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Little research has been completed on the Morse family. What is known is included below.


Descendants of William Morse 

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM1 MORSE was born Unknown in Wales, and died Unknown. He married ELIZA D. UNKNOWN. They settled in Adelaide twp. Middlesex cty, Ontario.


2. i. ELIZABETH MARY2 MORSE, b. March 2, 1835, Adelaide Twp; d. March 28, 1905, Sylvan, Ontario (Interred Sylvan Cemetery).

ii. WILLIAM MORSE, b. 1837, Canada; d. Unknown; m. SUSANNA RUSIN, December 8, 1870, Westminster Twp, Middlesex Cty.  Witnesses at marriage: Thomas Rusin and Blanch A. Morse.

iii. LOUISA MORSE, b. 1838.

iv. HARRIET MORSE, b. 1840.

v. JOHN MORSE, b. 1844.

Parkhill Gazette, Aug. 10, 1899: Mr. Jno Morse of North Dakota spent a few days with his sister Mrs. E. M. Randall.

vi. MARIA MORSE, b. 1846.

vii. BLANCH MORSE, b. 1848.

Generation No. 2


2. ELIZABETH MARY2 MORSE (WILLIAM1) was born March 2, 1835 in Adelaide Twp, and died March 28, 1905 in Sylvan, Ontario (Interred Sylvan Cemetery). She married JAMES RANDALL 1854 in Adelaide Twp, son of WILLIAM RANDALL and ANN ASHLEY. They came to Sylvan in 1870.


i. WILLIAM THOMAS3 RANDALL, b. December 22, 1855, Adelaide Twp; d. October 1938, Deford, Mich.; m. CAROLINE TOMPKINS, October 3, 1878, Adelaide Twp..Resided in Warwick in 1878. Resided in Cass City, Michigan in 1902.


William Randall, age 23, farmer, born Canada, reside Warwick, bachelor, Methodist. Parents James Randall and Elizabeth Morse. Married 3 Oct 1878, Adelaide by License to Caroline Tompkins, age 24, single born Canada, reside Adelaide. Married by Rev. R. Smylie. Witnesses: James Jerratt and George Gough.

Marriage Records - FHC Reel 1863652, Record #6760

ii. ELIZA ANN RANDALL, b. September 10, 1857, Adelaide Twp; d. December 20, 1874, Sylvan, Ontario (Interred Sylvan Cemetery).

iii. ARTHUR RANDALL, b. November 13, 1858, Adelaide Twp; d. 1935, Sylvan, Ontario (Interred Sylvan Cemetery); m. CAROLINE (CARRIE) CLARK, March 9, 1882, Warwick, Ont. (6th line Warwick, SER).

iv. ELLEN (NELL) RANDALL, b. July 1860; d. Unknown; m. WESLEY CLARK.

v. GEORGE GILBERT RANDALL, b. December 4, 1862; d. 1925, Port Huron, Michigan (Interred Lakeside Cemetery); m. MARY ELLEN (MINNIE) HIGGINS, December 24, 1884, Warwick, Ont..


George G. Randall, 2114 Stone Street died in a Detroit hospital Tuesday. The remains will be brought to this city for burial Thursday and the funeral will be held from Falk's funeral residence Thursday at 3:30 p.m. Burial will take place in Lakeside cemetery. Mr. Randall is survived by three daughters and one son: Mrs. G. H. Bodly and Mrs. Charles McGahey, Detroit; Miss Eunice Randall and J. Harold Randall, Denver, Col., and two sisters and one brother, Mrs. Minnie Phipps, Mrs. William Lamb and Lewis Randall of Port Huron.

vi. LEWIS HENRY RANDALL, b. September 11, 1864, Adelaide Twp.; d. 1937, Port Huron, Michigan (Interred Lakeside Cemetery); m. ADDIE A. WAIT, 1889, Unknown.


Lewis Henry Randall, 73, and employee in the Grand Trunk car shops 48 years, died this morning in his home, 2303 Poplar Street after a long illness.

Mr. Randall, who was born Sept. 11, 1864 in Adelaide, Ont., married Miss Addie Wait in 1889. He was a member of Gratiot Park Methodist Episcopal church and of Huronia lodge, No. 371, I.O.O.F.

He is survived by his widow, a daughter Miss Faith Randall at home, a brother William Randall of Deford, four sisters, Mrs. Margaret Lamb and Mrs. Minnie Phipps, both of Port Huron, Mrs. Dell Lamb, Hesperia, Mich., and Mrs. Elisha Clark, Biggar, Sask.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday in the family residence. Interrement Lakeside cemetery.

vii. AMELIA M. (MINNIE) RANDALL, b. September 26, 1866; d. May 8, 1949, Port Huron, Michigan (Interred Lakeside Cemetery); m. JOHN PHIPPS.

viii. MARY E. RANDALL, b. April 2, 1868; d. Unknown, Sylvan, Ontario (Interred Sylvan Cemetery); m. UNKNOWN LAMB, Abt. 1928.

Notes for MARY E. RANDALL:

Hand written birth record reads "Mary E. Randall"

Lived with Eli Randall in Deckerville, MI from 1907 to 1917 after his wife died.

Was a spinster until about age 60 when she married Unknown Lamb.

Lived on farm accross road from Arthur Randall for a period of time.

ix. MARGARET JANE RANDALL, b. April 14, 1872; d. Unknown, Port Huron, Michigan; m. WILLIAM LAMB.


Hand written birth record reads "Magie J. Randall"

x. BLANCHE LOUISE RANDALL, b. February 27, 1873; d. 1939, Biggar, Saskatchewan; m. ELISHA B. CLARK, March 6, 1900, Sylvan, Ontario.


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