Mercy Birdsall (Forman)
|Birthplace:||Oyster Bay, NY, USA|
|Death:||Died in Matinecock, Long Island, New York, USA|
Daughter of Samuel Foreman and Miriam Ann Harcourt / Foreman
|Managed by:||Paul Douglas Van Dillen|
About Mercy Birdsall
BENJAMIN2 BIRDSALL (Nathan1) m. Mercy, dau. of Samuel Forman and wife Miriam (Harcourt), Will 1719. Children:
Elizabeth3 b. 1683, m. a Townsend.
Susanna3 b. 1685, m. an Underhill.
Samuel3 b. 1687, m. 1st 1716, Rose Wright, 2d 1726, Sarah Townsend.
Judith3 b. 1689, m. a Townsend.
Benjamin3 b. 1691, m. Martha.
Miriam3 b. 1693, John3 b. 1696, Zilpea3 b. 1699,
Sarah3 b. 1702, Nathan3 b. 1705.
Children of Benjamin Birdsall, of O. B. and Martha:
Benjamin, Nathaniel, Phebe, Sarah, Mary, Debora,
Martha and Elisabeth.
Mercy Forman. She married Benjamin Birdsall, whose will was dated 1719, son of Nathan and Temperance (Baldwin) Birdsall, who lived in Oyster Bay, L.I. in 1684-5.
Issue:- (from Bunker, corrected by the Wright and Frost genealogies)
3/1. Elizabeth Birdsall, born 1683. She married a Townsend.
3/2. Susannah Birdsall, born 1685, died June 1725. She married, as his second wife, in 1715, John Underhill born May 1/1670, died May 21/1728, son of John and Mary (Prior) Underhill, who had married, 1st, Elizabeth Willets, by whom he had six children.
4/1. Jacob Underhill, born 1716.
3/3. Samuel Birdsall, born 1687, died March 9/1761. He married, as her third husband, Rose Wright, born 1685, died December 13/1754, daughter of John and Mary (Townsend) Wright, see subject 616, page 4, and subject 618, page 3.
4/1. Benjamin Birdsall, born June 10/1713: he married Martha Smith.
4/2. Sarah Birdsall, born September 4/1717, died May 18/1799, She married Wright Coles, born 1704, died February 23/1765, son of Nathaniel and Rose (Wright) Coles, see subject 618,
4/3. Martha Birdsall, born 1720. No data.
4/4. Jacob Birdsall, born June 3/1722. He married on June 6/1737, Sarah Weekes, daughter of Samuel and Anna (Carpenter) Weekes,
4/5. Daniel Birdsall, born June 1/1724, He married Mercy Townsend, born November 30/1730, daughter of Samuel and Sarah (Cooper) Townsend,
3/4. Judith Birdsall, born 1688-9. She married Robert Townsend, her cousin, son of Daniel and Susannah (Forman) Townsend, see below,
3/5. Benjamin Birdsall, born March 15/1691, died November 7/1754 at Rye, N.Y. He married, 1st, Martha --- and had eight children. He married, 2nd, on February 21/1734, Elizabeth Hopkins, born 1717, daughter of Ichabod and Sarah (Coles) Hopkins
3/6. Miriam Birdsall, born 1693.
3/7. John Birdsall, born 1696, died 1764. He married, 1st, on September 29/1744, Elizabeth Langdon, daughter of Thomas and Mary Langdon, and had six children: 2nd, E. Coe, widow of a Mr. Pierce, and had three children.
3/8. Zilpha Birdsall, born 1699,
3/9. Sarah Birdsall, born 1702.
3/10. Nathan Birdsall, born 1705. He married on April 12/1726, Jane Langdon, daughter of John Langdon of Hempstead, and soon after moved to Westchester County, N.Y, and in 1728 settled at Quaker Hill, Dutchess County, N.Y.
Issue:- (an only child)
4/1, Amy Birdsall, born March 4/1727. She married Richard Washburn, born June 27/1730, died 1775, son of John and Hannah (Hallett) Washburn.
Mercy Birdsall's Timeline
Oyster Bay, NY, USA
July 11, 1687
January 15, 1691
Hempstead, Nassau, NY, USA