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Mercy Delano (Warren)

Also Known As: "Weston", "Mercy Warren (1657-1727)", "Mary Warren", "Mercy Warren"
Birthplace: Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
Death: after June 11, 1727
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Province of Massachusetts, Colonial America (After, not on, 06/11/1727)
Place of Burial: Acushnet, Bristol County, Massachusetts, British Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Nathaniel Warren and Sarah Warren
Wife of Lt. Jonathan Delano
Mother of Israel Delano; Infant Delano, died young; Captain Jonathan (Captain) Delano, II; Jabez Delano; Sarah Delano and 9 others
Sister of Richard Warren; Jabez Warren; Sarah Blackwell; Hope Warren; Jane Lombard and 6 others

Managed by: John Patrick McCaffrey
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About Mercy Delano

Descendant of Mayflower passenger Richard Warren

Mercy Warren

  • Born 20 Feb 1657/8 at Plymouth, Plymouth Colony
  • Daughter of Nathaniel Warren and Sarah (Walker) Warren
  • Sister of Richard Warren, Sarah (Warren) Blackwell, Hope Warren, Jane (Warren) Lombard, Elizabeth (Warren) Greene, Alice (Warren) Gibbs, Mary Warren, Nathaniel Warren, John Warren, James Warren and Jabez Warren
  • Wife of Jonathan Delano I — married 28 Feb 1678 in Dartmouth, Massachusettsmap
  • Mother of Jonathan Delano II, Jabez Delano, Sarah Delano, Mercy (Delano) Hatch, Nathan Delano, Susanna Delano, Nathaniel Delano, Jethro Delano and Thomas Delano Sr.
  • Died after 6 Nov 1727 in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay, British

Categories: Mayflower Family Member.


Mercy Warren, daughter of Nathaniel Warren and Sarah Walker, was born February 20, 1657/8. [1] She died after November 6, 1727. She married Jonathan Delano on February 28 1677/8 at Dartmouth, Massachusetts. Twelve children were born to the marriage.

She was the granddaughter of Pilgrim Richard Warren.

She had a cousin named Mercy Warren of similar age in the colony. Mercy Delano's identity is proved by probate and land transactions ("Silver Book" p 42-43).

Note regarding dates

The dates 1657/8 and 1677/8 note the difference in old style and new style date conventions. The original records show 1657 and 1677, respectively. Using modern calendar conventions, we would interpret these dates as 1658 and 1678, respectively.

Mercy Warren was born in 1658 and died in 1727. [1]

Parents: Daughter of Nathaniel Warren and Sarah Walker.


  1. in 1678 to Lieutenant Jonathan Delano, son of Philip Delano and Hesther Dewsbury.

13 Children of Mercy Warren and Lieutenant Jonathan Delano include

  1. Jabez Delano b: 8 NOV 1682 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA. Married Mary Delano.
  2. Mercy Delano b: 27 OCT 1686 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA. Married Joseph Hatch.
  3. Thomas Delano b: 10 MAY 1704 in Dartmouth, Bristol Co., MA. Married Jean Peckham.
  4. Jonathan Delano b: 30 JAN 1680/81 in Duxbury, Plymouth Co., MA. Married Amy Hatch.


  • "Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850: Plymouth Vol 1," database index with images, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American Ancestors ( viewed 7 August 2018), p. 664, "MERCYE the daughter of NATHANIEL WARREN was born Feb. the 20th 1657"; citing transcription of Lee D van Antwerp (compiler) and Ruth Wilder Sherman (editor), "Vital Records of Plymouth, Massachusetts to the Year 1850," Picton Press, Camden, Maine, 1993. In the preface Antwerp and Sherman note that they transcribed dates as originally written, without converting to new style conventions.
  • Source: Published Plymouth Colony Records, p. 24
  • Source: Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol 18 Part 1 of 3, Richard Warren, Boston, Mass.: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2004. "The Silver Book"
  • Source Gary Boyd Roberts, Ancestors of American Presidents, New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USA; 2009:
  • Source: [FindAGrave for Mercy Warren Delano]
  • 1. [S1344] Aaron Baldwin, "re: Frederick Baldwin Adams," e-mail message to Darryl Lundy, 22 April 2005. Hereinafter cited as "re: Frederick Baldwin Adams."
  • 2. [S60] Charles and Hugh Brogan Mosley, editor, American Presidential Families (London, U.K.: Alan Sutton and Morris Genealogical Books, 1994), page 473. Hereinafter cited as American Presidential Families.
  • 3. [S60] Charles and Hugh Brogan Mosley, American Presidential Families, page 471.

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Mercy Delano's Timeline

February 20, 1657
Plymouth, Plymouth Colony, Colonial America
November 25, 1679
Dartmouth, Plymouth Colony
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
January 30, 1680
Dartmouth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts
November 8, 1682
Dartmouth, (Present Bristol County), Plymouth Colony, (Present USA)
January 9, 1683
Dartmouth, Bristol, MA
October 27, 1686
Dartmouth, Bristol County, Dominion of New England (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
November 29, 1688
Dartmouth, Bristol County, MA, United States
November 29, 1690
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts