Lydia Morse

22 January 1721–1 August 1756 (Age 35)
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life 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, Lydia Newton, was 21. She married Samuel Sherman about 1738, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 1 August 1756, in Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 35.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Sherman
1718–1784
Lydia Morse
1721–1756
Marriage: about 1738
Samuel Sherman
1743–1793
Jason Sherman
1745–1815
Abner Sherman
1748–1819
Isaac Sherman
1751–1819
Jeduthan Sherman
1753–1826
Sherman
1755–1755

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1738
Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

Name Meaning

1 Welsh and English: variant of Morris .2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses . Compare Morris .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

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

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