This is the profile for Mercye/Mercy Jellye who married Dominicke Wheeler on June 3, 1588 in Salisbury, England.
Mercye's parentage and date and place of birth are uncertain. No baptismal record for her has been found. Based on her date of marriage (1588) and the fact, as discussed in his profile, Dominicke may only have been about 19 when they got married, Mercye was probably born sometime in 1565-1571. Since Mercye was married in Salisbury, Wiltshire and settled there with her husband, it is likely that she was born in or near Salisbury.
Many online family trees say that Mercye was the daughter of William Jellye and Eyed (Atkins) Jellye, who were married at St. Edmunds, Salisbury in November 1565 and had four children baptized at St. Edumunds in 1568-1572. It is possible that Mercye was William and Eyed's daughter, but (1) there is no affirmative evidence proving that parentage, (2) there were other persons with the name Jellye or variants thereof living in Salisbury at the time who could have been her father (such as John Jollye who had a son baptized in 1580 at St. Thomas, Salisbury or John Gellye who was buried in 1581 at St. Martin, Salisbury), and (3) the only way there would be an available gap in the births of William and Eyed's children in the applicable time frame is if they had twins.
Mercye married Dominicke Wheeler on June 3, 1588 at St. Edmund's, Salisbury, Wiltshire. Based on the fact that Dominicke had a son who was buried 6 months after he married Mercye, then unless Dominicke had a prior wife, Mercye was probably 3 months pregnant when they got married.
Mercye and Dominicke had the following children:
Some online family trees also include the following persons as children of Mercye and Dominicke, but no reliable evidence for their parentage of any of these persons has been found: Adam Wheeler Ann Wheeler, David Wheeler, Moses Wheeler, William Wheeler, Henry Wheeler, Mercy Wheeler, George Wheeler, Roger Wheeler.
Mercy's date of death is unknown and her place of death is uncertain. Based on the fact that she is mentioned as a living her in her husband's will made on December 12, 1615, Mercy died sometime after that date. Since her last known place of residence was Salisbury, she probably died there.
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