Rebeckah Morse

18 October 1782–11 August 1831 (Age 48)
Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Rebeckah

When Rebeckah Morse was born on 18 October 1782, in Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Colonel John Gleason, was 36 and her mother, Anna Eames, was 33. She married Johathan Morse in May 1808. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 11 August 1831, in Union, Knox, Maine, United States, at the age of 48.

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Family Time Line

Johathan Morse
1776–1868
Rebeckah Morse
1782–1831
Marriage: May 1808
Anna Morse
1809–1843
Lydia Gleason Morse
1811–1835
Aaron Gleason Morse
1814–1834
Micajah Gleason Morse
1819–1871

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
May 1808
Framingham, MA
children

(4)

    Anna Morse

    Female1809–1843Female

    Lydia Gleason Morse

    Female1811–1835Female

    Aaron Gleason Morse

    Male1814–1834Male

    Micajah Gleason Morse

    Male1819–1871Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    John Gleason

    Male1771–1831Male

    Female1773–1849Female

    Female1775–1869Female

    Micajah Gleason

    Male1777–1823Male

    Male1779–1850Male

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1786: Lincoln, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Lincoln, Maine, United States; 1860: Knox, Maine, United States
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 18

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Rebecca Gleason, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Rebecca Gleason, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Rebeckah Morse in entry for Lydia Gleason Morse, "Maine Deaths and Burials, 1841-1910"

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