Mary Ann Morse

4 December 1852–9 December 1930 (Age 78)
Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Morse was born on 4 December 1852, in Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, her father, Purvis G. Morse, was 22 and her mother, Sophronia Jane Leavitt, was 18. She married Abraham Frank Kimball on 25 August 1869, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Sheridan Township, Garfield, Oklahoma Territory, United States in 1900. She died on 9 December 1930, in Drummond, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Drummond, Garfield, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Frank Kimball
Mary Ann Morse
Marriage: 25 August 1869
May Kimball

Spouse and Children

25 August 1869
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States


    May Kimball


Parents and Siblings

    Purvis G. Morse


    Sophronia Jane Leavitt




    Charles Edward Morse



    William Morse


World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Henthorn in household of Saml H Henthorn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Polly Ann Morse in household of Pervas Morse, "United States Census, 1860"
  • May A. Kimbal in entry for Enoch J. Kimbal, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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