On this SWIFT obilesk gravestone:
William J. Swift
died Mar. 18, 1882 age 46
Hannah C. Swift
died May 30, 1903 age 67
Marjorie M. Morse 1897-1935
Walter B. Morse 1864-1923
Susie S. Morse 1867-1947
Helen Swift Morse
January 19-Sept 8, 1896
Wesley H. Bronson 1888-1936?or?
[unclear as to his death date as
he is recorded in the 1940 Census]
Katherine M. Bronson 1893-1959
Esther C. Morse 1901-1988
Harold S. Morse 1896-1989
Walter C. Morse 1926-2002
2 low military markers:
Harold S. Morse
PFC ARMY WWI
January 19, 1896-Aug. 5, 1989
Walter C. Morse
S SGT US ARMY WWII
Oct. 12, 1926-Aug. 15, 2002
8 low markers:
WJS / HCS / MMM / HELEN /
WBM / SSM / KMB & WHB / ECM
1870 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. WILLIAM J.SWIFT age 35, clerk in grocery, estate worth $4,000. Wife HANNAH C. SWIFT age 34. Child: SUSIE S. SWIFT age 3. Two servants.
1880 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. WILLIAM J. SWIFT age 45, occupation: gardening. Wife HANNAH C. SWIFT age 44. Children: SUSIE S. SWIFT age 13, and HENRY M. SWIFT age 8. All Swifts born in Massachusetts. Also there are 2 servants: Eliza Dunn age 40 and Jennie S. Phelps age 26.
1900 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA. HANNAH C. SWIFT age 64, widow, had 2 children both living. Living with Hannah is her married daughter: SUSIE S. [SWIFT] MORSE age 33, born Jan. 1867, married 8 years, had 4 children with 3 living. Hannah's son-in-law WALTER B. MORSE age 35,born June 1864, occupation: "express business". Hannah's grandchildren: KATHERINE MORSE [BRONSON] 7, born April 1893; and HAROLD S. MORSE age 4, born Jan. 1896; and Richard S. Morse age 3, born Feb. 1897. Three servants also living there. [HELEN SWIFT MORSE born January 1896 must have been a twin to Harold S. Morse.]
1920 U.S. Census Ithica, New York. "CATHERINE" M. BRONSON age 26, born in Massachusetts. Husband WESLEY H. BRONSON age 31 born in Connecticut, no occupation listed.
1930 U.S. Census Belmont, MA, 22 Ivy Road. KATHERINE M. BRONSON age 35, married 15 years. Husband WESLEY H. BRONSON age 42, owns house worth $12,000, occupation: "statistition" "milk".
1930 U.S. Census Marlborough, MA, 143 Pleasant Street. HAROLD S. MORSE, age 34, express business, born in Massachusetts, owns his house worth $8,000. Wife ESTHER MORSE age 29. Son WALTER C. MORSE age 3. Daughter Emily Morse age 4 months. Widowed mother SUSIE S. MORSE age 63.
Plus they have a 19 year old maid.
1940 U.S. Census Belmont, MA 22 Ivy Road. KATHERINE M. BRONSON age 47, finished 1 year college. Husband WESLEY H. BRONSON age 52, owns house worth $8,000, finished college, income: $5,000; occupation: statistition for milk market. Mistranslation says "Inay S. Money" who is really SUSIE S. [SWIFT] MORSE, age 73, widowed mother-in-law to Wesley Bronson. And Swedish lodger Nellie K. Lindall age 34.
1942 DRAFT CARD for World War II:
name: HAROLD STEARNS MORSE
residence: 143 Pleasant Street, Marlborough, Mass.
born: January 19, 1896
works: Wheeler-Dart Express Co., 20 Florence St., Marl.
.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: WALTER C. MORSE
Birth Year: 1926
Race: White, citizen (White)
Nativity State or Country: Massachusetts
State of Residence: Massachusetts
County or City: Middlesex
Enlistment Date: 19 Jan 1945
Enlistment State: Massachusetts
Enlistment City: Fort Devens
Branch: No branch assignment
Branch Code: No branch assignment
Grade Code: Private
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Reserves - exclusive of Regular Army Reserve and Officers of the Officers Reserve Corps on active duty under the Thomason Act (Officers and Enlisted Men -- O.R.C. and E.R.C., and Nurses-Reserve Status)
Source: Enlisted Reserve or Medical Administrative Corps (MAC) Officer
Education: 3 years of high school
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Walter B. Morse (1864 - 1923)
Susie S. Swift Morse (1867 - 1947)
Wesley H. Bronson (1888 - 1936)
Katherine M. Morse Bronson (1893 - 1959)
Harold S. Morse (1896 - 1989)*
Helen Swift Morse (1896 - 1896)*
Richard Swift Morse (1897 - 1979)*
Created by: Chris Enright Snyder
Record added: Jun 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 112253131