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The Morse Family

The Family of James Morse (Son of Joseph Morse) & Ruth Sawin

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE NOTE
Morse, James     June 05, 1725 Sherborn, MA     Sawin, Ruth 1
Morse, Thomas December 05, 1709 Sherborn, MA January 07, 1783 Dublin, NH March 29, 1736   Treadway, Mary  

        NOTE (Source -  History of Dublin, NH)

  1. James' Great-Grandfather, Samuel Morse, immigrated from England to Dedham, MA in 1635.

The Family of Capt. Thomas Morse & Mary Treadway

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE NOTE
Morse, Thomas December 05, 1709 Sherborn, MA January 07, 1783 Dublin, NH March 29, 1736   Treadway, Mary 1
Morse, Mary February 12, 1736-7 Sherborn, MA        
                             Wheeler, Abram
 
Morse, Ruth August 03, 1739 Sherborn, MA August 01, 1811 Queensbury, VT January 25,1758   Morse, Daniel  
Morse, Reuben, Esq. June 21, 1742 Sherborn, MA August 27, 1810 Dublin, NH June 1768   Mason, Abigail  
Morse, Rachel February 13, 1742-3 Sherborn, MA         Puffer, Jabez  
Morse, Silence August 19, 1745 Sherborn, MA August 20, 1745 Sherborn, MA        
Morse, Abigail   June 07, 1746  Sherborn, MA August 26, 1825 Sullivan, NH     Wilson, Daniel  
Morse, Thomas May 21, 1748 Sherborn, MA         Rowe, Patty

4

Morse, Sarah April 24, 1750 Sherborn, MA October 07, 1828   June 1769   Mason, Thaddeus  
Morse, Ezra November 16, 1752 Sherborn, MA June 03, 1830   Dublin, NH March 26, 1760 Peterborough, NH Swan, Agnes  
Morse, John June 19, 1754 Sherborn, MA February 19, 1813 Dublin, NH March 06, 1783 Dublin, NH Adams, Hannah

3

Morse, Jonathan May 23, 1756 Sherborn, MA December 1812 Leicester, VT September 11, 1783   Smith, Thankful

2

Morse, Hannah March 10, 1758 Sherborn, MA January 20, 1772 Dublin, NH        
Morse, Amos October 07, 1760 Sherborn, MA     August 04,1783   Rollins, Abigail  

            NOTES (Source - History of Dublin, NH)

  1. Captain Thomas Morse; first permanent English settler in Dublin, NH. From "Memorial of the Morses", by Rev. Abner Morse, A.M. : "A captain's commission was sent him (Thomas Morse) by the royal Governor Wentworth of New Hampshire, to keep him loyal, which he indignantly spurned; and, ere hostilities commenced, he had three sons trained to volunteer at the first call, while he, advanced in years, remained at home with the others tocarry on the farm, and encourage his fellow-citizens to patriotic efforts, He was pronounced by one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, who had much intercourse with him, to be the 'shrewdest man he ever knew."
  2. Revolutionary War soldier.
  3. Major John Morse.
  4. Relocated to Canada.

The Family of Rueben Morse, Esq. and Abigail Mason

NAME BIRTH LOCATION DEATH LOCATION MARRIAGE LOCATION SPOUSE

NOTE

Morse, Reuben, Esq. June 21, 1742 Sherborn, MA August 27, 1810 Dublin, NH June 1768   Mason, Abigail

1

Morse, Martha (Patty) April 28, 1769 Dublin, NH January 11, 1835 Sandy Creek, New York April 28, 1789  Dublin, NH Muzzy, Robert  
Morse, Reuben, Jr. March 09, 1771        Dublin, NH July 05, 1851   August 14,1793   Hayward, Betsy  
Morse, Hannah March 25, 1773 Dublin, NH     1796   Gassett, Darius  
Morse, Benjamin July 21, 1775 Dublin, NH 1844       Howe, Betsy  
Morse, Persis April 28, 1779 Dublin, NH     April 28,1779   Clary, Daniel  
Morse, Bela August 12, 1783 Dublin, NH October 8, 1827 Dublin, NH August 04, 1783   Rollins, Abigail

2

Morse, Ebenezer August 30, 1785 Dublin, NH   Walpole, NH November 04, 1816   Crafts, Esther

3

Morse, Asa May 02, 1792 Dublin, NH February 10, 1864 Charlestown, NH May 02, 1818 Dublin, NH Morse, Hannah  
Sarah   Dublin, NH            

                             
           NOTES (Source - History of Dublin, NH)

  1. "He was a man of quick discernment, deep penetration, and sound judgement. He early and zealously espoused the cause of his country, and, throughout the conflict which achieved our independence evinced a patriotism rarely surpassed and never questioned. He enlisted in the army of the Revolution, and fought with distinguished bravery at Ticonderoga. he enjoyed the entire confidence of his fellow-townsmen, and was honored with the highest offices in their gift; the duties of which he discharged with ability, and an eye to the public good. He was a member of the Congregational Church, and a regular attendant upon the ordinances of the gospel, until the close of his active and useful life." - Rev. Abner Morse, A.M.
  2. Captain Bela Morse.
  3. Dr. Ebenezer Morse.

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