First Generation


1. Sylvester Morse was born about 29 December 1845 in Bremen, Maine, USA. He died on 12 December 1931 at the age of 85 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. He was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. Came to Swan's Island from Friendship in 1880. Settled on Irish Point and raised sheep. Had a store there. Later had a store at the harbor and one at Frenchboro. Had a fish business at the harbor too.

Sylvester Morse and Sarah J. Francis were married. Sarah J. Francis, daughter of Emanuel Francis and Carter, was born about 7 June 1851 in Friendship, Knox County, Maine, USA. She died on 10 January 1923 at the age of 71 in Swan's Island, Hancock County, Maine, USA. She was buried in Grindle Hill cemetery, Swan's Island. Sylvester's second wife.

Sylvester Morse-1348 and Sarah J. Francis-1349 had the following children:

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Nelson Thompson Morse-4430.

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Fernando Francis Morse-1350.

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Lida F. Morse-30005.