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MEN OF CANADA.

MARSENA MORSE, undertaker
and embalmer, Niagara Falls
South, Ontario, was born on
the iSth of April, 1531, at that place.
He was educated at the public school
of his native town. At the age of
fifteen he engaged with his father to
learn the business of cabinet making,
and in 1861 became apprenticed to the
trade of carpenter and builder. On
the death of his father in 1S74, he
])ought the estate and carried on the
undertaking branch of the business,
which he continues to the present
time with every satisfaction to the
large patronage that has come to him.

In iSSo he commenced studying the art of embalming, and in 1583 received a diploma from the Rochester school, certifying to his graduation in that art. On his conversion in iS55, he immediately united -with the 'Methodist Church, of which he is a prominent member. He has occupied mane official positions, such as steward and class-leader. He is a member of the 1.0.0.F., and also of the RoN-al Templars of Temperance. Mr. Morse was married oli the 18th of October, 1S~4, to Mary A. Gray-, daughter of William Graff-, a soldier of the 93rd Highlanders.

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