Mercy Gibbs (Greenough) (1654 - 1715) MP

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Death: Died in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
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About Mercy Gibbs (Greenough)

Henry Gibbs married Mercy, daughter of William Greenough. She died Jan 26, 1715/16.

His Will dated Dec. 6, 1722, witnessed by John Hastings, John Stearns and Samuel Cooledge, proved Nov. 1, 1723, mentions son Henry, daughters, Mercy, Mehitabel, and Margaret Appleton.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth Gibbs b. Jan 12, 1695/6; died next May.
  2. Mercy Gibbs, b. Dec. 23, 1696, was the 2nd wife of Rev. Benjamin Prescott of Danvers (see Shattuck p.244.
  3. Margaret Gibbs b. July 3, 1699; died Jan 17, 1771. Married 1719/20, Nathaniel Appleton, D.D. of Cambridge, Mass., and had six children. (see Farmer.)
  4. Henry Gibbs, Jr. b. Mar. 16, 1701/2; died Sept 1703.
  5. William Gibbs, b. July 11, 1704; died at Cambridge, Aug 10, 1715.
  6. Mehitabel Gibbs, b. Jan 8, 1705/6; m. Benjamin Marston, Esq. of Salem and died Aug 21, 1727.
  7. Henry Gibbs 2d, b. May 13, 1709; grad. Harvard College 1726; m. (1) Margaret, dau. of Jabez Fitch. He m. (2) Catherine, dau of Secretary Josiah Willard.

Sources

  1. Genealogies of the Families and Descendants of the Early Settlers of Watertown, Mass. by Henry Bond, M.D. Boston, 1860. page 236.

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Mercy Gibbs's Timeline

1654
1654
1692
June 9, 1692
Age 38
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts
1696
December 23, 1696
Age 42
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1699
July 3, 1699
Age 45
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1706
January 8, 1706
Age 52
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1709
May 13, 1709
Age 55
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1715
January 26, 1715
Age 61
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
1715
Age 61
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States