↑ What is the source for identifying these as her parents?
Ancestral File (TM) Family History Library : Ancestral File Number 5JF7-TLL
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pedigree Resource File," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/2:2:9H24-VCJ : accessed 2017-09-10), entry for Mercy SMITH, submitted by jrasband2769614.. Person Count 35,673 . Submission ID MM95-KBW
NEGHR Vol 167 Apr 2013; Whole Number 666, page 154 & 155 'The Earliest Shermans of Dedham Essex; Michael Johnson Wood
Charles R, Hale Collection [of Cemetary Inscriptions and Newspaper Notices of Marriages and Deaths], (1933-34) at the Connecticut State Library, Plainfield, 24
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Mercy by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Mercy: