Joseph Morse II was born 27 September 1691 in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts to Joseph Morse (1667-1733) and Grace Warren (1672-1753) and died 22 January 1756 Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes. He married Abigail Barnes (1695-1741) 1 November 1716 in Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
- Historical Society of Watertown (Massachusetts). Watertown Records. (Watertown, Mass.: Press of Fred Barker, 1894-1939), 1:65. Joseph Mose [sic] son of Joseph and Grace Mose born the: 27th: of September.
- Marlborough, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Marlborough, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Worcester, Massachusetts: Franklin P. Rice, 1908), 378. Morse, Ensing Joseph, Jan. 22, 1756 (in his 64th year, GS) (Age 63, so born before 22 Jan 1693, i.e., about 1692.]
- Bond, Henry, M.D. Family Memorials. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Massachusetts, Including Waltham and Weston (1855): To Which Is Appended the Early History of the Town. With Illustrations, Maps and Notes. (Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown, and Company, 1855), 1:372. Joseph Morse, s/o Joseph Morse and Grace Warren, b. Watertown 27 Sept 1691, m. 1 Nov 1716 Abigail Barnes. Of Watertown. 10 children.
- 4.0 4.1 Hudson, Charles. History of the town of Marlborough, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: from its first settlement in 1657 to 1861 : with a brief sketch of the town of Northborough, a genealogy of the families in Marlborough to 1800, and an account of the celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the incorporation of the town. (Boston: Press of T.R. Marvin & Son, 1862), 417. Joseph Morse, s/o Joseph Morse and Grace Warren, b. Watertown 27 Sep 1691, d. 22 Jan 1756, m. (1) 1 Nov 1716 Abigail Barnes of Marlborough, m. (2) Joanna ---. Will dated 17 Jan 1756 names wife Joanna; sons Joseph, Stephen and Abner; daughters Elizabeth, Abigail, Dinah, Miriam and Dorothy.