Daniel Morse

Brief Life History of Daniel

When Daniel Morse was born on 18 September 1745, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Benjamin Morse, was 42 and his mother, Margaret Bartlett, was 38. He married Miriam Hoyt on 20 November 1766, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 25 February 1826, in Bridgewater, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bridgewater, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Daniel Morse
Miriam Hoyt
Marriage: 20 November 1766
Stephen Morse
Molly Morse
Mariam Morse
Daniel Morse
Margaret Morse
John Morse
Moses Morse
Abigail Morse
Ruth Morse
Benjamin B Morse
Col Joseph Morse

Sources (38)

  • Daniel Morse, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Daniel Morse, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Daniel Morse, "Find A Grave Index"

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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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