Eve Kribbs

F, b. 1783, d. after 1870
Father*John George Kribbs b. 1750, d. 1824
Mother*Anna Barbara Haines b. 1755, d. 1818
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEve Kribbs was also known as Eva.
Name VariationEve Kribbs was also known as Cribbs.
Married Name1803As of 1803,her married name was Mercer.
Census DateLocation
12 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaEve Kribbs was listed in David Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.1
21 August 1860Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaEve Kribbs was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania, living next door to son Johnstone Mercer.2
21 June 1870Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaShe was listed in Johnstone Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.3

Children of Eve Kribbs and David Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 268. Dwelling 1860.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 7. Dwelling 43.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 34. Dwelling 251.

Daniel Mercer

M, b. 26 March 1816, d. before 1900
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
  • Daniel Mercer was born on 26 March 1816 at Blacklick Twp, Indiana, Pennsylvania.
  • He was the son of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.
  • Daniel Mercer married Lucetta Fegley in 1844.
  • Daniel Mercer married Eliza Jane Black in 1882 at his second marriage.
  • Daniel Mercer died before 1900 at Porter Township, Clarion, Pennsylvania.
Census DateLocation
11 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaDaniel Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.1
3 August 1860Limestone, Clarion, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Limestone, Clarion, Pennsylvania.2
4 August 1870Limestone, Clarion, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Limestone, Clarion, Pennsylvania.3
     In 1887 Daniel Mercer, New Bethlehem, was born in Indiana county, Pennsylvania, on March 26, 1816. He was a son of David and Eve (Cribbs) Mercer. Eve was born in Germany, and her husband David was born in Chester county, Pennsylvania, in 1777. They were married in Indiana county, Pennsylvania, and settled in Clarion county, where they died. They had a family of fourteen children, eight of whom are now living. Daniel Mercer began life as a school teacher, then became a clerk, and in 1849 became engaged in business as a general merchant. He made several business changes, and in 1884 became engaged in the furniture business, and is now doing business under the firm name of Cribbs & Mercer. He was married in 1844 to Lizetta Fegley. She died in 1873, leaving a family of eight children, four of whom are now living -- David B., John M., Mary E., and Peter E. Mr. Mercer then married his second wife, Mrs. E. J. Girts, in 1882. They have had one daughter -- Anna Earl. Mr. Mercer has been county commissioner in Clarion county for six years, was treasurer of Clarion county for two years, justice of the peace for ten years, and is one of the councilmen of the borough of New Bethlehem.
source: "History of Clarion county, Pennsylvania."

Children of Daniel Mercer and Lucetta Fegley

Child of Daniel Mercer and Eliza Jane Black

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 262. Dwelling 1820.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 10. Stamp 244. Dwelling 64.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 22. Dwelling 155.

Lucetta Fegley

F, b. circa 1826, d. 1873
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationLucetta Fegley was also known as Tagley.
Name VariationLucetta Fegley was also known as Lizetta.
Married Name1844As of 1844,her married name was Mercer.
Census DateLocation
11 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaLucetta Fegley was listed in Daniel Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.1
3 August 1860Limestone, Clarion, PennsylvaniaLucetta Fegley was listed in Daniel Mercer's household on the 1860 Census at Limestone, Clarion, Pennsylvania.2
4 August 1870Limestone, Clarion, PennsylvaniaLucetta Fegley was listed in Daniel Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at Limestone, Clarion, Pennsylvania.3

Children of Lucetta Fegley and Daniel Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 262. Dwelling 1820.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 10. Stamp 244. Dwelling 64.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 22. Dwelling 155.

