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Mary (Wing) Lovejoy (1785 - 1846)

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Mary (Mercy) Lovejoy formerly Wing
Born in District of Maine, Massachusetts, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Wife of — married before 16 Mar 1804 in Fayette, Kennebec, Massachusetts, United Statesmap [uncertain]
Died in East Livermore, Kennebec, Maine, United Statesmap [uncertain]
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Biography

Birth

Mary "Mercy" Wing was born on 7 Jul 1785, the daughter of Reuben Wing and Priscilla (Unknown) Wing. The place of birth is unknown, but it was probably somewhere in the District of Maine in Massachusetts, United States. Her birth was recorded at Livermore, Maine (then in Massachusetts),[1] almost certainly after her parents moved there, sometime in the 1790s.

Marriage

Mercy Wing married Azael Lovejoy.[2] Azael Lovejoy and Mercy Wing published their intention to marry at Fayette, Maine (then in Massachusetts), on 17 Dec 1803.[3] Their first child was recorded at Livermore, Maine (then in Massachusetts), on 16 Mar 1804.[4]

Children

The children of Mercy (Wing) Lovejoy are listed in the "Children" section of her husband's profile.

Death

Mercy (Wing) Lovejoy died on 13 Dec 1846 and is buried at the Strickland Cemetery in Livermore Falls, Maine, where her gravestone shows her age at her death as 60 years.[5]

Research Note

The Wing genealogy says that Mercy (Wing) Lovejoy died in 1838,[2] but her gravestone shows the date 13 Dec 1846.

Sources

  1. Vital Records of Livermore, Maine; Vital and town records, 1797-1910; "Livermore Vital Records, 1786-1840," page 64; FHL Microfilm 11332, Image 63 of 718
  2. 2.0 2.1 George W. Wing, "The Wing Family of America: A History and Genealogical Record of the Descendants of the Rev. John and Deborah Wing, Whose Four Sons With Their Widowed Mother Came to New England in 1632," The Owl, A Genealogical Quarterly Magazine (Kewaunee, Wis., 1919), page 1849
  3. Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900, database, FamilySearch image 206 of 280, Jacob Lovejoy and Mercy Wing, 17 Dec 1803; citing FAYETTE, KENNEBEC, MAINE; FHL microfilm 10,862.
  4. Vital Records of Livermore, Maine; Vital and town records, 1797-1910; "Livermore Vital Records, 1786-1840," page 158; FHL Microfilm 11332, Image 110 of 718
  5. Maine, Faylene Hutton Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1990, database with images, FamilySearch, Little - Low > image 3049 of 3459; Maine State Library, Augusta.


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