Descendants of Ransome Morse

Courtesy of www.museum.bmi.net

Researchers: Linda Kracke and Gwen Martin

March 13, 2007

Generation No. 1

1. Ransome1 Morse was born Abt. 1816 in NY. He married Adelia C. 'Morse'. She was born Abt. 1817 in NY.

Notes for Ransome Morse:

1850 Census > Illinois > DuPage > Winfield

Line 33

154 767 Ransome Morse 34 M Farmer 200 NY

------------Adelia C. Morse 33 F NY

------------Mellon A. Morse 13 M NY At School

------------Charles M.Morse 11 M. NY At School

------------William W. Morse 9 M NY At School

------------Marinda Morse 1 F IL

------------Mary Morse 45 F NY

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1860 United States Federal Census Record

about William W Morse

Name: William W Morse

Age in 1860: 18

Birth Year: abt 1842

Birthplace: New York

Home in 1860: Milan, DeKalb, Illinois

Gender: Male

Post Office: Malta

Value of real estate: View image

Household Members: Name Age

Ransom Morse 44 M Farmer 3200/1000 NY

Adelia Morse 43 F House Keeping NY

Welton A Morse 23 M Farm Laborer NY

Charles W Morse 21 M Farm Laborer NY

William W Morse 18 M. Farm Laborer NY

Melinda Morse 11 F NY

Harriet Morse 5 F NY

Mary Morse 53 F House Keeping MY

Emily A. McKillips 11 F NY

Line 14 2936 40

John W. Morse 63 M Farmer 3200/900 CT

Margaret Morse 60 F House Keeper NY

Katharine 30 F House Laborer NY

Laura 21F House Labor NY

Hannah 13 F NY

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1870 Census > Iowa > Benton > Eldorado

Line 4

79 78 Morse R.C. 52 MW Farmer 2500/1200 NY

-------------------Delia 52 FW Keeping House NY

-------------------Wallace 21 MW Farm Laborer NY

-------------------Hattie 15 FW IL Attd School

-------------------Mary 65 FW NY

--------Marsten R.K. 28 MW Farmer 3000/500 NH

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1880 Census >

Line 14 Morse Ransome WM 64 M

----------------------Adelia WF 63 Wife M Keeping House NY NY CT

Line 21 4-4 Morse Walter W. WM 39 M Farmer NY NY NY

---------------------------Flora WF 30 Wife M Keeping House VT NY NY

---------------------------Agusta WF 6 Dau S At Home Dakota NY VT

---------------------------Walter WM 3 Son At Home Dakota NY VT

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More About Ransome Morse:

Census 1: 1850, Illinois > DuPage > Winfield

Census 2: 1860, Milan, DeKalb, Illinois

Census 3: 1870, Census > Iowa > Benton > Eldorado

Census 4: 1880, Dakota Territory > Lincoln > Lynn > District 17

More About Adelia C. 'Morse':

Census 1: 1850, Illinois > DuPage > Winfield (see husband)

Census 2: 1860, Milan, DeKalb, Illinois (see husband)

Census 3: 1870, Census > Iowa > Benton > Eldorado (see husband)

Census 4: 1880, Dakota Territory > Lincoln > Lynn > District 17 (see husband)

Children of Ransome Morse and Adelia 'Morse' are:

2 i. Welton A.2 Morse, born Abt. 1837 in NY.

More About Welton A. Morse:

Census 1: 1850, Illinois > DuPage > Winfield (see father)

Census 2: 1860, Milan, DeKalb, Illinois (see father)

3 ii. Charles M. Morse, born Abt. 1839 in NY.

More About Charles M. Morse:

Census 1: 1850, Illinois > DuPage > Winfield (see father)

Census 2: 1860, Milan, DeKalb, Illinois (see father)

+ 4 iii. William W. Morse, born Abt. 1840 in NY; died 1910 in WA.

+ 5 iv. Walter W. Morse, born Abt. 1841 in NY.

6 v. Wallace Morse, born Abt. 1848 in NY.

More About Wallace Morse:

Census: 1870, Census > Iowa > Benton > Eldorado (see father)

7 vi. Marinda Morse, born Abt. 1849 in IL.

More About Marinda Morse:

Census 1: 1850, Illinois > DuPage > Winfield (see father)

Census 2: 1860, Milan, DeKalb, Illinois (see father)

8 vii. Harriet Morse, born Abt. 1855 in IL.

More About Harriet Morse:

Census 1: 1860, Milan, DeKalb, Illinois (see father)

Census 2: 1870, Census > Iowa > Benton > Eldorado (father)

 

Generation No. 2

4. William W.2 Morse (Ransome1) was born Abt. 1840 in NY, and died 1910 in WA. He married Eliza 'Morse'. She was born Abt. 1846 in England.