Barbara Mercer

F, b. circa 1806
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name22 May 1826As of 22 May 1826,her married name was Hoffman.
Census DateLocation
19 October 1850Warsaw Township, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaBarbara Mercer was listed in James K. Hoffman's household on the 1850 Census at Warsaw Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.1
29 June 1860Polk, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaBarbara Mercer was listed in James K. Hoffman's household on the 1860 Census at Polk, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.2
1880Polk, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaBarbara Mercer was listed as wife in James K. Hoffman's household on the 1880 Census at Polk, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.3

Children of Barbara Mercer and James K. Hoffman

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 33. Handwritten number 65. Dwelling 140.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 362. Dwelling 13.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1136 Page Number 242A.

James K. Hoffman

M, b. 18 January 1807
Census DateLocation
19 October 1850Warsaw Township, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaJames K. Hoffman was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Warsaw Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.1
29 June 1860Polk, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Polk, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.2
1880Polk, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Polk, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.3

Children of James K. Hoffman and Barbara Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 33. Handwritten number 65. Dwelling 140.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 362. Dwelling 13.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1136 Page Number 242A.

John George Kribbs

M, b. 1750, d. 1824
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn George Kribbs was also known as Cribbs.
Name VariationJohn George Kribbs was also known as George.
  • John George Kribbs was born in 1750 at Strasbourg, Alsace, Germany.
  • He married Anna Barbara Haines circa 1775 at Germany.
  • John George Kribbs died in 1824 at Indiana, Pennsylvania.

Child of John George Kribbs and Anna Barbara Haines

Anna Barbara Haines

F, b. 1755, d. 1818
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationAnna Barbara Haines was also known as Barbara.
Married Namecirca 1775As of circa 1775,her married name was Kribbs.
  • Anna Barbara Haines was born in 1755 at Alsace-Lorriane, Germany.
  • She married John George Kribbs circa 1775 at Germany.
  • Anna Barbara Haines died in 1818 at Indiana, Pennsylvania.

Child of Anna Barbara Haines and John George Kribbs

Amos Mercer

M, b. 1804, d. 24 July 1879
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Census DateLocation
1830Redbank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaAmos Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1830 Census at Redbank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1.
1840Red Bank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census at Red Bank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania, Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1.

Children of Amos Mercer and Rachel Sidney Rimer

Rachel Sidney Rimer

F, b. 2 March 1807, d. 24 July 1879
Father*Jacob Rimer b. 10 Oct 1783, d. 1879
Mother*Elizabeth Catherine Hilliard b. 1786, d. 1845
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name15 August 1825As of 15 August 1825,her married name was Mercer.
Census DateLocation
1830Redbank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaRachel Sidney Rimer was referenced on Amos Mercer's household in the 1830 Census at Redbank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 20 thru 29: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 20 thru 29: 1.
1840Red Bank, Armstrong, PennsylvaniaRachel Sidney Rimer was referenced on Amos Mercer's household in the 1840 Census at Red Bank, Armstrong, Pennsylvania; Free White Persons - Males - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 5 thru 9: 3
Free White Persons - Males - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Males - 30 thru 39: 1
Free White Persons - Females - Under 5: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 10 thru 14: 1
Free White Persons - Females - 30 thru 39: 1.
14 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaRachel Sidney Rimer was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.1

Children of Rachel Sidney Rimer and Amos Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1850; Census Place: Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania; Roll: M432_767; Page: 141B; Image: 289.

George Mercer

M, b. 1 February 1813, d. 24 January 1908
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
  • George Mercer was born on 1 February 1813 at Blacklick Twp, Indiana, Pennsylvania, also reported as Clarion county, PA.
  • He was the son of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.
  • George Mercer married Elizabeth Mimm circa 1838.
  • George Mercer died on 24 January 1908 at Knox Twp, Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, at age 94.
    Death certificate of George Mercer 1813 - 1908
Census DateLocation
23 October 1850Ringgold, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaGeorge Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Ringgold, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, also listed is Jackson, age 17, born in Pennsylvania..1
August 1860Knox, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Knox, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.2
4 August 1870Knox, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Knox, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.3
14 June 1880Knox, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Knox, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.4
11 June 1900Knox, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Knox, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.5
     George Mercer was a blacksmith in 1870. He was a farmer and blacksmith in 1880.

