Mercy Knowles (Freeman)

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Mercy Knowles (Freeman)

Birthdate: (77)
Birthplace: Eastham, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
Death: June 19, 1737 (77)
Eastham, Barnstable County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Place of Burial: Orleand, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj. John Freeman, Sr. and Mercy Freeman
Wife of Deacon Samuel Knowles
Mother of James Knowles; Mercy Rich; Col. Samuel Knowles; Nathaniel Knowles; Lt. Richard Knowles and 6 others
Sister of Rev. John Freeman; Deacon Thomas Freeman; Lt. Edmund Freeman; William Freeman, of Eastham; Prence Freeman and 6 others
Half sister of Joseph Freeman; Benjamin Freeman; Hannah Freeman; Deacon Thomas Freeman; Lt. Edmund Freeman and 10 others

Managed by: Tad Staley
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About Mercy Knowles (Freeman)

The Descendants of Elder William Brewster, Part 1, Generations 1 through 4, Barbara Lambert Merrick, General Society of Mayflower Descendants, Plymouth MA, 2014, p. 156

'Mercy (Freeman) Knowles (1659 - 1737)

Mercy Knowles formerly Freeman

Born 23 Jun 1659 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts

Daughter of John Freeman Sr and Mercy (Prence) Freeman

Sister of John Freeman, John Freeman Jr, Thomas Freeman,

Patience (Freeman) Paine, Edmund Freeman, William Freeman I,

Hannah (Freeman) Mayo, Prince Freeman, Nathaniel Freeman,

Bennett (Freeman) Paine, Jonathan Freeman and Temperance Freeman

Wife of Samuel Knowles — married Dec 1679 [location unknown]

Mother of James Knowles, Mercy Knowles, Samuel Knowles Jr.,

Nathaniel Knowles, Richard Knowles, Rebecca Knowles, John Knowles,

Ruth Knowles, Cornelius Knowles, Amos Knowles and James Knowles

Died 19 Jun 1737 in Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts

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Freeman-1977 created 11 May 2011 | Last modified 23 Apr 2015


Mercy was born in 1659.

She is the daughter of John Freeman and Mercy/Marcy Prence.

Birth 23 JUN 1659 Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable)

Marriage 16 DEC 1679 Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable)

Husband: Samuel Knowles

Wife: Mercy Freeman

Death 1744 Eastham, Massachusetts (Barnstable)

Alternate Death Date: 1737

Birth: Date: 1659-07 Place: Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Sources

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Plymouth & Cape Cod, MA Genealogy

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ID: I2783

Name: Mercy Freeman

Sex: F

Birth: 15 JUL 1659 in Eastham, Barnstable, MA 1

Reference Number: 5716

LDS Baptism: 15 JUL 1890 2

Endowment: 10 SEP 1903 SLAKE 2

Sealing Child: 15 MAR 1943 SLAKE 2

Death: 1744 in Eastham, Barnstable, MA 1

Father: John Freeman Major b: BEF 28 JAN 1627 in Billingshurst, Sussex, England c: 28 JAN 1627 in

Billingshurst, Sussex, England

Mother: Mercy Prence b: ABT 1631 in Plymouth, Plymouth, MA


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Mercy Knowles (Freeman)'s Timeline

July 15, 1659
Eastham, (Present Barnstable County), Plymouth Colony (Present Massachusetts), (Present USA)
August 13, 1680
Age 21
Eastham, Barnstable, MA
September 13, 1681
Age 22
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
January 15, 1682
Age 22
Eastham, Cape Cod, Plymouth Colony
Age 25
May 15, 1686
Age 26
Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts, USA
July 31, 1688
Age 29
Eastham, Barnstable County, Dominion of New England
March 15, 1690
Age 30
Eastham, Barnstable County, New Plymouth Colony
April 15, 1692
Age 32
Eastham, Barnstable, MA