Notes for William W. Morse:

American Civil War Soldiers Record

about William W Morse

Name: William W Morse ,

Enlistment Date: 21 December 1863

Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE

Side Served: Union

State Served: New York

Unit Numbers: 1346 1346

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 21 December 1863 at the age of 27

Enlisted in Company Batty D, 4th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York on 21 December 1863.

Mustered out Company Batty D, 4th Heavy Artillery Regiment New York on 26 September 1865 in Washington, DC

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1870 Census Wisconsin, Green Exter

Line 12

165 165 Morse Geo 33 MW Farmer 5000/960 NY

-----------------------Jane 26 FW Keeping House NY

Line 19

167 167 Morse W.W. 30 MW Farmer 1520/900 NY

-----------------------Eliza 24 FW Keeping House England Father & Mother Foreign Born

-----------------------N.E. 8/12 MW WI Mother Foreign Born

------------Wister Charles 16 MW WI

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1880 United States Federal Census Record

about William Morse

Name: William Morse

Home in 1880: Jefferson, Jackson, Kansas

Age: 40

Estimated birth year: abt 1840

Birthplace: New York

Relation to head-of-household: Self

Spouse's name: Elza

Father's birthplace: NY

Mother's birthplace: NY

Neighbors:

Occupation: Farmer

Marital status: Married

Race: White

Gender: Male

Household Members: Name Age

Line 3016 16

William Morse WM 40 M Farming NY NY NY

Elza Morse WF 34 Wife Housekeeping ENG ENG ENG

Henry Morse WM 10 Spm S WI NY ENG Attd School

Lucy Morse WF 8 Dau S WI NY ENG Attd School

Estella Morse WF 5 Dau WI NY ENG

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http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/gage/books/farmers/rivertwp.htm

M.A. BROWN & CO.íS

Classified Directory of Farmers for

Riverside Township.

1886-7

Source: M.A. Brown & Co.ís Gage County Directory for 1886-7.

This book may be found in the Heritage Room at the Beatrice Public Library.

Morse, W.W.

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Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934

about William W. Morse

Name: William W. Morse

State Filed: Nebraska

Widow: Eliza Morse

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More About William W. Morse:

Census 1: 1870, Wisconsin, Green Exter

Census 2: 1850, Illinois > DuPage > Winfield (see father)

Census 3: 1860, Milan, DeKalb, Illinois (see father)

Census 4: 1880, Jefferson, Jackson, Kansas

Military service: Bet. 1863 - 1865, American Civil War Co Batty D. 4th Heavy Art. Reg. NY

Notes for Eliza 'Morse':

1910 Census > Nebraska > Gage > Rockford > District 68

Line 53 49 49 Morse Henry Head MW 40 S MO NY ENG Farmer/Genl Farm

-------------------------------Eliza Mother FW 63 WD ENG ENG ENG None

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More About Eliza 'Morse':

Census 1: 1870, Wisconsin, Green Exter (see husband)

Census 2: 1880, Jefferson, Jackson, Kansas (see husband)

Census 3: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Rockford > District 68

Children of William Morse and Eliza 'Morse' are:

9 i. Henry3 Morse, born Abt. 1869 in WI.

Notes for Henry Morse:

1910 Census > Nebraska > Gage > Rockford > District 68

Line 53 49 49 Morse Henry Head MW 40 S MO NY ENG Farmer/Genl Farm

-------------------------------Eliza Mother FW 63 WD ENG ENG ENG None

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More About Henry Morse:

Census 1: 1870, Wisconsin, Green Exter (see father)

Census 2: 1880, Jefferson, Jackson, Kansas (see father)

Census 3: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Rockford > District 68

+ 10 ii. Lucy R. Morse, born Abt. 1872 in WI.

11 iii. Estella Morse, born Abt. 1875 in WI.

More About Estella Morse:

Census: 1880, Jefferson, Jackson, Kansas (see father)

 

5. Walter W.2 Morse (Ransome1) was born Abt. 1841 in NY. He married Flora 'Morse'. She was born Abt. 1850 in VT.

Notes for Walter W. Morse:

1880 Census > Dakota Territory > Lincoln > Lynn > District 17

Line 14 Morse Ransome WM 64 M

----------------------Adelia WF 63 Wife M Keeping House NY NY CT

Line 21 4-4 Morse Walter W. WM 39 M Farmer NY NY NY

---------------------------Flora WF 30 Wife M Keeping House VT NY NY

---------------------------Agusta WF 6 Dau S At Home Dakota NY VT

---------------------------Walter WM 3 Son At Home Dakota NY VT

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More About Walter W. Morse:

Census: 1880, 1880 Census > Dakota Territory > Lincoln > Lynn > District 17

More About Flora 'Morse':

Census: 1880, 1880 Census > Dakota Territory > Lincoln > Lynn > District 17 (see husband)

Children of Walter Morse and Flora 'Morse' are:

12 i. Augusta3 Morse, born Abt. 1874 in Dakota Territory.

