Joseph Carpenter Morse

Brief Life History of Joseph Carpenter

When Joseph Carpenter Morse was born on 20 March 1800, in Virgil, Cortland, New York, United States, his father, John William Morse, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Morse, was 32. He married Lydia Bowen on 23 August 1827. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died in January 1848, at the age of 47.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Carpenter Morse
1800–1848
Lydia Bowen
1805–1838
Marriage: 23 August 1827
Charles Bowen Morse
1829–1875
John Kirke Morse
1831–1832
Sarah Gardner Morse
1834–1894
Levi Morse
1838–1838
Lydia Morse
1838–1838

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  • Joseph Carpenter Morse, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1804

Established in 1804.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

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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