About Mercy Towne (Barton)
Mercy (sometimes Mary) Barton was the mother of three children and the first of David Towne. Little else is known of her.
With David, Mercy had:
- Francis Towne: b. March 7, 1719 - d. December 21, 1729
- Hannah Towne: b. September 1, 1720
- Deliverance Towne: b. July 1726
She died in Oxford, Massachusetts on September 3, 1730.
- Brainerd, Lawrence. Gary Genealogy: The Descendants of Arthur Gary of Roxbury, Massachusetts. Boston: T. R. Marvin & Son, 1918.