John Mercer

M
Father*William Mercer b. c 1780, d. 19 Nov 1851
Mother*Sidney Wollerton b. c 1768, d. b 1850
Life EventDateDescription
John Mercer was the son of William Mercer and Sidney Wollerton.

Susanna Mercer

F
Father*William Mercer b. c 1780, d. 19 Nov 1851
Mother*Sidney Wollerton b. c 1768, d. b 1850
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name25 September 1828As of 25 September 1828,her married name was Shaw.
Life EventDateDescription
Susanna Mercer was the daughter of William Mercer and Sidney Wollerton.
Marriage25 September 1828Susanna Mercer married Andrew Shaw on 25 September 1828.

George W. Mercer

M, b. 8 March 1818, d. 1 August 1905
Father*William Mercer b. c 1780, d. 19 Nov 1851
Mother*Sidney Wollerton b. c 1768, d. b 1850
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageGeorge W. Mercer married Rebecca (?).
Birth8 March 1818George W. Mercer was born on 8 March 1818 at Pennsylvania also reported as May 1810.
He was the son of William Mercer and Sidney Wollerton.
Death1 August 1905George W. Mercer died on 1 August 1905 at age 87.
Census DateLocationDescription
September 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaGeorge W. Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
16 August 1870East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, living next door to Reuben M. & Elizabeth Mercer.2
1880East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.3
14 June 1900East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as father in Winfield Scott Mercer's household on the 1900 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania; living next door to Bowen Mercer.4

Children of George W. Mercer and Rebecca (?)

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 235. Dwelling 176.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 30.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1113 Page Number 170A.
  4. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED53. Dwelling 96.

Eliza Ann Mercer

F
Father*William Mercer b. c 1780, d. 19 Nov 1851
Mother*Sidney Wollerton b. c 1768, d. b 1850
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationEliza Ann Mercer was also known as Anna Eliza.
Life EventDateDescription
Eliza Ann Mercer was the daughter of William Mercer and Sidney Wollerton.

Mary M. Walker

F, b. 1806, d. 17 January 1876
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name1830As of 1830,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1806Mary M. Walker was born in 1806 at Pennsylvania.
Marriage1830She married Kersey Mercer, son of William Mercer and Sidney Wollerton, in 1830.
Death17 January 1876Mary M. Walker died on 17 January 1876 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaMary M. Walker was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
16 August 1870East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaMary M. Walker was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.2

Children of Mary M. Walker and Kersey Mercer

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 6. Dwelling 38.

John Mercer

M, b. 1830
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1830John Mercer was born in 1830 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaJohn Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.

William Mercer

M, b. 3 January 1832, d. 13 November 1921
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Life EventDateDescription
Birth3 January 1832William Mercer was born on 3 January 1832 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Marriage18 April 1858William Mercer married Jemima W. Rogers on 18 April 1858.
Death13 November 1921William Mercer died on 13 November 1921 at age 89.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaWilliam Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
1880East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaWilliam Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
18 June 1900East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, also included is Anna W, granddaughter, born Oct 1888 Pennslyvania.3

Children of William Mercer and Jemima W. Rogers

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1113 Page Number 172B.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED53. Dwelling 139.

Joseph W. Mercer

M, b. 1833, d. 17 November 1911
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1833Joseph W. Mercer was born in 1833 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Marriage31 March 1857Joseph W. Mercer married Mary J. Ferrell, daughter of Sarah (?), on 31 March 1857.
Death17 November 1911Joseph W. Mercer died on 17 November 1911.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaJoseph W. Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
12 July 1870Willistown, Chester, PennsylvaniaJoseph W. Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Willistown, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
10 June 1880Willistown, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Willistown, Chester, Pennsylvania.3

Children of Joseph W. Mercer and Mary J. Ferrell

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 27. Dwelling 190.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED37. Dwelling 134. NA Film Number T9-1113. Sheet 40A.

