Mercy Mawney (Tillinghast) (1704 - 1761)

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Nicknames: "Brown"
Birthplace: unknown
Death: Died in unknown
Managed by: James Henry Mead
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About Mercy Mawney (Tillinghast)

Mercy was the daughter of Pardon Tillinghast (1668-1743) and Mary Keech (1671-1726) of East Greenwich, Rhode Island. She was married in East Greenwich on 14 February 1728/9 to Peter Mawney, from the French Huguenot settlement in East Greenwich, as his second wife. Peter had previously married Mercy's older sister, Mary, who died at an early age. Mercy and Peter had three children together. Following his death, Mercy was married in Providence on 18 April 1756 to Captain James Brown III of Norwich, CT, the son of Major James Brown, late of Newport, RI. Mercy, Peter Mawney, and all of their children were mentioned in the will of her father, Pardon Tillinghast, dated 3 October 1743. Mercy and both husbands are buried in the North Burial Ground in Providence. Her children, all with Peter Mawney, were:

  • Pardon Mawney (b. 1733)
  • Sarah Mawney (1735 - 1820), m. Joseph Whipple (1734 - 1816)
  • Amey Mawney (1737 - 1767), m. Samuel Carew (b.1736)

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Mercy (Tillinghast) Brown-Mawney's Timeline

October 17, 1761
Age 57
Providence, Providence, RI, USA