Amos Morse

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

The Life Summary 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 Challis, 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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Family Time Line

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

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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.
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

Morris
Moses
Morris
Morson

Sources (25)

  • 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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