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Hannah Boyden (Phillips)

Also Known As: "Hannah (Philips) Morse Boyden"
Birthplace: of, Buxted, East Sussex, England
Death: October 3, 1676
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Christopher Phillips, of Stepney and Agnes Philips
Wife of Joseph Morse, of Redgrave & Dedham and Thomas Boyden, Sr.
Mother of Lt. Samuel Morse; Hannah Flood; Mary Plimpton, II; Sarah Lawrence; Elizabeth Lawrence and 4 others
Sister of John Phillips and Jacob Phillips

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About Hannah Boyden

Richard Ripley says she was christened 31 March 1616 at Buxted (or Boxted), but parish records show Hanna Phillips, christened 31 March 1616 at St. Mary Whitechapel, Stepney, London, daughter of Christopher Phillips.

Hannah Phillips

  • Birth: 31 Mar 1616 in St. Mary Whitechapel, Stepney, London
  • Death: 3 Oct 1676 in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts 1
  • Father: Christopher Phillips

Marriage 1 Joseph Morse b: 2 May 1613 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England Married: 1 Jul 1638 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts 1


  1. Sarah Morse b: 16 Sep 1643 in Dedham, Suffolk, Massachusetts
  2. Joseph Morse b: 26 Sep 1649 in Dedham, Suffolk, Massachusetts

Marriage 2 Thomas Boyden b: 9 May 1619 in East Walton, Norfolk, England Married: 3 Nov 1658 in Dedham, Suffolk, Massachusetts 2


Listed on "Family Tree Maker - Descendants of John Lawrence"

6. PELEG2 LAWRENCE (JOHN1) was born January 10, 1646/47 in Watertown, MA, and died February 14, 1691/92 in Groton, MA. He married ELIZABETH MORSE December 22, 1668, daughter of JOSEPH MORSE and HANNAH PHILLIPS. She was born September 01, 1647 in Dedham, MA, and died June 12, 1715.


  1. Joseph Morse, in Burrage, Henry Sweetser; Albert Roscoe Stubbs; and George Thomas Little. Genealogical and family history of the state of Maine. (New York, New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, c1909), Vol IV; p 2085.

She died October 3, 1676, in Medfield, Massachusetts.

  1. Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903), 195.

BOYDEN, Hanna, w. Thomas, [died] Oct. 3, 1676.


Maintained by: DOUGLAS JOHN SHACKLEY Originally Created by: Michael Duffy Record added: Dec 23, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 102499172

Hannah married twice.

1. On 1 September 1638 Hannah, married Joseph Morse, at age 25, son of Samuel Morse and Elizabeth Jasper, in Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

2. On 3 November 1658 Hannah, married Thomas Boyden.

Children of Hannah Phillips and Joseph Morse ◦Hannah Morse ◦Dorcas Morse ◦Jeremiah Morse ◦infant Morse1 ◦Lt. Samuel Morse (1639 - ) ◦Sarah Morse (16 Sep 1643 - 29 Aug 1683) ◦Elizabeth Morse (1 Sep 1647 - ) ◦Capt. Joseph Morse (1649 - 1718)

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Hannah Boyden's Timeline

March 31, 1616
Buxted, East Sussex, England
March 31, 1616
Stepney, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
November 27, 1639
Age 23
Dedham, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
August 8, 1641
Age 25
Dedham, Norfolk, MA
May 20, 1642
Age 26
Dedham, Norfolk Co., MA
July 16, 1643
Age 27
Dedham, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
July 1, 1645
Age 29
Dedham, Suffolk County (Present Norfolk County), Massachusetts Bay Colony
August 14, 1645
Age 29
Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
September 26, 1649
Age 33
Dedham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States