Barbara Mercer

F, b. 12 February 1803, d. 3 October 1860
Father*Joseph Castard Mercer Sr b. 3 Jan 1781, d. 3 Aug 1864
Mother*Anna Barbara Milliron b. 17 Aug 1783, d. 24 Oct 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationBarbara Mercer was also known as Barbry.
Married Name26 December 1820As of 26 December 1820,her married name was Nulph.
  • Barbara Mercer was born on 12 February 1803 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Castard Mercer Sr and Anna Barbara Milliron.
  • Barbara Mercer married George Casper Nulph, son of Casper Nulph Jr. and Eve Hetrick, on 26 December 1820 at Ft. Mercer, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1
  • Barbara Mercer died on 3 October 1860 at 58y 7m 21d, Ringgold, Iowa, at age 57.
  • She was buried after 3 October 1860 at Union (aka Mortimer) Cemetery, Jefferson Township, Ringgold, Iowa.
Census DateLocation
7 August 1820Plumcreek, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaBarbara Mercer was referenced on Joseph Castard Mercer Sr's household in the 1820 Census at Plumcreek, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; male age 10-15: 2, male over 45: 1, females under 10: 3, females 10-15: 1, females 16-25: 2, female 26-44: 1, person engaged in agriculture: 1.
1830Redbank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaBarbara Mercer was referenced on George Casper Nulph's household in the 1830 Census at Redbank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2.
1840Madison, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaBarbara Mercer was referenced on George Casper Nulph's household in the 1840 Census at Madison, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 7
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3.
5 October 1850Redbank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaBarbara Mercer was listed in George Casper Nulph's household on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.2
18 July 1860Washington, Ringgold, IowaBarbara Mercer was listed in George Casper Nulph's household on the 1860 Census at Washington, Ringgold, Iowa.3

Children of Barbara Mercer and George Casper Nulph

Citations

  1. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.
  2. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Handwritten number 582. Dwelling 315.
  3. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 66. Dwelling 540.

George Casper Nulph

M, b. 6 April 1801, d. 20 October 1878
Father*Casper Nulph Jr. b. 1771, d. 1863
Mother*Eve Hetrick b. 1781, d. 1860
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationGeorge Casper Nulph was also known as G. C.
Name VariationGeorge Casper Nulph was also known as Nulf.
  • George Casper Nulph was born on 6 April 1801 at Nescopec Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania.
  • He was the son of Casper Nulph Jr. and Eve Hetrick.
  • George Casper Nulph married Barbara Mercer, daughter of Joseph Castard Mercer Sr and Anna Barbara Milliron, on 26 December 1820 at Ft. Mercer, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1
  • George Casper Nulph died on 20 October 1878 at 77y 6m 17d at age 77.
  • He was buried after 20 October 1878 at Union (aka Mortimer) Cemetery, Jefferson, Ringgold, Iowa.
Census DateLocation
1830Redbank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaGeorge Casper Nulph was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Redbank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 4
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2.
1840Madison, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at Madison, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 40 thru 49: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 5 thru 9: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 2
Free White Persons - Under 20: 7
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 3.
5 October 1850Redbank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.2
18 July 1860Washington, Ringgold, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Washington, Ringgold, Iowa.3
14 June 1870Mission Creek, Wabaunsee, KansasHe was listed in George J. Nulph's household on the 1870 Census at Mission Creek, Wabaunsee, Kansas.4

Children of George Casper Nulph and Barbara Mercer

Citations

  1. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.
  2. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Handwritten number 582. Dwelling 315.
  3. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 66. Dwelling 540.
  4. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 6. Dwelling 48.

William Mercer

M, b. 14 April 1805, d. after 1840
Father*Joseph Castard Mercer Sr b. 3 Jan 1781, d. 3 Aug 1864
Mother*Anna Barbara Milliron b. 17 Aug 1783, d. 24 Oct 1839
Census DateLocation
7 August 1820Plumcreek, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaWilliam Mercer was referenced on Joseph Castard Mercer Sr's household in the 1820 Census at Plumcreek, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; male age 10-15: 2, male over 45: 1, females under 10: 3, females 10-15: 1, females 16-25: 2, female 26-44: 1, person engaged in agriculture: 1.
1840York, Switzerland, IndianaWilliam Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at York, Switzerland, Indiana, Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2.

Child of William Mercer and Arabella Scott

Citations

  1. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.
  2. [S332] Indiana Marriage Records, by Indiana.

Arabella Scott

F, b. circa 1805, d. after 1840
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationArabella Scott was also known as Arabela.
Name VariationArabella Scott was also known as Isabel.
Married Name12 January 1839As of 12 January 1839,her married name was Mercer.
Census DateLocation
1840York, Switzerland, IndianaArabella Scott was referenced on William Mercer's household in the 1840 Census at York, Switzerland, Indiana; Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1
Persons Employed in Agriculture: 1
Free White Persons - Under 20: 1
Free White Persons - 20 thru 49: 2.

