Samuel F. B. Morse

Ancestry of
Samuel F. B. Morse

Painter and Co-Inventor of Morse Code


    Benjamin Child

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    • 6th Generation — 3rd Great-grandfather of Samuel F. B. Morse
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 40 
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    • Christening Date:
    • 15 Jan 1631 
    • Christening Location:
    • Cottesbach, Leicestershire, England 
    • Death Date:
    • 14 Oct 1678 
    • Death Location:
    • Roxbury (now Boston), Suffolk, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • ABT 1653 
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    • 1 Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850 (Online Datebase), New England Historic Genealogical Society (2001-2008), Roxbury Births, p. 65.
    • 4 New England Historical and Genealogical Register, (New England Historic and Genealogical Society), April 1893, Vol. 47, p. 459.
    • 5 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.
    • 6 Bowen, Edward Augustus, Lineage of the Bowens of Woodstock, Connecticut, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Riverside Press (1897), 95, 195.
    • 7 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), 67-69, 427.
    • 8 Linzee, John William, The History of Peter Parker and Sarah Ruggles of Roxbury, Mass. and Their Ancestors and Descendants, Boston: Privately Printed (1913), 227, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 9 Paine, Lyman May, My Ancestors: A Memorial of John Paine and Mary Ann May of East Woodstock, Conn., Chicago: Printed for Private Circulation (1914), 66, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
    • 10 Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume 2, Santa Clarita, California: Carl Boyer, 3rd (1999), 5, 36.