Person:Obadiah Morse (8)

m. 22 May 1696
  1. Susanna Morse1696 -
  2. Bethiah Morse1696 -
  3. Obadiah Morse1704 - Bef 1753
  4. Patience Morse1707 -
  5. Ann Morse1710 -
  • HObadiah Morse1704 - Bef 1753
  • WMercy Walker1706 - Bef 1779
m. 28 Nov 1728
  1. Daniel Morse1729/30 -
  2. Abner Morse1731 -
  3. Obadiah Morse1732/33 -
  4. Mercy Morse1735 -
  5. Benaiah Morse1736/37 - Bef 1771
  6. Samuel Morse1739 -
  7. Sarah Morse1741 - 1808
  8. John Morse1742/43 -
  9. Hannah Morse1745 -
  10. Mary Morse1748 -
Facts and Events
Name[2] Obadiah Morse
Gender Male
Birth[1] 15 Aug 1704 Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 28 Nov 1728 Sudbury, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Mercy Walker
Death[3] Bef 27 Jan 1753 Sherborn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  1. Baldwin, Thomas W. Vital Records of Sherborn, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850. (Boston, Mass: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911)
    p. 69.

    MORSE, Obadiah, s. Daniel and Susanah, [born] Apr. 15, 1704.

  2. Morse, Abner. Memorial of the Morses: containing the history of seven persons of the name, who settled in America in the seventeenth century : with a catalogue of ten thousand of their descendants : to which are added biographical sketches of many of their number. (Boston: William Veazie, 1850)
    p. 21, 22.

    Children of Daniel Morse and Susanna Holbrook: 4) Obadiah, b. 15 Aug 1704, d. 1753, m. Sherborn Mercy Walker.

  3. Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871. (American Ancestors, 2014)
    Case 15557: Obediah Morse 1753.

    27 Jan 1753 [misfiled in file 15558 with guardian bonds]: Bond of Mercy Morse Widow as administratrix of the Estate of her late husband Obediah Morse late of Sherburn.
    20 Feb 1753: Inventory of the Estate of Obadiah Morse Late of Sherburn by James Whitney, Edward Learned, Richard Sanger
    28 Mar 1754: Account of Marcy Morse Administra'x: of the Estate of Obadiah Morse Late of Sherburn Decea'd.
    21 May 1754: "sett off to Mercy Widow of the Deceased on[e] Third part of the said Estate", remaining two thirds "we are of Opinion that it will not admitte of any more than two settlements". Set of to Daniel Morse the Eldest son, sett off to Abner Morse the second son.
    14 Oct 1754: Judge's decree: Daniel Morse to pay his Brother Obediah Morse, his Brother Benaiah Morse. Abner Morse to pay Benaiah, to Samuel, John, Mercy, Sarah, Hannah and Mary.
    21 May 1759: Additional account of Marcy Morse administratrix.
    4 Apr 1760: [Heirs and] Guardians of the Minor Children of Obediah Morse late of Sherburn that new appraisal of real estate, to be settled on Abner Morse, is needed: Mercy Newton, Daniel Morse, Samuel Morse, Obadiah Morse, John'a Russell, Benj'a Bullard, Ezra Whitney, Benaiah Morse.
    8 Apr 1760: Inventory of the Third of the Estate of Obadiah Morse Late of Sherburn Deceast which was Sett of to his Widow Marcy Morse alias Marcy Newton as her Right of Dowry and thirds Showne to us By her. Countersigned by Marcy Newton, Daniel Morse, Benaiah Morse, Ezra Whitney, Jon'a Russell [file 15558: guardian of Benaiah and Samuel; also file 15560: guardian of John], Benja Bullard Gaurdein [file 15559: guardian of Sarah Hannah & Mary], Samuel Morse, Obadiah Morse.
    23 Feb 1761: Judge's decree, setting off "that part of the said deceased's real estate which was set off to his widow Mercy for her dower" to Daniel Morse eldest son of Obadiah Morse late of Sherburn, he paying "his Bretheren & Sisters (Children of the said Intestate) viz. Abner, Obediah, Benaiah, Mercy, Samuel, Sarah, John , Hannah & Mary".
    23 Feb 1761: Bond of Daniel Morse of Natick millwright with Abner Morse of Sherburn Husbandman surety, having settled widow's dower on Daniel "she having quitted her Right therein" , he to fulfill the judge's decree.