Children of George Mercer and Elizabeth Mimm

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 62. Dwelling 42.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 177. Dwelling 1469.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 21. Dwelling 136.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1136. Page 107A.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED65. Stamp 168. Dwelling 30.

Elizabeth Mimm

F, b. April 1818, d. 1903
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationElizabeth Mimm was also known as Lisabeth.
Married Namecirca 1838As of circa 1838,her married name was Mercer.
Census DateLocation
23 October 1850Ringgold, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaElizabeth Mimm was listed in George Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at Ringgold, Jefferson, Pennsylvania; also listed is Jackson, age 17, born in Pennsylvania.1
August 1860Knox, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaElizabeth Mimm was listed as wife in George Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at Knox, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.2
4 August 1870Knox, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaElizabeth Mimm was listed as wife in George Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at Knox, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.3
14 June 1880Knox, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaElizabeth Mimm was listed as wife in George Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at Knox, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.4
11 June 1900Knox, Jefferson, PennsylvaniaElizabeth Mimm was listed as wife in George Mercer's household on the 1900 Census at Knox, Jefferson, Pennsylvania.5
     Elizabeth Mimm had 9 with 5 living in 1900 children.

Children of Elizabeth Mimm and George Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 62. Dwelling 42.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 177. Dwelling 1469.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 21. Dwelling 136.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1136. Page 107A.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED65. Stamp 168. Dwelling 30.

James Mercer

M, b. 1819, d. 1902
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
  • James Mercer married Caroline Miller.
  • James Mercer was born in 1819 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.
  • He was the son of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.
  • James Mercer died in 1902 at Redbank Township, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.
Census DateLocation
11 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaJames Mercer was listed in Daniel Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.1
22 August 1860Red Bank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaJames Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Red Bank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.2
15 June 1870Red Bank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Red Bank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.3
5 June 1880Red Bank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Red Bank, Clarion, Pennsylvania, also listed Christina, age 8, niece of James Mercer..4

Children of James Mercer and Caroline Miller

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 262. Dwelling 1820.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 13. Dwelling 85.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 26. Dwelling 197.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1117. Page 297C.

Caroline Miller

F, b. circa 1831
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Mercer.
Census DateLocation
22 August 1860Red Bank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaCaroline Miller was listed in James Mercer's household on the 1860 Census at Red Bank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.1
15 June 1870Red Bank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaCaroline Miller was listed in James Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at Red Bank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.2
5 June 1880Red Bank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaCaroline Miller was listed as wife in James Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at Red Bank, Clarion, Pennsylvania; also listed Christina, age 8, niece of James Mercer.3

Children of Caroline Miller and James Mercer

Citations

  1. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 13. Dwelling 85.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 26. Dwelling 197.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1117. Page 297C.

David Mercer

M, b. 1822, d. after 1870
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
  • David Mercer was born in 1822 at Redbank Twp, Armstrong, Pennsylvania.
  • He was the son of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.
  • David Mercer died after 1870.
Census DateLocation
12 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaDavid Mercer was listed in David Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.1
21 August 1860Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaDavid Mercer was listed in Eve Kribbs's household on the 1860 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania; living next door to son Johnstone Mercer.2

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 268. Dwelling 1860.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 7. Dwelling 43.

Johnstone Mercer

M, b. 1823, d. 31 May 1896
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohnstone Mercer was also known as Johnathan.
Census DateLocation
12 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaJohnstone Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania, living next door to Joseph Ferringer.1
21 August 1860Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania, living next door to Eve Mercer.2
21 June 1870Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.3

Children of Johnstone Mercer and Mary Catherine Ferringer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 135. Page 269. Dwelling 1905.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 7. Dwelling 42.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 34. Dwelling 251.

