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Robert Gould Shaw

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Robert Gould Shaw

U.S. Civil War leader of film “Glory” fame


    Mercy Prence

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    • 5th Great-grandmother of Robert Gould Shaw — 8th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 203 
    • Birth Date:
    • BY 28 Sep 1631 
    • Birth Location:
    • Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts 
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    • Death Date:
    • 28 Sep 1711 
    • Death Location:
    • Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • 13 Feb 1649/1650 
    • Marriage Location:
    • Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts 
    • Children:

    • John Freeman

      Thomas Freeman

      Edmund Freeman

      Mercy Freeman

      William Freeman

      Hannah Freeman

      Patience Freeman

      Nathaniel Freeman

      Bennett Freeman (Ahnentafel No:101 )

    • Notes: 
    • Mercy Prence's given name is also seen as Mary.

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  • Sources for Mercy Prence

    • 1 Mayflower Descendant: A Journal of Pilgrim Genealogy and History , Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society , 2017, Vol. 65, No. 1, p. 88.
    • 8 Austin, John D. , Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 6, 3rd ed., Stephen Hopkins , Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants (2001) , 38, 41.
    • 9 Cutter, William Richard , Historic Homes and Places and Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of M iddlesex Co., Mass., Vol. 4 , New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1908) , 1498, Google Books (Digital Library).
    • 11 Jacobus, Donald Lines, ed. , The Ancestry of Lorenzo Ackley and his Wife Emma Arabella Bosworth , Woodstock, Vermont: N. Grier Parke, II (1960) , 27-28, 32, 42, Hathi Trust Digital Library.
    • 12 Merrick, Barbara Lambert and Scott Andrew Bartley , Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 24, Part 1, William Brewster , Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants (2014) , 80, 147-156.
    • 13 Merrick, Barbara Lambert, comp. , Mayflower Families in Progress: William Brewster of the Mayflower and His Descendants for Fou r Generations, 3rd edition , Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants (2000) , 11, 27-28.
    • 14 Reynolds, Cuyler , Hudson-Mohawk Genealogical and Family Memoirs: A Record of the Achievements of the People o f the . . ., Vol. 1 , New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company (1911) , 473.