52 Ancestors – Week 400: #623 Grace (Warren) Morse (1671-1753) of Watertown and Marlborough, Massachusetts

 Grace Warren (1671-1753) is #623 on my Ahnentafel  Listing, my seventh great-grandmother, who married #622 Joseph Morse (1667-1733)  in 1691 in Marlborough, Middlesex County,  Massachusetts Bay Colony.

I’m descended by way of:

* their daughter #311 Mary Morse (1697-????) married #330 James Maynard (1694-????)  in about 1719.
* their daughter #155 Lydia Maynard (1722-1802) married #154 David Batherick (1722-1794)in 1742.
* their daughter #77 Lydia Batherick (1752-1795) married #76 Phinehas Brigham (1755-1802)  in 1779.
* their son #38 Lambert Brigham (1794-1834) married #39 Sophia Buck (1797-1882) in 1817.
* their daughter #19 Sophia Newton (1834-1923) married #18 Edward Hildreth (1831-1899) in 1852.
* their daughter #9 Hattie Louisa Hildreth (1857-1920) married #8 Frank Walton Seaver (1852-1922) in 1874.
* their son #4 Frederick Walton Seaver (1876-1942) married #5 Alma Bessie Richmond (1882-1962) in 1900.
* their son #2 Frederick Walton Seaver (1911-1983) married #3 Betty Virginia Carringer (1919-2002) in 1942.
* their son #1 Randall Jeffrey Seaver (1943-living)

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1)  PERSON (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):
 


*  Identify:                       Grace Warren[1–4]
*  Alternate Identify:       Grace Warrin[5]
*  Alternate Identify:       Grace Morse[7-8]
*  Alternate Identify:       Grace Warren Morse[6]
*  Intercourse:                          Feminine
*  Father:                     Daniel Warren 1626-1706
*  Mom:                   Mary Barron 1631-1715


2)  INDIVIDUAL EVENTS (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):

*  Delivery:                       14 March 1671/2, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[1-6]
*  Distribution:            3 September 1733 (age 62), husband’s will proved; Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[7]
*  Loss of life:                     22 July 1753 (age 82), Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[6,8]
*  Burial:                    after 22 July 1753 (after age 82) Outdated Widespread Cemetery, Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[6]

3)  SHARED EVENTS (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):

*  Partner 1:               Joseph Morse 1667-1733
*  Marriage 1:            20 January 1690/1 (age 18) Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States[1–4]

*  Baby 1:                Joseph Morse (1692-1756)
*  Baby 2:                Grace Morse (1694-1731)
*  Baby 3:                Mary Morse (1697-    )
*  Baby 4:                Elizabeth Morse (1699-1775)
*  Baby 5:                Jonas Morse (1703-1779)
*  Baby 6:                Persistence Morse (1705-1776)
   
4)  NOTES (with supply citations as indicated in brackets):  


Grace “Warrin” was born 14 March 1671/2 in Watertown, Massachusetts Bay, the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Barron) Warren of Watertown[1-6].
Grace married at age 18 on 20 January 1690/1 to Joseph Morse (1667-1733) of Groton, Massachusetts[1-4] in Watertown.  They’d six kids, the primary two had been born in Watertown and recorded within the Watertown city information ebook, and the final 4 had been born and recorded in Marlborough  and recorded within the city important file ebook:
*  Joseph Morse (1692-1756), married 1716 Abigail Barnes (1695-1741).
*  Grace Morse (1694-1731), married 1716 Jacob Hinds (1685-1764).
*  Mary Morse (1697-????), married 1719 James Maynard (1694-????).
*  Elizabeth Morse (1699-1775), married 1717 Benjamin Woods (1691-1740).
*  Jonas Morse (1703-1779), married 1735 Lucy Keen (1707-1802).
*  Persistence Morse (1705-1776), married 1726 Jonathan Keyes (1702-1778).
Joseph Morse died on 11 July 1733 in Marlborough, having written his will on 9 April 1733.  It was proved on 3 September 1733[7].  Within the will, Grace obtained because the widow:
“5’ly I Will and Bequeath unto my Tender and Wellbeloved Spouse Grace Throughout the Time that she shall Stay my Widow, the Continuous Enchancment of all and each A part of my Buildings orchards fences Plowlands Meadows and the Continuous Incomes from thence arising, which aren’t Heretofore by Deed, or by this my current will Disposed of.

“6’ly I Will and bequeath unto my Spouse afores’d all my Moveable Property inside my now Dwelling home (Bonds excepted) and in addition one Horse Two Cowes and 4 sheep to be at her Dispose to all or any of my three Daughters above Named as she my mentioned Spouse shall Choose most expedient.”
Grace Morse, widow of Joseph Sr., died on 22 July 1753 in Marlborough at age 82[6,8].  She is buried in Outdated Widespread Cemetery in Marlborough, however there isn’t any surviving headstone.  Grace (Warren) Morse left no probate file.
5.  SOURCES


1. Henry Bond, M.D.,  Household Memorials: Genealogies of the Households and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts (Boston, Mass. : Little, Brown & Co., 1860), Quantity 1, web page 620, #4 Daniel Warren household sketch.

2. J. Howard Morse and Emily W. Leavitt, Morse Family tree, Comprising the Descendants of Samuel, Anthony, William and Joseph Morse, and John Moss; Being a  Revision of the Memorial of the Morses, Printed by Rev. Abner Morse in 1850 (New York : Springfield Printing and Binding Firm, 1903), web page 12, #45, Joseph Morse household sketch.

3. Charles Hudson, Historical past of the City of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, from its first settlement in 1657 to 1861  (Boston, Mass. : Press of T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862), web page 416, #2-11- Joseph Morse household sketch.

4. “New England Marriages to 1700,” on-line database with digital pictures, AmericanAncestors.org (New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008, Third Complement, web page 188, Joseph Morse and Grace Warren entry, 20 January 1690.

5. “Massachusetts, City and Important Information, 1620-1988,” listed database and digital picture, Ancestry.com (https://www.ancestry.com : accessed 6 October 2021); Watertown > Births, Marriages and Deaths > web page 70 (picture 154 of 3991), Grace Warrin beginning entry, 14 March 1671.

6. Discover A Grave, listed database and digital picture,  (http://www.findagrave.com), Outdated Widespread Cemetery, Marlborough Mass., Grace Warren Morse memorial #71760759.

7. Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Probate case information, Quantity: Middlesex 14000-15599 Property File #15528 (4 pictures), Joseph Morse property, 1733; “Middlesex County, MA: Probate File Papers, 1648-1871,” listed database and digital pictures, New England Historic and Genealogical Society, American Ancestors (https://www.AmericanAncestors.org : accessed 17 January 2021); Digitized mages offered by FamilySearch.org from unique information at Probate Registry, Cambridge, Mass.

8. Franklin P. Rice (editor), Important Information of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the Finish of the 12 months 1849  (Boston, Mass. : Franklin P. Rice ,1908), Deaths, pg .378, Grace Morse, widow of Joseph Sr., entry, 22 July 1753.
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NOTE: In 2014, Amy Johnson Crow instructed a weekly weblog theme of “52 Ancestors” in her weblog submit 52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks on the No Story Too Small weblog. I’ve prolonged this theme in 2021 for an eighth 12 months to 416 Ancestors in 416 Weeks. The checklist of 52 Ancestors biographies from my great-grandparents to the seventh great-grandparents (in work) is in https://www.geneamusings.com/p/ancestor-biographies.html.

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