Child of Arabella Scott and William Mercer

Citations

  1. [S332] Indiana Marriage Records, by Indiana.
  2. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.

Jane Mercer

F, b. 24 November 1809, d. before 1849
Father*Joseph Castard Mercer Sr b. 3 Jan 1781, d. 3 Aug 1864
Mother*Anna Barbara Milliron b. 17 Aug 1783, d. 24 Oct 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name16 October 1832As of 16 October 1832,her married name was Jackson.1
Census DateLocation
7 August 1820Plumcreek, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaJane Mercer was referenced on Joseph Castard Mercer Sr's household in the 1820 Census at Plumcreek, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; male age 10-15: 2, male over 45: 1, females under 10: 3, females 10-15: 1, females 16-25: 2, female 26-44: 1, person engaged in agriculture: 1.
1840York, Switzerland, IndianaJane Mercer was referenced on Albion Jackson Jr's household in the 1840 Census at York, Switzerland, Indiana; 1 male age 15-20, 1 male age 30-40; 1 female age 20-30, 2 female between age 5-10, 2 female under age 5.
     Jane Mercer migrated in 1848 at Vevay, Indiana.

Children of Jane Mercer and Albion Jackson Jr

Citations

  1. [S2] Indiana, Indiana Marriages through 1850.
  2. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.

Albion Jackson Jr

M, b. circa 1809, d. before 1880
Father*Albion Jackson Sr. b. 1771, d. c 1839
Mother*Sarah Shew b. 8 Jun 1776, d. a 1860
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAlbion Jackson Jr was also known as Alvin.
Name VariationAlbion Jackson Jr was also known as Alben.
Name VariationAlbion Jackson Jr was also known as Albian.
Census DateLocation
1840York, Switzerland, IndianaAlbion Jackson Jr was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at York, Switzerland, Indiana, 1 male age 15-20, 1 male age 30-40; 1 female age 20-30, 2 female between age 5-10, 2 female under age 5.
12 October 1850Cotton, Switzerland, IndianaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Cotton, Switzerland, Indiana.3
     Albion Jackson Jr migrated in 1848 at Vevay, Indiana.

Children of Albion Jackson Jr and Jane Mercer

Child of Albion Jackson Jr and Delila Bowan

Citations

  1. [S2] Indiana, Indiana Marriages through 1850.
  2. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 183.

Eve Mercer

F, b. 5 April 1812, d. after November 1840
Father*Joseph Castard Mercer Sr b. 3 Jan 1781, d. 3 Aug 1864
Mother*Anna Barbara Milliron b. 17 Aug 1783, d. 24 Oct 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEve Mercer was also known as Eva.
Married Name10 November 1840As of 10 November 1840,her married name was Harker.1
  • Eve Mercer was born on 5 April 1812 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, also listed as 15 April 1812.2
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Castard Mercer Sr and Anna Barbara Milliron.
  • Eve Mercer married John Harker on 10 November 1840 at Switzerland, Indiana.1
  • Eve Mercer died after November 1840.
Census DateLocation
7 August 1820Plumcreek, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaEve Mercer was referenced on Joseph Castard Mercer Sr's household in the 1820 Census at Plumcreek, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; male age 10-15: 2, male over 45: 1, females under 10: 3, females 10-15: 1, females 16-25: 2, female 26-44: 1, person engaged in agriculture: 1.

Citations

  1. [S2] Indiana, Indiana Marriages through 1850.
  2. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.

John Harker

M, b. circa 1812

Citations

  1. [S2] Indiana, Indiana Marriages through 1850.

Margaret Mercer

F, b. 28 September 1814, d. 30 November 1829
Father*Joseph Castard Mercer Sr b. 3 Jan 1781, d. 3 Aug 1864
Mother*Anna Barbara Milliron b. 17 Aug 1783, d. 24 Oct 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMargaret Mercer was also known as Margrat.
  • Margaret Mercer was born on 28 September 1814 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.1
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Castard Mercer Sr and Anna Barbara Milliron.
  • Margaret Mercer died on 30 November 1829 at 15 years, 2 months and 2 days old, at age 15.1
Census DateLocation
7 August 1820Plumcreek, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaMargaret Mercer was referenced on Joseph Castard Mercer Sr's household in the 1820 Census at Plumcreek, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; male age 10-15: 2, male over 45: 1, females under 10: 3, females 10-15: 1, females 16-25: 2, female 26-44: 1, person engaged in agriculture: 1.

Citations

  1. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.

David Mercer

M, b. 25 February 1817, d. 3 April 1817
Father*Joseph Castard Mercer Sr b. 3 Jan 1781, d. 3 Aug 1864
Mother*Anna Barbara Milliron b. 17 Aug 1783, d. 24 Oct 1839
  • David Mercer was born on 25 February 1817 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, also reported as 17 Feb 1817.1
  • He was the son of Joseph Castard Mercer Sr and Anna Barbara Milliron.
  • David Mercer died on 3 April 1817 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, age 5 weeks 2 days old.1

Citations

  1. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.

Susanna Mercer

F, b. 17 January 1818, d. after 1850
Father*Joseph Castard Mercer Sr b. 3 Jan 1781, d. 3 Aug 1864
Mother*Anna Barbara Milliron b. 17 Aug 1783, d. 24 Oct 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationSusanna Mercer was also known as Susana.
NicknameSusanna Mercer also went by the name of Susan.
Married Nameafter 1850As of after 1850,her married name was Gethards.
Census DateLocation
7 August 1820Plumcreek, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaSusanna Mercer was referenced on Joseph Castard Mercer Sr's household in the 1820 Census at Plumcreek, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; male age 10-15: 2, male over 45: 1, females under 10: 3, females 10-15: 1, females 16-25: 2, female 26-44: 1, person engaged in agriculture: 1.
6 September 1850District 1, Pendleton, KentuckySusanna Mercer was listed in Henry Cushard's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Pendleton, Kentucky.2

Citations

  1. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.
  2. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 378. Dwelling 397.

(?) Gethards

M, b. circa 1818

Christina Mercer

F, b. 24 November 1822, d. 24 November 1908
Christine Mercer Cushard
Father*Joseph Castard Mercer Sr b. 3 Jan 1781, d. 3 Aug 1864
Mother*Anna Barbara Milliron b. 17 Aug 1783, d. 24 Oct 1839
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationChristina Mercer was also known as Christine.
Married Name9 March 1844As of 9 March 1844,her married name was Cushard.1
  • Christina Mercer was born on 24 November 1822 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.2
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Castard Mercer Sr and Anna Barbara Milliron.
  • Christina Mercer married Henry Cushard, son of Peter William Cushard Sr. and Catherine (?), on 9 March 1844 at Posey Township, Switzerland, Indiana, Marriage record of Christine Mercer and Henry Cushard.1
    Marriage record of Christine Mercer and Henry Cushard - 9 Mar 1844 - Switzerland county, IN
  • Christina Mercer died on 24 November 1908 at age 86.
  • She was buried after 24 November 1908 at Wallingford Cemetery, Flemingsburg, Fleming, Kentucky.
Census DateLocation
6 September 1850District 1, Pendleton, KentuckyChristina Mercer was listed in Henry Cushard's household on the 1850 Census at District 1, Pendleton, Kentucky.3
10 August 1860Falmouth, Pendleton, KentuckyChristina Mercer was listed in Henry Cushard's household on the 1860 Census at Falmouth, Pendleton, Kentucky.4
28 July 1870District 4, Pendleton, KentuckyChristina Mercer was listed in Henry Cushard's household on the 1870 Census at District 4, Pendleton, Kentucky.5
3 June 1880District 3, Pendleton, KentuckyChristina Mercer was listed as wife in Henry Cushard's household on the 1880 Census at District 3, Pendleton, Kentucky.6
27 June 1900Magisterial District 3, Fleming, KentuckyChristina Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Magisterial District 3, Fleming, Kentucky, includes grandson William Cushard, born jun 1877.7
     Christina Mercer had 9 with 5 living in 1900 children.

Children of Christina Mercer and Henry Cushard

Citations

  1. [S2] Indiana, Indiana Marriages through 1850.
  2. [S359] Bible, Mercer Family Bible.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 378. Dwelling 397.
  4. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 665. Dwelling 1108.
  5. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 12. Dwelling 88.
  6. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0438. Page 396D. ED161. Dwelling 34.
  7. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Magisterial District 3, Fleming, Kentucky; Roll: 520; Page: 19B; Enumeration District: 0040; FHL microfilm: 1240520.

Henry Cushard

M, b. 1809, d. 18 April 1899
Henry Cushard 1809 - 1899
Father*Peter William Cushard Sr. d. b 1860
Mother*Catherine (?) b. c 1770, d. b 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHenry Cushard was also known as John Henry.
  • Henry Cushard was born in 1809 at Ohio also reported as circa 1815.
  • He was the son of Peter William Cushard Sr. and Catherine (?).
  • Henry Cushard married Christina Mercer, daughter of Joseph Castard Mercer Sr and Anna Barbara Milliron, on 9 March 1844 at Posey Township, Switzerland, Indiana, Marriage record of Christine Mercer and Henry Cushard.1
    Marriage record of Christine Mercer and Henry Cushard - 9 Mar 1844 - Switzerland county, IN
  • Henry Cushard died on 18 April 1899.
  • He was buried after 18 April 1899 at Wallingford Cemetery, Flemingsburg, Fleming, Kentucky.
Census DateLocation
6 September 1850District 1, Pendleton, KentuckyHenry Cushard was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at District 1, Pendleton, Kentucky.2
10 August 1860Falmouth, Pendleton, KentuckyHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Falmouth, Pendleton, Kentucky.3
28 July 1870District 4, Pendleton, KentuckyHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at District 4, Pendleton, Kentucky.4
3 June 1880District 3, Pendleton, KentuckyHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at District 3, Pendleton, Kentucky.5

Children of Henry Cushard and Christina Mercer

Citations

  1. [S2] Indiana, Indiana Marriages through 1850.
  2. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 378. Dwelling 397.
  3. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 665. Dwelling 1108.
  4. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 12. Dwelling 88.
  5. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0438. Page 396D. ED161. Dwelling 34.

