|Birth: ||Jun. 30, 1579|
|Death: ||Jun. 20, 1654|
Family monument erected by Morse Family Descendants
According to ("Great Migration" V:170-177, published 2007 by NEHGS), Samuel was most probably the son of Rev.Thomas Morse of Foxearth, Co. Essex, England. Samuel was baptized in Boxted, Co.Essex on Jun 12, 1576. He died at Medfield, MA on Dec 5, 1654.
Note...he married Elizabeth Jasper at Redgrave, Co. Suffolk, England on Jun 29, 1602 and brought their 7 children with them, arriving at Watertown in 1635. Elizabeth is the daughter of Lancelot Jasper and Rose Shephard.
Some info provided by Kevin Avery and J. Edwards. Source: Representative men and old families of southeastern Massachusetts : containing historical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and genealogical records of many of the old families. pg. 1774.
Elizabeth and Samuel Morse had seven children: John, Daniel, Joseph, Abigail, Samuel, Jeremiah and Mary. Elizabeth's husband Samuel made his will on Oct. 2, 1654, "leaving all his estate....,to his wife, Elizabeth. His wife d. June 20, 1654, aged sixty-seven years. Genealogy and history of representative citizens of the commonwealth of Massachusetts, p. 363.
History of Sherborn and Holliston, MA has her death date as June 20, 1655.
According to the book: English Origins of New England Families, Elizabeth and Samuel had eight children, the one not mentioned above was Elizabeth, born March 6, 1606.
Other sources: Three Hundred Colonial Ancestors and War Service by Elizabeth M. Leach Rixford.
Lancelot Jasper (1545 - 1616)
Rose Shepard Jasper (1549 - 1625)
Samuel Morse (1585 - 1654)*
Elizabeth Morse Daniels (1606 - 1643)*
John Morse (1608 - 1657)*
Daniel Morse (1610 - 1688)*
Joseph Morse (1615 - 1654)*
Mary Morse Bullen (1620 - 1692)*
Widow of SAMUEL d. June 26, 1654 AE. 67
Vine Lake Cemetery
Maintained by: Cathy Truesdale
Originally Created by: Julie Nathanson
Record added: Nov 12, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16621178