Hugh Clifford Morse

15 November 1893–September 1962 (Age 68)
Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States

The Life of Hugh Clifford

When Hugh Clifford Morse was born on 15 November 1893, in Port Angeles, Clallam, Washington, United States, his father, Samuel Gay Morse, was 33 and his mother, Susan Mary Draper, was 32. He married Marjorie ( Dee) Griffith on 12 June 1912, in Kitsap, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Charleston, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1920 and Bremerton, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1930. He died in September 1962, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Clifford Morse
Marjorie ( Dee) Griffith
Marriage: 12 June 1912
Hugh Griffith Morse
Robert Allen Morse
Patrick Griffith Morse
Daniel Gay Morse

Spouse and Children

12 June 1912
Kitsap, Washington, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Gay Morse


    Susan Mary Draper




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 4

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 19

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Hugh C Morse in household of Samuel G Morse, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hugh C Morse in household of Samuel G Morse, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hugh C Morse, "United States Census, 1930"

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