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James Edward Finley Morse (1825 - 1914)

James Edward Finley Morse
Born in Connecticut, United Statesmap
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Died at age 89 in Bronx, New York City, New York, United Statesmap
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James Edward Finley Morse was born January 16, 1825 in Connecticut and died September 8, 1914 in Bronx, New York, New York.[1]

The 1860 Census places James, then 35, in the home of his father in 4th District 18th Ward New York City, New York, New York, United States.[2] In 1870 James is still living with his birth family in New York.[3]


  1. "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949," database, FamilySearch ( : 10 February 2018), James Edward Finley Morse, 08 Sep 1914; citing Death, Bronx, New York, New York, United States, New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,322,771.
  2. "United States Census, 1860", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 December 2017), James E F Morse in entry for Saml F B Morse, 1860.
  3. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), James E F Morse in household of Lamb H B Morse, New York, United States; citing p. 88, family 675, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,426.

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Find a Grave makes the unusual claim that he was born in Charleston, South Carolina.
posted by Scott Hutchins

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