Isaac Morgan Mercer

M, b. 8 July 1835, d. 9 January 1920
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationIsaac Morgan Mercer was also known as Morgan.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 July 1835Isaac Morgan Mercer was born on 8 July 1835 at West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Marriage27 March 1862Isaac Morgan Mercer married Sarah Gilliland, daughter of Matthew Gilliland and Rachel McFarland, on 27 March 1862.
Death9 January 1920Isaac Morgan Mercer died on 9 January 1920 at Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania, at age 84.
Burial12 January 1920He was buried on 12 January 1920 at Grove Cemetery, Chester, Pennsylvania.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaIsaac Morgan Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
25 July 1870Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaIsaac Morgan Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1870 Census at Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
5 June 1880East Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at East Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.3

Children of Isaac Morgan Mercer and Sarah Gilliland

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 35.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED78. Dwelling 103. NA Film Number T9-1115. Sheet 159C.

Thomas Baker Mercer

M, b. 1836, d. 7 October 1900
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationThomas Baker Mercer was also known as Baker.
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageThomas Baker Mercer married Emily A. (?).
Birth1836Thomas Baker Mercer was born in 1836 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Death7 October 1900Thomas Baker Mercer died on 7 October 1900.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaThomas Baker Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.

Sydney Mercer

F, b. 1838
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Name3 March 1862As of 3 March 1862,her married name was .
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1838Sydney Mercer was born in 1838 at Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Marriage3 March 1862Sydney Mercer married Thomas Alexander on 3 March 1862.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaSydney Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
1880East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaSydney Mercer was listed as wife in Thomas Alexander's household on the 1880 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.2

Children of Sydney Mercer and Thomas Alexander

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, NA Film Number T9-1113 Page Number 171D.

Reuben McMinn C. Mercer

M, b. circa 1842
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Life EventDateDescription
Birthcirca 1842Reuben McMinn C. Mercer was born circa 1842 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Marriage28 April 1870Reuben McMinn C. Mercer married Elizabeth M. Kinnard on 28 April 1870.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaReuben McMinn C. Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
16 August 1870East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaReuben McMinn C. Mercer was listed as "attends market" living with Elizabeth in Asher Rinnard's household on the 1870 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania; living next door to George Mercer.2
1 June 1880West Chester, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania. His occupation is grocer; living at 126 Market Street.3

Children of Reuben McMinn C. Mercer and Elizabeth M. Kinnard

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 4. Dwelling 29.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED41. Dwelling 12. NA Film Number T9-1113. Sheet 84B.

Franklin E. Mercer

M, b. 1843
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageFranklin E. Mercer married Sue (?).
Birth1843Franklin E. Mercer was born in 1843 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaFranklin E. Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
16 August 1870East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaFranklin E. Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.2

Child of Franklin E. Mercer and Sue (?)

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 6. Dwelling 38.

Mary Jane Mercer

F, b. 1846
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Name TypeDateDescription
Married Namebefore 1880As of before 1880,her married name was Pierson.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1846Mary Jane Mercer was born in 1846 at Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Marriagebefore 1880Mary Jane Mercer married William Pierson before 1880.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaMary Jane Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
16 August 1870East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaMary Jane Mercer was listed as a married daughter in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
8 June 1880East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaMary Jane Mercer was listed as a married daughter in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.3

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 6. Dwelling 38.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46. Dwelling 130. NA Film Number T9-1113. Sheet 171C.

Angelina Mercer

F, b. 1848
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was .
Life EventDateDescription
Birth1848Angelina Mercer was born in 1848 at Pennsylvania.
She was the daughter of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Census DateLocationDescription
28 August 1850East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaAngelina Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1850 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
16 August 1870East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaAngelina Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
8 June 1880East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaAngelina Mercer was listed as a daughter in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.3

Citations

  1. [S249] U.S. Federal Census 1850 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Stamp 233. Dwelling 154.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 6. Dwelling 38.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46. Dwelling 130. NA Film Number T9-1113. Sheet 171C.

Ziba C. W. Mercer

M, b. 25 June 1851, d. 11 May 1923
Father*Kersey Mercer b. 1803, d. 10 Aug 1882
Mother*Mary M. Walker b. 1806, d. 17 Jan 1876
Life EventDateDescription
Birth25 June 1851Ziba C. W. Mercer was born on 25 June 1851 at Pennsylvania.
He was the son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker.
Death11 May 1923Ziba C. W. Mercer died on 11 May 1923 at age 71.
Census DateLocationDescription
16 August 1870East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaZiba C. W. Mercer was listed in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
8 June 1880East Bradford, Chester, PennsylvaniaZiba C. W. Mercer was listed as a son in Kersey Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
7 January 1920West Chester, Chester, PennsylvaniaZiba C. W. Mercer was listed as an uncle[in-law] in Richard F. Draper's household on the 1920 Census at West Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania.3

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 6. Dwelling 38.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED46. Dwelling 130. NA Film Number T9-1113. Sheet 171C.
  3. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED89. Dwelling 97.

