Jane OATEN was born 31st July 1848 at Mount Lane, Taunton. On Christmas Day 1870, Jane wed James MORSE, a commercial clerk. They were married at Holy Trinity Church, Bristol. They later moved to London where their son Walter James MORSE was born in 1875. Walter married Caroline Jane SLEDGE in 1897 and their son James Charles MORSE was born in Poplar and is recorded as one month old on the 1901 census.