Mercy Tilden

1 May 1674–1744 (Age 69)
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mercy

When Mercy Tilden was born on 1 May 1674, in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Stephen Tilden, was 45 and her mother, Hannah Little, was 36. She married Benjamin Stockbridge on 11 June 1701, in Scituate, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1744, in her hometown, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Stockbridge
1677–1725
Mercy Tilden
1674–1744
Marriage: 11 June 1701
Elizabeth Stockbridge
1702–
Dr. Benjamin Stockbridge Jr.
1704–1788
Mercy Stockbridge
1707–1788
Charles Stockbridge
1711–1725
Benjamin Berstowe
1715–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 June 1701
Scituate, Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
children

(5)

    Elizabeth Stockbridge

    Female1702–Female

    Male1704–1788Male

    Female1707–1788Female

    Charles Stockbridge

    Male1711–1725Male

    Benjamin Berstowe

    Male1715–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, apparently so named from the Old English byname Tila ( compare Tilbury ) + Old English denu ‘valley’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for Benjamin Stockbridge, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mary in entry for Charles Stockbridge, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mary in entry for Mary Stockbridge, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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