Daniel Morse

18 September 1745–25 February 1826 (Age 80)
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life 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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Family Time Line

Daniel Morse
1745–1826
Miriam Hoyt
1746–1812
Marriage: 20 November 1766
Stephen Morse
1767–1851
Molly Morse
1769–1869
Mariam Morse
1771–1860
Daniel Morse
1773–1861
Margaret Morse
1775–1851
John Morse
1777–1847
Moses Morse
1779–1879
Abigail Morse
1781–1873
Ruth Morse
1783–1883
Benjamin B Morse
1786–1880
Joseph Morse
1788–1873

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1766
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 31

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 43

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

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)

  • Daniel Morse in entry for Daniel Morse, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • David Morse in entry for Miriam Morse, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Daniel Morse in entry for Mary Carhart, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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