Lucy Ann Blackburn

1822–4 December 1897 (Age 75)
Quebec, Canada

The Life of Lucy Ann

Lucy Ann Blackburn was born in 1822, in Quebec, Canada. She married Emerson Paine Morse on 24 October 1853, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 4 December 1897, in Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75.

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Emerson Paine Morse
Lucy Ann Blackburn
Marriage: 24 October 1853
George B Morse
George Adams Morse
Lizzie Agnes Morse
Adelaide Palmer Morse

Spouse and Children

24 October 1853
Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States



    George Adams Morse


    Lizzie Agnes Morse



World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Blackburn, but especially the one in Lancashire, so named with Old English blæc ‘dark’ + burna ‘stream’. The surname is mainly found in northern England.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy A Morse in household of Emerson P Morse, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucy A. Blackburn in entry for Adelaide P. Morse, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Lucy A. in entry for Alton F. Caswell and Adelaide P. Morse, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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