HAMLIN, Temperance


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MORSE, John (Captain )

HAMLIN, Temperance 1 2

  • Born: 4 Oct 1771, New York
  • Marriage: MORSE, John (Captain ) on 4 Mar 1799 in Washington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
  • Died: 21 Jan 1856, Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio at age 84
  • Buried: Jan 1856, South Kirtland Cemetery, Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio 3


Temperance married Captain John MORSE, son of John MORSE and Joanna DEWEY, on 4 Mar 1799 in Washington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. (Captain John MORSE was born on 7 Jan 1771 in Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, died on 5 Jun 1852 in Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio and was buried in Jun 1852 in South Kirtland Cemetery, Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio 4.)



1 1850 US Census (Kirtland, Lake County, Ohio). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists John Morse (age 80, b. MA), wife Temperance [Hamlin] (age 79, b. NY) and daughter Clarissa (age 38, b. MA), living in Kirtland, Ohio. John is listed as a "farmer." Notation is made that Temperance is "dumb" and cannot read or write. Living next door is their son, Harvey H. Morse, and his family.

2 Morse, J. Howard & Leavitt, Emily W., Morse Genealogy: Comprising the Descendants of Samuel Anthony, William, and Joseph Morse, and John Moss: Being a Revision of the Memorial of the Morses Published by Rev. Abner Morse in 1850. (The Morse Society: New York, 1903.), p. 221-222. Surety: 4. 1632: Captain John6 Morse, son of John5 (Issac4, Captain Joseph3, Joseph2, Samuel1) Morse, was born in Pittsfield, Mass., January 7, 1771. He removed to Kirtland, Ohio. He married March 4, 1799, Temperance, daughter of Isaac and Damaris (Grummon) Hamlin, who was born October 4, 1771. He was the first captain who refused to allow his company to use intoxicating drinks; he died at Kirtland, June 5, 1852; she died there January 23, 18---.

They had children:

I. Clarissa, born January 1, 1800; she was a mute and became a skilled musician; was trained at a school in Hartford, Conn.

II. John Flavel, born in October, 1801, married October 16, 1824, Mary, daughter of John Granger; resided at Painesville, O.; she was his cousin.

III. (Captain) Harvey H., born October 15, 1805, married October 16, 1834, Ann Holbrock; resided at Kirtland.

IV. Aurelia, born April 10, 1807, married, November 9, 1834, Christopher G. Crary, a farmer of Kirtland, born in Becket, Mass., January 22, 1806; he was county commissioner; they resided for a while at Marshalltown, Iowa; she died in Kirtland, August 5, 1843; he died there March 13, 1895; they had Children:

(1) Marion Amira Crary, born October 22, 1835,
(2) Virginia Crary, born August 23, 1837, married, May 6, 1882, W.P. Whelpel [Whelpley],
(3) Octavia Crary, born July 29, 1841, married October 28, 1868, Edward D. Billings.

3 South Kirtland Cemetery Inscriptions (Section DA, Row 8, Stone 2). Surety: 4. Morse monument: [W side] John Morse./ Died June 5, 1852,/ Aged 81 Yrs./ Tempe, His wife/ Died Jan. 23, 1856,/ Aged 85 Yrs.

4 Ibid. Surety: 4. Morse monument: [W side] John Morse./ Died June 5, 1852,/ Aged 81 Yrs.

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