Susan Reed Morse

Female1804–9 January 1866

Brief Life History of Susan Reed

When Susan Reed Morse was born in 1804, in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States, her father, Jason Morse, was 33 and her mother, Sarah Morse, was 26. She married Josiah Gleason on 5 October 1830, in Newfane, Windham, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 9 January 1866, in Windham, Vermont, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Wardsboro, Windham, Vermont, United States.

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Josiah Gleason
Susan Reed Morse
Marriage: 5 October 1830
Martin Joseph Gleason
James Mellon Gleason
Edson G. Gleason
Sarah Gleason
William H. Gleason
William H. Gleason

Sources (15)

  • Susan Gleason in household of Josiah Gleason, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan R Morse Gleason, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Susan Gleason, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 October 1830Newfane, Windham, Vermont, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (7)


    Age 0

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

    Age 0

    With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

    Age 17

    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh and English: variant of Morris .

    Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses . Compare Morris .

    History: Samuel Morse (1791–1872), inventor of the electric telegraph andof Morse code, was a direct descendant of Anthony Morse of Wiltshire,England, who had emigrated to MA in 1635.

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

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