Mary Mercer

F, b. 14 July 1651
Father*Edward Mercer b. 3 Jun 1626, d. 27 Jan 1697
Mother*Elizabeth Whitcher b. 1630, d. 12 Dec 1694
Life EventDateDescription
Christening14 July 1651Mary Mercer was christened on 14 July 1651 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England; Father: Edward Mercer
Mother: Elizabeth.1
Baptism record of Mary Mercer 14 Jul 1651 Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, England
Birth14 July 1651She was born on 14 July 1651 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England.
She was the daughter of Edward Mercer and Elizabeth Whitcher.

Citations

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

Edward Mercer

M, b. 14 April 1653, d. 1654
Father*Edward Mercer b. 3 Jun 1626, d. 27 Jan 1697
Mother*Elizabeth Whitcher b. 1630, d. 12 Dec 1694
Life EventDateDescription
Christening14 April 1653Edward Mercer was christened on 14 April 1653 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton Parish, England; Father: Edward Mercer
Mother: Elizabeth.1
Baptism record of Edward Mercer 14 Apr 1653 Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, England
Birth14 April 1653He was born on 14 April 1653 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England.
He was the son of Edward Mercer and Elizabeth Whitcher.
Death1654Edward Mercer died in 1654 at Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England.

Citations

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

Nathaniel Mercer

M, b. 17 April 1656, d. February 1657
Father*Edward Mercer b. 3 Jun 1626, d. 27 Jan 1697
Mother*Elizabeth Whitcher b. 1630, d. 12 Dec 1694
Life EventDateDescription
Birth17 April 1656Nathaniel Mercer was born on 17 April 1656 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England.1
He was the son of Edward Mercer and Elizabeth Whitcher.
Christening20 April 1656Nathaniel Mercer was christened on 20 April 1656 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton Parish, England; Father: Edward Mercer
Mother: Elizabeth.1
Baptism record of Nathaniel Mercer 20 Apr 1656 Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, England
DeathFebruary 1657He died in February 1657 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northamptonshire, England.2
Burial18 February 1657He was buried on 18 February 1657 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northamptonshire, England.2
Burial record of Nathaniel Mercer 18 Feb 1657 Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, England

Citations

  1. [S410] Church of English church records parish registers, by Ancestry.com, Thorpe Mandeville Parish Registers 1559-1720.
  2. [S410] Church of English church records parish registers, by Ancestry.com, Thorpe Mandeville Parish Registers 1559-1720. Image 62 of 67.

Richard Mercer

M, b. 26 May 1657
Father*Edward Mercer b. 3 Jun 1626, d. 27 Jan 1697
Mother*Elizabeth Whitcher b. 1630, d. 12 Dec 1694
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 May 1657Richard Mercer was born on 26 May 1657 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England, also reported as 03 May 1657.1
He was the son of Edward Mercer and Elizabeth Whitcher.
Baptism31 May 1657Richard Mercer was baptized on 31 May 1657 at Thorpe Mandeville, Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England, Father: Edward Mercer
Mother: Elizabeth.1
Baptism record of Richard Mercer 31 May 1657 Thorpe Mandeville, Northamptonshire, England

Citations

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

Richard Mercer

M, b. 1 August 1688, d. before 1710
Father*Thomas Mercer b. Dec 1655, d. 13 Sep 1716
Mother*Mary Greenaway b. 20 Jan 1665, d. 3 Jun 1723
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1 August 1688Richard Mercer was born at Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England, on 1 August 1688.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway.
Deathbefore 1710Richard Mercer died before 1710.

Mary Mercer

F, b. 1689, d. 1768
Father*Thomas Mercer b. Dec 1655, d. 13 Sep 1716
Mother*Mary Greenaway b. 20 Jan 1665, d. 3 Jun 1723
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name26 August 1710As of 26 August 1710,her married name was Pennell.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1689Mary Mercer was born at Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England, in 1689.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway.
Marriage26 August 1710Mary Mercer married William Pennell, son of Robert Pennell and Hannah Johnson, on 26 August 1710 at Concord Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Death1768Mary Mercer died in 1768.

