Emma Mary Needham

F, b. circa 1827, d. before 1900
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEmma Mary Needham was also known as Mary.
Married Namebefore 1848As of before 1848,her married name was West.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1827Emma Mary Needham was born circa 1827 at England.
Marriagebefore 1848She married Joseph West before 1848 at England.
Deathbefore 1900Emma Mary Needham died before 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
1856Pierce, Jones, IowaEmma Mary Needham appeared on the census of 1856 in the household of Joseph West at Pierce, Jones, Iowa.
14 July 1860Clay, Jones, IowaEmma Mary Needham was listed in Joseph West's household on the 1860 Census at Clay, Jones, Iowa.1
7 June 1870Wyoming, Jones, IowaEmma Mary Needham was listed in Joseph West's household on the 1870 Census at Wyoming, Jones, Iowa.2
1880Wyoming, Jones, IowaEmma Mary Needham was listed as wife in Joseph West's household on the 1880 Census at Wyoming, Jones, Iowa.3
1885Maple, Ida, IowaEmma Mary Needham appeared on the census of 1885 in the household of Joseph West at Maple, Ida, Iowa.

Children of Emma Mary Needham and Joseph West

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 112. Dwelling 828.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 26. Dwelling 192.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0348 Page Number 401C.

Emma Mae West

F, b. 5 March 1891, d. 16 February 1976
Father*Joseph Amos West b. 16 Sep 1866, d. 27 Jan 1934
Mother*Jennie Caroline Mercer b. 15 May 1873, d. 30 Apr 1906
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 June 1919As of 1 June 1919,her married name was Berry.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 March 1891Emma Mae West was born on 5 March 1891 at Iowa also reported as Mar 1890.
She was the daughter of Joseph Amos West and Jennie Caroline Mercer.
Marriage1 June 1919Emma Mae West married Elmer L. Berry, on 1 June 1919.
Death16 February 1976Emma Mae West died on 16 February 1976 at South Gate, Los Angeles, California, at age 84.1
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1900Morgan, Woodbury, IowaEmma Mae West was listed as a daughter in Joseph Amos West's household on the 1900 Census at Morgan, Woodbury, Iowa; Earl Mercer living next door (servant).2
21 April 1910Miller, Woodbury, IowaEmma Mae West was listed as a daughter in Joseph Amos West's household on the 1910 Census at Miller, Woodbury, Iowa.3
2 April 1930Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CaliforniaEmma Mae West was listed as wife in Elmer L. Berry's household on the 1930 Census at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.4
  • Emma Mae West obtained US Social Security Card at California; last residence South Gate, Los Angeles, California.

Citations

  1. [S204] California Death Records (published).
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED158. Dwelling 69.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED171. Dwelling 27.
  4. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED380. Dwelling 15.

Elmer L. Berry

M, b. 10 December 1890, d. November 1979
Father*Charles Berry b. Aug 1857
Mother*Margaret (?) b. Feb 1868
Life EventDateDescription
Birth10 December 1890Elmer L. Berry was born on 10 December 1890 at Wisconsin.
He was the son of Charles Berry and Margaret (?).
Marriage1 June 1919Emma Mae West married Elmer L. Berry, on 1 June 1919.
DeathNovember 1979He died in November 1979 at age 88.
Census DateLocationDescription
4 June 1900Fairchild, Eau Claire, WisconsinElmer L. Berry was listed as a son in Charles Berry's household on the 1900 Census at Fairchild, Eau Claire, Wisconsin.1
1910Rapid Ward 4, Pennington, South DakotaElmer L. Berry was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Rapid Ward 4, Pennington, South Dakota.2
2 April 1930Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CaliforniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California.3
  • Elmer L. Berry obtained US Social Security Card at California; last residence Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota.

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33. Dwelling 73.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com.
  3. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED380. Dwelling 15.

