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Benjamin Morse

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Death: October 26, 1743 (75)
Probably Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Sawyer Hill Burying Ground Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Benjamin Morse and Ruth Morse
Husband of Mercy Morse and Susanna Morse
Father of Joseph Morse; Captain Abel Morse; Mary Brown (Morse); Ruth Chase; Hannah March and 13 others
Brother of Hugh Morse; Ruth Moody; Joseph Morse; Deacon William Morse, Sr.; Sarah Morse and 8 others

Occupation: Deacon. weaver
Managed by: Private User
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About Benjamin Morse

DEACON

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/100852825/benjamin-morse

Deacon Benjamin Morse Jr.

BIRTH 24 Aug 1668 Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

DEATH 26 Oct 1743 (aged 75) Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

BURIAL Sawyer Hill Burying Ground Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA

He died at the age of 75 years.

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 Members

Parents Deacon Benjamin Morse 1640–1716

Ruth Sawyer Morse 1648–1715

Spouse Photo Susannah Merrill Morse 1673–1733

Siblings Photo Ruth Morse Moody 1669–1748

Photo William Morse 1673–1749

Photo Hannah Morse Poor 1682–1767

Children Photo Abel Morse 1692–1763

Priscilla Morse Ordway 1697–1735

Photo Stephen Mors 1701–1740

Photo Margaret Morse Coffin 1702–1775

Photo Benjamin Morse 1716–1776

Gravesite Details 1-please see gravestone photo for reading of symbols carved into the stone. 2-Parental link & birth info courtesy of FindAGrave member: Paul Noyes


  • 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

_______________________________

  • 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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https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=100852825

http://www.noyesgenealogy.net/getperson.php?personID=I19984&tree=noyes


GEDCOM Note

Was a member of the Second Church which is now the First Church of Newburyport.

Morse Genealogy Author: J. Howard Morse & Emily W. Leavitt Publication: The Morse Society, New York, NY, 1903 p. 29

MORSE, Benjamin (1668-) & Susamna MERRILL (1673-); 28 Jan 1691/2; Newbury {Morse (#2) 9, 22; Morse (#3) 91; Merrill 1:171; Chase (#1) 52; Reg. 84:446; Pillsbury Anc. 60} Torrys marriages to 1700

History of Old Chester [N.H.] from 1719 to 1869 ... By Benjamin Chase p. 566-568

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Benjamin Morse's Timeline

1668
August 24, 1668
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
1691
August 26, 1691
Newbury, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
1692
October 5, 1692
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts
1694
January 29, 1694
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
September 25, 1694
Haverhill, Essex County, Province of Massachusetts
1695
January 20, 1695
Newbury, Massachusetts, United States
1697
April 22, 1697
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
1698
March 1, 1698
1699
March 13, 1699
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States