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Mercy Houghton

Female 1682 - 1734  (51 years)


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  • Name Mercy Houghton 
    Born 15 Mar 1682  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Married To 1702  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Ebenezer Wilder, the son of Lt. John and Hannah (Atherton) Wilder. He was born on 23 June 1683 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was christened on 13 April 1684 in Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Her baptism was recorded as 13 (2) 1684. He died on Saturday 25 December 1745 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Ebenezer's gravestone inscription in Old Common Burial Ground, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, reads:
    HERE LIES BURIED
    Ye BODY OF MR
    EBENEZ R WILDER
    WHO DEPARTED
    THIS LIFE
    DECEMbr Y. 25th
    A-D 1745
    IN Ye 65th YEAR
    OF HIS AGE
    HERE LIES BURIED
    Ye BODY OF
    MRs
    MARY WILDER
    Ye WIFE OF MR
    EBENzr
    WILDER WHO DECd
    JANUARY Ye 6th
    A-D 1733-4
    AGE 54 YEARS
    9M & 22 Ds2

    Issue:
    1. Benjamin Wilder
    2. David Wilder
    3. Hephzibah Wilder
    4. Benjamin Wilder (1711-____)
    5. Hephzibah Wilder (1712-____)
    6. Jacob Wilder (1717-____) 
    Died 7 Jan 1733/34  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Buried Old Common Burial Ground, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • HERE LIES BURIED
      Ye BODY OF MR
      EBENEZ R WILDER
      WHO DEPARTED
      THIS LIFE
      DECEMbr Y. 25th
      A-D 1745
      IN Ye 65th YEAR
      OF HIS AGE
      HERE LIES BURIED
      Ye BODY OF
      MRs
      MARY WILDER
      Ye WIFE OF MR
      EBENzr
      WILDER WHO DECd
      JANUARY Ye 6th
      A-D 1733-4
      AGE 54 YEARS
      9M & 22 Ds
    Person ID I16388  Roy Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 19 Oct 2018 

    Father John Houghton, Jr. Esq,   b. Abt 1650,   d. 3 Feb 1736/37, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mary Farrar,   b. 1648, Halifax, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1724, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 22 Jan 1671/72  Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    • Their marriage was recorded as 22 (11) 1671.
    Family ID F638  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Mar 1682 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried To - Ebenezer Wilder, the son of Lt. John and Hannah (Atherton) Wilder. He was born on 23 June 1683 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was christened on 13 April 1684 in Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts. Her baptism was recorded as 13 (2) 1684. He died on Saturday 25 December 1745 in Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. Ebenezer's gravestone inscription in Old Common Burial Ground, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, reads:
    HERE LIES BURIED Ye BODY OF MR EBENEZ R WILDER WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE DECEMbr Y. 25th A-D 1745 IN Ye 65th YEAR OF HIS AGE HERE LIES BURIED Ye BODY OF MRs MARY WILDER Ye WIFE OF MR EBENzr WILDER WHO DECd JANUARY Ye 6th A-D 1733-4 AGE 54 YEARS 9M & 22 Ds2
    Issue: 1. Benjamin Wilder 2. David Wilder 3. Hephzibah Wilder 4. Benjamin Wilder (1711-____) 5. Hephzibah Wilder (1712-____) 6. Jacob Wilder (1717-____) - 1702 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Jan 1733/34 - Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Old Common Burial Ground, Lancaster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S1105] Burr, Annie Lane and Thomas Hovey Gage. "John Houghton of Lancaster, Mass., and Some of His Descendants", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Registe, volume LXXIX, 1925).

    2. [S1049] Whitcomb, Esther K. Inscriptions from Burial Grounds of the Nashaway Towns: Lancaster, Harvard, Bolton, Leominster, Sterling, Berlin, West Boylston, and Hudson, Massachusetts , (Bowie, Maryland: Heritage Books, 1989).

    3. [S464] Nourse, Henry S. The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Henry S. Nourse, 1890).

    4. [S1199] Ward, Andrew Henshaw. "Lancaster Records", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume XVII, 1864).

    5. [S84] Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1818 , (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1879).

    6. [S1048] Potter, Charles Edward. Genealogies of Some Old Families of Concord, Mass. and Their Descendants in Part to the Present Generation, (Boston: Alfred Mudge & Son, 1887).