Person:Ralph Morden (1)

Ralph Morden
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Name Ralph Morden
Gender Male
Marriage to Ann Durham
Death[1] 25 Nov 1780 Easton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States
Reference Number? 12686

Ralph Morden, was executed in Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania on November 25, 1780, for treason. He had helped Robert Land to escape from authorities in Pennsylvania. Robert Land later settled in Barton Township, Upper Canada, where he founded the city of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

  1. Shaw Family History by Wm. D. Clutton, 15 May, 2001 - clutton(at)

    QUAY 3 ..."After Ralph was hanged for traitorous conspiracy (helping Robert Land escape) at Easton, Pennsylvania in 1780, Ann brought her family to the Hamilton [Ontario]area..."