Sarah Gilliland

F, b. 4 January 1840, d. 8 January 1899
Father*Matthew Gilliland
Mother*Rachel McFarland
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameSarah Gilliland also went by the name of Sallie.
Married Name27 March 1862As of 27 March 1862,her married name was Mercer.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 January 1840Sarah Gilliland was born on 4 January 1840 at Delaware.
She was the daughter of Matthew Gilliland and Rachel McFarland.
Marriage27 March 1862Sarah Gilliland married Isaac Morgan Mercer, son of Kersey Mercer and Mary M. Walker, on 27 March 1862.
Death8 January 1899Sarah Gilliland died on 8 January 1899 at age 59.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1870Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaSarah Gilliland was listed as wife in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
5 June 1880East Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaSarah Gilliland was listed as wife in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.2

Children of Sarah Gilliland and Isaac Morgan Mercer

Citations

  1. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 35.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED78. Dwelling 103. NA Film Number T9-1115. Sheet 159C.

Ella H. Mercer

F, b. 28 August 1863
Father*Isaac Morgan Mercer b. 8 Jul 1835, d. 9 Jan 1920
Mother*Sarah Gilliland b. 4 Jan 1840, d. 8 Jan 1899
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was .
Life EventDateDescription
Birth28 August 1863Ella H. Mercer was born on 28 August 1863 at West Bradford Twp, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
She was the daughter of Isaac Morgan Mercer and Sarah Gilliland.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1870Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaElla H. Mercer was listed in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
5 June 1880East Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaElla H. Mercer was listed as a daughter in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.3

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 35.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED78. Dwelling 103. NA Film Number T9-1115. Sheet 159C.

William D. Mercer

M, b. 8 February 1871, d. before 1953
Father*Isaac Morgan Mercer b. 8 Jul 1835, d. 9 Jan 1920
Mother*Sarah Gilliland b. 4 Jan 1840, d. 8 Jan 1899
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationWilliam D. Mercer was also known as Willie.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth8 February 1871William D. Mercer was born on 8 February 1871 at Caln Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, also reported as Feb 1872.1
He was the son of Isaac Morgan Mercer and Sarah Gilliland.
Marriagecirca 1899William D. Mercer married Ida Jennie Hertz circa 1899.
Divorcebefore April 1930William D. Mercer and Ida Jennie Hertz were divorced before April 1930.
Deathbefore 1953William D. Mercer died before 1953.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 June 1880East Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaWilliam D. Mercer was listed as a son in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
4 June 1900Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaWilliam D. Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.3
22 April 1910Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania, living next door to Thomas S. Mercer.4
6 January 1920Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.5

Children of William D. Mercer and Ida Jennie Hertz

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED78. Dwelling 103. NA Film Number T9-1115. Sheet 159C.
  3. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1900; Census Place: Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T623_1392; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 51.
  4. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1327; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0004; Image: 634; FHL Number: 1375340.
  5. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED5. Dwelling 35.

Thomas Scattergood Mercer

M, b. 2 July 1865, d. 27 March 1869
Father*Isaac Morgan Mercer b. 8 Jul 1835, d. 9 Jan 1920
Mother*Sarah Gilliland b. 4 Jan 1840, d. 8 Jan 1899
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 July 1865Thomas Scattergood Mercer was born on 2 July 1865 at East Bradford Twp, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
He was the son of Isaac Morgan Mercer and Sarah Gilliland.
Death27 March 1869Thomas Scattergood Mercer died on 27 March 1869 at age 3.1

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.

Mary S. Mercer

F, b. 2 February 1873
Father*Isaac Morgan Mercer b. 8 Jul 1835, d. 9 Jan 1920
Mother*Sarah Gilliland b. 4 Jan 1840, d. 8 Jan 1899
Name TypeDateDescription
Married NameHer married name was .
Life EventDateDescription
Birth2 February 1873Mary S. Mercer was born on 2 February 1873 at Caln Township, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
She was the daughter of Isaac Morgan Mercer and Sarah Gilliland.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 June 1880East Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaMary S. Mercer was listed as a daughter in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.2

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED78. Dwelling 103. NA Film Number T9-1115. Sheet 159C.

