Mercy WATSON

Mercy is my sixth great grandmother.  She is the seventh and last child of Shadrach and Susanna (KIMBALL) WATSON.

Mercy WATSON was born about 1752 in Wells, York, ME.  She died 28 September 1828 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.  Mercy is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[1]  She married Samuel GRAY about 1766.  He was born 1750.  Samuel is the son of Joshua and Jennat (ELLIOT) GRAY.    He died 28 April 1843 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.  Samuel is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[2]

Mercy and Samuel had the following children:

  1. Captain Joseph (my fifth great grandfather) was born 8 November 1770 in Castine, Hancock, ME. He died 8 February.  He was buried at Captain Joseph Gray Cemetery in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[3]  Joseph married Anna GRINDLE 23 Dec 1797 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[4]  Anna was born 7 May 1779 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.  Her parents were Reuben and Hannah (LOWELL) GRINDLE.  Hannah died 1 October 1847.  She was interred at Captain Joseph Gray Cemetery in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[5]  Reuben was born in 1799 and died the same year.
  2. Rebecca was born 1775 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME. She died of dropsy in April 1850.[6]  Rebecca married John GRAY6 March 1798 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.
  3. Mercy was born 1778 in Maine. She died 1832 in Maine.  She was interred at Hillside Cemetery in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[7]  Mercy married Adam GRAY.  Adam was born in 1782. He is the son of Reuben GRAY.  He died in 1857.  Adam is interred at Hillside Cemetery in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[8]
  4. Samuel Augustus was born 22 August 1783 in Sedgewick, Hancock, ME.[9] He died 29 October 1837 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.  Samuel is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[10]   He married Abigail COUSINS 19 January 1808 in Maine.  She was born 20 November 1784 in Sedgewick, Hancock, ME.[11]  She is the daughter of Thomas and Lydia COUSINS.  Abigail died 1838 in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[12]
  5. Jane “Jenny” was born 1785 in Maine. She died 16 July 1843 in Maine. She was interred at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Freedom, Waldo, ME.[13]  Jane married John BILLINGS 29 December 1802 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[14]
  6. George was born 12 December 1786 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[15]
  7. Prudence “Prudy” was born 20 December 1788 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[16] She died 29 October 1830 in Maine.  Prudence was interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[17]  Prudence married Captain Malachi ORCUTT Jr. 11 April 1789 in Maine.  He was born 11 April 1789 in Maine.  He is the son of Malachi and Sarah (HOVEY) ORCUTT.  Malachi died 3 April 1858 in Maine.  He is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[18]
  8. Mary “Molly” was born 10 February 1790 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[19] Mary married Daniel GRINDLE 29 November 1806 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[20]
  9. Abigail was born 20 June 1792 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[21] Abigail married Jeremiah GRINDLE 2 September 1811 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[22]
  10. Sarah “Sally” was born 22 December 1794 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[23] She died 1860 in Maine.  Sarah married Walter WILLENS 18 April 1818 in Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[24]
  11. Elizabeth “Betsey” was born 4 March 1797 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[25] She died 10 July 1860 in Montville, Waldo, ME. She was interred at Old Grindle-Herrick Cemetery in South Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[26]  Elizabeth married Andrew GRINDLE 27 July 1817 Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[27]  Andrew was born 7 May 1793.  He died 4 March 1871.  Andrew is interred at Old Grindle-Herrick Cemetery in South Penobscot, Hancock, ME.[28]
  12. Susanna was born 4 March 1797 in Sedgwick, Hancock, ME.[29] She died 11 October 1867 in Maine.  She is interred at Lakeview Cemetery in Brooksville, Hancock, ME.[30]  Susan married twice, first to Samuel COUSINS 1 May 1816 in Maine.  Second to Nathaniel COUSINS in 1831.

[1] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Mercy Watson Gray; memorial 113320392.

[2] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Samuel Gray; memorial 59631091.

[3] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 February 2015), Capt. Joseph Gray; memorial 52718772.

[4] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Joseph Gray and Anna Grindle; FHL microfilm 11752.

[5] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 February 2015), Ann Grindle Gray; memorial 75918032.

[6] 1850 U.S. census, Hancock County, Maine, mortality schedule, Hancock County, 183, line 7, Rebekah Gray; dropsy 42 days; , .

[7] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 25 February 2015), Mercy Gray; memorial 10728268.

[8] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Adam Gray; memorial 107528252.

[9] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 October 2013), Samuel Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[10] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Samuel Gray Jr.; memorial 116029987.

[11] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 October 2013), Abigail Cousins 20 November 1784, Sedgwick, Maine.

[12] Maine FamilySearch creator, “Maine, Death and Burials, 1841-1910,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 5 October 2013), Abagail Gray, 1838.

[13] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Jane Gray Billings; memorial 20609860.

[14] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), John Billings and Jenny Gray; FHL microfilm 12248.

[15] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), George Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[16] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Prudy Gray; FHL microfilm 27756

[17] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Purdence Gray Orcutt; memorial 116000145.

[18] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Capt. Malachi Orcutt, Jr.; memorial 116000031.

[19] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 10 February 1790), Molly Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[20] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Daniel Grindle and Mary Gray; FHL microfilm 11752.

[21] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Abigail Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[22] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Jeremiah Grindle and Abigail Gray; FHL microfilm 11752.

[23] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Sally Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[24] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Walter Willens and Sarah Gray; FHL microfilm 11752.

[25] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Elizabeth Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[26] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Betsey D. Gray Grindle; memorial 107392698.

[27] Maine Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, “Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907,” online index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Andrew Grindell and Betsy Gray; FHL microfilm 11752.

[28] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 26 February 2015), Andrew Grindle; memorial 52591013.

[29] Genealogical Society of Utah, custodian, “Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900,” online database, FamilySearch, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org : online 25 February 2015), Susanna Gray; FHL microfilm 27756.

[30] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, online images (www.findagrave.com : online 17 February 2015), Susan Gray Cousin; memorial 116000350.

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