Sarah Elizabeth <I>Griswold</I> Morse


Sarah Elizabeth Griswold Morse

Sault Sainte Marie, Chippewa County, Michigan, USA
Death 14 Nov 1901 (aged 78)
Berlin, Germany
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Memorial ID 43382023 View Source

Sarah was reportedly born at Fort Brady in Chippewa County. It was a frontier fort built in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan to guard against incursions from Canada.

Mortuary Notice published in the Duluth News-Tribune, Duluth, MN on Sunday, Nov. 17, 1901: Vol: 23, Page 1
Mrs. Samuel Morse Dead
NEW YORK, Nov. 16. Mrs. Sarah Elizabeth Griswold Morse, widow of Prof. Samuel F. B. Morse, inventor of the telegraph, died in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday. She was Prof. Morse's second wife and was married to him in 1848. She was born in 1827. Four children, one daughter and three sons, were born to her, and it was at the home of her daughter in Berlin, that she died."

Sarah and Samuel had four children, the three listed below and also daughter Cornelia Livingstone Morse born 1851.

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