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Lt. Anthony Morse

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
Death: February 25, 1678 (47)
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of Lieut. Anthony Morse II and Ann Elizabeth Morse (Cox)
Husband of Elizabeth Morse and Mary Morse
Father of Ruth Morse; Ens. Anthony Morse; Elizabeth Morse; Joseph Morse, Jr.; Sarah Morse and 13 others
Brother of Robert Morse, Sr; Richard Morse; Peter Morse; Joseph Morse; Benjamin Morse and 7 others

Occupation: Called Lieutenant
Managed by: Eddy Jones
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About Lt. Anthony Morse

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS CONFLICTING INFO BELOW REGARDING THE MOTHERS OF ANTHONY'S CHILDREN. Some sources show Elizabeth as being the mother of all of his children, while other sources split the children between Elizabeth and Mary.


Anthony MORSE was born Bef Jan 29, 1631/32 in St. Mary's Marlborough,England, and died before Mar 26, 1678 in Newbury, MA. He married (1) Elizabeth Knight May 08, 1660 in Newbury, MA, daughter of Richard Knight and Agnes Coffey. She died Jul 29, 1667 in Newbury, MA. He married (2) Mary BARNARD Nov 10, 1669 in Newbury, MA, daughter of THOMAS BARNARD and ELEANOR.

Children of Anthony MORSE and Elizabeth Knight are:

- Ruth MORSE, born May 29, 1661 in Newbury, MA; died Jul 24, 1661 in Newbury, MA.

- Anthony MORSE, born Jan 01, 1662/63 in Newbury, MA; died May 17, 1710 in Newbury, MA.

- Joseph MORSE, born Jul 29, 1665 in Newbury, MA; died aft.1678.

- Elizabeth MORSE, born Jul 29, 1667 in Newbury, MA; died Feb 25, 1677/78 in Newbury, MA.

Children of Anthony MORSE and Mary BARNARD are:

- John MORSE, born Sep 13, 1670 in Newbury,MA; died Oct 17, 1721 in Woodstock. He married Hannah Williams.

- Mary MORSE, born Aug 31, 1672 in Newbury, MA; died Jan 13, 1727/28 in Woodstock, CT.

- Peter MORSE, born Nov 14, 1674 in Newbury, MA; died Nov 02, 1722 in Woodstock, CT.

- Sarah MORSE, born Nov 25, 1676 in Newbury, MA; died Dec 07, 1676 in Newbury, MA.


Lieutenant Anthony Morse, son of Anthony Morse, was born in England. He lived in Newbury and served in the militia as lieutenant. His will was made before that of his father and thus caused a misunderstanding which was corrected by Mr. Henry Dutch Lord and this brought the two Anthony's into the right generations. He married (1) May 8, 1659--60 Elizabeth, Daughter of Richard and Afnes (Coffey) Knight, who died July 29, 1667; he married (2) November 11, 1669, Mary daughter of Thomas and Eleanor Barnard, who was born September 22, 1645; he died in Newbury, February 22, 1677; she married (2), Philip Eastman of Salisbury, Mass.,, and removed with her children to Woodstock, Conn


Lieutenant Anthony, fourth son of Anthony and Mary Morse, was born in England. He lived in Newbury, and served as lieutenant in the militia. His will was made before that of his father and caused some confusion as to the identity of the two. He married (first), May 8, 1659, Elizabeth, daughter of Richard and Agnes (Coffey) Knight, who died July 29, 1667, and he married (second), Nov. 11, 1669, Mary, daughter of Thomas and Eleanor Barnard. She was born Sept. 27, 1645. He died Feb. 22, 1677, in Newbury, and his widow subsequently married Phillip Eastman, of Salisbury, Mass., and removed with her husband and children to Woodstock, Connecticut. Children (all of 1st wife): Ruth, Anthony, Elizabeth, John, Peter, Joseph and Sarah.

Lieut Anthony Cox Morse, Jr

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Birth: Jan. 29, 1632 Marlborough Wiltshire Unitary Authority Wiltshire, England

Death: Feb. 26, 1678 Newbury Essex County Massachusetts, USA

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Mary Margaret Barnard Eastman (1645 - 1712)


Robert Morse (1629 - 1701)*


Peter Morse (1632 - 1725)*


Anthony Morse (1634 - 1678)*


Joshua Morse (1653 - 1691)*

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Inscription: aged 60 yrs

Burial: First Burying Ground Newbury Essex County Massachusetts, USA

Maintained by: Robert Burke Originally Created by: Frank Grimes Record added: Nov 06, 2002 Find A Grave Memorial# 6909805

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Lt. Anthony Morse's Timeline

Marlboro, Wiltshire, England
Marlboro, Wiltshire, England
Marlboro, Wiltshire, England
January 29, 1631
Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
Marlborough, Wiltshire, England
January 29, 1632
Age 1
Marlboro, Wiltshire, England
May 20, 1661
Age 30
Newbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Age 30
Newbury, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States