Amos Morse

about 1786–11 February 1861 (Age 75)
East Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Amos

When Amos Morse was born about 1786, in East Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Morse, was 36 and his mother, Mary Chase, was 33. He married Lucretia Swasey Dean on 3 November 1817, in Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1855. He died on 11 February 1861, at the age of 75.

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Amos Morse
1786–1861
Lucretia Swasey Dean
1790–1870
Marriage: 3 November 1817
Lucretia Swasey Morse
1818–1872
Dean Morse
1820–1872
Olive L. Morse
1822–1864
Mary C. Morse
1824–1865
Sarah Ann Morse
1826–1869
Elizabeth P. Morse
1829–1849
Catherine J. Morse
1831–1859
Amos Frank Morse
1834–1888

Spouse and Children

    Male1786–1861Male

    Lucretia Swasey Dean

    Female1790–1870Female

MARRIAGE
3 November 1817
Exeter, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
children

(8)

    Lucretia Swasey Morse

    Female1818–1872Female

    Dean Morse

    Male1820–1872Male

    Olive L. Morse

    Female1822–1864Female

    Mary C. Morse

    Female1824–1865Female

    Sarah Ann Morse

    Female1826–1869Female

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 0

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1808

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

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)

  • Amos Morse, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Amos in entry for Lucretia S. Morse Williams, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Amos Morse, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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