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Mercy Williams

Female Abt 1649 - 1739  (~ 90 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mercy Williams was born about 1649 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts (daughter of Thomas Williams and Elizabeth Tart); died on 2 Jul 1739 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate birth: Abt 1644, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts

    Mercy married William Nickerson on 30 Nov 1668. William (son of William Nickerson and Anne Busby) was born before 1 Jun 1646 in Yarmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died before 7 Apr 1719. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Ensign William Nickerson was born between 1668 and 1675 in Monomoit, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died between 19 Oct 1742 and 15 Nov 1742.
    2. Thomas Nickerson was born about 1670 in Monomoit, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died between 4 Aug 1735 and 3 Aug 1736 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Thomas Williams was born about 1613; died on 13 Sep 1696 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.

    Notes:

    Emigrated in 1635. First at Plymouth, then at Eastham by 1649. He was a servant, and then a husbandman.

    Thomas married Elizabeth Tart on 30 Nov 1638. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Tart

    Notes:

    Also called Elizabeth Tate. In Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635, Volume VII, T-Y, Robert Charles Anderson gives her as a daughter of Thomas Tart, who was in Scituate in 1638 or 1639 and removed to Barbados after 1649. But in the later Great Migration Directory, Anderson says that Thomas Tart may have been her father but was more probably a sibling.

    Children:
    1. 1. Mercy Williams was born about 1649 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts; died on 2 Jul 1739 in Chatham, Barnstable, Massachusetts.