Joseph William West

M, b. 8 November 1890, d. 11 April 1951
Father*Joseph Amos West b. 16 Sep 1866, d. 27 Jan 1934
Mother*Jennie Caroline Mercer b. 15 May 1873, d. 30 Apr 1906
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph William West married Emma Summeringer.
Birth8 November 1890Joseph William West was born on 8 November 1890 at Anthon, Woodbury, Iowa, also reported as Nov 1891.
He was the son of Joseph Amos West and Jennie Caroline Mercer.
Marriage17 November 1921Joseph William West married Charlotte Bell Taylor, daughter of Melvin Taylor and Maria Zahnd, on 17 November 1921 at Dakota City, Dakota, Nebraska.
Divorcebefore 1928Joseph William West and Charlotte Bell Taylor were divorced before 1928.
Marriage27 August 1929Joseph William West married Martha Elsie Anne Head, daughter of Harvey Whitfield Head and Lydia Irene Arnold, on 27 August 1929 at Greenfield, Missouri, Marriage License, 29 August 1929.
Death11 April 1951Joseph William West died on 11 April 1951 at Winslow, Arizona, at age 60; Certificate of Death #2417-34.
Census DateLocationDescription
7 June 1900Morgan, Woodbury, IowaJoseph William West was listed as a son in Joseph Amos West's household on the 1900 Census at Morgan, Woodbury, Iowa; Earl Mercer living next door (servant).1

Children of Joseph William West and Emma Summeringer

Child of Joseph William West and Charlotte Bell Taylor

Children of Joseph William West and Martha Elsie Anne Head

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED158. Dwelling 69.

Emma Summeringer

F, b. circa 1895
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph William West married Emma Summeringer.
Birthcirca 1895She was born circa 1895.
  • Children Herbert and Evertt were left with their mother's mother and later adopted out.

Children of Emma Summeringer and Joseph William West

Charlotte Bell Taylor

F, b. circa 1903
Father*Melvin Taylor
Mother*Maria Zahnd
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name17 November 1921As of 17 November 1921,her married name was West.
Married Namecirca 1928As of circa 1928,her married name was Nelson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1903Charlotte Bell Taylor was born circa 1903 at Iowa.
She was the daughter of Melvin Taylor and Maria Zahnd.
Marriage17 November 1921Charlotte Bell Taylor married Joseph William West, son of Joseph Amos West and Jennie Caroline Mercer, on 17 November 1921 at Dakota City, Dakota, Nebraska.
Divorcebefore 1928Charlotte Bell Taylor and Joseph William West were divorced before 1928.
Marriagecirca 1928Charlotte Bell Taylor married Emil Nelson circa 1928.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1930Pierre, Hughes, South DakotaCharlotte Bell Taylor was listed as wife in Emil Nelson's household on the 1930 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.1

Child of Charlotte Bell Taylor and Joseph William West

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33-13. Dwelling 60.

Melvin Taylor

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMaria Zahnd married Melvin Taylor.

Child of Melvin Taylor and Maria Zahnd

Maria Zahnd

F
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageMaria Zahnd married Melvin Taylor.

Child of Maria Zahnd and Melvin Taylor

Martha Elsie Anne Head

F, b. 22 January 1894, d. 30 January 1972
Father*Harvey Whitfield Head b. 8 Feb 1854, d. 25 Jul 1937
Mother*Lydia Irene Arnold b. 27 Feb 1863, d. 1948
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMartha Elsie Anne Head was also known as Annie.
Name VariationMartha Elsie Anne Head was also known as Martha A.
Married Namebefore 1927As of before 1927,her married name was Doty.
Married Name27 August 1929As of 27 August 1929,her married name was West.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth22 January 1894Martha Elsie Anne Head was born on 22 January 1894 at Arkansas.
She was the daughter of Harvey Whitfield Head and Lydia Irene Arnold.
Marriagebefore 1927Martha Elsie Anne Head married Jessie Doty before 1927.
Marriage27 August 1929Martha Elsie Anne Head married Joseph William West, son of Joseph Amos West and Jennie Caroline Mercer, on 27 August 1929 at Greenfield, Missouri, Marriage License, 29 August 1929.
Death30 January 1972Martha Elsie Anne Head died on 30 January 1972 at age 78.
Census DateLocationDescription
29 June 1900Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasMartha Elsie Anne Head was listed as a daughter in Harvey Whitfield Head's household on the 1900 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.1
14 May 1910Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasMartha Elsie Anne Head was listed as a daughter in Harvey Whitfield Head's household on the 1910 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.2

Children of Martha Elsie Anne Head and Joseph William West

Citations

  1. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED26. Dwelling 431.
  2. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED19. Dwelling 215.

