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Mercy (Wing) Swift (1781 - 1859)

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Mercy Swift formerly Wing
Born in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died [location unknown]
Profile last modified 15 Sep 2019 | Created 27 Jan 2011
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Mercy was a Friend (Quaker)


Name: Mercy Wing
Source: #S279 March 1917, p. 1634
Name: Mercy Swift
Source: #S489 p. 487
Found multiple versions of NAME. Using Mercy Wing.


Date: 01 APR 1781
Source: #S279 March 1917, p. 1634


Husband: Lemuel Swift
Wife: Mercy Wing
Child: Anna Maria Swift
Child: Nathan Gifford Swift
Source: #S489 p. 487
Husband: James Wing
Wife: Hannah Bowerman
Child: Phebe Wing
Child: Mercy Wing
Child: Joseph Wing
Child: James Wing
Child: Silas Wing
Child: Lydia Wing
Child: Anna Maria Wing
Child: William Walker Wing
Child: Thomas Wing
Date: 09 APR 1778
Place: Falmouth, Barnstable County, MA
Note: 9d 4m 1778 per Sandwich Monthly Meeting record; Per OWL: "James married, 4th month, 9, 1778, in accordance with Friends' usages, Hannah, .... The certificate of their marriage was signed by Malatiah, Benjamin, Zaccheus, Sarah, and William Gifford; Elihu, Samuel, David, Silas, Stephen, Elizabeth and Paul Swift; Judah Wing; William, Richard and Mary Lake; Mercy Slocum; and Mellen Nye."
Source: #S279 March 1917, p. 1634
Source: #S443 Page: 2:1349 citing Sandwich Monthly Meeting Certificates, 1762-1841, Vol. III, 1st Book: "James Wing of Falmouth Son of Joseph Wing of Falmouth & Phebe his wife both deceased, and Hannah Bowerman Daughter of Silas Bowerman & Lydia his Wife ... [were married] Nineteenth Day of the Second Month Called February one thousand Seven hundred and Seventy Eight."
Note that while the MM record may suggest Lydia was Hannah's mother, it was not uncommon for Quaker records to refer to the "living (current) wife", per Ron Lahti.
Source: #S445
Source: #S442 Page: 310-311, 325-326


S279 Title: Our Wing Lineage, Author: Wing Family Association
S442Title: Bowerman Family History, Author: A. L. Bowerman, Publication: Gateway Press, Inc., Baltimore, MD, 1998
S443Title: Sandwich Vital Records
S445Title: Ron Lahti, Publication: April 2002
S489Wing, Conway Phelps A Historical and Genealogical Register of John Wing, of Sandwich, Mass. (Wing, New York,1888)
Find A Grave: Memorial #88748629: accessed 26 May 2019), memorial page for Mercy Swift (1781–4 Sep 1859), citing Nine Partners Cemetery, Millbrook, Dutchess County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Susan (contributor 47243627) .

This person was created through the import of MASTER2011WIKITREE.GED on 27 January 2011.


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Wing-1345 and Wing-181 appear to represent the same person because: same name and birth date
posted by S Stevenson

Rejected matches › Mercy Swift Wing

Mercy is 15 degrees from Peter Roberts, 12 degrees from Emma Smith and 14 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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