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Mercy Bill (Fowler)

Birthplace: Milford,New Haven,CT
Death: Died in Lebanon, New London, CT
Immediate Family:

Daughter of William Fowler II and Mary D. Fowler
Wife of John Bill
Mother of James Bill and Lurania Lambert
Sister of Sarah Smith; Hannah Fowler; John Joseph Fowler; Jonathan Fowler; Mark Fowler and 6 others
Half sister of William Fowler III

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About Mercy Bill

  • Full text of "Encyclopedia of Connecticut biography, genealogical-memorial; representative citizens;"
  • (III) Philip Bill, son of John (2) Bill, was born in England about 1620. He lived at Pulling Point in Boston, Massachusetts, where his mother Dorothy and brother James also settled. He moved to Ipswich, Massachusetts, and in 1667 or 1668 to New London, Connecticut, after spending some months visiting relatives at Pulling Point. He settled on the east side of the Thames river in that part of the town that was incorporated as Groton, in 1705, and became the owner of a large amount of real estate. He died July 8, 1689, of throat distemper, and his daughter Margaret died the same day. His widow Hannah married (second) Samuel Buckland, of New London, and died in 1709. Children: Philip, born about 1659; Mary, about 1661 ; Margaret, about 1663; Samuel, about 1665; 'John, mentioned below' ; Elizabeth ; Jonathan, baptized November 5, 1671 ; Joshua, born October 16, 1675.
  • (IV) 'John (3) Bill, son of Philip Bill, was born about 1667. He went with his father to New London. He married (first) Mercy Fowler ; (second) Hannah Rust. He finally located in Lebanon, and was highway surveyor there. He died in 1739. His will was dated April 21, 1736, proved January 28, 1739. Children: John, baptized December 16, 1696; Abigail, November I, 1702; born at Lebanon: James, mentioned below ; Laurana ; Benajah.
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Mercy Bill's Timeline

April 1, 1669
Milford,New Haven,CT
September 20, 1703
Age 34
Lebanon, New London, CT
Age 35
Age 55
Lebanon, New London, CT
June 3, 1936
Age 56
January 29, 1937
Age 56
April 2, 1942
Age 56