Mercy (Tenney) Hardy

Mercy (Tenney) Hardy (1644 - 1716)

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Mercy Hardy formerly Tenney
Born in Rowley, Massachusettsmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married about in Rowley, Essex, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Bradford, Massachusettsmap
Profile last modified | Created 13 Sep 2012
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Mercy was born in 1644. She is the daughter of Thomas Tenney and Ann Mighill. [1]

MERCY TENNEY, born in Rowley, Mass., 17 June, 1644, daughter of Thomas and Ann ( ) Tenney; married in Rowley 22 November, 1664, Thomas Hardy, Senior, of Bradford, Mass. Residence, Bradford. She united with the First Congregational Church in Bradford, 4 November, 1694. He united with the same church, 12 July, 1713. The date of their death is unknown to the compiler.

The Tenney family, or the descendants of Thomas Tenney, of Rowley, Massachusetts, 1638-1890 (1904) p.16


MERCY TENNEY's marriage to Thomas II HARDY was the first recorded on Rowley, Massachusetts records.

MERCY was the daughter of THOMAS TENNEY.

11 children born to this union.

MERCY joined the Bradford Church 4 Sep 1694. She died at age 72.

MERCY and THOMAS II HARDY are buried beside each other.

August 1994: Terry and Lucy HARDY visited the graves of MERCY and THOMAS II HARDY. Headstones were difficult to read, could barely make out Thomas's was easier to read.


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Mercy Hardy Tombstone
Mercy Hardy Tombstone

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