Harvey Whitfield Head

M, b. 8 February 1854, d. 25 July 1937
Father*Charles Whitfield Head b. 1831, d. b 1860
Mother*Winney Caroline Grigsby b. 1832
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 February 1854Harvey Whitfield Head was born on 8 February 1854 at Georgia also reported as Arkansas or Tennessee.
He was the son of Charles Whitfield Head and Winney Caroline Grigsby.
Marriagecirca 1879Lydia Irene Arnold married Harvey Whitfield Head, circa 1879.
Death25 July 1937He died on 25 July 1937 at age 83.
Census DateLocationDescription
29 June 1860Birch Prairie, Shannon, MissouriHarvey Whitfield Head was listed in Winney Caroline Grigsby's household on the 1860 Census at Birch Prairie, Shannon, Missouri.1
18 August 1870Myatt, Fulton, ArkansasHarvey Whitfield Head was listed in Winney Caroline Grigsby's household on the 1870 Census at Myatt, Fulton, Arkansas.2
1880Myatt, Fulton, ArkansasHarvey Whitfield Head was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Myatt, Fulton, Arkansas, living 2 doors away from Winnie Head.3
29 June 1900Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.4
14 May 1910Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.5
20 January 1920Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.6
14 April 1930Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.7

Children of Harvey Whitfield Head and Lydia Irene Arnold

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 29. Dwelling 240.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 2. Page 68.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0045 Sheet 4D.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED26. Dwelling 431.
  5. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED19. Dwelling 215.
  6. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED19. Dwelling 256.
  7. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25-9. Dwelling 52.

Lydia Irene Arnold

F, b. 27 February 1863, d. 1948
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLydia Irene Arnold was also known as Lydia A.
Name VariationLydia Irene Arnold was also known as Liddia R.
Name VariationLydia Irene Arnold was also known as Liddie.
Married Namecirca 1879As of circa 1879,her married name was Head.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 February 1863Lydia Irene Arnold was born on 27 February 1863 at Arkansas.
Marriagecirca 1879Lydia Irene Arnold married Harvey Whitfield Head, circa 1879.
Death1948Lydia Irene Arnold died in 1948.
Census DateLocationDescription
1880Myatt, Fulton, ArkansasLydia Irene Arnold was listed as wife in Harvey Whitfield Head's household on the 1880 Census at Myatt, Fulton, Arkansas; living 2 doors away from Winnie Head.1
29 June 1900Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasLydia Irene Arnold was listed as a daughter in Harvey Whitfield Head's household on the 1900 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.2
14 May 1910Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasLydia Irene Arnold was listed as a daughter in Harvey Whitfield Head's household on the 1910 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.3
20 January 1920Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasLydia Irene Arnold was listed as a daughter in Harvey Whitfield Head's household on the 1920 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.4
14 April 1930Mammoth Spring, Fulton, ArkansasLydia Irene Arnold was listed as a daughter in Harvey Whitfield Head's household on the 1930 Census at Mammoth Spring, Fulton, Arkansas.5
  • Lydia Irene Arnold had 10 with 9 living in 1900 children.
  • She had 11 with 10 living in 1910 children.

Children of Lydia Irene Arnold and Harvey Whitfield Head

Citations

  1. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0045 Sheet 4D.
  2. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED26. Dwelling 431.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED19. Dwelling 215.
  4. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED19. Dwelling 256.
  5. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED25-9. Dwelling 52.

Herbert McQueen

M
Father*Joseph William West b. 8 Nov 1890, d. 11 Apr 1951
Mother*Emma Summeringer b. c 1895
Life EventDateDescription
Herbert McQueen was the son of Joseph William West and Emma Summeringer.
DeathHerbert McQueen died.

