Family:Morse, William (1738-1827)

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William Morse (Paul, Jane3 Whitney, Benjamin2, John1), son of Paul and Sarah (Sheffield) Morse, was born 19 Mar or May 1738, Holliston, MA, and died 25 Nov or 2 Dec 1826 or 29 Nov 1827, Athol, MA, aged 87 or 88 years.

He married, 8 Dec 1763, Holliston, MA, Mary Burbank, daughter of Samuel and Mary (Reed) Burbank. She was born 11 Apr 1741, Sudbury, MA, and died 6 Feb 1830, Athol, MA, aged 88 years.

Children of William and Mary (Burbank) Morse:

i. Hannah Morse, b. 30 Jun 1765, Athol, MA; m. 23 Jan 1801, Athol, MA, Samuel Kendall "of Orwell, Vt.".
ii. William Morse, b. 26 Oct 1767, Athol, MA; d. 5 Jun 1810, Athol, MA, aged 43 years; "Jr." m. 25 Sep 1793, Athol, MA, Charlotte Morton.
iii. John Morse, b. 16 Apr 1769, Athol, MA; d. 12 Jan 1806, Nelson, NH, or Ashby, MA; m. 3 Jul 1803, Ashby, MA, Betsey Barrett.
iv. Samuel Morse, b. 27 Oct 1772, Athol, MA; m. (int. 16 Feb 1794, Athol, MA) Sally Hill "of Sturbridge"; m.(2) 29 Jan 1799, Athol, MA, Deborah Stratton.
v. Olive Morse, bapt. 6 Oct 1776, Athol, MA; d. 7 Sep 1802, Athol, MA, aged 26 years; m. 30 Dec 1801, Athol, MA, Stephen Harwood.
vi. Paul Morse, bapt. 16 May 1779, Athol, MA; d. 25 Jan 1841, Athol, MA, aged 61 years; m. 8 Sep 1803, Ashby, MA, Sally Rice.
vii. Molle Morse, bapt. 21 Oct 1781, Athol, MA; m. 18 Dec 1803, Athol, MA, Zaccheus Presson "of Royalston". She was also known as Polly Morse.
viii. Anna Morse, bapt. 11 Jul 1784, Athol, MA; d. 8 Oct 1849, Petersham, MA, aged 65 years 8 months 1 day; m. 15 Nov 1808, Athol, MA, Oliver Holman "of Petersham".
ix. Sally Morse, b. circa 1786 (calculated from age at death); d. 4 Apr 1795, Athol, MA, aged 9 years.

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