Lydia Morse

Female22 January 1721–1 August 1756

Brief Life History of Lydia

When Lydia Morse was born on 22 January 1721, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Morse II, was 24 and her mother, Lidia Newton, was 21. She married Samuel Sherman on 1 August 1742, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 August 1756, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 35.

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Samuel Sherman
Lydia Morse
Marriage: 1 August 1742
Samuel Sherman
Jason Sherman
Abner Sherman I
Isaac Sherman
Jeduthan Sherman
Stillborn Infant Sherman

Sources (8)

  • Lidia Mors, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Lydia in entry for Jeduthan Sharmon, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Lydia in entry for Samuel Sherman, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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  • Marriage
    1 August 1742Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

    +3 More Children

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and English: variant of Morris .

    Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses . Compare Morris .

    History: Samuel Morse (1791–1872), inventor of the electric telegraph andof Morse code, was a direct descendant of Anthony Morse of Wiltshire,England, who had emigrated to MA in 1635.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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