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Mercy (Durkee) Martin (abt. 1684 - 1730)

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Mercy Martin formerly Durkee
Born about in Ipswich, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married after 4 Jun 1709 in Chebacco Parish, Ipswich, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Windham, Windham, Connecticutmap
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Profile last modified 5 Jul 2017 | Created 29 Aug 2013
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Mercy was the second wife of George Martin. They were married after filing intentions in Ipswich, Massachusetts, on 4 June 1709.[1]

She died at Windham, Connecticut, on 1 August 1830.[2] She was buried in South Cemetery in Windham (now in the Town of Hampton). The inscription on her gravestone reads:[3]

Hear lies ye Body
of Mrs. Marcy
Martin wife of
Mr. George Mar
tin She died Au
gust ye 1th 1730
Aged 46 years


  1. Vital Records of Ipswich, Ipswich Marriages, page 147
  2. Barbour Collection, Town of Windham, p. 172
  3. Find-A-Grave
  • Barbour Collection of Connecticut Vital Records 1692-1850.
  • Find-A-Grave, Mercy Durkee Martin,
  • Vital Records of Ipswich, Massachusetts to the Year 1849.


Thank you to Lisa Coughlin for creating WikiTree profile Durkee-191 through the import of coughlin.ged on Aug 28, 2013. Click to the Changes page for the details of edits by Lisa and others.

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