Mary Catherine Ferringer

F, b. circa 1824
Father*Joseph Ferringer b. c 1784
Mother*unknown (?) d. b 1850
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationMary Catherine Ferringer was also known as Catherine.
Married Namecirca 1840As of circa 1840,her married name was Mercer.
Census DateLocation
12 September 1850Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaMary Catherine Ferringer was listed in Johnstone Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania; living next door to Joseph Ferringer.1
21 August 1860Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaMary Catherine Ferringer was listed in Johnstone Mercer's household on the 1860 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania; living next door to Eve Mercer.2
21 June 1870Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaMary Catherine Ferringer was listed in Johnstone Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.3
1880Redbank, Clarion, PennsylvaniaMary Catherine Ferringer was listed as mother in David Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at Redbank, Clarion, Pennsylvania.4

Children of Mary Catherine Ferringer and Johnstone Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 135. Page 269. Dwelling 1905.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 7. Dwelling 42.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 34. Dwelling 251.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1117 Page Number 306A.

Joseph Mercer

M
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870

Mary Jane Mercer

F
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Miller.

Catherine Mercer

F, b. circa 1813, d. after 1880
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Steelsmith.
Census DateLocation
25 September 1850Poland Township, Mahoning, OhioCatherine Mercer was listed in Jacob Steelsmith's household on the 1850 Census at Poland Township, Mahoning, Ohio.1
30 June 1860Farmer, Defiance, OhioCatherine Mercer was listed in Jacob Steelsmith's household on the 1860 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.2
4 June 1870Farmer, Defiance, OhioCatherine Mercer was listed as wife in Jacob Steelsmith's household on the 1870 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.3
1880Farmer, Defiance, OhioCatherine Mercer was listed as wife in Jacob Steelsmith's household on the 1880 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.4

Children of Catherine Mercer and Jacob Steelsmith

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 1065.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 51. Stamp 371. Dwelling 355.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 34.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1011 Page Number 228B.

Jacob Steelsmith

M, b. circa 1803, d. after 1880
Census DateLocation
25 September 1850Poland Township, Mahoning, OhioJacob Steelsmith was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at Poland Township, Mahoning, Ohio.1
30 June 1860Farmer, Defiance, OhioHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1860 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.2
4 June 1870Farmer, Defiance, OhioHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.3
1880Farmer, Defiance, OhioHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Farmer, Defiance, Ohio.4

Children of Jacob Steelsmith and Catherine Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Dwelling 1065.
  2. [S248] U.S. Federal Census 1860 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 51. Stamp 371. Dwelling 355.
  3. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 34.
  4. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1011 Page Number 228B.

Elizabeth Mercer

F
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Ginter.

Washington Mercer

M, b. 12 March 1821, d. 18 May 1905
Father*David Mercer b. 1777, d. 15 Jun 1857
Mother*Eve Kribbs b. 1783, d. a 1870
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWashington Mercer was also known as W.
  • Washington Mercer was born on 12 March 1821 at Pennsylvania also reported as Mar 1822.
  • He was the son of David Mercer and Eve Kribbs.
  • Washington Mercer married Margarett Ann Hilliard circa 1843.
  • Washington Mercer died on 18 May 1905 at age 84 also reported as 1903.
Census DateLocation
9 July 1870Whitley, Moultrie, IllinoisWashington Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Whitley, Moultrie, Illinois.1
1880Lulu, Mitchell, KansasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Lulu, Mitchell, Kansas.2
1 March 1895Lulu, Mitchell, KansasHe appeared on the census of 1 March 1895 at Lulu, Mitchell, Kansas.
1900Lulu, Mitchell, KansasHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Lulu, Mitchell, Kansas, living next door to Daniel Mercer.3

Children of Washington Mercer and Margarett Ann Hilliard

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 27. Stamp 133. Dwelling 196.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-0389 Page Number 5B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Lulu, Mitchell, Kansas; Roll: 491; Page: 2B; Enumeration District: 0085; FHL microfilm: 1240491.

