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Mercy WHITE

Female Abt 1670 - 1739  (~ 69 years)


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  • Name Mercy WHITE 
    Born Abt. 1670 
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Jun 1739  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Person ID P66448  Doty Family in America
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 

    Father Peregrine WHITE,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah BASSETT,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F20785  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William SHERMAN,   b. 19 Apr 1672, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1739, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 03 Feb 1697  Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Children 
     1. Thankful SHERMAN,   b. 10 Apr 1699, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Sep 1739, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)  [natural]
     2. Sarah SHERMAN,   b. 08 May 1701, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Aug 1768, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     3. Abigail SHERMAN,   b. 01 Jun 1711, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
     4. Mary SHERMAN,   b. 01 Jun 1711, Marshfield, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 13 Mar 2021 
    Family ID F16241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • A descendant of Pilgrim William White (MF 1:101-3). On 12 Jun 1729 William Sherman of Marshfield, yeoman, for love and affection deeded land to son and daughter John and Thankful Poland of Marshfield. (PlyCoLR 27:12) The will of William Sherman dated 30 Nov 1739, proved 7 Apr 1740, names his two grandchildren John and Mary, "children of my daughter Thankful Polden, deceased"; son-in-law Adam Hall and his wife Sarah; daughters Mary and Abigail Sherman. (MD 25:133-5, PlyCoLR 54:74). On 19 Apr 1754 Adam Hall and wife Sarah signed an agreement regarding land they had received from their father William Sherman late of Marshfield, dec. (PlyCoLR 54:74) Doty-Doten Family, p. 493, lists 6883e John, b. 19 July 1720, and 6883f Anthony, b. 21 Dec. 1722. No research has been done to confirm this entry. b. Marshfield (VR p. 24,32,44)- (Sherman)

  • Sources 
    1. [S611502366] at age 69.

    2. [S611500160] Mayflower Descendant, 13:110.

    3. [S611500157] Marshfield Vital Records, p. 403,.

    4. [S611500160] Mayflower Descendant, 5:237;.

    5. [S611500157] Marshfield Vital Records, p. 23.