Morse, Peter[1]

Male 1742 - 1820  (77 years)


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  • Name Morse, Peter  
    Born 2 Sep 1742  Woodstock, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 21 May 1820  Tyringham, Berkshire, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Did Peter really die in Tyringham? He was buried in Pittstown, NY and owned land there.
    Land 27 Apr 1824  Pittstown, Rensselaer, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Peter's heirs sold his 105 acre farm in Pittstown to Martin Stover for $3075. The heirs listed in the deed were:
    Sarah widow of Peter Morse,
    Moses Morse and Mary his wife of Province of Upper Canada,
    Peter Morse and Lettice his wife of the Town of Halfmoon,
    Ira Morse of the Town of Schaghticoke,
    Milton Morse and Lufanny his wife,
    Samuel R. Morse and Mary his wife,
    Philip Van Antwerp and Sarah his wife of the Town of Schaghticoke,
    Rufus Morse and Naomi his wife,
    Myron Morse and Cynthia his wife,
    William Green and Millie his wife,
    John Southerland and Billicent his wife,
    Joel Burgess and Marinda his wife of the County of Herkimer,
    John Rogers and Lydia his wife of the County of Oneida,
    Billisant Morse widow of Rufus Morse late of the County of Herkimer deceased,
    Elisabeth Morse widow of Amos Morse,
    Silas Morse of Schaghticoke
     
    • There were five more deeds registered in which Martin Stover separately paid additional heirs of Peter Morse for the same tract of land. All the heirs claimed an undivided share.

      Martin Stover paid:
      14 Mar 1825, $72.94 to Marvin Morse of Schaghticoke, a son of Peter's son Amos.

      9 Jan 1828, $52.14 to James H. Simond [or Simonds] and Hannah his wife. Hannah was a daughter of Peter's son Rufus.

      10 Feb 1830, $96.74 to William Turner and Kasia his wife of Schaghticoke. Kasia was a daughter of Peter's son Amos.

      1 Mar 1831, $60.11 to Almira Kazia Morse. Almira was a daughter of Peter's son Rufus.

      26 Sep 1834, $71.49 to Alfred Smith and Silany his wife of Newport, Herkimer, New York. Silany was a grandchild of Rufus Morse and a great grandchild of Peter Morse being the only surviving child of Sarah Greenfield a daughter of Peter's son Rufus.
    Buried Tomhannock Methodist Cemetery, Pittstown, Rensselaer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I468  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2016 

    Father Morse, Joseph,   b. 14 Oct 1707, Woodstock, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1777, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Mother Cleaveland (Cleveland), Keziah,   b. 26 Nov 1711, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1758, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 27 Apr 1730  Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    • Marriage date not certain. Also given as 27 Apr 1733, 2 Apr 1731.
    Family ID F212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ransom, Sarah,   b. 13 May 1746, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jul 1830, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Morse, Amos,   b. 6 Oct 1763,   d. 1 Oct 1816, Schaghticoke, Rensselaer, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
    +2. Morse, Rufus,   b. 5 Jul 1765,   d. 4 Jan 1822  (Age 56 years)
    +3. Morse, Moses,   b. 21 Jun 1767
    +4. Morse, Peter Jr.,   b. 22 Apr 1769, Norfolk, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1834  (Age 65 years)
     5. Morse, Ira,   b. 15 Nov 1771, Amenia, Dutchess, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1824  (Age 53 years)
    Last Modified 7 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F173  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Headstones
    Morse, Peter Sr.
    Peter Morse, Sr. Gravestone
    Tomhannock Methodist Cemetery, Pittstown, Rensselaer, New York

  • Sources 
    1. [S91] History of Woodstock Connecticutt, Clarence W. Bowen, (American Antiquarian Society), 974.64 qW893., Vol 7 p. 489.

    2. [S164] Deed, Rensselaer County Clerk, Book 12 p. 93.

    3. [S164] Deed, Rensselaer County Clerk, Book 13, p. 334.

    4. [S164] Deed, Rensselaer County Clerk, Book 17, p. 462.

    5. [S164] Deed, Rensselaer County Clerk, Book 21 p. 410.

    6. [S164] Deed, Rensselaer County Clerk, Book 24 p. 359.

    7. [S164] Deed, Rensselaer County Clerk, Book 33, p. 352.

    8. [S110] Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, Edmund Janes Cleveland and Horace Gillette Cleveland, (Hartford: printed by Case, Lockwood and Brainard Co., 1899.), 292.2 C635., Vol 1 pt. 1 p. 79.

    9. [S91] History of Woodstock Connecticutt, Clarence W. Bowen, (American Antiquarian Society), 974.64 qW893., Vol 7 p. 488-489.