Silas Livingstone MORSE

Silas Livingstone MORSE

Male 1859 - 1938

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  • Name  Silas Livingstone MORSE 
    Born  25 Jan 1859  Bridgetown, , Nova Scotia, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  29 May 1938  Lowell, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I36548  Munro
    Last Modified  27 May 2001 

    Family  Julia Ella REED,   b. 12 Jun 1854, Lexington, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Apr 1921, Haverhill, Essex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  8 Sep 1881  Charlestown, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Harrison Reed MORSE,   b. 5 Jan 1882, Somerville, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Silas Livingston MORSE,   b. 24 Nov 1883, Somerville, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Ruth Evelyn MORSE,   b. 19 Aug 1890, Somerville, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Marguerite MORSE,   b. 11 Feb 1892, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  20 Jan 2009 
    Family ID  F12534  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Silas was the son of Thomas Ansley and Marguerite Maria (Oxley) Morse.

      He graduated from Bridgetown Academy of Nova Scotia in 1876 and from Newton Theological Institute in 1892. He was a Republican in politics and a friend of Teddy Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge and Henry Cabot Lodge, Sr. He was a Mason and a member of the Odd Fellows and of the Baptist Church.

      After he moved from Nova Scotia, he learned the printers and bookbinders trade with Rand-Avery Company of Boston, Massachusetts. He then decided to go into the ministry and went on to college in Newton, Massachusetts.

      During his pastorate in Haverhill, Massachusetts, he was appointed Juvenile Probation Officer by the court and did some great work with young people. His hobbies were printing and book binding.

      References:

      (1) "History and Genealogy of the Lexington, Mass. Munroes", 2nd ed. by R. S.
      Munroe - Florence, Massachusetts (1986) - 14-19-25-2 - p. 262 and
      11-5/11-15-2 - p. 324

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      Compiled and edited by Allen Alger, Genealogist, Clan Munro Association, USA