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Mercy Prescott (Gibbs)

Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
Death: December 18, 1744 (47)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Rev. Henry Gibbs of Watertown and Mercy Gibbs
Wife of Rev. Benjamin Prescott
Mother of Henry Prescott
Sister of Margaret Appleton; Mehitabel Marston and Henry Gibbs of Salem
Half sister of Elizabeth Parlow; Sarah Gibbs; John Gibbs and Henry Gibbs

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About Mercy Prescott

Mercy Gibbs, b. Dec. 23, 1696. The daughter of Rev. Henry Gibbs of Watertown. 2nd wife of Rev. Benjamin Prescott (1687-1777) of Danvers and mother of Henry Prescott, d. 1816. (see Shattuck p.244.)


  1. Prescott Memorial, page 46, as quoted on


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Mercy Prescott's Timeline

December 23, 1696
Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts
July 25, 1737
Age 40
Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
December 18, 1744
Age 47
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts