Descendants of Robert Morse

 

Generation 1

 

1.      ROBERT1 MORSE was born in 1414 in Stratford, Suffolk, England. He died in 1455 in St Mary's, Suffolk, England. Robert is my 16th Great Grandfather.

 

Robert Morse had the following child:

 

2.               i. ROBERT2 MORSE was born in 1434 in Suffolk, England. He died in 1455 in St Mary's, Suffolk, England.

 

Generation 2

 

2.      ROBERT2 MORSE (Robert1) was born in 1434 in Suffolk, England. He died in 1455 in St Mary's, Suffolk, England.

 

Robert Morse had the following child:

 

3.               i. JOHN3 MORSE was born in 1452 in Stratford, Suffolk, England. He died on 05 Oct 1551 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He married Agnes Chickering, daughter of Robert Chickering in 1491 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She was born in 1454 in Stratford, Suffolk, England. She died in 1509 in Suffolk, England.

 

Generation 3

 

3.      JOHN3 MORSE (Robert2, Robert1) was born in 1452 in Stratford, Suffolk, England. He died on 05 Oct 1551 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He married Agnes Chickering, daughter of Robert Chickering in 1491 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She was born in 1454 in Stratford, Suffolk, England. She died in 1509 in Suffolk, England.

 

John Morse and Agnes Chickering had the following children:

 

i.        WILLIAM4 MORSE was born in 1492 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died in 1524 in Suffolk, England.

 

   5.               ii. ROBERT MORSE was born in 1500 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died on 05 Oct 1551 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He married Agnes Mosse, daughter of John Mosse on 05 Oct 1519 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

Generation 4

 

4.      ROBERT4 MORSE (John3, Robert2, Robert1) was born in 1500 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died on 05 Oct 1551 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He married Agnes Mosse, daughter of John Mosse on 05 Oct 1519 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

Robert Morse and Agnes Mosse had the following children:

 

    5.               i. THOMAS5 MORSE was born in 1519 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died on 17 Feb 1556/57 in Stoke, Nayland, Suffolk, England. He married Agnes Unknown in 1535 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She was born in 1521 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She died on 05 Apr 1574 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

ii.       JOHN MORSE was born in 1520 in Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died on 25 Sep 1557 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

iii.      JOAN MORSE was born in 1525 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She died in 1552 in England.

 

iv.      RICHARD MORSE was born on 05 Oct 1530 in Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died on 11 May 1621 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

v.       ALICE MORSE was born in 1530 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She died on 05 Apr 1574 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

vi.      KATHERINE MORSE was born in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She died on 05 Oct 1551 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

Generation 5

 

5.      THOMAS5 MORSE (Robert4, John3, Robert2, Robert1) was born in 1519 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died on 17 Feb 1556/57 in Stoke, Nayland, Suffolk, England. He married Agnes Unknown in 1535 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She was born in 1521 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She died on 05 Apr 1574 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

Thomas Morse and Agnes Unknown had the following children:

 

i.        ROBERT6 MORSE was born in 1536 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died on 18 Oct 1562 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He married an unknown spouse in 1571 in Dedham, England.

 

ii.       LANCELOT MORSE was born in 1542 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. He died in 1579 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

iii.      MARGARET MORSE was born in 1544 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England. She died on 10 Nov 1596 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

       7.               iv.  RICHARD (REV) MORSE was born in 1540 in Stoke by Nayland, England. He died on 30 Jun 1603 in Dedham, England. He married JOAN DOWNES.

                      She was born in 1553 in Ardleigh, England. She died in 1586 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

Generation 6

 

6.      RICHARD (REV)6 MORSE (Thomas5, Robert4, John3, Robert2, Robert1) was born in 1540 in Stoke by Nayland, England. He died on 30 Jun 1603 in Dedham, England. He married JOAN DOWNES. She was born in 1553 in Ardleigh, England. She died in 1586 in Stoke By Nayland, Suffolk, England.

