Garrett C. Morse
 by Jean Kay Morse
Her Great Grandfather



 
 

Summary - Garrett C. Morse {Civil War} - 9 Apr 2004
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Name: Garrett C. Morse {Civil War}1
Sex: Male
Father: William Henry Morse (7 Mar 1823 - 7 Jun 1870)
Mother: Elizabeth (Eliza) Doran (1824 - 10 Jan 1902)

Individual Facts
Birth 30 Jul 1845 Westtown, Orange, New York
Census 1880 (age 35) Wheeler, Bath town, Steuben, New York2
Census 1880 (age 35) Wheeler, Steuben, New York3
Occupation 1 Jun 1905 (age 59) Farmer (1905); Clobble Stone mason;
Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Wheeler, Steuben, New York2
Census 1 Jun 1905 (age 59) Harrisburg Hollow Rd, Wheeler, Steuben, New York2
Death 24 Jan 1929 (age 83) 106 Haverling St, Bath Village, Steuben, New
York4
Burial  Bath_Nondaga Cem, Bath Village, Steuben, New York5

Marriages/Children
1. Emma Brewer
Marriage 24 Feb 1867 (age 21) Bath, Steuben, New York6
Children Henry Morse (2 Jun 1869 - 11 Oct 1955)
 Monroe Morse (12 Jun 1871 - 10 Nov 1948)
 Louise Morse (9 Jul 1873 - 25 May 1933)
 Clarence Morse (14 Jun 1879 - 7 Sep 1961)
 Anna E. Morse (12 May 1883 - 12 Oct 1945)
 Kate (Katie) Morse (20 Feb 1888 - 13 Aug 1978)
 Jesse Morse (1 Oct 1895 - 23 Mar 1961)

Notes (Individual)
General:  Note: Civil War, Garrett G. Morse, private 22nd Cavalry Co G
Enlisted Jan 1864
 3years & was discharged Aug 1865. Caplain Ben Benet, Costers Divison.
Garrett WM Morse married Emma Brewer 24 Feb 1864 by Rev Frederick Wilber.
He got a Civil War Pension & after his death, his wife, Emma (Brewer) Morse
received a pension.
Steuben County Death Records, Bath, Steuben, NY
 Note: On his death record (DR) It said his father was Wm H. Morse & mother
Eliza Graham.
Records of the 31th Sprague Reunion, 16 Oct 1928, deaths, Garrett Morris
died 25 Jan 1929, aged 83yrs
 Census: 1880 NYS, Soundex, vol 93, ED 200, Sheet 22, line 27
Census: 1880, Wheeler, Steuben, NY; family History Library Film 1254934; NA
Film No. T9-0934; pg653A, Garret Morse, head, married, male, white, age 35,
born NY; occ farmer; father bp NY; mother, bp NY
 Census: 01 Jun 1900, Wheeler Town, Steuben, NY, pg 244, book 2, microfilm
roll 1164, Morse, Garrett C, head, white, male, Jul 1845, aged 34, b. US &
mother & father born US; farmer, owner, mortgagee, farm
 Obit: No date or newspaper name.  Garrett C. Morse died last week, Thursday
night at his home on 106 Haverling St, This village (Bath, Steuben, NY),
from pneumonia, age 83yrs.
Funeral Services were held at 2:00 Sunday at his home.  Pastor Rev D. Box of
the Methodist Church, officiated. He was buried in Nondaga Cemetery. Mr
Morse was the son of  William Henry & Eliza (Doran) Morse & was born 30 Jul
1845  in New Jersey. He spent 62 years in the Town of Wheeler, removing to
this village last October.  In 1867 he married Emma Brewer of this town &
7-children were born to them.
  He is survived by his wife & 4-sons, Henry Morse, Monroe  Morse, Clarence
Morse & Jesse Morse; & 3-daughters, Mrs Louise Russell of Bath, Mrs Anna Van
Housen of Savona, &
Mrs Sam Taylor of Howard, NY. Mr Morse was a Civil War Veteran & a member of
the GAR. He served as Corporal & Had a fine record.  He was a member of the
Harrisburg Hollow Church & a citizen of the very highest esteem.
 Note: May (Read) Morse stated that he died of a stroke 1929