Evert West

M
Father*Joseph William West b. 8 Nov 1890, d. 11 Apr 1951
Mother*Emma Summeringer b. c 1895
Life EventDateDescription
Evert West was the son of Joseph William West and Emma Summeringer.
DeathEvert West died.

Joseph Melvin West

M, b. 19 October 1923
Father*Joseph William West b. 8 Nov 1890, d. 11 Apr 1951
Mother*Charlotte Bell Taylor b. c 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJoseph Melvin West was also known as Melvin Axel West Nelson.
Life EventDateDescription
DeathJoseph Melvin West died.
MarriageJoseph Melvin West married Ida Ellen Vickery.
Birth19 October 1923Joseph Melvin West was born on 19 October 1923 at Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa.
He was the son of Joseph William West and Charlotte Bell Taylor.
Census DateLocationDescription
21 April 1930Pierre, Hughes, South DakotaJoseph Melvin West was listed as a step-son in Emil Nelson's household on the 1930 Census at Pierre, Hughes, South Dakota.1

Citations

  1. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED33-13. Dwelling 60.

Ida Ellen Vickery

F, b. 30 November 1926, d. 20 February 2002
Father*Russel V. Vickery b. c 1902
Mother*Sarah (?) b. c 1910
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Nelson.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJoseph Melvin West married Ida Ellen Vickery.
Birth30 November 1926She was born on 30 November 1926 at King, Washington.
She was the daughter of Russel V. Vickery and Sarah (?).
Death20 February 2002Ida Ellen Vickery died on 20 February 2002 at Malheur, Oregon, at age 75.

Jean West

F, b. 16 February 1932, d. 19 February 1932
Father*Joseph William West b. 8 Nov 1890, d. 11 Apr 1951
Mother*Martha Elsie Anne Head b. 22 Jan 1894, d. 30 Jan 1972
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 February 1932Jean West was born on 16 February 1932; twin with Lindy.
She was the daughter of Joseph William West and Martha Elsie Anne Head.
Death19 February 1932Jean West died on 19 February 1932.

Lindy West

F, b. 16 February 1932, d. 19 February 1932
Father*Joseph William West b. 8 Nov 1890, d. 11 Apr 1951
Mother*Martha Elsie Anne Head b. 22 Jan 1894, d. 30 Jan 1972
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 February 1932Lindy West was born on 16 February 1932; twin with Jean.
She was the daughter of Joseph William West and Martha Elsie Anne Head.
Death19 February 1932Lindy West died on 19 February 1932.

Johnie Ivan West

M, b. 16 March 1935
Father*Joseph William West b. 8 Nov 1890, d. 11 Apr 1951
Mother*Martha Elsie Anne Head b. 22 Jan 1894, d. 30 Jan 1972
Life EventDateDescription
DeathJohnie Ivan West died.
Birth16 March 1935He was born at Mammoth Springs, Fulton, Arkansas, on 16 March 1935; Delayed Certificate of Birth #1280, 16 March 1935.
He was the son of Joseph William West and Martha Elsie Anne Head.
Marriage7 January 1956Johnie Ivan West married Beulah Mae McIntyre at Great Bend, Kansas, on 7 January 1956; Marriage License #42451, 07 January 1956.

Beulah Mae McIntyre

F, b. 19 November 1938, d. 20 May 1996
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Jester.
Married Name7 January 1956As of 7 January 1956,her married name was West.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageBeulah Mae McIntyre married (?) Jester.
Birth19 November 1938Beulah Mae McIntyre was born on 19 November 1938; Standard Certificate of Birth #273-1469, 19 Nov 1938.
Marriage7 January 1956Johnie Ivan West married Beulah Mae McIntyre at Great Bend, Kansas, on 7 January 1956; Marriage License #42451, 07 January 1956.
Death20 May 1996She died on 20 May 1996 at age 57.

