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Mercy (Wiswell) Wadsworth (1680 - 1716)

Mercy Wadsworth formerly Wiswell aka Wiswall
Born in Duxbury, Plymouth Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 25 Jan 1705 in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Duxbury, Plymouth, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
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Mercy, daughter of Ichabod and Priscilla (Pabodie) Wiswall, was born in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, on October 4, 1680[1] Mercy descends from Mayflower Passenger John Alden.

She married John Wadsworth in Duxbury, Massachusetts, on January 25, 1704/5.[1] John is the son of Dea. John and Abigail (Andrews) Wadsworth. He was born in Duxbury on March 12, 1671/2 and died there on May 3, 1750. He is buried in the Myles Standish Burial Ground in Duxbury.

Mercy Wadsworth died in Duxbury, November 12, 1716, age 36 years 1 month 8 days.[1]

They had the following children born in Duxbury:[1]

  1. John Wadsworth b. 24 May 1706
  2. Uriah Wadsworth was born 5 Jul 1708
  3. Dorothy Wadsworth b. 25 Jun 1710
  4. Ichabod Wadsworth b. 3 May 1712
  5. Peleg Wadsworth b. 29 Aug 1715


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Vital records of Duxbury, Massachusetts, to the year 1850. ( Boston, Mass. : Published by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911) birth p. 205, marriage p. 339, death p. 432, children pp. 180-183
  • Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, Volume 16, John Alden, 1:67, 1:209-211
  • Woodworth-Barnes, Esther Littleford and Williams, Alicia Crane, Mayflower Families through Five Generations, Vol 16 Part 1 of 3, John Alden, Boston, Mass.: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 2002.
  • Alden Kindred website.


Thank you to Maude Gunn, Charles Seamon & Dave Winslow.

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