Thomas MORSE, Sr
Thomas KING, Jr
(Abt 1533-1602)
Thomas MORSE, Jr
Margaret KING
Samuel MORSE, Sr


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Elizabeth JASPER

Samuel MORSE, Sr

  • Born: 12 Jun 1576-1587, Boxted, Little Ilford, Essex, England
  • Christened: 12 Jun 1576-1587, Boxted, Little Ilford, Essex, England
  • Married: 29 Jun 1602, Redgrave, Suffolk, England
  • Died: 20 Jun 1654, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
  • Buried: Dec 1654

   Ancestral File Number: 9QGH-56. User ID: 4644.

   General Notes:

Immigrated Aboard the "Increase" England Apr >Boston Massachusetts Jul, Rem to Dedham MA Bef 1638, Husbandman, Proprietor.

Planters of the Commonwealth 1620-1640, Charles Edward Banks, Riverside Press, Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1930, p149:
"Increase of London, Robert Lea, Master. She left England the latter part of April and arrived Boston the end of July...
"Samuel Marse 50 husbandman Dedham, Mrs Elizabeth Morse 48, Joseph Morse 20, Elizabeth Daniell 2...(See Public Record Office MSS, and Drake: 'Founders' p20, 22, 24, 26.)"

17th Century Colonial Ancestors of Members of the National Society of Colonial Dames XVII Century 1915-1975, Mary Louise Marshall Hutton, Baltimore Genealogical Publishing Company Inc, 1987, p178:
"Samuel Morse (1587-1654) MA, m. Elizabeth Jasper, Proprietor."

A Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England, John Farmer, Genealogical Publishing Co, Lancaster MA 1829, p200 "MORSE Joseph, Dedham, one of the early settlers, had a son Samuel, born in 1639, who lived in Medfield, and whose house was the first fired by the Indians when that town was destroyed 21 Feb 1676. Hubbard, Ind. Wars, 62...

"Winthrop Society
"Index of Some Passengers to New England, 1633 - 1635
"...Samuel Morse 50yo 'Increase' 1635 Roll #41..."

ANCESTRY.COM 13 Aug 2000
Samuel, husbandman, ae. 50, with wife Elizabeth, ae. 48, and (son) Joseph, ae. 20, came in the Increase April 15, 1635. Settled at Dedham. Propr. 1636. Frm. Oct. 8, 1640. Town officer. Rem. to Medfield. He d. April 5, 1654. Will prob. 30 (11) 1654. To wife Elizabeth; to sons John and Daniel, and to Ann, wife of son Joseph, dec.; to dau. Mary Bullen. Inv. taken 10 (5) 1654. [Reg. V, 299, and IX, 141.] The widow d. June 20, 1654.

Ancestral File Ver 4.13 9QGH-56 Samuel MORSE Born/Chr 12 Jun 1576 Boxted Essex England, Mar 29 Jun 1602 Elizabeth JASPER (AFN:9QGH-6C) Redgrave Suffolk England, Died 20 Jun 1654 Medfield Norfolk MA, Bur Dec 1654.


1. Immigration; 15 Apr 1635, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA. "Increase", England.

2. Freeman; 8 Oct 1640, Dedham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA.

3. Removed; Aft 1640, Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA.

   Marriage Information:

Samuel married Elizabeth JASPER, daughter of Lancelot JASPER and Rose SHEPHARD, on 29 Jun 1602 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England. (Elizabeth JASPER was born in 1579 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England, christened on 30 Oct 1579 in Redgrave, Suffolk, England, died on 20 Jun 1655 in Medfield, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA and was buried in Jun 1655.)

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