|Birth: ||Jan. 15, 1834|
|Death: ||Dec. 27, 1909|
Son of Leonard L. and Elizabeth Stearns Morse
William Morse , born in Waterbury, Washington County Vt., Jan. 15, 1834, is a son of Leonard L. Morse, a native of Massachusetts, who moved with his family to Will County, IL, in the spring of 1834; to Whitesides County, IL, about 1836; to McHenry County, IL, in 1842, and to California in 1847. In 1849 he went back to Vermont, and in 1850 to McHenry County, IL, and to Chickasaw County, IA, 1853. In the same year William Morse came to this county, and bought the land he now occupies. He went to Rice County, Minn., in 1855, and in 1858 came here, and settled on section 8, Floyd Township. He was married, Jan. 23, 1855, to Lucinda O. Horton. Of their seven children six are living - Adella, Charles E., Ida M., Anna E., Frank L. and William H. He has been Township Trustee, Constable, and School Treasurer.
Lucinda Ordelia Horton Morse (1837 - 1917)*
Charles E. Morse (1858 - 1891)*
Anna E. Morse Hayes (1863 - 1933)*
Franklin L. Morse (1871 - 1923)*
William H Morse (1875 - 1938)*
Created by: Kathy Gerkins
Record added: Feb 06, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8360592
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