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
Rebeckah Morse
Marriage: May 1808
Anna Morse
Lydia Gleason Morse
Aaron Gleason Morse
Micajah Gleason Morse

Spouse and Children

May 1808
Framingham, MA


    Anna Morse


    Lydia Gleason Morse


    Aaron Gleason Morse


    Micajah Gleason Morse


Parents and Siblings



    John Gleason




    Micajah Gleason



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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.

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.

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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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