The History of Merrimack and Belknap
Counties, New Hampshire Edited by D.
Hamilton Hurd and Published in 1885.
Moses Morse Sr. was born in Methuen, Massachusetts, in 1749, and
married Abigail Lovejoy, of Andover, Massachusetts, who was born in 1755
and came to Loudon in 1787. Mr. Morse bought his land of Ezra Blaisdell,
which has always remained in the Morse named to the present time. They
had a family of 10 children, named Abigail, Jonathan, Persis, Moses, Lydia,
Moses, (2} Persis, Deborah, (2) Levi and Isaac. Mr. Morse endured many
of the hardships, in common with other settlers who came to Loudon.
Moses Morse Jr. was born April 13, 1788; married Sally Emery in 1815,
and had three children, named Harris E., Alvah L. and Julianna P.. Mr.
Morse learn the trade of carpenter and wheelwright, at which he worked
in connection with farming. He held several important offices in the town.
Harris E. Morris married Sarah A. Eaton and 1842, and had five children,
named Mary A., Sarah A., Harris F., Mary E. and Alvah L.. Mr. Morse has
filled positions of honor and trust, represented the town and the Legislature
and served as Sheriff of for a member of years.
Alvah L. Morse married Della M. Pritchard, and has one child named Myrtie
M.. He resides upon the Morse homestead, and is the fourth generation.
He has held positions of trust.
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