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Benjamin Morse, Jr.

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Probably Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Benjamin Morse and Ruth Morse (Sawyer)
Husband of Susannah Morse (Merrill)
Father of Priscilla Ordway; Ruth Chase; Abel Morse, Capt.; Joseph Morse; Joshua Morse and 12 others
Brother of Ruth Moody (Morse); Joseph Morse; William Morse; Phillip Morse; Sarah Pillsbury (Morse) and 7 others

Occupation: Weaver
Managed by: Private User
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About Benjamin Morse, Jr.

  • Memorial of the Morses : containing the history of seven persons of the name, who settled in America in the seventeenth century ; with a catalogue of ten thousand of their descendants ... (1850)
  • https://archive.org/details/memorialofmorses00mors
  • https://archive.org/stream/memorialofmorses00mors#page/90/mode/1up
  • 1 3 ANTHONY1 w. Mary ---- ; 2. Anne ----, d. Mar. 9, 1679-80, r Newbury.
    • id 1. Anthony2 jun. died Feb. 25, 1677-8, married Elizabeth Knight.
    • id 2. Benjamin2 Dea. z. March 4 or 27, 1640, married Ruth Sawyer.
    • 3. Sarah May 1, '41, married Amos Stickney June 24, '63, r. Newbury.
    • 4. Hannah 1642;
    • 5. Lydia, May, 1645, died May 8 or 18, 1648.
    • 6. Lydia Oct. 7, '47 ;
    • 7. Mary, April 9, '49, died June 14, 1662, at Newbury.
    • 8. Hester May 3, '51, married Robert Holmes Feb. 26, '68-9, at Newbury.
    • id 9. Joshua2 July 24, '53, died March 28, '91-2, at Newbury, leaving "Smith's tools" and land at Piscataqua inventoried at £103.
    • 10. Mary pr who married Philip Eastman, Aug. 22. '78, of Haverhill.
  • .... etc.
  • id 2 BENJAMIN2 Dea. wife Ruth Sawyer, r. Newbury, now E. part of W. Newbury
    • 91 1. Benjamin3 jun. z. Aug. 24, 1668, died Oct. 25, 1743, m. Susanna, dg. of Abel Merrill, and granddaughter of Aquila Chase of N., from Cornwall, Eng.
    • 2. Ruth Dec. 8, '69, married Doct. Caleb Moody Dec. 9, '90, had Judith.
    • 91 3. Joseph3 z. Feb. 10, '71-2, dis. to Andover chh. 1722, died at Casco Bay, Sep 9, 1745, "sick seven weeks before others went out in the troops."
    • 91 4. William3 Dea. z. Jan. 28, '73-4, died May 10, 1749, married Sarah Merrill.
    • 5. Sarah Jan. 13, '75-6, died Jan., '78-9 ;
    • 7. Sarah. Jan. 19, '79-80.
    • 92 6. Philip3 z. Oct. 19. '77, died 1758, married Mary Brown, r. Newbury.
    • 8. Anne March 27, '80-1 ;
    • 9. Hannah. Feb. 19, '81-2, in. Samuel Poor, '05.
    • 10. Mary May 15, '86, married David Merrill Dec. 18, 1706.
    • 92 11. Samuel3 z. Dec. 7. '88, a weaver, married Elizabeth March.
  • .... etc.
  • https://archive.org/stream/memorialofmorses00mors#page/91/mode/1up
  • 90 1 Benjamin3 wife Susanna Merrill, b. Nov. 14, 1673, married Jan. 28, '91-2, r. N.
    • 93 1. Abel4 z. Hn. Oct. 5, '92, married Grace Parker 1714, r. N. and Chester, N. H.
    • 2. Ruth Sept. 25, '94, married Abraham Chase Nov. 16, 1716.
    • 3. Priscilla April 22, '97, married Nathaniel Ordway July 6, 1718.
    • 4. Judith March 13, '99, and no further reported.
    • 93 5. Stephen4 z. Mar. 30, 1701, d. Mar. 7, '39-40, m. Sarah Hopkinson, z. of Rowley.
    • 6. Mary 1703;
    • 7. Hannah, z. 1706;
    • 8. Susanna, z. 1710-11.
    • 121 9. Benjamin4 Doct. March 25, '13 or '16, married Abigail Dudley, r. Sutton.
  • .... etc.

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  • MORSE, Benjamin
  • b. ABT 1669 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
  • d. 22 JUL 1743
  • Parents:
  • Father: MORSE, Joseph
  • Mother: Mary,
  • Family:
  • Marriage: ABT 1690
  • Spouse: MERRILL, Susanna
  • b. 14 NOV 1673 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
  • d. 15 MAR 1708/9 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
  • Parents:
  • Father: MERRILL, Abel
  • Mother: CHASE, Priscilla
  • Children:
    • MORSE, Joseph b. 26 AUG 1691 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
    • MORSE, Mary
    • MORSE, Hannah
    • MORSE, Joshua b. 1 MAR 1697/8 Newbury, Essex, Mass. d. 26 JUN 1699 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
    • MORSE, Joshua b. 30 MAR 1700 Newbury, Essex, Mass. d. 11 AUG 1728 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
    • MORSE, Margaret
    • MORSE, Benjamin b. 2 FEB 1703/4 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
    • MORSE, Elizabeth
    • MORSE, Susanna b. 7 MAR 1708/9 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
    • MORSE, Sarah
  • Family:
  • Marriage: 22 JAN 1712/3
  • Spouse: BELL, Mercy
  • Children:
    • MORSE, Abigail b. ABT 1714 Newbury, Essex, Mass.
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_1.htm#63

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  • Benjamin Morss
  • Birth: Aug. 24, 1668 Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death: Oct. 26, 1743 Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • He died at the age of 75 years.
  • Click Here for Family History
  • sources: gravestone inscription, Vital Records of Newbury, MA to the end of the year 1849, deaths, Vital Records of Newbury, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849; Vol. I - Births (Salem, MA: The Essex Institute; 1911), 1:339.
  • Note:
  • (courtesy of FindAGrave member: Carolyn Ellis)
  • His name was Benjamin Morse with an e not 2 esses. An error was made when carving the stone.
  • Family links:
  • Parents:
  • Benjamin Morse (1640 - 1716)
  • Ruth Bitford Sawyer Morse (1648 - 1715)
  • Spouse:
  • Susannah Merrill Morse (1673 - 1733)
  • Children:
    • Stephen Mors (____ - 1740)*
    • Margaret Morse Coffin (1702 - 1775)*
  • Siblings:
  • Benjamin Morss (1668 - 1743)
  • Ruth Morse Moody (1669 - 1748)*
  • William Morse (1673 - 1749)*
  • Note: 1-please see gravestone photo for reading of symbols carved into the stone. 2-Parental link & birth info courtesy of FindAGrave member: Paul Noyes
  • Burial: Sawyer Hill Burying Ground , Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Find A Grave Memorial# 100852825
  • From: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100852825

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Benjamin Morse, Jr.'s Timeline

1668
August 24, 1668
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1691
January 28, 1691
Age 22
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
August 26, 1691
Age 23
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1692
October 1, 1692
Age 24
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1694
September 25, 1694
Age 26
Haverhill, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1695
January 20, 1695
Age 26
Newbury, Massachusetts, United States
1697
April 22, 1697
Age 28
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1698
March 1, 1698
Age 29
1699
March 13, 1699
Age 30
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1700
March 30, 1700
Age 31
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts