Jesse Morse1

#29832, (3 May 1809 - 17 November 1887)
Father*Samuel Morse2,3 (c 1770 - )
Mother*Deborah Stratton3 (1770 - )

Family 1

Anna Johnson b. 1811, d. 1868
Child 1.Deborah Morse+1 (c 1836 - )

Family 2

Diadamia Woodard b. c 1839
Birth*3 May 1809He was born on 3 May 1809 at Athol, Worcester Co., MassachusettsG.3 
Marriage*circa 1830He married Anna Johnson, daughter of Othniel Johnson and Anna Elmer, circa 1830.4 
7 August 1850He and Anna Johnson appeared on the census of 7 August 1850 at Greenfield, Milwaukee Co., WisconsinG.5 
Marriage20 April 1856He witnessed the marriage of his dau. Deborah Morse and Alfred L Smith on 20 April 1856 at Greenfield, Milwaukee Co., WisconsinG.6,7 
3 June 1860He and Anna Johnson appeared on the census of 3 June 1860 at Greenfield, Milwaukee Co., WisconsinG; (neis. A L and Deborah Smith, fam. 61.)8 
Marriage*2 October 1871He married Diadamia Woodard on 2 October 1871 at Buckland, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG.9 
Death*17 November 1887He died on 17 November 1887 at Shelburne Falls, Buckland, Franklin Co., MassachusettsG, at age 78.10 


  1. [S1608] Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911, online, Marr. rec. of Debarah [sic] Morse, dau. of Jesse Morse and Anna Morse, 1856, q.v.
  2. [S773] Massachusetts Death Records 1841-1915, images, Death rec. of Jesse Morse, son of Samuel Morse and Deborah Morse,1887, q.v, online
  3. [S2519] Vital Records of Athol, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Worcester, Mass.: Franklin P. Rice, 1910), p. 61. Jesse Morse, son of Samuel and Deborah, b. 3 May 1809.
  4. [S595] Fannie Smith Shaw Kendrick, Mary Lyon and Lucy Jane Cutler Kellogg, compilers, The History of Buckland 1779–1935 (Buckland, Mass.: The Tuttle Publishing Co., printer, 1937), p. 504. Anna Johnson, dau. of Othniel and Anna, marr. Jesse Morse and removed to Greenfield WI.
  5. [S20] 1850 U.S. Federal Census. Jesse (41), b. MA; Anna (38), b. MA.
  6. [S2518] Milwaukee Vital Records, online, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Births, Marriages, Deaths, 1838-1911. Milwaukee, Wisconsin,Marriages, 1838-1911, 1838-1865 > A-C > img. 605/713. Register of Marriages Book C, p. 201, no. 540 / 4206. Alfred Smith and Deborah S Moore, both of Greenfield, marr. 20 Apr 1856 by Edwin Johnson, J.P.; witn. Jesse Morse and Anna Morse.
  7. [S1608] Wisconsin, County Marriages, 1836-1911, online, Alfred Smith, farmer, b. MA, son of Emery Smith and Thetis Johnson, and Debarah [sic] Morse, dau. of Jesse Morse and Anna Morse; marr. Greenfield, Milwaukee Co. WI, 20 Apr 1856.
  8. [S19] 1860 U.S. Federal Census. Jesse (51), b. MA, farmer, real estate value $2000, personal estate $200; Anna (48), b. MA.
  9. [S1239] Massachusetts Vital Records, 1841–1910/1915, index and images, online, Vol. 235, p. 310/526. Town of Buckland Marriage Register 1871, no. 10. Jesse Morse, age 62, mechanic, res. Buckland, b. Athol MA, son of Samuel and Deborah Morse; and Diadamia Woodard, age 32, b. and res. Buckland, dau. of Job and Huldah Woodard; marr. 4 Oct 1871, his 2nd, her 1st, by E W Virgin, clergyman.
  10. [S773] Massachusetts Death Records 1841-1915, img. 344/1411. Deaths in Buckland MA 1887, sh. 335, no. 22. Jesse Morse, son of Samuel Morse and Deborah Morse, b. Athol MA, res. Buckland, mechanic, d. Shelburne Falls 17 Nov 1887, age 78y 6m 14d, Bright's disease; bur. Arms Cemetery.