Children of Mary Mercer and William Pennell

William Pennell

M, b. 11 August 1681, d. 1757
Father*Robert Pennell d. c 1728
Mother*Hannah Johnson b. 1640, d. 1711
Life EventDateDescription
Birth11 August 1681William Pennell was born at Middleton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania, on 11 August 1681.
He was the son of Robert Pennell and Hannah Johnson.
Marriage26 August 1710William Pennell married Mary Mercer, daughter of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway, on 26 August 1710 at Concord Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Death1757William Pennell died in 1757 at Middleton, Dauphin, Pennsylvania.

Children of William Pennell and Mary Mercer

Elizabeth Mercer

F, b. 14 August 1692, d. 1751
Father*Thomas Mercer b. Dec 1655, d. 13 Sep 1716
Mother*Mary Greenaway b. 20 Jan 1665, d. 3 Jun 1723
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name12 September 1712As of 12 September 1712,her married name was Woodward.
Married Name9 September 1716As of 9 September 1716,her married name was Vestal.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 August 1692Elizabeth Mercer was born at Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England, on 14 August 1692.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway.
Marriage12 September 1712Elizabeth Mercer married Joseph Woodward, son of Richard Woodward and Jane (?), on 12 September 1712 at Concord Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Marriage9 September 1716Elizabeth Mercer married William Vestal, son of William Vestall Sr. and Alice Glover, on 9 September 1716 at Westtown, Chester Co., PA.
Death1751Elizabeth Mercer died in 1751 at Cane Creek, Orange, North Carolina.
  • Elizabeth Mercer was (an unknown value).

Child of Elizabeth Mercer and Joseph Woodward

Children of Elizabeth Mercer and William Vestal

Joseph Woodward

M, d. 28 September 1715
Father*Richard Woodward
Mother*Jane (?)
Life EventDateDescription
BirthJoseph Woodward was born at Chester, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Richard Woodward and Jane (?).
Marriage12 September 1712Joseph Woodward married Elizabeth Mercer, daughter of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway, on 12 September 1712 at Concord Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Death28 September 1715Joseph Woodward died on 28 September 1715 at Chester, Pennsylvania.

Child of Joseph Woodward and Elizabeth Mercer

William Vestal

M, b. 16 September 1692, d. 1746
Father*William Vestall Sr. b. 1667, d. 1701
Mother*Alice Glover b. c 1672, d. a 1700
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 September 1692William Vestal was born at Birmingham Twp, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 16 September 1692.
He was the son of William Vestall Sr. and Alice Glover.
Marriage9 September 1716William Vestal married Elizabeth Mercer, daughter of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway, on 9 September 1716 at Westtown, Chester Co., PA.
Death1746William Vestal died in 1746 at Winchester, Frederick, Virginia.

Children of William Vestal and Elizabeth Mercer

Mary Vestal

F, b. 1725, d. 1818
Father*William Vestal b. 16 Sep 1692, d. 1746
Mother*Elizabeth Mercer b. 14 Aug 1692, d. 1751
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1725Mary Vestal was born at Pennsylvania in 1725.
She was the daughter of William Vestal and Elizabeth Mercer.
Marriage1743William Jay married Mary Vestal at Winchester, Fredrick Co., VA, in 1743.
Death1818She died in 1818 at New Burlington, Fulton Co., OH.

Child of Mary Vestal and William Jay

John Vestal

M, b. 1717
Father*William Vestal b. 16 Sep 1692, d. 1746
Mother*Elizabeth Mercer b. 14 Aug 1692, d. 1751
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageJohn Vestal married Ann Potts.
Birth1717John Vestal was born in 1717.
He was the son of William Vestal and Elizabeth Mercer.

