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Mercy Reed

Female Abt 1676 - 1738  (~ 62 years)


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  • Name Mercy Reed  [1
    Birth Abt 1676  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Alternate birth Between 5 Feb 1682 and 4 Feb 1683  Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Death 4 Feb 1738  Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I3261  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2022 

    Father William Reed,   b. 15 Dec 1639, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 26 Oct 1705 and 12 Sep 1706, Weymouth, Norfolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Esther Tomson,   b. 28 Jul 1652, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Between 26 Oct 1705 and 12 Sep 1706 (Age 53 years) 
    Marriage Abt 1675  Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4
    Family ID F134  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Andrew Ford,   b. Between 13 May 1681 and 12 May 1682, Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 May 1750, Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 68 years) 
    Marriage 27 Nov 1706  Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 5
    Children 
    +1. Mercy Ford,   b. 10 Nov 1708, Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 19 Oct 1736, Abington, Plymouth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 27 years)
    Family ID F6505  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2022 

  • Notes 
    • "Mercy, m. Nicholas Whitmarsh of Weymouth." [Chamberlain, History of Weymouth, listing Mercy Reed, daughter of William Reed and Esther Tomson.] Nicholas Whitmarsh was her first husband, not her father as incorrectly stated in many sources.

  • Sources 
    1. [S584] History of Weymouth, Massachusetts, volumes 3 and 4, by George Walter Chamberlain. Weymouth, Massachusetts: Weymouth Historical Society, 1923.

    2. [S636] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke of the Mayflower by Ralph V. Wood, Jr. Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1996; revised edition, 2014.

    3. [S1739] Mayflower Increasings: From the Files of George Ernest Bowman at the Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants by Susan E. Roser. 2nd edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1995.

    4. [S636] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Volume 12, Francis Cooke of the Mayflower by Ralph V. Wood, Jr. Camden, Maine: Picton Press, 1996; revised edition, 2014., says "probably in Middleboro".

    5. [S559] Genealogy of the Descendants of John Whitmarsh of Weymouth, Mass. by Newton Whitmarsh Bates. 1916., date only.