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Mercy Rood (1709)

Mercy Rood
Born in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colonymap
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Wife of — married 29 Jan 1735 in Newent, Lisbon, New London, Connecticut Colonymap
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Biography

Mercy (aka Marcy) Rood was born in "May 179 [sic.]" in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut Colony to parents Samuel Rood and Mary Mariner.[1]

She married Benjamin Parrish on 29 January 1735, in Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America.[2]

According to Family Search, they had 10 Children:[3]

  • Jacob Parrish, Male, 1735–Deceased[4]
  • Asa Parrish, Male, 1741–Deceased[5]
  • Jonathan Parrish, Male, 1743–1826[6]
  • Ziporah Parish, Female, 1743–Deceased
  • Elizabeth Parish, Female, 1743–1744[7]
  • Elizabeth Parish, Female, 1745–1835[8]
  • Silas Parish, Male, 1748–Deceased
  • Nathaniel Parish, Male, 1748–1825[9]
  • Elijah Parish, Male, 1750–Deceased[10]
  • Kesiah Parish, Female, 1750–1830

Sources

  1. Norwich CT: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848. (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org. New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2015.) Originally published as: Vital Records of Norwich, 1659-1848 (Hartford, Society of Colonial Wars in the State of Connecticut, 1913.) Norwich Volume 1, page 39-40. Subscription site.
  2. "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPST-5XYB : 15 April 2022), Mercy Rood, ; citing Marriage, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, Compiled by Lucius A. and Lucius B. Barbour, housed at State Library, Hartford, Connecticut; FHL microfilm 008272243.
  3. "Mercy Rood 1709 – 1755, IDMC21-3JY (https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/details/MC21-3JY).
  4. "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955" (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGKB-TJX5). Entry for birth of Jacob Parrish.
  5. "Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut." Name: Asa Parish; Father: Benjamin Parish: Mother: Mercy Parish; Baptism Date: 5 Sep 1741; Baptism Place: Canterbury, Connecticut. (https://www.familysearch.org/tree/person/sources/KZX5-9RY).
  6. "Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/22204336/jonathan-parish): Memorial ID 22204336." Spencer's Corners Cemetery, Millerton, Dutchess County, New York, United States.
  7. "New England Parish families, descendants of John Parish of Groton, Mass., and Preston, Conn." (https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/14083/dvm_GenMono000342-00010-1/17?indiv=try&h&db)
  8. "Find a Grave, database and images, memorial page for Elizabeth Corning (14 Oct 1745–24 Aug 1835" (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/147218700/elizabeth-corning, ), Old North Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
  9. "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955" (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F7D5-FNP). Entry for death of Nathaniel Parish, 26 November 1825.
  10. https://www.geni.com/people/Elijah-Parish/6000000057634270330, Books.Google.com.
  • "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPST-5XYB : 15 April 2022), Mercy Rood, ; citing Marriage, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, Compiled by Lucius A. and Lucius B. Barbour, housed at State Library, Hartford, Connecticut; FHL microfilm 008272243.
  • "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGKB-TJXT : 3 October 2019), Mercy Parrish in entry for Jacob Parrish, ; citing Birth, Windham, Connecticut, United States, Connecticut State Library, Hartford.
  • "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850," database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPST-5XYB : 7 February 2023), Mercy Rood, ; citing Marriage, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut, United States, Compiled by Lucius A. and Lucius B. Barbour, housed at State Library, Hartford, Connecticut; FHL microfilm 008272243.
  • "Connecticut, U.S., Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 for Asa Parish Volume 015 Canterbury. Ancestry.com. Connecticut, U.S., Church Record Abstracts, 1630-1920 [database on-line]". Provo, UT, USA: 2013. Original data: Connecticut. Church Records Index. Connecticut State Library, Hartford, Connecticut. Name: Asa Parish, Father: Benjamin Parish, Mother: Mercy Parish, Baptism Date: 5 Sep 1741, Baptism Place: Canterbury, Connecticut.
  • "Connecticut, Church Records, 1660-1955," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QGKB-TJXT : 3 October 2019), Mercy Parrish in entry for Jacob Parrish; citing Birth, Windham, Connecticut, United States, Connecticut State Library, Hartford.




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