Stephen White

M, b. circa 1786, d. 1848
  • Stephen White was born circa 1786 at Massachusetts.
  • He married Orpha Mary Howe, daughter of Amasa Howe and Sarah Harrington, in 1811 at Rutland, Rutland, Vermont.
  • Stephen White died in 1848 at Rising Sun, Indiana.

Children of Stephen White and Orpha Mary Howe

Orpha Mary Howe

F, b. 30 June 1791, d. 16 April 1864
Father*Amasa Howe b. 28 Jul 1765, d. 16 Jan 1853
Mother*Sarah Harrington b. 18 May 1768, d. 10 Apr 1840
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationOrpha Mary Howe was also known as Mary.
Married Name1811As of 1811,her married name was White.
  • Orpha Mary Howe was born on 30 June 1791 at Rutland, Rutland, Vermont.
  • She was the daughter of Amasa Howe and Sarah Harrington.
  • Orpha Mary Howe married Stephen White in 1811 at Rutland, Rutland, Vermont.
  • Orpha Mary Howe died on 16 April 1864 at Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, at age 72.
Census DateLocation
24 July 1860Township 19 N Range 9 E, Champaign, IllinoisOrpha Mary Howe was listed in Stephen C. White's household on the 1860 Census at Township 19 N Range 9 E, Champaign, Illinois.1

Children of Orpha Mary Howe and Stephen White

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1860; Census Place: Township 19 N Range 9 E, Champaign, Illinois; Roll: M653_160; Page: 442; Image: 443; Family History Library Film: 803160.

Amosa Harrington Mercer

M, b. 30 July 1832, d. 30 June 1921
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAmosa Harrington Mercer was also known as Amos Harrington.
Name VariationAmosa Harrington Mercer was also known as Amasa H.
Name VariationAmosa Harrington Mercer was also known as A. H.
NicknameAmosa Harrington Mercer also went by the name of Herbert.
  • Amosa Harrington Mercer was born at Grant, Indiana, on 30 July 1832.
  • He was the son of Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. and Adah Miranda White.
  • Amosa Harrington Mercer married Ellen Connie Flora, daughter of George Kutch Flora and Mary Moser Butcher, on 1 October 1868 at Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois.1
  • Amosa Harrington Mercer, as the father of the bride, attended the wedding of Charles E. Rogers and Etta Grace Mercer on 22 August 1900 at home of the bride's parents, Rippey, Greene, Iowa; Grace Mercer and Charles Rogers marriage announcement.2
  • Amosa Harrington Mercer, as the father of the bride, attended the wedding of Ray B. Ferguson and Ella K. Mercer on 1 October 1902 at home of the bride's parents, Rippey, Greene, Iowa; Ella Mercer and Ray Ferguson marriage announcement.
  • Amosa Harrington Mercer died on 30 June 1921 at Rippey, Washington Twp, Greene, Iowa, at age 88; also reported as 4 Apr 1921.
  • He was buried after 30 June 1921 at Rippey Cemetery, Rippey, Greene, Iowa.
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaAmosa Harrington Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.3
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisAmosa Harrington Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.4
14 June 1880Union, Nodaway, MissouriAmosa Harrington Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Union, Nodaway, Missouri.5
1895Iowa State Census, Rippey Town, Greene, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1895 at Iowa State Census, Rippey Town, Greene, Iowa.
5 June 1900Rippey Town, Washington Twp, Greene, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Rippey Town, Washington Twp, Greene, Iowa.6
1905Rippey, Washington, Greene, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1905 at Rippey, Washington, Greene, Iowa.
16 April 1910Rippey Town, Washington Twp, Greene, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Rippey Town, Washington Twp, Greene, Iowa.7
1915Rippey, Greene, IowaHe and Ellen Connie Flora appeared on the census of 1915 at Rippey, Greene, Iowa.
25 February 1920Rippey Town, Washington Twp, Greene, IowaAmosa Harrington Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Rippey Town, Washington Twp, Greene, Iowa, Next door to his son Henry E..8
     In September 1907 Amosa Harrington family reunion.
Jefferson Bee September 12, 1907 - Amosa Harrington family reunion
In July 1913 at Park Row, Iowa, Mr and Mrs A H Mercer and daughter visited his brother Martin and niece Mrs Willey Hatfield.

Children of Amosa Harrington Mercer and Ellen Connie Flora

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, volume D. Page 337.
  2. [S235] Iowa Marriages 1851-1900 Marriages, by Iowa, listed as Claus E. Rogers.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  4. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.
  5. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED269. Page 18. Dwelling 154.
  6. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 99. ED97.
  7. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED106. Dwelling 38.
  8. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED118. Dwelling 98.