Caroline Virginia Mercer

F, b. 19 July 1868, d. 4 April 1937
Father*Isaac Morgan Mercer b. 8 Jul 1835, d. 9 Jan 1920
Mother*Sarah Gilliland b. 4 Jan 1840, d. 8 Jan 1899
Name TypeDateDescription
NicknameCaroline Virginia Mercer also went by the name of Carrie.
Married NameHer married name was MacDonald.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 July 1868Caroline Virginia Mercer was born on 19 July 1868 at East Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
She was the daughter of Isaac Morgan Mercer and Sarah Gilliland.
MarriageCaroline Virginia Mercer married Samuel Francis MacDonald.
Death4 April 1937Caroline Virginia Mercer died on 4 April 1937 at age 68.
Census DateLocationDescription
25 July 1870Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaCaroline Virginia Mercer was listed in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1870 Census at Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
5 June 1880East Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaCaroline Virginia Mercer was listed as a daughter in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.3

Children of Caroline Virginia Mercer and Samuel Francis MacDonald

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.
  2. [S247] U.S. Federal Census 1870 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 5. Dwelling 35.
  3. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED78. Dwelling 103. NA Film Number T9-1115. Sheet 159C.

Thomas S. Mercer

M, b. 14 June 1878, d. before 1930
Father*Isaac Morgan Mercer b. 8 Jul 1835, d. 9 Jan 1920
Mother*Sarah Gilliland b. 4 Jan 1840, d. 8 Jan 1899
Life EventDateDescription
Birth14 June 1878Thomas S. Mercer was born on 14 June 1878 at Caln Township, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
He was the son of Isaac Morgan Mercer and Sarah Gilliland.
Marriagecirca 1898Thomas S. Mercer married Clara M. (?) circa 1898.
Deathbefore 1930Thomas S. Mercer died before 1930.
Census DateLocationDescription
5 June 1880East Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaThomas S. Mercer was listed as a son in Isaac Morgan Mercer's household on the 1880 Census at East Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania.2
22 April 1910Caln, Chester, PennsylvaniaThomas S. Mercer was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania, living next door to William D. Mercer.3

Children of Thomas S. Mercer and Clara M. (?)

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.
  2. [S246] U.S. Federal Census 1880 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED78. Dwelling 103. NA Film Number T9-1115. Sheet 159C.
  3. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Year: 1910; Census Place: Caln, Chester, Pennsylvania; Roll: T624_1327; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 0004; Image: 634; FHL Number: 1375340.

Samuel Francis MacDonald

M
Life EventDateDescription
MarriageSamuel Francis MacDonald married Caroline Virginia Mercer, daughter of Isaac Morgan Mercer and Sarah Gilliland.

Children of Samuel Francis MacDonald and Caroline Virginia Mercer

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.

John Francis MacDonald1

M, b. 12 May 1896
Father*Samuel Francis MacDonald1
Mother*Caroline Virginia Mercer1 b. 19 Jul 1868, d. 4 Apr 1937
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 May 1896John Francis MacDonald was born on 12 May 1896 at 1227 S. 20th St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.1
He was the son of Samuel Francis MacDonald and Caroline Virginia Mercer.1

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.

Helen Beatrice MacDonald1

F, b. 7 March 1902
Father*Samuel Francis MacDonald1
Mother*Caroline Virginia Mercer1 b. 19 Jul 1868, d. 4 Apr 1937
Life EventDateDescription
Birth7 March 1902Helen Beatrice MacDonald was born on 7 March 1902 at Caln Township, Chester, Pennsylvania.1
She was the daughter of Samuel Francis MacDonald and Caroline Virginia Mercer.1

Citations

  1. [S13] Bible of Isaac Morgan Mercer.

Humphrey Wickersham

M, b. 27 September 1687, d. 24 October 1697
Father*Thomas Wickersham b. 27 Apr 1668, d. 4 Jun 1730
Mother*Ann Grover b. 27 Jun 1668, d. 24 Oct 1697
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationHumphrey Wickersham was also known as Wichersham.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth27 September 1687Humphrey Wickersham was born on 27 September 1687 at Bolney, Sussex, England, Father: Thomas Wickersham
Mother: Ann.
He was the son of Thomas Wickersham and Ann Grover.
Death24 October 1697Humphrey Wickersham died on 24 October 1697 at run over by a wagon and died from the injury, England, at age 10 also reported as 1702.

