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Lydia Morse

Female Bef 1645 - 1722  (> 77 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Lydia Morse was born before 13 Apr 1645 (daughter of Daniel Morse and Lydia Fisher); died on 14 Jul 1722 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 13 Apr 1645, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts

    Lydia married Ephraim Wight on 2 Mar 1668 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts. Ephraim (son of Thomas Wight and Alice) was born on 27 Jan 1645 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 26 Feb 1723 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Lydia Wight was born on 14 Mar 1669 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 30 Oct 1741 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Daniel Morse was born about 1610 (son of Samuel Morse and Elizabeth Jasper); died on 5 Jun 1688 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Farm Cemetery, Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: 1613

    Daniel married Lydia Fisher about 1638. Lydia (daughter of Anthony Fisher and Alice) was born before 4 Mar 1621; died on 29 Jan 1691 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Farm Cemetery, Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Lydia Fisher was born before 4 Mar 1621 (daughter of Anthony Fisher and Alice); died on 29 Jan 1691 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Farm Cemetery, Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 4 Mar 1621, Syleham, Suffolk, England

    Children:
    1. Dr. Daniel Morse was born on 31 Jan 1641 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 29 Sep 1702 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Farm Cemetery, Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    2. 1. Lydia Morse was born before 13 Apr 1645; died on 14 Jul 1722 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
    3. Samuel Morse was born on 12 May 1661 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts; died on 2 May 1704 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Samuel Morse was born before 12 Jun 1576 (son of Rev. Thomas Morse and Margaret King); died on 5 Dec 1654 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 12 Jun 1576, Boxted, Essex, England

    Notes:

    With his wife, he migrated to New England in 1635.

    Probably, but not absolutely proven as, a son of the Rev. Thomas Morse of Boxted, Essex; Hinderclay, Suffolk; and Foxearth, Essex.

    Samuel Morse and Elizabeth Jasper are the most recent common ancestors of BAM and TWK. They are also ancestors of presidents William Howard Taft and Calvin Coolidge, and (probably, assuming that Nathaniel Butler, husband of Sarah Herrick, was a son of Benjamin Butler, 1727-1800, and Susanna Whiting, 1734-1775) also of the two Bush presidents.

    Robert Charles Anderson, in The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume V, p. 174:

    In 1929 G. Andrews Moriarty published an extensive collection of extracts from probate records and parish registers for the surname Morse in Suffolk and Essex and on that basis constructed a pedigree of the family in those counties [NEHGR 83:70-84, 278-94]. He discussed three Samuel Morses who might have been the immigrant, and concluded that the New England man was the son of the Rev. Thomas Morse of Boxted, Essex, Hinderclay, Suffolk, and Foxearth, Essex [NEHGR 83:286-89]. (This same identification had been made in 1865 by Abner Morse [NEHGR 19:264-66].)

    In 1948, in the course of examining John Morse of Boston, Robert H. Montgomery analyzed Moriarty's arguments and concluded that Moriarty had not proved his case [TAG 24:147-56, at 148-49]. Less than a year later Moriarty defended his position vigorously [TAG 25:54-56]. We have accepted Moriarty's identification as the most likely solution, with the caveat that additional evidence would be welcome.

    Samuel married Elizabeth Jasper on 29 Jun 1602 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England. Elizabeth (daughter of Lancelot Jasper and Rose) was born before 30 Jan 1580; died on 20 Jun 1655 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Elizabeth Jasper was born before 30 Jan 1580 (daughter of Lancelot Jasper and Rose); died on 20 Jun 1655 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 30 Jan 1580, Redgrave, Suffolk, England

    Children:
    1. Elisabeth Morse was born before 6 Mar 1606; died on 2 Oct 1643 in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    2. John Morse was born before 28 Feb 1608.
    3. 2. Daniel Morse was born about 1610; died on 5 Jun 1688 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Farm Cemetery, Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.
    4. Joseph Morse was born before 2 May 1613; died before 20 Jun 1654 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 6.  Anthony Fisher was born before 23 Apr 1591 (son of Anthony Fisher and Mary Fiske); died on 18 Apr 1671 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 23 Apr 1591, Syleham, Suffolk, England

    Notes:

    He emigrated to New England in 1637. As reported in The Ancestry of Eva Belle Kempton 4 (citation details below), the wife of Anthony Fisher was received into the church at Dedham 27 March 1642. But Anthony took some persuading:
    "Md Anthony Fisher mentioned in ye beginning after many offences given in this conv'rsation & much means used to convince & reduce him into order, at last after god had much humbled him & brought him to a penitent co'fession therof he was co'fortably received into ye church 14d 1m 1645."

    Anthony married Alice about 1614. Alice was born about 1594; died on 12 Jan 1663 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Alice was born about 1594; died on 12 Jan 1663 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
    Children:
    1. Capt. Daniel Fisher was born about 1619; died on 8 Oct 1683 in Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts.
    2. 3. Lydia Fisher was born before 4 Mar 1621; died on 29 Jan 1691 in Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts; was buried in Farm Cemetery, Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Rev. Thomas Morse died in 1597 in Foxearth, Suffolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Between 10 Nov 1596 and 10 Mar 1597

    Notes:

    He was an early member of the Dedham Classis, alongside the Rev. Thomas Stoughton. Installed in 1573 as vicar of Boxted, Essex, of which the bishop of London was patron, he was, as Robert Charles Anderson says in Puritans and Pedigrees (citation details below), "repeatedly called before the church courts for the usual puritan infractions, such as not wearing the surplice, not using the Book of Common Prayer and not using the sign of the cross in baptism." He resigned his position at Boxted in 1578 and was an intinerant preacher for the next five years. He was made rector of Hinderclay in northern Suffolk, 14 Jul 1583. From 1595 to his death he was rector of Foxearth, Essex.

    Thomas married Margaret King on 26 May 1573 in Boxted, Essex, England. Margaret was born before 28 Jul 1525. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Margaret King was born before 28 Jul 1525.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 28 Jul 1525, Hinderclay, Suffolk, England

    Children:
    1. 4. Samuel Morse was born before 12 Jun 1576; died on 5 Dec 1654 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

  3. 10.  Lancelot Jasper was born about 1550; died before 2 Feb 1617; was buried on 2 Feb 1617 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England.

    Lancelot married Rose. Rose died before 3 Sep 1625; was buried on 3 Sep 1625 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 11.  Rose died before 3 Sep 1625; was buried on 3 Sep 1625 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England.
    Children:
    1. 5. Elizabeth Jasper was born before 30 Jan 1580; died on 20 Jun 1655 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts.

  5. 12.  Anthony Fisher was born before 1 Feb 1559 (son of William Fisher and Margery Bert); died before 11 Apr 1640; was buried on 11 Apr 1640 in Syleham, Suffolk, England.

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1 Feb 1559, Stradbroke, Suffolk, England

    Anthony married Mary Fiske on 16 Oct 1586 in Fressingfield, Suffolk, England. Mary (daughter of Nicholas Fiske and Johan Crispe) was born about 1561; died after 19 Apr 1640. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 13.  Mary Fiske was born about 1561 (daughter of Nicholas Fiske and Johan Crispe); died after 19 Apr 1640.
    Children:
    1. 6. Anthony Fisher was born before 23 Apr 1591; died on 18 Apr 1671 in Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts.