Lydia Morse

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

The Life Summary 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 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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Family Time Line

Samuel Sherman
1718–1784
Lydia Morse
1721–1756
Marriage: 1 August 1742
Samuel Sherman
1743–1793
Jason Sherman
1745–1815
Abner Sherman I
1748–1819
Isaac Sherman
1751–1819
Jeduthan Sherman
1753–1826
Sherman
1755–1755
Stillborn Infant Sherman
1755–

Spouse and Children

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

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Morss
    Morris

    Sources (8)

    • Lydia in entry for Jeduthan Sharmon, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Lidia Mors in the Massachusetts, U.S., Town and Vital Records, 1620
    • Vital records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the end of the year 1849

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