Updated: 10 August 2009
If you have additional information on the Morse family, photographs, diaries, letters, etc., please contact Jim Adams at: adamsmckain at gmail.com. Scroll to the bottom of this page for Morse photographs.
William E. Morse married Flora W. _____. They had 4 sons:
1. Ernest W. Morse b. May 1875
2. Don S. Morse b. May 1879
3. Carl Andrew Morse (b. 24 June 1884, d. Nov 1966) married Sarah A. Orril Mack (1889 - 1987). They had a son, Francis L. who married (1) Dorothy Marie Adams (21 October 1913 - 08 June 1993) on 01 May 1943 at the Edwards Corners Methodist Church. Francis and Dorothy had two sons. Francis married (2) Mildred Snow (20 September 1912 - ).
4. Max E. Morse b. April 1888
Clarence Mack b. about 1881 (found in 1910 U.S. Census)
Mack names in Bly Cemetery:
Arthur E. Mack, b. 1887, d. 1889
Cella L. Mack, b. 1862, d. 1917
Evander S. Mack, b. 1842, d. 1916. Co D 1st Mich E&M
M. Alice Mack, b. 1859, d. 1940
Roderick J. Mack, b. 1857, d. 1931
Morse names in Bly Cemetery:
Carl Morse, b. 1884, d. 1966
Dorothy M. (Adams) Morse, b. 1913, d. 1993
Laura A. (Adams) Morse, b. 1844, d. 1929 (possibly wife of Bery F. Adams) See 1900 Census. See also 1860 US Census: Laura A. Morse, age 15 was living with the Henry & Mary J. Pell family in Calvin, Cass, MI. PO Brownsville.
Sarah O. Morse, b. 1889, d. 1987
Dorothy (Adams) Morse, Mildred (Snow) Adams, Francis Morse. Taken at the home of Dr. & Mrs. U.M. Adams in Marcellus, MI at the funeral of Clarice (Nemmers) Adams, August 1987.
Francis Morse, Chester Adams, Roxanna (Bent) Adams, Dorothy (Adams) Morse (Date not known, Centennial Farm parlor) Far left, partial image: Leslie Bent Adams (Photo from Roxanna A. Adams collection courtesy of Pam Adams)
Roxanna Adams with children and grandchildren (taken at the Centennial Farm)
Front row, left to right: Jim Adams, George Adams, John Adams, Marilyn Adams (in front of John), Dan Adams, Margaret Adams.
Second row, left to right: Mary Adams held by Clarice (Nemmers) Adams, Francis Morse holding Bruce Morse, Roxanna Arvilla (Bent) Adams. Dog's name? (Photo from Roxanna A. Adams collection courtesy of Pam Adams)