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Morse Notable Kin

 
 
Coolidge, Calvin President of the U. S.
Dickinson, Emily Poet
Hickok, Wild Bill Gunfighter in the Wild West
Nixon, Richard Milhouse President of the U. S.
Taft, William Howard President of the U. S.
 

Calvin Coolidge - President of the United States
 
 

This is the line of descent from immigrant Joseph Morse to Calvin Coolidge. Note, there is another line from his cousin, Samuel Morse, to Calvin, as well.: Calvin Coolidge's mother was a descendant of Joseph Morse. His father was a descendant of Samuel Morse. 

Direct Descendants of Joseph Morse, Sr.  
     
 1   Joseph Morse, Sr. 1576 - 1646  
....  +Dorothy 1580 - 1646  
.... 2   Joseph Morse, Jr. 1610 - 1691  
..........  +Esther Peirce 1610 -  
........... 3   Sarah Morse 1651 -  
.................  +Timothy Cooper 1651 -  
.................. 4   John Cooper 1675 -  
........................  +Elizabeth Winter 1678 -  
........................ 5   Timothy Cooper 1706 -  
..............................  +Sarah Guile 1695 -  
............................... 6   Judith Cooper 1737 - 1815  
.....................................  +Comfort Starr 1731 - 1812  
...................................... 7   Sarah Starr 1760 - 1805  
............................................  +Jabez Franklin 1759 - 1829  
............................................ 8   Luther Franklin 1780 - 1861  
..................................................  +Priscilla Pinney 1788 - 1811  
................................................... 9   Abigail Franklin 1811 - 1892  
.........................................................  +Hiram D. Moor 1812 - 1888  
.......................................................... 10   Victoria Josephine Moor 1846 - 1885  
................................................................  +John Calvin Coolidge 1845 - 1926  
................................................................ 11   Calvin Coolidge 1872 - 1933  

Source: Ancestors of American Presidents, Roberts, P 245 and 70-75. 
 

 
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Emily Elizabeth Dickinson - Poet
  Following is the Morse lineage of Emily Dickinson:
 
 
Immigrant Samuel Morse is a first cousin of my immigrant ancestor, Joseph Morse.

 1   Samuel Morse 1576 - 1654 
....  +Elizabeth Jasper 1580 - 1655 
.... 2   Daniel Morse 1600 - 
..........  +Lydia Fisher 1600 - 
........... 3   Lydia Morse 1630 - 
.................  +Ephraim Wight 1630 - 
.................. 4   Lydia Wight 1660 - 
........................  +Nathaniel Partridge 1660 - 
........................ 5   Sarah Partridge 1690 - 
..............................  +Joseph Marsh, Jr. 1690 - 
............................... 6   Dorothy Marsh 1720 - 
.....................................  +Nathaniel Gunn, Jr. 1720 - 
...................................... 7   Nathaniel Gunn III 1750 - 
............................................  +Hannah Montague 1750 - 
............................................ 8   Lucretia Gunn 1780 - 
..................................................  +Samuel Fowler Dickinson 1780 - 
................................................... 9   Edward Dickinson 1810 - 
.........................................................  +Emily Norcross 1810 - 
..................................................... 10   Emily Elizabeth Dickinson 1830 - 1886 

Source: Notable Kin, Roberts, 1998, pp 202-3. (Some dates of birth are approximated.)

 
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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok
 
 
This is the line of descent from immigrant Samuel Morse, a first cousin of my immigrant ancestor, Joseph Morse, to Wild Bill Hickok, gunfighter of the Wild West.  
  
     1   Samuel Morse 1576 - 1654  
    ..  +Elizabeth Jasper 1576 -  
    .... 2   Mary Morse 1600 -  
    ........  +Samuel Bullen 1600 -  
    ........... 3   Mary Bullen 1630 -  
    ...............  +Ephraim Clark 1630 -  
    .................. 4   Mary Clark 1660 -  
    ......................  +Samuel Whiting 1660 -  
    ........................ 5   Ephraim Whiting 1699 - 1788  
    ............................  +Abigail Mason 1700 - 1749  
    ............................... 6   Susanna Whiting 1734 -  
    ...................................  +Benjamin Butler 1727 - 1800  
    ...................................... 7   James Butler 1763 -  
    ..........................................  +Unis Kinsley 1763 -  
    ............................................ 8   Polly Butler 1804 - 1878  
    ................................................  +Alonzo Hickok 1801 -  
    ................................. 9   James Butler 'Wild Bill' Hickok 1837 - 1876 
     
Sources: Ancestors of American Presidents, Roberts, p 245 
Notable Kin, Roberts, p 116 
Various biographies of Wild Bill. 
 
 
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Richard Nixon

 
    Lineage from immigrant Joseph and Dorothy (___)  Morse 
    to Richard Nixon: 
        
     Direct Descendants of Joseph Morse, Sr. 
      
     1   Joseph Morse, Sr. 1576 - 1646  
    ....  +Dorothy 1580 - 1646  
    . 2   Joseph Morse, Jr. 1610 - 1691  
    .......  +Esther Peirce 1610 -  
    .... 3   John Morse 1639 - 1702  
    ..........  +Abigail Stearns 1645 - 1690  
    ........ 4   Joseph Morse 1671 - 1709  
    ..............  +Elizabeth Sawtelle 1671 -  
    ........... 5   Abigail Morse 1696 - 1739  
    .................  +Joshua Hemingway 1697 - 1754  
    .............. 6   Isaac Hemingway 1730 - 1778  
    ....................  +Elizabeth Haven 1736 -  
    .................. 7   James Hemingway 1760 - 1822  
    ........................  +Elizabeth Armstrong 1757 - 1837  
    ..................... 8   James Hemingway, Jr. 1801 - 1893  
    ...........................  +Hope Malmsbury 1804 - 1865  
    ........................ 9   Jane Hemingway 1824 - 1890  
    ..............................  +Oliver Burdg 1821 - 1908  
    ............................ 10   Almira Park Burdg 1849 - 1943  
    ..................................  +Franklin Milhous 1848 - 1919  
    ............................... 11   Hannah Milhous 1885 - 1967  
    .....................................  +Francis Anthony Nixon 1878 - 1956  
    .................................. 12   Richard Milhous Nixon 1913 - 1994 
     
Source: Ancestors of American Presidents, Roberts, p 245.
 
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William Howard Taft - President
 
 
The Samuel Morse lineage of William Howard Taft  is: 

Direct Descendants of Samuel Morse 
    
 1   Samuel Morse 1576 - 1654 
....  +Elizabeth Jasper 1580 - 1655 
.... 2   Elizabeth Morse 1600 - 
..........  +Robert Daniel 1600 - 
........... 3   Joseph Daniel 1630 - 
.................  +Mary Fairbanks 1630 - 
.................. 4   Eleazer Daniel 1660 - 
........................  +Mary Holbrook 1660 - 
........................ 5   David Daniel 1690 - 
..............................  +Huldah Taft 1690 - 
............................... 6   Chloe Daniel 1720 - 
.....................................  +Seth Davenport 1720 - 
...................................... 7   Ann Davenport 1750 - 
............................................  +William Torrey 1750 - 
............................................ 8   Samuel Davenport Torrey 1789 - 1877 
..................................................  +Susan Holman Waters 1803 - 1866 
................................................... 9   Louisa Maria Torrey 1827 - 1907 
.........................................................  +Alphonso Taft 1810 - 1891 
.......................................................... 10   William Howard Taft 1857 - 1930 
 
 

 
 


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