- Born April 6, 1843 in Eaton, Madison County, New York.
- Parents were ELLIS MORSE and ADELINE BAGG.
- Married KATE K. JOHNSON on September 16, 1869. Kate was born November 26, 1845 in Schuylerville, Saratoga County, New York; and died November 29, 1910. Her parents were SAMUEL JOHNSON and LUCRETIA GRAY.