Elizabeth Doolittle

23 February 1800–26 July 1846 (Age 46)
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Doolittle was born on 23 February 1800, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Johnson Doolittle, was 34 and her mother, Elizabeth Doolittle, was 36. She married Samuel Ellis Morse on 21 December 1820, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 26 July 1846, in North Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ellis Morse
Elizabeth Doolittle
Marriage: 21 December 1820
George Samuel Morse
Son Morse
Marah Elizabeth Morse
Samantha Morse
Roswell C Morse
Samantha Olinda Morse
William Johnson Morse
Augustus Griggs Morse
Johnson Doolittle Morse

Spouse and Children

21 December 1820
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (7)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 2

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 19

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

English: nickname for a lazy man, from Middle English do ‘do’ + little ‘little’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Elizabeth Morse, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Elizabeth Morse, "Find A Grave Index"

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