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.
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.
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