 

Richard (Rev) Morse and Joan Downes had the following children:

 

    7.               i. JOSEPH7 MORSE was born on 04 Nov 1576 in Suffolk, England (Christening date). He died on 28 Sep 1646 in Ipswich, Essex, MA. He married Dorothy Glover Barber, daughter of Thomas Barbatus in 1609 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. She was born in 1587 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. She died on 04 Mar 1671 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

ii.       NATHANIEL MORSE was born on 10 May 1579 in Suffolk, England. He died in 1581.

 

iii.      DANIEL MORSE was born on 06 Dec 1582 in Suffolk, England.

 

Generation 7

 

7.      JOSEPH7 MORSE (Richard (Rev)6, Thomas5, Robert4, John3, Robert2, Robert1) was born on 04 Nov 1576 in Suffolk, England (Christening date). He died on 28 Sep 1646 in Ipswich, Essex, MA. He married Dorothy Glover Barber, daughter of Thomas Barbatus in 1609 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. She was born in 1587 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. She died on 04 Mar 1671 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

Joseph Morse and Dorothy Glover Barber had the following children:

 

i.        JOHN8 MORSE was born in 1610 in Suffolk, England.

8.               ii. JOSEPH MORSE was born in Apr 1613. He died on 06 Jan 1674 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co, MA. He married Hester Pierce, daughter of John Pierce and Elizabeth Trull in 1636 in Watertown, Middlexes Co, MA. She was born on 06 Aug 1612 in Norfolk, England. She died on 04 May 1694 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

iii.      SARAH ANN MORSE was born in 1611 in Suffolk, England. She died on 20 Jan 1682 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

   9.               iv. ANNE MORSE was born about 1614 in Suffolk, England. She died on 20 Jan 1683 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She married Anthony Pierce about 1635 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He was born on 28 Apr 1611 in Norfolk, England. He died on 09 May 1678 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

Generation 8

 

8.      JOSEPH8 MORSE (Joseph7, Richard (Rev)6, Thomas5, Robert4, John3, Robert2, Robert1) was born in Apr 1613. He died on 06 Jan 1674 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co, MA. He married Hester Pierce, daughter of John Pierce and Elizabeth Trull in 1636 in Watertown, Middlexes Co, MA. She was born on 06 Aug 1612 in Norfolk, England. She died on 04 May 1694 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

Joseph Morse and Hester Pierce had the following children:

 

i.        JOSEPH9 MORSE was born on 03 Apr 1637 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died in 1677 in Groton, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

   11.            ii. JOHN (DEAC) MORSE was born on 28 Feb 1638 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 23 Jul 1702 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He married Abigail Stearns, daughter of Isaac Stearns on 27 Apr 1666 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She was born on 28 Feb 1639 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 16 Oct 1690 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

iii.      JONATHAN MORSE was born in 1640 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 12 May 1743 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

iv.      HESTER MORSE was born on 03 Jul 1645 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died about 1685 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

v.       ISAAC MORSE was born in 1648 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died in 1694.

 

vi.      SARAH MORSE was born in 1649 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died in 1675 in Massachusetts.

 

vii.     JEREMIAH MORSE was born in 1651 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 27 Sep 1719 in Newton, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

9.      ANNE8 MORSE (Joseph7, Richard (Rev)6, Thomas5, Robert4, John3, Robert2, Robert1) was born about 1614 in Suffolk, England. She died on 20 Jan 1683 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She married Anthony Pierce about 1635 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He was born on 28 Apr 1611 in Norfolk, England. He died on 09 May 1678 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

Anthony Pierce and Anne Morse had the following children:

 

i.        MARY9 PIERCE was born in 1635. She died in 1701.

 

ii.       JOHN PIERCE was born in 1637. He died in 1682.

 

iii.      DANIEL PIERCE was born in 1640.

 

iv.      MARTHA PIERCE was born in 1641. She died in 1674.

 

v.       JOSEPH PIERCE was born in 1647. He died in 1713.

 

vi.      BENJAMIN PIERCE was born in 1649. He died in 1677.

 

vii.     GEORGE PIERCE was born in 1649.

