This Day In Norwood History-May 6, 1917


George H Morse Norwood, Ma

Obituary for GEORGE H. MORSE (Aged 83) 07 May 1917, Mon The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)

NORWOOD. May 6, 1917—George H. Morse, one of the oldest and best-known residents of Norwood, died this morning after a few days’ illness, aged 83, at his home, 1319 Washington st.

Mr. Morse was born here on Feb 12, 1834. He was the son of Joseph and Millie (Dean) Morse and came from families of old settlers. He was a member of the first when Norwood was set off as a separate town, and a former chief engineer of the He was a former member of the old and of the old which preceded it. Up to a few days ago, he was very active for one of his age.

He was famous at one time as an auctioneer, but had been a farmer all his life and had dealt considerably in real estate, accumulating much property.

He was a member of , , and Hebron , of , , and , K. T., of Hyde Park and of , , of Boston. He also belonged to , of Norwood. He is survived by a daughter, Miss .

The funeral will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2 o’clock at the .

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