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Samuel F. B. Morse

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Samuel F. B. Morse

Painter and Co-Inventor of Morse Code

    Samuel Finley Breese Morse

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 27 Apr 1791 
    • Birth Location:
    • at the foot of Breed's Hill, Charlestown (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts  
    • Christening Date:
    • Christening Location:
    • Death Date:
    • 2 Apr 1872 
    • Death Location:
    • New York, New York 
    • Burial Date:
    • Burial Location:
    • Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings Co., New York 
    • Notes: 
    • Painter and inventor (telegraph and morse code).

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  • Sources for Samuel Finley Breese Morse

    • 2 Bowen, Daniel, The Family of Griffith Bowen, Gentleman, Welsh Puritan Immigrant, Boston, Mass., 1638-9, Especially the Branch of . . ., Jacksonville, Florida: DaCosta Printing Company (1893), 31.
    • 3 Child, Elias, Genealogy of the Child, Childs and Childe Families, of the Past and Present in the United States and the Canadas, Utica, NY: Curtiss and Childs, Printers (1881), 260.
    • 4 Dexter, Franklin Bowditch, Biographical Sketches of the Graduates of Yale College with Annals of the College History, Volume 4, July 1778-June 1792, New York: Henry Holt and Company (1907), 297.
    • 5 Lamb, Mrs. Martha J. and Mrs. Burton Harrison, History of the City of New York: Its Origin Rise, and Progress, Volume 3, New York: The A. S. Barnes Company (1896), 745.
    • 8 Youmans, William Jay, ed., Pioneers of Science in America: Sketches of their Lives and Scientific Work, New York: D. Appleton and Company (1896), 234.