William Melvin Palmer

M, b. 10 May 1888, d. 1953
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameWilliam Melvin Palmer also went by the name of Nig.
  • William Melvin Palmer was born on 10 May 1888 at Sioux Falls, Minnehaha, South Dakota.
  • He married Bertha May McClain, daughter of John McClain Jr. and Grace Thurtell, in August 1914 at Aberdeen, Brown, South Dakota.
  • William Melvin Palmer died in 1953 at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Census DateLocation
1916Swift Current, Saskatchewan, CanadaWilliam Melvin Palmer appeared on the census of 1916 at Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, living next door to father-in-law John McClain.
1921Coullee, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, CanadaHe appeared on the census of 1921 at Coullee, Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada, living next door to father-in-law John McClain.

Children of William Melvin Palmer and Bertha May McClain

Margaret Bigford

F, b. 12 March 1904, d. 25 February 1994
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1923As of 1923,her married name was Mcclain.
  • Margaret Bigford was born on 12 March 1904 at Sourisford, Manitoba, Canada.
  • She died on 25 February 1994 at British Columbia, Canada, at age 89.

George Pierce

M, b. 5 May 1714, d. 2 October 1775
Father*Joshua Pierce b. 5 Jan 1684, d. 15 Sep 1752
Mother*Ann Mercer b. 1693, d. b 15 Sep 1722
  • George Pierce was born on 5 May 1714 at Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • He was the son of Joshua Pierce and Ann Mercer.
  • George Pierce died on 2 October 1775 at age 61.

Mary Pierce

F, b. 3 March 1717, d. 17 October 1773
Father*Joshua Pierce b. 5 Jan 1684, d. 15 Sep 1752
Mother*Ann Mercer b. 1693, d. b 15 Sep 1722
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name24 August 1739As of 24 August 1739,her married name was Cloud.
  • Mary Pierce was born on 3 March 1717 at Kennett, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • She was the daughter of Joshua Pierce and Ann Mercer.
  • Mary Pierce married William Cloud on 24 August 1739 at Kennett Monthly Meeting, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
  • Mary Pierce died on 17 October 1773 at E. Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, at age 56.

Child of Mary Pierce and William Cloud

Citations

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

Ann Pierce

F, b. 20 October 1718
Father*Joshua Pierce b. 5 Jan 1684, d. 15 Sep 1752
Mother*Ann Mercer b. 1693, d. b 15 Sep 1722
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Redd.
Married NameHer married name was Mendenhall.
  • Ann Pierce was born on 20 October 1718 at Westtown, Thornbury Twp, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • She was the daughter of Joshua Pierce and Ann Mercer.

George Pierce

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  • George Pierce married Ann Gainer on 1 December 1679.
     GEORGE PEIRCE of the Parish of Winscom, in the County of Somerset, England, emigrated to America in 1684, sailing from Bristol, England, with his wife, Ann Gainer, of Thornbury, Co. of Gloucester, whom he m. 1st December, 1679, and three young children. In 1684 he had 490 acres of land surveyed for himself in what is now Thombury Township, Pa; in 1686 his name appears as an active member of Chichester Friends Meeting; meetings of the Society were often held at his house; in 1706 represented Chester County in the Provincial Assembly; was one of a company who erected "the Concord Mill"; d. in 1734, in East Marlborough, where he had removed two years previously.
I. Bettie, b. 18th September, 1680; m. Vincent CALDWELL.
II. George, b. 23d February, 1682.
III. 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

Children of George Pierce and Ann Gainer

Citations

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

Ann Gainer

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Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was Pierce.

Children of Ann Gainer and George Pierce

Betty Pierce

F, b. 18 September 1680, d. 27 December 1757
Father*George Pierce
Mother*Ann Gainer
  • Betty Pierce was born on 18 September 1680 at Gloucestershire, England.
  • She was the daughter of George Pierce and Ann Gainer.
  • Betty Pierce died on 27 December 1757 at age 77.