Jane Swayne

F, b. 1733, d. 5 February 1815
Father*Edward Swayne b. 20 Nov 1702, d. 24 Apr 1776
Mother*Sarah Fincher b. 1708, d. 1 Nov 1804
Jane Swayne Mercer signature 1758
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name29 August 1753As of 29 August 1753,her married name was Mercer.
Married Name1764As of 1764,her married name was Calvert.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1733Jane Swayne was born in 1733 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Edward Swayne and Sarah Fincher.
Marriage21 August 1753Jane Swayne married Joseph Mercer, son of Joseph Mercer Sr and Ann Wickersham, 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
Marriage1764Jane Swayne married John Calvert, son of Thomas Calvert and Sarah Williamson, in 1764.
Death5 February 1815Jane Swayne died on 5 February 1815 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • On 30 March 1754 at New Garden Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, Jane Swayne reported for marriage by a priest and being with child.
    Jane Swayne reported for marriage by a priest and being with child - 30 Mar 1754 - New Garden Monthly Meeting, Chester, PA
  • On 27 April 1754 at New Garden Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, Jane Swayne (alias Messer) reported she will come back after making up with father.
    Jane Swayne (alias Messer) reported she will come back after making up with father - 27 Apr 1754 - New Garden Monthly Meeting, Chester, PA
  • Jane Swayne was listed as a beneficiary in Joseph Mercer's will on 13 December 1758 at Chester, Pennsylvania; Probate of Joseph Mercer estate - Jane Mercer rights to father.
  • 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.
  • In 1765 at Quaker Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania, disowned for neglecting meetings.
  • Jane Swayne witnessed the will of Edward Swayne on 16 June 1775 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania; SWAYNE, EDWARD. East Marlborough. June 16, 1775. May 11, 1776. To wife Sarah plantation whereon I now dwell during life and at her decease to be sold, also all household goods. To son Edward 5 shillings. To son Jonathan £20. To daughters Jane Calvert and Hannah Yarnall 5 shillings each. To son Jesse £45. To daughter Sarah England £5. To son Robert £45. To daughter Elizabeth Ailes £25. To daughter Martha Swayne £30. Remainder to 3 daughters Sarah, Elizabeth and Martha. Executor: Friend William Swayne.
    Wit: Jesse Miller, Frs. Swayne.

Children of Jane Swayne and Joseph Mercer

Mary Mitchell Barnes

F, b. 3 November 1756, d. 28 June 1797
Father*James Enid Barnes b. 22 Apr 1732
Mother*Elizabeth Mitchell Lindley b. 1737
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name6 March 1775As of 6 March 1775,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 November 1756Mary Mitchell Barnes was born on 3 November 1756 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of James Enid Barnes and Elizabeth Mitchell Lindley.
Marriage6 March 1775Mary Mitchell Barnes married Amos Mercer, son of Joseph Mercer and Jane Swayne, 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
Death28 June 1797Mary Mitchell Barnes died on 28 June 1797 at Mifflin, Pennsylvania, at age 40 also reported as 28 May 1797.
  • Mary Mitchell Barnes was Amos was forced out of the Quaker religion because he married Mary Barnes in 1775.

Children of Mary Mitchell Barnes and Amos Mercer

Amos Mercer Jr

M, b. 9 January 1776, d. 15 September 1802
Father*Amos Mercer b. 8 Mar 1755, d. Apr 1816
Mother*Mary Mitchell Barnes b. 3 Nov 1756, d. 28 Jun 1797
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageAmos Mercer Jr married Mary (?).
Birth9 January 1776Amos Mercer Jr was born on 9 January 1776 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Amos Mercer and Mary Mitchell Barnes.
Death15 September 1802Amos Mercer Jr died on 15 September 1802 at Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, at age 26.

