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Morse, Jedidiahlocked

(23 August 1761–09 June 1826)
  • Elizabeth Noble Shor


Morse, Jedidiah (23 August 1761–09 June 1826), geographer and clergyman, was born in Woodstock, Connecticut, the son of Jedidiah Morse and Sarah Child. His father was a local officeholder and a deacon of the Congregational church. Morse attended a local academy and then entered Yale College, from which he graduated in 1783. He continued to study theology in New Haven while teaching at a school for young girls....

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