 

viii.    JUDITH PIERCE was born in 1650. She died in 1723.

 

ix.      WILLIAM PIERCE was born in 1655. He died in 1705.

 

Generation 9

 

10.      JOHN (DEAC)9 MORSE (Joseph8, Joseph7, Richard (Rev)6, Thomas5, Robert4, John3, Robert2, Robert1) was born on 28 Feb 1638 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 23 Jul 1702 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He married Abigail Stearns, daughter of Isaac Stearns on 27 Apr 1666 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She was born on 28 Feb 1639 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 16 Oct 1690 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

John (Deac) Morse and Abigail Stearns had the following children:

 

i.        MARY10 MORSE was born on 04 Dec 1655 in Sudbury, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 22 Sep 1705 in Lancaster, Worcester Co, MA.

 

ii.       ANNA MORSE was born on 17 Jul 1666 in Lancaster, Worcester Co, MA. She died on 08 Apr 1760 in Chelmsford, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

iii.      JOHN MORSE was born on 10 May 1667 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died in 1667 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

iv.      LYDIA MORSE was born on 06 Apr 1669 in Middlesex, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

v.       JOHN MORSE was born on 15 Mar 1670 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died in 1718 in Needham, Norfolk Co, MA. He married HEPZIBAH STONE. She was born on 05 May 1677 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died in 1718 in Needham, Norfolk Co, MA.

 

vi.      JOSEPH MORSE was born on 25 Aug 1671 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 24 Jun 1709 in Guildford, New Haven Co, CT.

 

   12.            vii. ABIGAIL MORSE was born on 06 Aug 1677 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 18 Oct 1726 in Weston, Essex, MA. She married John Parkhurst, son of John Parkhurst and Abigail Garfield about 1694 in Watertown Middlesex Co., MA. He was born on 26 Feb 1671 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 27 May 1764 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA.

 

viii.    ISAAC MORSE was born on 05 Jan 1679 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 24 Nov 1694 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

ix.      SAMUEL MORSE was born on 21 Jun 1682 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died in 1702 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

x.       NATHANIEL MORSE was born on 29 Jan 1688 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 10 Mar 1729 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

Generation 10

 

11.      ABIGAIL10 MORSE (John (Deac)9, Joseph8, Joseph7, Richard (Rev)6, Thomas5, Robert4, John3, Robert2, Robert1) was born on 06 Aug 1677 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 18 Oct 1726 in Weston, Essex, MA. She married John Parkhurst, son of John Parkhurst and Abigail Garfield about 1694 in Watertown Middlesex Co., MA. He was born on 26 Feb 1671 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 27 May 1764 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA.

 

Notes for John Parkhurst:

 

John settled in Watertown Farms, noe Weston, MA. He was an original member and one of the first deacons of the Weston Church having been elected on January 4,1709. He served until his resignation June 29, 1741.

 

John was a successful farmer and caring father who provided for all of his sons. He bought a farm for his oldest son, John in Pomfret, CT. On January 21, 1734, John gave to each of his two youngest sons, Isaac and Jonas, by deed of gift, 80.5 acres of land in Mendon, MA, which he had bought from Caleb Gardner, who was then of Newport, RI. His other son, Josiah remained in Weston and inherited his father's farm.

 

John Parkhurst and Abigail Morse had the following children:

 

i.        JOHN11 PARKHURST was born on 08 Sep 1695 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 23 Dec 1695 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

 

ii.       JOHN PARKHURST was born on 29 Apr 1697 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 23 Oct 1775 in Pomfret, Windham Co., CT. He married Abigail Sabin, daughter of Nehemiah Sabin and Elizabeth Boyden on 15 May 1722 in Pomfret, Windham Co., CT. She was born on 15 May 1703 in Medfield, Norfolk Co, MA. She died on 02 Nov 1771 in Pomfret, Windham Co, CT.

 

Notes for John Parkhurst:

 

John was born in Watertown, MA in that part later set off as Weston. As a young man, he moved to Pomfret, CT where he married and lived the rest of his life on a farm given to him by his parents. The deed from his parents reads: "John Parkhurst, of Weston, Mass., and Abigail his wife; on account of love and goodwill to his son deeded to the son a farm in Pomfret, Conn. partly bound by Bank Meadow Brook".