More About Augusta Morse:

Census: 1880, 1880 Census > Dakota Territory > Lincoln > Lynn > District 17 (see father)

13 ii. Walter Morse, born Abt. 1877 in Dakota Territory.

More About Walter Morse:

Census: 1880, 1880 Census > Dakota Territory > Lincoln > Lynn > District 17 (see father)

 

Generation No. 3

10. Lucy R.3 Morse (William W.2, Ransome1) was born Abt. 1872 in WI. She married Silas Burchan 1894 in Gage County, NE. He was born Abt. 1873 in IN.

More About Lucy R. Morse:

Census 1: 1880, Jefferson, Jackson, Kansas (see father)

Census 2: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Riverside > District 66 (see husband)

Census 3: 1920, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 198 (see husband)

Census 4: 1930, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 47

Notes for Silas Burchan:

1910 United States Federal Census > Nebraska > Gage > Riverside > District 66

Line 21

Burchan, Silas Head MW 37 M1/15yrs IN IN IN Farmer/Dairy Farm

--------------Lucy Wife Fw 39 M1/15yrs (6-5) WI NY EngE None

--------------Hazel Dau FW 13 S NE IN WI None

--------------Elsa Son MW 10 S NE IN WI None

--------------George Son MW 7 S NE IN WI None

--------------Henry Son MW 4 S NE IN WI None

--------------Merl Son MW 4/12 S NI IN WI None

Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Riverside, Gage, Nebraska; Roll: T624_846; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 66; Image: 1068.

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1920 United States Federal Census > Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 198

Line 46 Farm

Burcham, Silas Head OM MW 47 M IN IN IN Farmer/Gen.Farm

---------------Lucile Wife FW 48 M WI MY EngE None

---------------Eliza Dau FW 20 SNE IN WI None

---------------George Son MW 17 S NE IN WI None

---------------Henry Son MW 14 S NE IN WI None

Next Page Line 51

Burcham, Merle Son MW 10 S NE IN WI None

---------------Olive Dau FW 7 S NE IN WI None

Source Citation: Year: 1920;Census Place: Sunshine, Lincoln, Nebraska; Roll: T625_997; Page: 15A; Enumeration District: 198; Image: 1093.

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1930 United States Federal Census > Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 47

Line 18

Burcham, Lucy Head no radio FW 58 Wd WI NY Eng Farmer/Farm

---------------Henry Son MW 24 S NE IN WI Laborer/Farm

---------------Olive Dau FW S NE IN WI None

Source Citation: Year: 1930; Census Place: Sunshine, Lincoln, Nebraska; Roll: 1287; Page: 4A; Enumeration District: 47; Image: 504.0.

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More About Silas Burchan:

Census 1: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Riverside > District 66

Census 2: 1920, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 198

Census 3: 1930, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 47

Marriage Notes for Lucy Morse and Silas Burchan:

Burchan Silas Morse Lucy R. H-403 1894

http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ne/county/gage/marriage/groom-bu.htm

 

More About Silas Burchan and Lucy Morse:

Marriage: 1894, Gage County, NE

Children of Lucy Morse and Silas Burchan are:

14 i. Hazel4 Burchan, born Abt. 1897 in NE.

More About Hazel Burchan:

Census: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Riverside > District 66 (see father)

15 ii. Elsa Burchan, born Abt. 1900 in NE.

More About Elsa Burchan:

Census 1: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Riverside > District 66 (see father)

Census 2: 1920, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 198 (see father)

16 iii. George Burchan, born Abt. 1903 in NE.

More About George Burchan:

Census 1: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Riverside > District 66 (see father)

Census 2: 1920, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 198 (see father)

17 iv. Henry Burchan, born Abt. 1906 in NE.

More About Henry Burchan:

Census 1: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Riverside > District 66 (see father)

Census 2: 1920, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 198 (see father)

18 v. Merl Burchan, born Abt. 1910 in NE.

More About Merl Burchan:

Census 1: 1910, Nebraska > Gage > Riverside > District 66 (see father)

Census 2: 1920, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 198 (see father)

19 vi. Olice Burchan, born Abt. 1913 in NE.

More About Olice Burchan:

Census 1: 1920, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 198 (see father)

Census 2: 1930, Nebraska > Lincoln > Sunshine > District 47