George Washington Morse

24 August 1813–1886 (Age 72)
Union, Knox, Maine, United States

The Life of George Washington

When George Washington Morse was born on 24 August 1813, in Union, Knox, Maine, United States, his father, Levi Morse, was 52 and his mother, Mary Gay Bradford, was 40. He married Mary Harding Rice on 11 October 1840, in Union, Knox, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Maine, United States in 1870 and Carroll Plantation, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1880. He died in 1886, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Morse
1813–1886
Mary Harding Rice
1815–1865
Marriage: 11 October 1840
Edward Franklin Morse
1841–1848
Leslie Meboyn Morse
1842–1906
Orville Dana Morse
1844–1845
Sarah Alfrarelta Morse
1846–
Harriet Estella Morse
1848–1914
Mary Ella Morse
1851–1924

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 October 1840
Union, Knox, Maine, United States
children

(6)

    Edward Franklin Morse

    Male1841–1848Male

    Leslie Meboyn Morse

    Male1842–1906Male

    Orville Dana Morse

    Male1844–1845Male

    Sarah Alfrarelta Morse

    Female1846–Female

    Harriet Estella Morse

    Female1848–1914Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

    Persis Morse

    Female1792–1839Female

    Walter E. Morse

    Male1794–1825Male

    Hannah Morse

    Female1796–1884Female

    Sally Morse

    Female1798–1886Female

    Barnard Morse

    Male1800–1877Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820

Age 7

Maine is the 23rd state.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 23

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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)

  • George W Morse, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Morse in entry for Leslie M Morse, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • George W. Morse in entry for Leslie M. Morse and Julia M. Lovely, Adopted, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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