Martin VanBuren Mercer

M, b. 24 October 1833, d. 26 September 1922
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMartin VanBuren Mercer was also known as Martin G.
  • Martin VanBuren Mercer was born on 24 October 1833 at Indiana or Ohio.
  • He was the son of Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. and Adah Miranda White.
  • Martin VanBuren Mercer and Harriet Adela Herrick obtained a marriage license on 19 August 1862 at Livingston, Illinois.1
  • Martin VanBuren Mercer married Harriet Adela Herrick, daughter of James A. Herrick and Sarah A. (?), on 26 August 1862 at Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, also reported as 20 Aug 1862.2
  • Martin VanBuren Mercer died on 26 September 1922 at Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa, at age 88.
  • He was buried after 26 September 1922 at Correctionville Cemetery, Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa.
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaMartin VanBuren Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.3
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisMartin VanBuren Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.4
6 July 1870Brown, Champaign, IllinoisMartin VanBuren Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Brown, Champaign, Illinois.5
25 June 1880Washington, Greene, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Washington, Greene, Iowa.6
1885Rock, Woodbury, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1885 at Rock, Woodbury, Iowa.
1895Correctionville, Woodbury, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1895 at Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa.
11 June 1900Douglas, Ida, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Douglas, Ida, Iowa.7
27 April 1910Akron, Washington, ColoradoHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Akron, Washington, Colorado, living next door to Roscoe L. Mercer.8
1915Rutland, Woodbury, IowaHe appeared on the census of 1915 at Rutland, Woodbury, Iowa.
27 January 1920Rutland, Woodbury, IowaHe was listed as father-in-law in William Nelson Hatfield's household on the 1920 Census at Rutland, Woodbury, Iowa.9
     In December 1911 at Spring Dale, Iowa, Mercer family reunion attended by Martin Mercer, Mr and Mrs W N Hatfield at James Deeds home.
Correctionville News December 28, 1911 - Mercer family reunion attended by Martin Mercer, Mr and Mrs W N Hatfield at James Deeds home
In July 1913 at Park Row, Iowa, Mr and Mrs A H Mercer and daughter visited his brother Martin and niece Mrs Willey Hatfield.
Correctionville Argus August 1, 1913 - Mr and Mrs A H Mercer and daughter visited his brother Martin and niece Mrs Willey Hatfield

Children of Martin VanBuren Mercer and Harriet Adela Herrick

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, volume C. page 332.
  2. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, volume C. page 334.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  4. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.
  5. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 1. Dwelling 1.
  6. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0341 Page Number 353D. ED99. Dwelling 231.
  7. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED44. Dwelling 52.
  8. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED259. Dwelling 153.
  9. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED193. Dwelling 188.

Harriet Adela Herrick

F, b. 8 August 1843, d. 16 November 1911
Father*James A. Herrick b. 1818, d. b 1895
Mother*Sarah A. (?) b. c 1825, d. a 1895
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHarriet Adela Herrick was also known as Hearrick.
Name VariationHarriet Adela Herrick was also known as Hattie.
Married Name26 August 1862As of 26 August 1862,her married name was Mercer.
  • Harriet Adela Herrick was born on 8 August 1843 at Patriot, Indiana, also reported as Aug 1845.
  • She was the daughter of James A. Herrick and Sarah A. (?).
  • Harriet Adela Herrick and Martin VanBuren Mercer obtained a marriage license on 19 August 1862 at Livingston, Illinois.1
  • Harriet Adela Herrick married Martin VanBuren Mercer, son of Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. and Adah Miranda White, on 26 August 1862 at Fairbury, Livingston, Illinois, also reported as 20 Aug 1862.2
  • Harriet Adela Herrick died on 16 November 1911 at Akron, Colorado, at age 68 Harriet Adela (Herrick) Mercer obituary.
    Correctionville News December 7, 1911 - Harriet Adela (Herrick) Mercer obituary
Census DateLocation
24 August 1850Gallatin, KentuckyHarriet Adela Herrick was listed in James A. Herrick's household on the 1850 Census at Gallatin, Kentucky; also included is Benjamin H. Herrick, age 19.3
1 September 1860Broughtonville, Livingston, IllinoisHarriet Adela Herrick was listed in James A. Herrick's household on the 1860 Census at Broughtonville, Livingston, Illinois.4
6 July 1870Brown, Champaign, IllinoisHarriet Adela Herrick was listed in Martin VanBuren Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at Brown, Champaign, Illinois.5
25 June 1880Washington, Greene, IowaHarriet Adela Herrick was listed as wife in Martin VanBuren Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Greene, Iowa.6
1885Rock, Woodbury, IowaHarriet Adela Herrick appeared on the census of 1885 in the household of Martin VanBuren Mercer at Rock, Woodbury, Iowa.
1895Correctionville, Woodbury, IowaHarriet Adela Herrick appeared on the census of 1895 in the household of Martin VanBuren Mercer at Correctionville, Woodbury, Iowa.
11 June 1900Douglas, Ida, IowaHarriet Adela Herrick was listed as wife in Martin VanBuren Mercer's household on the 1900 Census at Douglas, Ida, Iowa.7
27 April 1910Akron, Washington, ColoradoHarriet Adela Herrick was listed as wife in Martin VanBuren Mercer's household on the 1910 Census at Akron, Washington, Colorado; living next door to Roscoe L. Mercer.8
     Harriet Adela Herrick had 8 with 4 living in 1900 children. She had 8 with 4 living in 1910 children.

