Benjamin Morse

11 June 1748–29 April 1829 (Age 80)
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Morse was born on 11 June 1748, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Benjamin Morse, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Bartlett, was 40. He married Rachel Webster on 19 September 1770, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 29 April 1829, in New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Morse
1748–1829
Rachel Webster
1751–1826
Marriage: 19 September 1770
Benjamin Morse
1771–1849
Jonathan Morse
1774–
William Morse
1777–1853
Sally Morse
1777–1857
Nabbee Morse
1780–
Rachel Morse
1782–
Hannah Morse
1785–
Luke Morse
1789–1793
Rutha Morse
1792–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 September 1770Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1776
    Age 28
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776
    Age 28
    New Hampshire is 9th state.
    1791
    Age 43
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    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

    Morson
    Morris
    Moses

    Sources (23)

    • Benjamin Morse, "United States Census, 1820"
    • Benjamin Morse in entry for Luke Morse, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
    • Benjamin Morse in entry for Rutha Morse, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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