Thomas Wickersham Jr.

M, b. 19 September 1691, d. 1726
Father*Thomas Wickersham b. 27 Apr 1668, d. 4 Jun 1730
Mother*Ann Grover b. 27 Jun 1668, d. 24 Oct 1697
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationThomas Wickersham Jr. was also known as Wichersham.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth19 September 1691Thomas Wickersham Jr. was born on 19 September 1691 at Bolney, Sussex, England, Father: Thomas Wickersham
Mother: Ann.
Quaker birth announcement of Thomas Wickersham born 19 Sep 1691 Bolney, Sussex, England
He was the son of Thomas Wickersham and Ann Grover.
Marriage12 September 1719Thomas Wickersham Jr. married Abigail Johnson on 12 September 1719 at Chester, Pennsylvania.
Death1726Thomas Wickersham Jr. died in 1726 at East Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • After 1706 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Thomas Wickersham children birth dates Kennett Quaker Monthly Meeting.
  • Thomas Wickersham Jr. left a will on 23 December 1726 Thomas Wickersham Jr, of Marlborough, yeoman. December 23, 1726. January 10, 1726.7. A. 214. To wife Abigail, plantation where I now dwell and all personal etate, she paying to eldest daughter Sarah £20 on day of her marriage and to youngest daughter Hannah £30 on her marriage. To only son Robert all remainder of lands, paying to his sisters Sarah and Hannah £5 each. To my brother John and sister Ann 20 shillings each. Executrix: wife Abigail. Witnesses: Richard Wickersham, Cales Johnson, Wm. Webb.

John Wickersham

M, b. 4 November 1693, d. 1742
Father*Thomas Wickersham b. 27 Apr 1668, d. 4 Jun 1730
Mother*Ann Grover b. 27 Jun 1668, d. 24 Oct 1697
John Wickersham signature 1733 - uncle of Joseph Mercer
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationJohn Wickersham was also known as Wichersham.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth4 November 1693John Wickersham was born on 4 November 1693 at Bolney, Sussex, England, Father: Thomas Wickersham
Mother: Ann.
He was the son of Thomas Wickersham and Ann Grover.
Death1742John Wickersham died in 1742 at Londerry, Chester, Pennsylvania.
  • After 1706 at Chester, Pennsylvania, Thomas Wickersham children birth dates Kennett Quaker Monthly Meeting.
  • 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