David Mercer

M, b. 1777, d. 15 June 1857
Father*Amos Mercer b. 8 Mar 1755, d. Apr 1816
Mother*Mary Mitchell Barnes b. 3 Nov 1756, d. 28 Jun 1797
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1777David Mercer was born in 1777 at East Marlborough Township, Chester, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Amos Mercer and Mary Mitchell Barnes.
Marriage1803David Mercer married Eve Kribbs, daughter of John George Kribbs and Anna Barbara Haines, in 1803 at Indiana, Pennsylvania.
Death15 June 1857David Mercer died on 15 June 1857 at Clarion, Pennsylvania.
Census DateLocationDescription
1800Wheatfield, Westmoreland, PennsylvaniaDavid Mercer was referenced on Amos Mercer's household in 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.
1840Red Bank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaDavid Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at Red Bank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, Free White Persons - Males - 15 thru 19: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 2
Free White Persons - Males - 60 thru 69: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 15 thru 19: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 50 thru 59: 1.
12 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.1
  • At History of Clarion County, Pennsylvania, Redbank Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania, David Mercer settled the land west of the McKillip settlement. At his death the land was divided among his sons, Amos, George, Joseph, James, David, Johnson, Daniel, and Washington. Johnson still owns and resides on what is known as the old homestead.... The first saw mill was built by Henry Nolf, on Town Run. In 1830 John Shaffer built a mill on Pine Run, and as sawed lumber was in demand and timber land could be had by moving on it, others engaged in the same business. David Mercer built another mill on the same Run in 1835.

Children of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 268. Dwelling 1860.

John Mercer

M, b. 3 June 1778, d. 1812
Father*Amos Mercer b. 8 Mar 1755, d. Apr 1816
Mother*Mary Mitchell Barnes b. 3 Nov 1756, d. 28 Jun 1797
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 June 1778John Mercer was born on 3 June 1778 at Cumberland, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Amos Mercer and Mary Mitchell Barnes.
Death1812John Mercer died in 1812 at in the War of 1812.
Census DateLocationDescription
1800Wheatfield, Westmoreland, PennsylvaniaJohn Mercer was referenced on Amos Mercer's household in 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.

Jane Mercer

F, b. 14 January 1783, d. 5 July 1865
Father*Amos Mercer b. 8 Mar 1755, d. Apr 1816
Mother*Mary Mitchell Barnes b. 3 Nov 1756, d. 28 Jun 1797
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name6 April 1802As of 6 April 1802,her married name was Kelso.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 January 1783Jane Mercer was born at Cumberland or Venango, Pennsylvania, on 14 January 1783.
She was the daughter of Amos Mercer and Mary Mitchell Barnes.
Marriage6 April 1802Jane Mercer married Robert Kelso, son of Daniel Kelso and Mary McAllister, on 6 April 1802 at Venango, Pennsylvania, also reported as Crawford county, PA.
Death5 July 1865Jane Mercer died on 5 July 1865 at Washington, Tazewell, Illinois, at age 82.
Burialafter 5 July 1865She was buried after 5 July 1865 at Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Tazewell, Illinois.
Census DateLocationDescription
1800Wheatfield, Westmoreland, PennsylvaniaJane Mercer was referenced on Amos Mercer's household in 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.

Children of Jane Mercer and Robert Kelso

Robert Kelso

M, b. 26 December 1778, d. 21 October 1836
Father*Daniel Kelso b. 1743, d. 24 Dec 1816
Mother*Mary McAllister b. 1744
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 December 1778Robert Kelso was born on 26 December 1778 at New Boston, New Hampshire.
He was the son of Daniel Kelso and Mary McAllister.
Marriage6 April 1802Robert Kelso married Jane Mercer, daughter of Amos Mercer and Mary Mitchell Barnes, on 6 April 1802 at Venango, Pennsylvania, also reported as Crawford county, PA.
Death21 October 1836Robert Kelso died on 21 October 1836 at Rising Sun, Switzerland, Indiana, at age 57 also reported as 23 Oct 1832.
Burialafter 21 October 1836He was buried after 21 October 1836 at Log Lick Cemetery, Florence, Switzerland, Indiana.

Children of Robert Kelso and Jane Mercer

Mary or Polly Mercer

F, d. before 1816
Father*Amos Mercer b. 8 Mar 1755, d. Apr 1816
Mother*Mary Mitchell Barnes b. 3 Nov 1756, d. 28 Jun 1797
Life EventDateDescription
Mary or Polly Mercer was the daughter of Amos Mercer and Mary Mitchell Barnes.
Deathbefore 1816Mary or Polly Mercer died before 1816.