David Vestal

M, b. 16 August 1736
Father*William Vestal b. 16 Sep 1692, d. 1746
Mother*Elizabeth Mercer b. 14 Aug 1692, d. 1751
Life EventDateDescription
Birth16 August 1736David Vestal was born on 16 August 1736.
He was the son of William Vestal and Elizabeth Mercer.

Thomas Vestal

M, b. 8 November 1727
Father*William Vestal b. 16 Sep 1692, d. 1746
Mother*Elizabeth Mercer b. 14 Aug 1692, d. 1751
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 November 1727Thomas Vestal was born on 8 November 1727.
He was the son of William Vestal and Elizabeth Mercer.

William Vestal

M, b. 1720
Father*William Vestal b. 16 Sep 1692, d. 1746
Mother*Elizabeth Mercer b. 14 Aug 1692, d. 1751
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1720William Vestal was born in 1720.
He was the son of William Vestal and Elizabeth Mercer.

James Vestal

M, b. circa 1730
Father*William Vestal b. 16 Sep 1692, d. 1746
Mother*Elizabeth Mercer b. 14 Aug 1692, d. 1751
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1730James Vestal was born circa 1730.
He was the son of William Vestal and Elizabeth Mercer.

Jemima Vestal

F, b. 1737
Father*William Vestal b. 16 Sep 1692, d. 1746
Mother*Elizabeth Mercer b. 14 Aug 1692, d. 1751
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1737Jemima Vestal was born in 1737.
She was the daughter of William Vestal and Elizabeth Mercer.

Ann Mercer

F, b. 1693, d. before 15 September 1722
Father*Thomas Mercer b. Dec 1655, d. 13 Sep 1716
Mother*Mary Greenaway b. 20 Jan 1665, d. 3 Jun 1723
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name28 October 1713As of 28 October 1713,her married name was Pierce.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1693Ann Mercer was born at Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England, in 1693.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway.
Marriage28 August 1713Ann Mercer married Joshua Pierce, son of George Pierce and Ann Gainer, on 28 August 1713 at Concord Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
Deathbefore 15 September 1722Ann Mercer died before 15 September 1722.

Children of Ann Mercer and Joshua Pierce

Citations

  1. [S254] Colonial Families in the U.S. unknown record type, by unknown photographer.

Joshua Pierce

M, b. 5 January 1684, d. 15 September 1752
Father*George Pierce
Mother*Ann Gainer
Life EventDateDescription
Birth5 January 1684Joshua Pierce was born at Gloucestershire, England, on 5 January 1684.
He was the son of George Pierce and Ann Gainer.
Marriage28 August 1713Joshua Pierce married Ann Mercer, daughter of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway, on 28 August 1713 at Concord Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
Marriage15 September 1722Joshua Pierce married Rachel Gilpin, daughter of Joseph Gilpin and Hannah Glover, on 15 September 1722.1
Death15 September 1752Joshua Pierce died on 15 September 1752 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 68; Prove Date from will 23 Sep 1752.
  • Joshua Peirce, b. 5th January, 1684; d. 15th September, 1752; m. (firstly) 28th August, 1713, Anna MERCER, dau. of Thomas and Mary MERCER of Westtown, Pa; m. (secondly) 15th September, 1722, Rachel GILPIN of Birmingham, Ga., dau. of Joseph and Hannah (GLOVER) GILPIN of Birmingham, Ga.
    1. GEORGE, b. 5th May, 1714; d. 2d October, 1775; m. Lydia ROBERTS.
    2. Mary, b. 3d March, 1717; m. William CLOUD.
    3. Ann, b. 20th October, 1718; m. (firstly) Caleb MENDENHALL; m. (secondly) Adam REDD.1
  • Joshua Pierce left a will on 23 August 1752 Joshua Peirce. East Marlborough. 8/23/1752. September 23, 1752. C. 365. Provides for wife Rachel. To son George 5 shillings. To son Joshua the plantation I purchased of Daniel Harry, containing 177 acres. To son Joseph, a lot in Wilmington containing 31 perches, also 5 shillings. To son Caleb that part of my plantation I now live on containing 189 acres. To son Isaac at 21, the remainder of plantation containing 122 acres being the north part thereof. To daughters Mary Cloud and Ann Mendenhall £40 each. Executor: Son Caleb.2

