Person:Mercy Chester (2)

Watchers
m. Bef 1634
  1. Captain John ChesterEst 1634 - 1697/98
  2. Mary ChesterEst 1636 - Aft 1637
  3. Dorcas ChesterEst 1638 -
  4. Stephen ChesterEst 1640 - 1705
  5. Mercy ChesterEst 1647 - 1669
  6. Prudence ChesterEst 1649 -
  7. Eunice ChesterEst 1652 - 1676
Facts and Events
Name[1] Mercy Chester
Gender Female
Birth[1] Est 1647 Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States (probably)
Will[1] 5 Aug 1669 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Death[1] 15 Sep 1669 Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
Estate Inventory[1] 18 Dec 1669 £147 1s. 2d., including "the housing near the meetinghouse," £105.
Probate[1] 21 Dec 1669 Will proved.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 Leonard Chester, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995)
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    Mercy (Chester), b. say 1647 (adult by 1669 to make her will); d. Charlestown 15 September 1669 ("Mercie Chester, dau. of Mrs. Marie Russell") [ChVR 1:72]. In her will, dated 5 August 1669 and proved 21 December 1669, Mercy Chester of Charlestown, out of her estate in Wethersfield ("in the hands of my brother John Chester") and in Charlestown, bequeathed all to "my three sisters, vizt. Dorcas Whiting of Billerica & Prudence Chester & Eunice Chester both of Charlestowne aforesaid and likewise to my brother Stephen Chester of Charlestowne" to be divided as "my honored & dear mother Mrs. Mary Russell shall be pleased" [MPR Case #4372]. The inventory of her estate, taken 18 December 1669, totalled £147 Is. 2d., including "the housing near the meetinghouse," £105, and "a Bible," 12s. [MPR Case #4372].