Children of Harriet Adela Herrick and Martin VanBuren Mercer

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, volume C. page 332.
  2. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, volume C. page 334.
  3. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 555.
  4. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 293. Dwelling 2056.
  5. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 1. Dwelling 1.
  6. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0341 Page Number 353D. ED99. Dwelling 231.
  7. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED44. Dwelling 52.
  8. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED259. Dwelling 153.

William Green Mercer

M, b. 25 August 1835
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaWilliam Green Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.1
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisWilliam Green Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.2
     In 1903 excluded from the will of his mother due to "whose whereabouts is unknown for the last thirty years".

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.

John Howe Mercer

M, b. 4 March 1837, d. between 1930 and 1935
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaJohn Howe Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.2
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisJohn Howe Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.3
5 August 1870Salamanca, Cherokee, KansasJohn Howe Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Salamanca, Cherokee, Kansas.4
June 1880Chatsworth, Livingston, IllinoisHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Chatsworth, Livingston, Illinois.5
10 January 1920Soldiers' Home, Danville, Vermilion, IllinoisHe was listed as member of the National Home for D. V. S. on the 1920 Census at Soldiers' Home, Danville, Vermilion, Illinois.6
1930Terre Haute, Vigo, IndianaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, surname listed as Merseer.7

Children of John Howe Mercer and Cinderella Darrah

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Volume 2 / Page 375.
  2. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  3. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.
  4. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 6. Dwelling 56.
  5. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0226 Page Number 374C.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED151. Dwelling 15.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1930; Census Place: Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana; Roll: 635; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 32; Image: 437.0; FHL microfilm: 2340370.

Ephriam Mercer

M, b. 17 March 1841, d. 24 October 1861
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEphriam Mercer was also known as Ephraham.
  • Ephriam Mercer was born at Ohio on 17 March 1841.
  • He was the son of Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. and Adah Miranda White.
  • Ephriam Mercer died on 24 October 1861 at Rolla, Phelps, Missouri, at age 20 He died in Rolo, Missouri during the Civil War, probably of typhoid fever. He had started study to be a doctor.
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaEphriam Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.1
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisEphriam Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.2
18901890 Veterans Schedule, Sauk, WisconsinEphriam Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1890 Census at 1890 Veterans Schedule, Sauk, Wisconsin, MERCER ADAH M. -MOTHER-
MERCER EPHRAHAM -DEC-
Page: 005, E.D. 243, Spring Green WI.
     Ephriam Mercer began military service before October 1861 Batallion 25, Illinois infantry.

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.

Henry Mercer

M, b. 1842, d. before December 1849
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903

Sarah Ann Mercer

F, b. 2 August 1843, d. 9 July 1917
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name31 October 1863As of 31 October 1863,her married name was Johnson.
  • Sarah Ann Mercer was born at Indiana on 2 August 1843.
  • She was the daughter of Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. and Adah Miranda White.
  • Sarah Ann Mercer married David E. C. Johnson at Champaign, Illinois, on 31 October 1863.1
  • Sarah Ann Mercer died on 9 July 1917 at Old Urbana, Champaign, Illinois, at age 73 Also reported as Lone Rock, Wisconsin.
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaSarah Ann Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.2
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisSarah Ann Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.3
7 July 1870Washington, Greene, IowaSarah Ann Mercer was listed in David E. C. Johnson's household on the 1870 Census at Washington, Greene, Iowa.4
12 June 1880Washington, Greene, IowaSarah Ann Mercer was listed as wife in David E. C. Johnson's household on the 1880 Census at Washington, Greene, Iowa.5
28 June 1900Lone Rock, Buena Vista, Richland, WisconsinSarah Ann Mercer was listed as wife in David E. C. Johnson's household on the 1900 Census at Lone Rock, Buena Vista, Richland, Wisconsin; living next door to John B. Johnson.6
     Sarah Ann Mercer had 3 with 2 living in 1900 children.

Children of Sarah Ann Mercer and David E. C. Johnson

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Volume 2, page 508.
  2. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  3. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.
  4. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 13. Stamp 50. Dwelling 13.
  5. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99. Page 10. Dwelling 94.
  6. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED110. Dwelling 74.

