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Ancestry is a major source of information if you are filling out your Morse family tree. A vast range of data is available to search ranging from census records, births, deaths and marriages, military records and immigration records to name but a few. Free trials are normally available and are a good way to fill out a lot of your tree quickly.

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Origins and History


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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Morse Family Tree

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Morse Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Morse family tree.

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Some Famous People with the surname of Morse

Wikipedia Samuel Finley Breese Morse (April 27, 1791 ? April 2, 1872) was the American inventor of a single-wire telegraph system and Morse code and a painter of historic scenes.
Wikipedia Ella Mae Morse (September 12, 1924 ? October 16, 1999), was an American popular singer.
Wikipedia Roger A.
Wikipedia Wayne Lyman Morse (October 20, 1900 ? July 22, 1974) was a politician and attorney from Oregon, United States, known for his proclivity for opposing his parties' leadership, and specifically for his opposition to the Vietnam War on constitutional grounds.
Wikipedia Jedidiah Morse (July 23 1761 ? June 9 1826) was a U.
Wikipedia Edward Sylvester Morse (June 18, 1838 ? December 20, 1925) was an American zoologist and orientalist.
Wikipedia Marston Morse (born Harold Calvin Marston Morse; born 24 March, 1892 ? 22 June, 1977) was an American mathematician best known for his work on the calculus of variations in the large, a subject where he introduced the technique of differential topology now known as Morse theory.
Wikipedia Ephraim W.
Wikipedia Robert Morse (born May 18, 1931; Newton, Massachusetts) is an American actor and singer.
Wikipedia David Bowditch Morse (born October 11, 1953) is an American stage, television, and film actor.
Wikipedia Laila Morse (born Maureen Oldman on 1 August 1945) is an English actress, best known for playing Mo Harris in BBC series "EastEnders" and Janet in the 1997 movie "Nil by Mouth" (which was written and directed by her younger brother, Hollywood actor Gary Oldman).
Wikipedia Lee Morse (November 30, 1897 ? December 16, 1954) was an American jazz and blues singer and songwriter whose most popular years were in the 1920s and early 1930s, although her career began around 1917 and continued until her death in 1954.
Wikipedia Herbert "Barry" Morse (10 June 1918 - 2 February 2008) was an Anglo-Canadian actor of stage, screen, and radio best known for his roles in the ABC television series "The Fugitive" and '.
Wikipedia Theodora Morse (July 11, 1883 - November 23, 1953) American lyricist and composer.
Wikipedia Michael John Morse (born March 22, 1982 in Ft.
Wikipedia Sir Arthur Morse (??) (25 April 1892 - 13 May 1967) was the head of The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation during and after World War II.
Wikipedia Stephen Morse (born January 14, 1945, Oakland, California) is an American poet and publisher.
Wikipedia Frank Bradford Morse (1921-1994) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.
Wikipedia Hayward Morse is a British stage and voice actor.
Wikipedia Saint Henry Morse was one of the Catholic Forty Martyrs of England and Wales.
Wikipedia John Paul Morse (born February 16, 1958) is an American professional golfer who currently plays on the Champions Tour.
Wikipedia Rebecca Morse is the co-presenter of Network Ten's 5:00pm news bulletin in Adelaide.
Wikipedia Helen Morse (born 24 January 1947) is an Australian actress who has appeared in films, on television, and on stage.
Wikipedia Charles E.
Wikipedia Charles Copeland Morse (1842?1900) was an American businessman known as the "American Seed King".
Wikipedia Albert Reynolds Morse ("Reynolds") (October 20, 1914 ? August 15, 2000) and Eleanor Reese Morse ("Eleanor") were a husband and wife team of American industrialists and philanthropists.
Wikipedia Richard Auguste Morse (born 1957) is a Puerto Rican-born Haitian-American musician and hotel manager currently residing in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Wikipedia Elmer Addison Morse (May 11, 1870 - October 4, 1945) was a U.
Wikipedia Frank Morse is a politician in the U.
Wikipedia Alice Cordelia Morse (June 1, 1863?July 15, 1961) was a designer of book covers.
Wikipedia Raymond Joseph "Butch" Morse (December 5 1910?May 22 1995) was an American football end who played five seasons in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Harmon Northrop Morse (October 15, 1848 ? September 8, 1920) was an American chemist.
Wikipedia Macy Morse (January 25, 1921 ?) is an internationally renowned American non-violent peace activist, and anti-nuclear activist.
Wikipedia Charles Wyman Morse (October 21, 1856 ? January 12, 1933) was a notorious businessman and speculator on Wall Street in the early 20th century.
Wikipedia Michelle Morse (1982-2005) was an advocate for student health rights.
Wikipedia Robert J.
Wikipedia Charles Fessenden Morse (September 22, 1839 ? December 11, 1926) was a Lieutenant Colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War and, afterward, an influential businessman and civic leader in Kansas City, Missouri.
Wikipedia William Ewart Morse (23 November 1878 ? 18 December 1952) was an English businessman and Liberal Party politician, briefly member of parliament for Bridgwater and later a member of Wiltshire County Council.
Wikipedia Levi Lapper Morse (24 May 1853 ? 10 September 1913) was an English grocer and draper and Liberal Party politician.
Wikipedia Samuel French Morse (1916 - 1985) was an American poet and teacher.
Wikipedia Franklin B.
Wikipedia Henry Woolson Morse (February 24, 1858 ? May 3, 1897), usually credited as Woolson Morse, was an American composer of musical theatre.
Wikipedia Andy Morse (born December 29, 1958) is an American professional golfer.