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Lavinia Warren

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Lavinia Warren

Dwarf Circus Performer


    Mercy Lavinia Bump

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    • 1st Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • Birth Date:
    • 31 Oct 1841 
    • Birth Location:
    • Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
    • Christening Date:
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    • Christening Location:
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    • Death Date:
    • 25 Nov 1919 
    • Death Location:
    • Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts 
    • Burial Date:
    • 30 Nov 1919 
    • Burial Location:
    • Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut 
    • Notes: 
    • aka Lavinia Warren, a stage name

      She was a dwarf circus performer for the Barnum & Bailey Circus and was married to another dwarf circus performer known as General Tom Thumb.

      Mercy Bump's given name is also seen as Minnie.

  • Marriages for Mercy Lavinia Bump


    • Spouse:
    • Charles Sherwood Stratton
    • Marriage Date:
    • 10 Feb 1863
    • Marriage Location:
    • Grace Episcopal Church, New York, New York

    • Spouse:
    • Primo Magri
    • Marriage Date:
    • 6 Apr 1885
    • Marriage Location:
    • Church of the Holy Trinity, New York, New York

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  • Sources for Mercy Lavinia Bump

    • 2 Federal Census, MA, Plymouth County, 1870, Middleborough, p. 60, Image 60 of 118.
    • 3 Federal Census, MA, Plymouth County, 1880, Middleborough, E.D. 568, p. 32, Image 32 of 65.
    • 4 Federal Census, MA, Plymouth County, 1910, Middleborough, E.D. 1227, Sheet 7B, Image 137 of 140.
    • 5 Federal Census, MA, Plymouth County, 1860, Middleborough, p. 43, Image 43 of 114.
    • 6 Federal Census, MA, Plymouth County, 1850, Middleborough, Image 65 of 128.
    • 9 NEHGS NEXUS: New England Across the United States, 1988, Vol. 5, p. 21.
    • 10 Holt, Nellie Beardsley and Charles Eleazer Holt, Beardsley Genealogy: The Family of William Beardsley, One of the First Settlers of Connecticu t, West Hartford, Connecticut: n. p. (1951), 28.
    • 11 Originally compiled by Harriet W. Hodge; Revised by Robert S. Wakefield and John Bradley Arth aud, Mayflower Families Through Five Generations: Vol. 21, Part 3, John Billington, Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants (2018), 137.
    • 14 Stratton, Harriet Russell, A Book of Strattons: Being a Collection of Stratton Records from England and Scotland, an d a Genealogical . . ., Vol. 2, New York: Frederick H. Hitchcock, Genealogical Publisher (1918), 319.