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
Lucretia Swasey Dean
Marriage: 3 November 1817
Lucretia Swasey Morse
Dean Morse
Olive L. Morse
Mary C. Morse
Sarah Ann Morse
Elizabeth P. Morse
Catherine J. Morse
Amos Frank Morse

Spouse and Children


    Lucretia Swasey Dean


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


    Lucretia Swasey Morse


    Dean Morse


    Olive L. Morse


    Mary C. Morse


    Sarah Ann Morse


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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.

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.

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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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