George P. Morse

14 November 1813–April 1877 (Age 63)
Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of George P.

When George P. Morse was born on 14 November 1813, in Pembroke, Renfrew, Ontario, Canada, his father, William Morse, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Phillips, was 23. He lived in St Issells, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom for about 10 years and Saint Issells, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1871. He died in April 1877, in Arcade, Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Arcade, Wyoming, New York, United States.

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William Morse
Elizabeth Phillips
Sarah Ann Morse
George P. Morse
Mary Morris
Ann Morse
Elizabeth Morse
Thomas Morris
Elizabeth Morris
William Morse
Mary Morse
Phebe Morse

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World Events (8)

Age 2
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 14
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
Age 17
Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).

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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Sources (10)

  • George Moree, "Wales Births and Baptisms, 1541-1907"
  • George P Morse in household of William Morse, "New York, State Census, 1855"
  • George Morse, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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