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Samuel Morse
Birth: Jun. 12, 1576
Essex, England
Death: Dec. 5, 1654
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Samuel Morse was born on June 12, 1576 in Boxted, England, the son of Rev. Thomas and Margaret (King) Morse. He married Elizabeth Jasper on June 29, 1602 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England. He emigrated to America with his wife and seven children on the ship "Increase" that left England April 15, 1635. They had seven children: Elizabeth, John, Daniel, Joseph, Abigail, Samuel, Jeremiah and Mary.

They settled first in Watertown, MA where they "became comfortable to the orders and discipline and doctrines too of the Puritan Church to the joy which was doubtless their motive for emigrating. Representative men and old families of southeastern Massachusetts". 1912. Vol III page 1774

"Subsequently Samuel resided in Dedham. He made his will Oct. 2, 1654, leaving all his estate, amounting in value to one hundred and twenty-four pounds and seven shillings, to his wife, Elizabeth, it to be divided after his death among his surviving children." Genealogy and History of Representative Citizens of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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. He died at Medfield,MA on Dec 5,1654.

Note...he married Elizabeth Jasper at Redgrave,Co.Suffolk on Jun 29,1602

Info provided by Kevin Avery 
Family links: 
  Elizabeth Jasper Morse (1579 - 1655)
  John Morse (1608 - 1657)*
  Daniel Morse (1610 - 1688)*
  Joseph Morse (1613 - 1654)*
  Mary Morse Bullen (1620 - 1692)*
*Calculated relationship

Born 1585,
Settled at Dedham 1636,
Died at Medfield 1654.
Vine Lake Cemetery
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
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Record added: Nov 12, 2006
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