The Mixed-Race 'Morgan' Family
The Morgan Family
Front: Leigh Morgan & John Lett
Back: Doc, Daniel, and Ed Morgan
Katherine Morgan & Eva Scott
Daughter of Joanna and Aaron Morgan
According to 'The Old Settlers Reunion: A Nation Within Itself',
Aaron Morgan was born on June 1, 1844, in Nelsonville, Ohio.
Aaron married Johanna Lett at Greenville, Michigan, in 1867.
The Dan Pointer Farm was left to Aaron.
It became a popular gathering place for
friends and was known as the "Morgan Farm."
Aaron and Johanna 12 children.
Aaron helped to construct the A. M. E. Zion Church in
Mecosta and served as one of its trustees for many years.
A portion of the Morgan Farm was set aside for a burying
ground that is known today as West Wheatland Cemetery.
Johanna was the daughter of Ely Lett.
She died January 30, 1906.
Aaron and Johanna's children were:
Mary J., Edward, Susanna, Jane M., Derrick "Doc,"
Daniel, Aaron E., Ida, Elijah, Emma, Viola and Catherine.