David E. C. Johnson

M, b. March 1839, d. after June 1900
Father*Thomas Johnson b. c 1804, d. a 1880
  • David E. C. Johnson was born in March 1839 at New York.
  • He was the son of Thomas Johnson.
  • Sarah Ann Mercer married David E. C. Johnson at Champaign, Illinois, on 31 October 1863.1
  • He died after June 1900.
Census DateLocation
5 July 1860Township 17 N Range 7 E, Champaign, IllinoisDavid E. C. Johnson was listed as a farm laborer with the Peter Stevenson family on the 1860 Census at Township 17 N Range 7 E, Champaign, Illinois.2
7 July 1870Washington, Greene, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Washington, Greene, Iowa.3
12 June 1880Washington, Greene, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Washington, Greene, Iowa.4
28 June 1900Lone Rock, Buena Vista, Richland, WisconsinHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Lone Rock, Buena Vista, Richland, Wisconsin, living next door to John B. Johnson.5

Children of David E. C. Johnson and Sarah Ann Mercer

Citations

  1. [S186] Illinois, Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Volume 2, page 508.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 62. Dwelling 459.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 13. Stamp 50. Dwelling 13.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED99. Page 10. Dwelling 94.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED110. Dwelling 74.

Eliza B. Mercer

F, b. 28 October 1845, d. after 1930
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namecirca 1866As of circa 1866,her married name was Roberts.
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaEliza B. Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.1
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisEliza B. Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.2
1900Rock, Woodbury, IowaEliza B. Mercer was listed as wife in Ellwood B. Roberts's household on the 1900 Census at Rock, Woodbury, Iowa.3
23 April 1910Redfield Ward 4, Spink, South DakotaEliza B. Mercer was listed as wife in Ellwood B. Roberts's household on the 1910 Census at Redfield Ward 4, Spink, South Dakota.4
1920Salem, McCook, South DakotaEliza B. Mercer was listed as wife in Ellwood B. Roberts's household on the 1920 Census at Salem, McCook, South Dakota.5
     Eliza B. Mercer had 3 with 3 living in 1900 children. She lived in 1903 at Redfield, Spink, South Dakota, location listed in probate records for Adah Miranda Mercer. She had 3 with 3 living in 1910 children.

Children of Eliza B. Mercer and Ellwood B. Roberts

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Rock, Woodbury, Iowa; Roll: 466; Page: 2A; Enumeration District: 0160; FHL microfilm: 1240466.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Redfield Ward 4, Spink, South Dakota; Roll: T624_1488; Page: 11A; Enumeration District: 0400; FHL microfilm: 1375501.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1920; Census Place: Salem, McCook, South Dakota; Roll: T625_1723; Page: 5A; Enumeration District: 155.

Robert Mercer Jr

M, b. 22 June 1847, d. after June 1900
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaRobert Mercer Jr was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.1
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisRobert Mercer Jr was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.2
26 August 1870Jackson, Madison, IowaRobert Mercer Jr was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Jackson, Madison, Iowa.3
13 June 1900Corwin, Ida, IowaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Corwin, Ida, Iowa.4

Children of Robert Mercer Jr and Emily Carter

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1870; Census Place: Jackson, Madison, Iowa; Roll: M593_407; Page: 36B; Image: 76; Family History Library Film: 545906.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Corwin, Ida, Iowa; Roll: 437; Page: 15B; Enumeration District: 0043; FHL microfilm: 1240437.

Henry Mercer

M, b. 4 December 1849, d. 21 November 1862
Father*Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. b. 5 Jun 1807, d. 23 Apr 1897
Mother*Adah Miranda White b. 2 Mar 1812, d. 29 Sep 1903
  • Henry Mercer was born on 4 December 1849 at Tolona, Illinois, also reported as Indiana.
  • He was the son of Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr. and Adah Miranda White.
  • Henry Mercer died on 21 November 1862 at age 12 also reported as 1864.
Census DateLocation
27 September 1850Centre, Grant, IndianaHenry Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1850 Census at Centre, Grant, Indiana.1
18 July 1860Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, IllinoisHenry Mercer was listed in Robert Lincoln Mercer Sr.'s household on the 1860 Census at Tolono P.O., Township 18N Range 8E, Champaign, Illinois.2

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 847.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 367. Dwelling 615.