Children of Joshua Pierce and Ann Mercer

Citations

  1. [S254] Colonial Families in the U.S. unknown record type, by unknown photographer.
  2. [S229] Pennsylvania Wills Chester County Wills, by Pennsylvania, Book Page: C:365.

Thomas Mercer Jr.

M, b. 29 August 1690, d. 28 January 1758
Father*Thomas Mercer b. Dec 1655, d. 13 Sep 1716
Mother*Mary Greenaway b. 20 Jan 1665, d. 3 Jun 1723
Thomas Mercer signature 1733
Life EventDateDescription
Birth29 August 1690Thomas Mercer Jr. was born at Aynho-on-the-Hill, Northampton, England, on 29 August 1690.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway.
Engagement26 February 1710Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor were engaged on 26 February 1710 at Chester Monthly Meeting, Delaware, Pennsylvania.
Engagement announcement of Thomas Mercer Jr and Hannah Taylor 26 Feb 1710 Chester Monthly Meeting, Delaware, PA
Marriage26 January 1711Thomas Mercer Jr. married Hannah Taylor, daughter of Josiah Taylor and Elizabeth Pennell, on 26 January 1711 at Springfield Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Death28 January 1758Thomas Mercer Jr. died on 28 January 1758 at Westtown, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 67.
Burialafter 28 January 1758He was buried after 28 January 1758 at Old Caln Friends Meeting Burial Ground, Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Probate19 June 1759His estate was probated on 19 June 1759 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
Probate account of estate for Thomas Mercer died 28 Jan 1758 Chester PA
  • Thomas Mercer Jr. was (an unknown value).
  • 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.
    11 Feb 1733 Chester County, PA Orphans Court for children of Joseph Mercer - uncles Thomas Mercer and John Wickersham as guardians
  • He left a will before 28 January 1758 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Thomas Mercer of Westtown. January 28, 1758. Adm. to Thos and Dan'l Mercer.1

Children of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor

Citations

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

Hannah Taylor

F, b. 1692, d. 1758
Father*Josiah Taylor b. 11 Mar 1668, d. 19 Mar 1765
Mother*Elizabeth Pennell
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1710As of 1710,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1692Hannah Taylor was born at Pennsylvania in 1692.
She was the daughter of Josiah Taylor and Elizabeth Pennell.
Engagement26 February 1710Hannah Taylor and Thomas Mercer Jr. were engaged on 26 February 1710 at Chester Monthly Meeting, Delaware, Pennsylvania.
Engagement announcement of Thomas Mercer Jr and Hannah Taylor 26 Feb 1710 Chester Monthly Meeting, Delaware, PA
Marriage26 January 1711Hannah Taylor married Thomas Mercer Jr., son of Thomas Mercer and Mary Greenaway, on 26 January 1711 at Springfield Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Death1758Hannah Taylor died in 1758.
Burial1758She was buried in 1758 at Old Caln Friends Meeting Burial Ground, Coatesville, Chester, Pennsylvania.

Children of Hannah Taylor and Thomas Mercer Jr.

Rachel Mercer

F, b. 2 June 1712
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name23 December 1728As of 23 December 1728,her married name was Davis.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 June 1712Rachel Mercer was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 2 June 1712.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage23 December 1728Evan Davis married Rachel Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 23 December 1728.

