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Mercy Sands

Female - Aft 1722


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mercy Sands (daughter of James Sands and Sarah); died after 1722.

    Notes:

    "The wife of Colonel Whiting [...] was ANNA RAYMOND, whose mother, a wealthy widow, with many slaves, had a plantation on Fisher's Island, in Long Island Sound, where she was once visited by the notorious pirate, Captain Kidd, who took from her plantation the supplies he needed, and then, to remunerate her, poured money into her apron, as the family legend tells, until the string broke!" [Memoir of the Life and Character of Mrs. Mary Anna Boardman, citation details below.]

    Mercy married Joshua Raymond on 29 Apr 1683. Joshua (son of Joshua Raymond and Elizabeth Smith) was born on 18 Sep 1660 in New London, New London, Connecticut; died in 1704 in Block Island, New York. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Anna Raymond died in Nov 1773.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  James Sands was born in 1622 in Reading, Berkshire, England; died on 13 Mar 1695 in Block Island, New York.

    James married Sarah. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Sarah
    Children:
    1. 1. Mercy Sands died after 1722.