Amos Mercer

M, b. 8 March 1755, d. April 1816
Revolutionary War Patriot - Amos Mercer - DAR # A077452
Amos Mercer signature 1768
Father*Joseph Mercer b. 8 Aug 1731, d. 14 Dec 1758
Mother*Jane Swayne b. 1733, d. 5 Feb 1815
  • Amos Mercer was born on 8 March 1755 at East Marlborough Twp, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • He was the son of Joseph Mercer and Jane Swayne.
  • Amos Mercer married Mary Mitchell Barnes, daughter of James Enid Barnes and Elizabeth Lindley, on 6 March 1775 at Chester, Pennsylvania, also reported as 16 Mar 1775.
    16 Mar 1775 Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting - Chester, PA - Amos Mercer marriage
  • Amos Mercer died in April 1816 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, at age 61.
Census DateLocation
1790Mifflin, PennsylvaniaAmos Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1790 Census at Mifflin, Pennsylvania, Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over: 1
Free White Persons - Females: 3
Number of Household Members: 7.
1800Wheatfield, Westmoreland, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1800 Census at Wheatfield, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, surname listed as Meser; living next door to Joseph Meser (Mercer); Free White Persons - Males - 16 thru 25: 2; Free White Persons - Males - 45 and over: 1; Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 15: 2; Free White Persons - Females - 45 and over: 1.
1800 Wheatfield Westmoreland PA - Meser (Mercer), Amos
1810Cherry Tree Township (Sugar Creek), Venango, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1810 Census at Cherry Tree Township (Sugar Creek), Venango, Pennsylvania, 1810 Census page 462: Mercer, Amos - 1 free white male 45 & older, 1 free white female 45 & older.
1810 Sugar Creek (Cherry Tree Twp), Venango, Pennsylvania - Mercer, Amos
     Amos Mercer was a veteran of the Revolutionary War. Rank: PRIVATE Service Source: PA ARCH 5TH SER VOL 6 P 245 Service Description: 1) CAPT JOHN WILLIAMS, 2ND CLASS 4TH BTTN 2) CUMBERLAND CO,MIL. "Amos Mercer served in the Revolution with the Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Militia as a private soldier in Lieutenant Graham's Company of the 4th Battalion Colonel James Wilson, 1777." On 20 December 1763 According to Orphan's Court records, John Calvert married Jane Swayne Mercer and became guardian of the two living Mercer children, Amos and Hannah.
20 Dec 1763 Chester County, PA Orphans Court for Amos and Hannah Mercer - John Calvert as guardian
16 Mar 1768 Chester County, PA Orphans Court for Amos Mercer - John Calvert appointed guardian
On 11 May 1775 Amos was reared as a Quaker but was expelled for taking part in the Revolution and marrying one that was not a member.
11 May 1775 Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting - Chester, PA - Amos Mercer removal
15 Jun 1775 Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting - Chester, PA - Amos Mercer no longer member
Amos Mercer was Quaker but Amos was forced out of the Quaker religion because he married Mary Barnes in 1775.
Removal from Quaker religion due to marrying outside of the Friends - Amos Mercer - 15 Jun 1775 - Kennett Monthly Meeting, Chester, PA
He began military service on 6 September 1777 at Private Second Class in First Company of the Fourth Battalion, Greenwood, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, Commander: Captain John Fouts; Amos Mercer served in the Revolution with the Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, Militia as a private soldier in Lieutenant Graham's company of the 4th Battalion, Colonel James Wilson, 1777. He left a will on 13 January 1816 at Redbank Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, Will Book No. 1, Page 21, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania.
Will of Amos Mercer died April 1816

Children of Amos Mercer and Mary Mitchell Barnes

Joseph Mercer

M, b. 8 August 1731, d. 14 December 1758
Father*Joseph Mercer Sr b. 1697, d. 5 May 1732
Mother*Ann Wickersham b. 27 Apr 1696, d. c 1764
  • Joseph Mercer was born on 8 August 1731 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, also reported as 08 Jun 1731, but Quaker calendar starts in March so 6th month is August.
    8 Aug 1731 Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting - Chester, PA - Joseph Mercer birth announcement
  • He was the son of Joseph Mercer Sr and Ann Wickersham.
  • Joseph Mercer married Jane Swayne, daughter of Edward Swayne and Sarah Fincher, on 21 August 1753 at Holy Trinity (Old Swedes) Church, Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, license listed as Jane Swane and Joseph Mercer.
    Marriage record of Joseph Mercer and Jane Swane (Swayne) - 21 Aug 1753 - Wilmington, DE
  • His estate was probated on 13 December 1758 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Probate of Joseph Mercer estate - Jane Mercer rights to father.
    Probate of Joseph Mercer estate - Jane Mercer rights to father 13 Dec 1758
  • Joseph Mercer died on 14 December 1758 at Est Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 27 Prove date from will.
     On 11 February 1733 at Orphan's Court, Chester, Pennsylvania, Request for guardianship for children of Joseph Mercer by uncles Thomas Mercer and John Wickersham; also listed as 1734. On 2 February 1754 at Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting - Joseph Mercer compaint of carnal knowledge before marriage, and marriage by a priest. Then on 2 Mar 1754 Monthly Meeting Joseph Mercer addresses compaint of marriage by priest and requests forgiveness.
2 Feb 1754 Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting - Chester, PA - Joseph Mercer compaint of marriage by priest
2 Mar 1754 Quaker Kennett Monthly Meeting - Chester, PA - Joseph Mercer addresses compaint of marriage by priest
Joseph Mercer left a will before 14 December 1758 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Joseph Mercer of E. Marlborough. December 14, 1758. Adm. to Edward Swayne.1
Probate record inventory of Joseph Mercer died 1758 Chester PA

Children of Joseph Mercer and Jane Swayne

Citations

  1. [S229] Pennsylvania Wills Chester County Wills, by Pennsylvania.