Person:Mercy Wolverton (1)

Mercy Wolverton
b.June 4, 1800
d.after 1870
  1. Mercy Wolverton1800 - Aft 1870
  2. Cyrus Wolverton1810 -
  3. Paul WolvertonAbt 1812 -
  4. Isaac D. Wolverton1813 - 1900
  5. Almira WolvertonAbt 1816 -
  • WMercy Wolverton1800 - Aft 1870
  1. Mary Carolyn St John1820 - 1912
Facts and Events
Name Mercy Wolverton
Gender Female
Birth[1] June 4, 1800
Death[1][2] after 1870
    "The Wolverton Family 1693-1850 and Beyond, VOL II"
    "Woolverton and Wolverton Descendants
    of Charles Woolverton, New Jersey Immigrant"
    by David A. Macdonald and Nancy M. McAdams

    In the second of her letters metioned above (note, these letters are discredited above), Mrs. Nobles state that Mercy, born 4 June 1800, marrid a Mr. St. John, and had a daughter Mary Carolyn who married John Belden and in 1912 was living in Lee, Massachusetts. Mary Carolyn Belden's death record indicates that she was born at Galway, Saratoga County, NY, the daughter of Mercy Wolverton and Isaac St. John, and died on 28 September 1912 in Lee Massachusetts, aged 91 years 10 months 29 days, placing her birth at 27 October 1820. She was buried at Attica, Wyoming Co, NY.
    Isaac St. John has not been found in the New York Censuses

    Mercy Wolverton St. John is a page 129 of the 1860 census of the village of Attica, Wyoming Co, NY as M St John, 60 born New York, with 1026/94 John Belden 41, Merchant, born New York, and M.C. Belden, 39, born New York.

    According to Mrs Nobles, Mercy herself lived her last 30 years within ten miles of Batavia, Genesee County, New York and died in 1895, a description that fits Attica.
  2. United States Census, 1870
    at Attica, Wyoming, New York
    Household ID 168
    Line Number 16
    Affiliate Name The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
    Affiliate Publication Number M593
    GS Film number 000552618
    Digital Folder Number 004277183
    Image Number 00105
    Page Number 53
    John Beldin M 57 New York
    Mary C Beldin F 49 New York
    Hattie Jackson F 21 New York
    Lizzie Toll F 10 New York
    Mrs M St John F 70 New York
    H Mason F 48 New York
    Ruth Booth F 40 New York
    Citing this Record

    "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 October 2015), M St John in household of John Beldin, New York, United States; citing p. 53, family 168, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,618.