Peder Abrahamson

M, b. 12 December 1861, d. 23 June 1930
Father*Abraham Olson b. 18 Jan 1830, d. 24 Jul 1911
Mother*Berte 'Anna' Gjytri b. 13 Mar 1835, d. 3 Nov 1916
Peder Abrahamson 1861-1930
Name TypeDateDescription
Name VariationPeder Abrahamson was also known as Abraham.
Name VariationPeder Abrahamson was also known as Peder Abrahamsen Holmeseth.
Life EventDateDescription
Birth12 December 1861Peder Abrahamson was born on 12 December 1861 at Olden, Nordfjord, Norway.
He was the son of Abraham Olson and Berte 'Anna' Gjytri.
Baptism22 December 1861Peder Abrahamson was baptized on 22 December 1861 at Innvik parish, Norway, residence: Brynestad farm.1
Peder Abrahamsen baptism at Innvik parish 22 Dec 1861 born 01 Dec 1861
Marriage20 January 1891He married Julia Christine Christensen, daughter of Ole Ormbergstol Christensen and Ingeborg Johnsdatter Teigen, on 20 January 1891 at Brule Creek Church, Elk Point, Union, South Dakota.
Brule Creek Church Records - Union, SD - Marriage of Peder Abrahamson and Julia Christensen 20 Jan 1891
Death23 June 1930Peder Abrahamson died on 23 June 1930 at Lutheran Hospital from carcinoma gastric, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, at age 68.
Peder Abraham obituary 1861-1930
Burial26 June 1930He was buried on 26 June 1930 at Brule Creek Cemetery, Spink, Union, South Dakota.
Peder Abraham tombstone - Brule Creek Cemetery, SD
Peder and Julia Christine (Christensen) Abraham with son Melvin tombstone - Brule Creek Cemetery, SD
Census DateLocationDescription
1865Brynnestad farm, Innvik Parish, Olden, Nordfjord, NorwayPeder Abrahamson appeared on the census of 1865 in the household of Abraham Olson at Brynnestad farm, Innvik Parish, Olden, Nordfjord, Norway.2
1875Holmesæt (Holmesaet) farm, Innvik Parish, Olden, Nordfjord, NorwayPeder Abrahamson appeared on the census of 1875 in the household of Abraham Olson at Holmesæt (Holmesaet) farm, Innvik Parish, Olden, Nordfjord, Norway; listed as Abraham Olssen.3,4
12 June 1900Spink Twp, Union, South DakotaPeder Abrahamson was listed as the head of a family on the 1900 Census at Spink Twp, Union, South Dakota; Peder Abrahamson is a farmer who freely owns his farm. He immigrated in 1890.5
26 April 1910Spink, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1910 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.6
16 January 1920Spink Inland Town, Spink Twp, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1920 Census at Spink Inland Town, Spink Twp, Union, South Dakota.7
16 April 1930Spink, Union, South DakotaHe was listed as the head of a family on the 1930 Census at Spink, Union, South Dakota.8
  • Peder Abrahamson came from Norway at the age of 19. He came to Sioux City, Iowa where he worked for the railroad. In 1891, he married Julia Christenson. They bought their farm two miles north and one and three-fourths miles east of Spink. He was a handyman and carpenter so he built their house and farm buildings. He also dug trenches by hand for running water to their house, barn and hog house. The Abrahamsons were the first in the neighborhood to have electricity by installing a Cushman plant. Peder died in 1930. Julia continued to live on the farm until 1945 when she moved to Beresford.9
  • Peder Abrahamson was a farmer.
  • Peder and his brother Sever married sisters, Julia and Anna. Peder was 30 and Julia was 19 at the time of their marriage. They raised 16 children, 8 girls and 8 boys. A seventeenth child died in infancy. The family all worked hard on the farm. When Peder and his sons went to cultivate, they were like a parade; each boy with his team and cultivator moving out of the barnyard, one after another.
  • He immigrated on 12 May 1880 to from Norway to America Peder Abrahamsen Holmesæt departed 20 Apr 1880 from Bergen, Norway on an Anker Line ship to Scotland
    Name:     Peder A Holmseth
    Arrival Date:     12 May 1880
    Place of Origin:     Norway
    Port of Departure:     Glasgow, Scotland and Moville, Ireland
    Port of Arrival:     New York, New York
    Ship Name:     Ethiopia.
    New York, Passenger List 12 May 1880 - Peder Abrahamsen Holmeseth
    New York, Passenger List 12 May 1880 - Ship Name Ethiopia
  • He lived in 1910 at Spink, Union, South Dakota, Abrahamson, Peder Section 11 Spink Twp, T: 93N, R: 50W.10
  • On 2 February 1926 at Spink, Union, South Dakota, held auction for sales of livestock.
    Akron Register Tribune January 28, 1926 - Livestock auction notice for Adolph Abraham on his fathers farm

Children of Peder Abrahamson and Julia Christine Christensen

Citations

  1. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Ministerialbok for Innvik prestegjeld 1847-1865 (1447P)
    ID: 8395
    List: Fødte og døpte b 1847-1865.
  2. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Folketelling 1865 for 1447P Innvik prestegjeld
    ID: 38274.
  3. [S395] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by The Arctic University of Norway, Census year: 1875
    Municipality: Førde
    Municipality number: 1432
    Name of domicile: Holmesæt.
  4. [S375] Norwegian National Archives Digital Archives, by Norwegian government, Section 9, group 63.
  5. [S245] U.S. Federal Census 1900 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Page 6. Stamp 251 A. ED #340.
  6. [S244] U.S. Federal Census 1910 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Pg. 3A. ED 430. #41, 35.
  7. [S243] U.S. Federal Census 1920 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, Pg 3B. Stamp 269. ED 252.
  8. [S250] U.S. Federal Census 1930 U.S. Federal Census, by Ancestry.com, ED64-15. Dwelling 136.
  9. [S10] SD Beresford, Beresford Centennial book.
  10. [S200] e-mail address from the original atlas.
    The index was compiled by Joy R. Fisher Std Atlas of Union Co, SD, pg 29.