright

Liverpool, England to New York 
24 September 1860


I, Robt C Cutting, Master of the Ship John Bright, do solemnly, sincerely and truly swear that the following List or Manifest of Passengers, subscribed with my name, and now delivered by me to the Collector of the Customs for the District of New York, contains, to the best of my knowledge and belief, a just and true account of all the passengers received on board the Ship John Bright, whereof I am Master, from Liverpool. So help me God. (signed) Robt C Cutting

Sworn to this 24th day of September, 1860
Before me (signature illegible)

List or Manifest OF ALL THE PASSENGERS taken on board the Ship John Bright, whereof Robt C Cutting is Master, from Liverpool, burthen 1449 tons.

 From List

397  Hellen Morgan      40          1820      f                            Ireland

398  Jno Morgan          18          1842       m      labourer    Ireland

399  Edw^d Morgan    14          1846       m                          Ireland

400  Pat Morgan           11          1849       m                          Ireland

 Link to actual Ship register sheet . http://tinyurl.com/a9s8q5l

 Edward Morgan provide this critical info in 2010

 His comment

 You will see evidence (lines 397-400) of the NYC arrival of our Morgan ancestors on September 24, 1860.  "Hellen" (Ellen) was incorrectly recorded but "Jno" (John), "Edw^d" (Edward) and "Pat" (Patrick) are in the correct sequence. 

 Jgfox comment

Both the names and birth dates are consistent with other established family records.  Since each name is a common name, I extensively checked and rechecked the 1870 and 1880 US Census to see if there was another possible Morgan family with the same names and birthdates.  Nothing was found.  Nothing even close.

This is our Morgan family arriving in the Port of New York.  Their father was not sailing with them.  Information posted by the family was that  the Patriarch, Patrick Morgan,  departed  Limerick in 1852.and in 1858 was in St. Louis, Mo.