Harry Nicholson Morse (Harry Nicholson Morse)

Harry Nicholson Morse

Western Lawman. Born in New York City, he relocated to California to search for gold in the 1850s. By the 1870s, he was serving as a constable in the area of San Francisco when he was elected Alameda County Sheriff. Respected as a fine peace officer, he was best known for the capture of the outlaws Tiburcio Vasquez, Narato Ponce, Narciso Bojorques, Juan Soto and Black Bart, America’s greatest stagecoach robber. (bio by: John “J-Cat” Griffith)  Family links:  Spouse:  Virginia Elizabeth Heslep Morse (1838 – 1907)* *Calculated relationship


  • February, 22, 1835
  • USA


  • January, 01, 1912
  • USA


  • Mountain View Cemetery
  • California
  • USA

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