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Jedediah Morse, Jr.

Birthdate: (64)
Birthplace: Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States
Death: June 9, 1826 (64)
New Haven, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Jedediah Morse and Sarah Morse
Husband of Elizabeth Ann Morse
Father of Samuel Finley Breese Morse, Sr.,; Sidney Edwards Morse; Jedediah Edwards Morse; Rev. Richard Cary Morse; Thomas Russell Morse and 5 others
Brother of Jonathan Morse; Calvin MORSE; Amos Morse; Doratha May; Lydia Child and 2 others

Occupation: Geographer
Managed by: Charles W Lewis, II
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About Jedediah Morse, Jr.

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Jedidiah Morse (July 23, 1761 – June 9, 1826) was a geographer and the father of Samuel F. B. Morse, the man who created morse code..."

"...He studied divinity at Yale (M.A. 1786). He was a pastor in Charlestown, Massachusetts (across Boston) for about thirty years..."

"...Morse also made significant contributions to Dobson's Encyclopædia, the first encyclopedia published in America after the Revolution...

SOURCE: Wikipedia contributors, 'Jedidiah Morse', Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 11 February 2011, 02:03 UTC, <> [accessed 28 April 2011]

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Jedediah Morse, Jr.'s Timeline

July 23, 1761
Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut, United States
April 27, 1791
Age 29
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States
October 4, 1792
Age 31
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
February 7, 1794
Age 32
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
Age 33
Massachusetts, United States
May 6, 1797
Age 35
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
January 26, 1801
Age 39
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
January 27, 1803
Age 41
Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA
March 15, 1805
Age 43