Mary Mercy Fowler

17 January 1741–9 March 1785 (Age 44)
Surry, Cheshire, New Hampshire, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary Mercy

When Mary Mercy Fowler was born on 17 January 1741, in Surry, Cheshire, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Fowler III, was 29 and her mother, Naomi Noble, was 23. She married Abel Willey III about 1760, in Cheshire, New Hampshire, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 9 March 1785, in Thornton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Abel Willey III
1740–1810
Mary Mercy Fowler
1741–1785
Marriage: about 1760
Abel Willey IV
1761–1835
Mercy Mary Willey
1763–
Jared Willey
1764–1849
Grace Willey
1767–1796
Patience Willey
1769–
Eli Willey
1771–1833
Jabez Willey
1774–1795
Bray Willey
1776–1862
Eber Willey
1778–1838
Mary Willey
1780–
Nathan Willey
1783–
Joseph Willey
1785–1861
Jasper Willey
1785–
Benjamin Willey
1785–1864

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1760
Cheshire, New Hampshire, British Colonial America
children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 35

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 35

New Hampshire is 9th state.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a bird-catcher (a common medieval occupation), Middle English fogelere, foulere(Old English fugelere, a derivative of fugol ‘bird’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for Mercy Willey, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Mary in entry for Elen Willey, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Mary in entry for Grace Willey, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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