Census (1880):  Census: 1880 Wheeler, Steuben, NY; Family History Library
Film: 1254934, NA Film No. T9-0934, pg 653b, Garret Morse, head, married,
male, white, aged 35 yrs, bp NY; occ farmer, father's bp NY, Mother's bp NY
Census (1 Jun 1905): Census: 01 Jun 1905, 1st E.D. Wheeler, Steuben Co NY;
pg 10, line 1, head, white, male, aged 59yrs; b. US; citz; occ farmer
Burial: Garreth (Garrett) Morse  d. 24 Jan 1929

Notes (Family #1)
General: UNION NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS

22nd Regiment, New York Cavalry
Organized at Rochester, N. Y., and mustered in by Companies as follows:
Company "A" December 20, 1868; Companies "B¿ and "C" January 5; Companies
"D," "E" and "F" January 10; Companies "G," "H" and "I" February 2; Company
"K" February 6; Company L" February 12, and Company "M" February 23, 1864.
Left State for Washington, D. C., March 4, 1864. Attached to 9th Army Corps,
Army of the Potomac, March and April, 1864. 4th Division, 9th Army Corps, to
May, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac, to
August. 1864; and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to
March, 1865. Cavalry Brigade, Army of the Shenandoah, to July, 1865.

SERVICE.-Duty at Alexandria, Va., to April, 1864. Rapidan Campaign May-June.
Battle of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spottsylvania Court House May 8-21
(Battalion). Escort ambulance trains to Fredericksburg May 9, and picket
duty there till May 28. Moved to White House Landing, thence to Cold Harbor.
Cold Harbor June 1-12. Long Bridge June 12. Riddell's Shop June 13. White
Oak Swamp June 13. Malvern Hill June 15. Wilson's Raid on South Side &
Danville Railroad June 22-30. Ream's Station June 22. Jerusalem Plank Road
June 22-23 (Detachment). Dinwiddie Court House June 22. Black and White
Station June 23. Nottaway Court House June 23. Stony Creek Station June 23.
Staunton River Bridge (or Roanoke Station) June 25. Sappony Church (or Stony
Creek) June 28. Ream's Station June 29-30. Before Petersburg till July 30.
Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Winchester
August 17. Near Charlestown August 21-22. Kearneysville August 25. Near
Brucetown and near Winchester September 7. Locke's Ford September 13. Battle
of Winchester September 19. Near Cedarville September 20. Front Royal Pike
September 21. Fisher's Hill, Luray Valley and Milford, September 22.
Waynesboro September 29 and October 2. Tom's Brook ("Woodstock Races")
October 8-9. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Near Kernstown November 10.
Newtown and Cedar Creek November 12. Rude's Hill, near Mt Jackson, November
22. Moorefield Pike November 30. Expedition to Lacy's Springs December
19-22. Lacy's Springs December 21. Expedition from Winchester to Moorefield,
W. Va., February 4-6, 1865. Sheridan's Raid, Waynesboro, March 2. Occupation
of Staunton March 2. Detached from Division to guard prisoners from
Waynesboro to Winchester March 3-8. Harrisonburg March 5. Mt. Jackson and
Rude's Hill March 7. Duty at and in the vicinity of Winchester till July.
Scout from Winchester to Edenburg March 17-19 (Detachment). Operations in
the Shenandoah Valley April 26-May 5. Mustered out August 1, 1865, and
honorably discharged from service.

Regiment lost during service 3 Officers and 20 Enlisted men killed and
mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 183 Enlisted men by disease. Total 207.
 

Garet C. Morse (First_Last) Regiment Name 22 N.Y. Cavalry. Side Union
Company G Soldier's Rank_In Pvt. Soldier's Rank_Out Corp. Alternate Name
Notes Film Number M551 roll 100
 

Marriage (24 Feb 1867):   Marriage Notices from Steuben County, New York,
Newspapers 1797 - 1884, complied by Mary S. Jackson & Edward F. Jackson,
Hertiage Books, Inc., Garret C. Mors of Wheeler, NY married Emma Brewer of
Wheeler, NY; on 24 Feb 1867, by Rev Frederick Wilber

Sources
    1. GEDCOM file. Created on 20 FEB 2003. Imported on 20 Feb 2003.
    2. Steuben County Census Records, Bath, New York.
    3. 1880 Census, Family History Library, Mormon Church.
    4. Death Notice.
    5. Steuben County Cemetery Records, Bath, New York.
    6. Marriage Notice.
 


 



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