Eliakim Morse

Male 1780 - 1872


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  • Name  Eliakim Morse 
    Born  08 Oct 1780  Franklin, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  28 Mar 1872  Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Eliakim Morse
      Mar 28, 1872
      Male, Widower
      Age: 91 years, 5 months, 21 days
      Cause: Old Age
      Place of Death: Oakham
      Occupation: Cabinet maker
      Birthplace: Franklin
      Father: Moses Morse, b. Walpole
      Mother: Lydia Daniels, b. Holliston
    Buried  South Cemetery, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Eliakim and Lucinda removed from Franklin to West Springfield about 1810. They settled in Oakham, Worchester Co, Massachusetts about 1816. He was a manufacturer of household furniture, and owned a small farm about three-quarters of a mile south of the center village (Oakham). For several years he used as a furniture shop and store a part of the house later owned by Frank S. Conant. In 1840 there were 1038 habitants in Oakham.

      Gravestone:
      Father & Mother
      Eliakim Morse & Lucinda, his wife
      28 Mar 1872 14 Aug 1863
      aged 91 aged 76

      Eliakim MORSE was among those who voted 2 March 1829, to form a religious society called the Evangelical Congregational Society of Oakham, MASS. This was a very controversial split from the established Congregational Church. He was signer number 39. Lucinda MORSE is listed as a member of the Evangelical Congregational Church in Oakham, MA in 1833 and 1834. Eliakim is listed as a member of the Evangelical Congregational Society 1 May 1856 in Oakham.
      !Records of the Evangelical Congregational Church, Oakham, MA

      In the Settlement and Story of Oakham, Mass., Eliakim is listed as "of Franklin and West Springfield. He was the son of Moses and Lydia (Daniels) Morse and a descendant of Samuel Morse of Dedham (1637). He was "Surveyor of Highways" 1817, 1824, 1829, 1833, and 1841 (excused in 1841). Eliakim was "Field Driver" in 1830 and 1839 for the town of Oakham. He was chairman ("centre") of the school committee in 1823.
    Person ID  I5769  Bryant
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2006 

    Father  Moses Morse,   b. 17 Jun 1739, Walpole, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Apr 1790, Franklin, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Lydia Daniel,   b. 17 Jul 1739, Holliston, Middlesex Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1825, Franklin, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  04 Jun 1766  Wrentham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Family ID  F362  Group Sheet

    Family  Lucinda Pond,   b. 05 Jul 1787, Franklin, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1863, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  28 Mar 1809  Franklin, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    • Pond Genealogy gives May 28. History of Franklin (Blake) says Lucinda, married Eliakim Morse and went to Oakham.

      "MARRIED, At Franklin, on Tuesday Evening last, by the Rev. Dr. Emmons, Mr. Eliakim Morse, of Medway, to the amiable Miss Lucinda Pond."
      !The Democrat, 1 Apr 1809; Vol. VI, Issue 26, Page 3
    Children 
     1. Lucinda Morse,   b. 13 Jun 1809, Franklin, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Jan 1863, Milford, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Elvira Metcalf Morse,   b. 04 Nov 1812, West Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1827, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. John Norman Morse,   b. 01 Feb 1814, West Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1899, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James Morse,   b. 14 Feb 1816, Springfield, Hampden Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Julia Ferry Morse,   b. 09 Jul 1817, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Dec 1896, Bellingham, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Hiram Conant Morse,   b. 03 Feb 1821, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1910
     7. Electa Bothwell Morse,   b. 30 May 1822, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1864, Hubbardston, Ionia Co, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Jasper Pond Morse,   b. 08 Feb 1824, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Apr 1899, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Sabin Aldis Morse,   b. 18 Aug 1827, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1887, Worcester, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F339  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 08 Oct 1780 - Franklin, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Mar 1809 - Franklin, Norfolk Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Mar 1872 - Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - South Cemetery, Oakham, Worcester Co, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Wrentham.

    2. [S166] Wright & Harvey, Story of Oakh, Wright, H. B. and E. D. Harvey, (Ernest L. Hayward, New HAven, CT, 1947), p.926.

    3. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Oakham 249:347.

    4. [S60] MASS, Vital Rec., Wrentham, V.R.:345.

    5. [S255] Morse, J. Howard, Morse Gen., Morse, J. Howard., (Author, New York, 1903), p.38.

    6. [S172] Franklin, MA, VR, Doe, Orestes T., (Town of Franklin, Franklin, MA, 1898), p.97.

    7. [S217] Blake, Franklin, Blake, Mortimer, (Town Committee, Franklin, MA, 1879), p.269.


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