 

In his will John stated that he had provided a farm for his oldest son, John, and left half his own farm to his other son, Darius. The other half of his farm John left to his daughter, Elizabeth, and her husband, Elisha Gleason.

 

iii.      ABIGAIL PARKHURST was born on 20 Jun 1699 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She married John Pike, son of Joseph Pike and Hannah Smith on 23 Sep 1728 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA.

 

iv.      LYDIA PARKHURST was born on 21 Jul 1701 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She married Joseph Stone Jr, son of Joseph Pike Sr and Sarah White on 11 Apr 1723 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA.

 

v.       ELIZABETH PARKHURST was born on 05 Apr 1704 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 23 Dec 1732 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA.

 

vi.      ISAAC PARKHURST was born on 19 Jul 1708 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died in 1789 in Mendon, Worcester Co., MA. He married Lydia Bigelow, daughter of Joshua Bigelow and Hannah Fiske on 07 Feb 1734. She was born on 08 Mar 1708 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA.

Notes for Isaac Parkhurst:

 

Their father, John Parkhurst, gave Isaac and his brother, Jonas, 80.5 acres of land each, in Mendon, MA by deeds of gift daatted January 21, 1734/5. Their father had bought these 161 acres in one tract from Caleb Gardner then of Newport, RI. Isaac settled in what was then Mendon shortly after 1735. When the new church in Milford was established in 1746 he joined it. His old homestead is on today's Purchase Street.

 

Confusion exists regarding possible additional children of Issac and Lydia. See Isaac, Jr. for one example. No credible evidence of other children has been found.

 

                        vii.     MARY PARKHURST was born on 15 Jul 1710 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. She died on 24 Sep 1736 in Newbury, Essex Co., MA. She married Edmund

                                 Bailey, son of Isaac Bailey and Sarah Titcomb on 20 Aug 1731 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA.

 

                        viii.    JONAS PARKHURST was born on 15 Aug 1712 in Watertown, Middlesex, Mass. He died on 07 Apr 1798 in Milford, Worcester Co., MA. He married

                                (1) ABIGAIL BIGELOW, daughter of Joshua Bigelow and Hannah Fiske in 1740. She was born on 07 Oct 1719 in Weston, Middlesex, MA. She died on

                                25 Feb 1788 in Milford, Worcester Co., MA. He married (2) RACHEL ALBEE on 25 Dec 1788 in Milford, Worcester Co., MA. She was born in 1745. She

                                died on 01 Jun 1829 in Milford, Worcester Co., MA.

 

Notes for Jonas Parkhurst:

 

Their father, John Parkhurst gave Jonas and his brother, Isaac, 80.5 acres of land each, in Mendon, MA by deeds of gift dated January 21, 1734/5. Their father had bought these 161 acres in one tract from Caleb Garnder then of Newport, RI.

Jonas settled in Mendon shortly after 1735. After the new church in Milford was established he joined it per a letter from the church in Weston dated 10/4/1747. His old homestead is on today's Purchase Street.

 

                         ix.     JEMIMA PARKHURST was born on 05 Jun 1715 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA. She died before 1789. She married Benjamin Bartlett, son of Richard

                                 Bartlet and Abigail Ropes on 20 Jul 1738 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA.

 

                         x.      JOSIAH PARKHURST was born on 09 Jul 1706 in Watertown, Middlesex Co, MA. He died on 06 Feb 1776 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA. He married

                                Sarah Carter, daughter of Daniel Carter and Sarah Center on 23 Oct 1735 in Weston, Middlesex Co., MA.

 

Notes for Josiah Parkhurst:

 

Josiah was born in Watertown, MA in that part later set off as Weston. He probably spent his life living on the farm that had been his father's. Josiah and his wife, Sarah Carter, were third cousins. Their common ancestors were George Parkhurst and his wife, Phebe Leete.