Daniel Mercer

M, b. 14 September 1714, d. 25 June 1807
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 September 1714Daniel Mercer was born at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 14 September 1714.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage20 November 1735Rebecca Townsend married Daniel Mercer at Birmingham, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 November 1735.
Death25 June 1807He died on 25 June 1807 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennslyvania, at age 92.
Burialafter 25 June 1807He was buried after 25 June 1807 at Kennett Friends Burial Ground, Kennett Square, 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).
  • Daniel Mercer was the administrator of Thomas Mercer Jr.'s estate on 19 June 1759 at Chester, Pennsylvania.

Children of Daniel Mercer and Rebecca Townsend

Robert Mercer

M, b. 26 September 1716, d. 3 February 1785
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 September 1716Robert Mercer was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 26 September 1716.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage1 September 1734Olive Pyle married Robert Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 1 September 1734.
Death3 February 1785He died on 3 February 1785 at Winchester, Frederick, Virginia, at age 68.

Children of Robert Mercer and Olive Pyle

Evan Davis

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage23 December 1728Evan Davis married Rachel Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 23 December 1728.

Rebecca Townsend

F, b. 1710, d. 13 October 1792
Father*John Townsend
Mother*Catherine (?)
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 November 1735As of 20 November 1735,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1710Rebecca Townsend was born at Long Island, New York, in 1710.
She was the daughter of John Townsend and Catherine (?).
Marriage20 November 1735Rebecca Townsend married Daniel Mercer at Birmingham, Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 November 1735.
Death13 October 1792Rebecca Townsend died on 13 October 1792 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Burialafter 13 October 1792She was buried after 13 October 1792 at Kennett Friends Burial Ground, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania.

Children of Rebecca Townsend and Daniel Mercer

Olive Pyle

F, b. 1714, d. 1780
Father*William Pyle d. 12 Jan 1789
Mother*Olive Bennett b. 1690, d. 1732
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1 September 1734As of 1 September 1734,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1714Olive Pyle was born at Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1714.
She was the daughter of William Pyle and Olive Bennett.
Marriage1 September 1734Olive Pyle married Robert Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 1 September 1734.
Death1780Olive Pyle died in 1780.

Children of Olive Pyle and Robert Mercer

Thomas Mercer

M, b. 26 August 1718
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Life EventDateDescription
Birth26 August 1718Thomas Mercer was born on 26 August 1718 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
  • Thomas Mercer was the administrator of Thomas Mercer Jr.'s estate on 19 June 1759 at Chester, Pennsylvania.

Ann Mercer

F, b. 8 August 1720, d. 16 January 1786
Father*Thomas Mercer Jr. b. 29 Aug 1690, d. 28 Jan 1758
Mother*Hannah Taylor b. 1692, d. 1758
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name20 April 1763As of 20 April 1763,her married name was Seal.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 August 1720Ann Mercer was born on 8 August 1720 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Thomas Mercer Jr. and Hannah Taylor.
Marriage20 April 1763John Polis Seal married Ann Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 April 1763.
Death16 January 1786She died on 16 January 1786 at age 65 Prove date from will.
  • Ann Mercer left a will on 8 September 1785 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Seal, Ann Polis. Westtown. Sept. 8, 1785. Jan. 16, 1786. To my husband John Polis Seal £13.4 per annum during life. To my brother Daniel Mercer 20 shillings. To brother Robert Mercer £20. To my late sister Hannah Yearsley's children £50, that is £6.5 to each of them, Lydia Smith, Robert, Isaac and Thomas Yearsley, Ann Eavenson, Hannah, Patience and Nathan Yearsley, to be paid them at decease of my husband. To sisters Mary Matlack and Patience Smedley and brother Thomas Mercer, £50 each. To negro Hannah £9. Executor: Brother Thomas Mercer. John Polis Seal's power to his wife dated Sept. 8, 1785, recorded.1

Citations

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

John Polis Seal

M
Life EventDateDescription
Marriage20 April 1763John Polis Seal married Ann Mercer at Chester, Pennsylvania, on 20 April 1763.