Mary Greenaway

F, b. 20 January 1665, d. 3 June 1723
Father*Major John Greene Jr. b. 15 Aug 1620, d. 27 Nov 1708
Mother*Anne Agnes Almy b. 26 Feb 1627, d. 6 May 1709
Mary Mercer signature 1718
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1687As of 1687,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth20 January 1665Mary Greenaway was born on 20 January 1665 at Portsmouth, St. Thomas, England.
She was the daughter of Major John Greene Jr. and Anne Agnes Almy.
Marriage1687Mary Greenaway married Thomas Mercer, son of Edward Mercer and Elizabeth Whitcher, in 1687 at Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England.
Probate12 May 1718Her estate was probated on 12 May 1718 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Estate of Thomas Mercer - executrix Mary Mercer.
Estate of Thomas Mercer - executrix Mary Mercer - Chester, PA 12 May 1718
Death3 June 1723Mary Greenaway died on 3 June 1723 at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 58.
Burialafter 3 June 1723She was buried after 3 June 1723 at Old Caln Friends Meeting Burial Ground, Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • At Chester, Pennsylvania, History of Chester County, Pennsylvania biography of Thomas Mercer including wife Mary and son Joseph and grandson Daniel (son of Thomas).
    History of Chester County, Pennsylvania - Thomas Mercer - died 1716
  • Mary Greenaway was (an unknown value).
  • She witnessed the will of Thomas Mercer on 17 March 1715 at Thornbury, Chester, Pennsylvania; Chester County will Book A page 40
    Thomas Mercer of Thornbury. 3/17/1715. 9/13/1716. A. 40. Provides for wife Mary. To eldest son Thomas after wifes decease or marriage, my new dwelling plantation containing my estate 238 acres. To son Thomas' son Daniel 1/2 of 500 acres of land in Marlborough which lieth next to Nathl Newlins land. To son Joseph the other 1/2 said 500 acres whereon son Thomas now lives. To my 3 daughters, viz Mary, Elizabeth and Ann, £20 each. To sons in law Wm. Pennil, Joseph Woodward and Joshua Peirce one pistole each. Remainder of moveables to wife and son Thomas. Executors: wife Mary. Witnesses: Francis Pullen, Thomas Pierson, Rose Pierson.1
  • Mary Greenaway left a will on 30 April 1723 at West Town, Chester, Pennsylvania, Chester County Will No. 165 Will Book 1, Pg 151.

Children of Mary Greenaway and Thomas Mercer

Citations

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

Elizabeth Whitcher

F, b. 1630, d. 12 December 1694
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 July 1648As of 25 July 1648,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1630Elizabeth Whitcher was born in 1630 at Aynho On The Hill, Northamptonshire, England.
Marriage25 July 1648She married Edward Mercer, son of Edward Mercer and Susanna (?), on 25 July 1648 at St. Gregory by St. Paul, London, England.
Death12 December 1694Elizabeth Whitcher died on 12 December 1694 at Aynho on the Hill, Northamptonshire, England.

Children of Elizabeth Whitcher and Edward Mercer

Ursala Mercer

F, b. 18 April 1649
Father*Edward Mercer b. 3 Jun 1626, d. 27 Jan 1697
Mother*Elizabeth Whitcher b. 1630, d. 12 Dec 1694
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationUrsala Mercer was also known as Ursulla.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth18 April 1649Ursala Mercer was born on 18 April 1649 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England.
She was the daughter of Edward Mercer and Elizabeth Whitcher.
Christening28 April 1649Ursala Mercer was christened on 28 April 1649 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton Parish, England; Father: Edward Mercer
Mother: Elizabeth.1
Baptism record of Ursulla Mercer 28 Apr 1649 Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, England

Citations

  1. [S410] Church of English church records parish registers, by Ancestry.com, Thorpe Mandeville Parish Registers 1559-1720.