Franklin B. Morse was born in New York to Ahira/Ahirah Morse and Rose Ann Laffe(y). He married Mary A. Holbrook on 14 Nov 1869 in Walla Walla (children: Charles F, Cara D. Morse Stanfield). On 15 Mar 1900, he married Emma J. Weatherman in Walla Walla. Franklin enlisted at the age of 18 in Freedom township, Clinton, Hamilton County, Iowa and was mustered out at Little Rock, Arkansas. Occupations: farmer, shipping clerk, county constable, and policeman.
He was a member of Gen. Warren Post No. 28 of Walla Walla, Walla Walla County, Washington.
Sources: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Fold3, Washington Digital Archives, Civil War Pensions Index, WA Death Certificate, Roster/Records of Iowa Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion (Vol. 3), Registry 24th Annual Encampment Dept of WA/AK G.A.R. (Walla Walla, 25-27 Jun 1906), Early Marriages of Walla Walla County, Illustrated History of Walla Walla County, WA by Lyman, U.S. Veterans Adm Pension Payment Card, Western States Marriage Index, U.S. Civil War Draft Registrations, U.S. Civil War Soldiers, Census of Union Veterans & Widows of Civil War-1890, U.S. Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, Census (1880-1920), Retsil, WA Veterans Home (Case 1080)