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Capt Theodore Morse

Capt Theodore Morse

Birth
Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Dec 1794 (aged 80)
Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 5866840 · View Source
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Theodore was born to was Joshua Morse and Elizabeth Doty in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1714. His mother was the granddaughter of Edward Doty, and Francis Cooke, both who arrived on the Mayflower.

Theodore married Thankful Crocker on Apr. 26, 1739, and they had 9 children, not all living to an adult age. Sadly, Thankful died on Jul. 1, 1762.

After Thankful's death, Theodore married Susannah Davis (widow of Zaccheus Phinney) on Mar. 6, 1763. Susannah was the daughter of Jabez Davis and Annah Dimmock. Theodore and Susannah had two children, a daughter, Bere Cynthia Morse and a son Calvin.

Theodore Morse lived to the age of 80, dying in Falmouth, in 1794.

In most sources, he was known as Captain Morse, because he was a master sea captain and he had received a Captain's commission from the king as well. He was also known to be a yeoman (property owner).


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  • Maintained by: Kline Lynch
  • Originally Created by: Tom Cummings
  • Added: 21 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5866840
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Theodore Morse (20 Aug 1714–19 Dec 1794), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5866840, citing Falmouth Old Burying Ground, Falmouth, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kline Lynch (contributor 47937188) .