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John Marcy
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Birth: 1662
Limerick
County Limerick, Ireland
Death: Dec. 23, 1724
Woodstock
Windham County
Connecticut, USA

He came to America in 1683 at about age 24 and settled in Roxbury, Massachusetts. In 1686, he removed to what was later Woodstock, Connecticut as one of the original founders. He married Sarah Hadlock about 1687/1688. He was a deacon in his chuch as well as a husbandman and proprietor.

From the book: "Genealogy: Jeannette Grosvenor, Descendants of Nathan E. Grosvenor and Laura Fuller 1794-1973 (with his Ancestry)" (Chesterland, OH: Baker Printing Co., 1973), p. 9. "John Marcy was the son of the high sheriff of Limerick, Ireland. . . . as an adult, he joined Elliot's Church in Quatosett (Woodstock), Conn. In April, 1686, he, with others, took possession of Quatosett (Woodstock), Connecticut."
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jeffery Marcy (1635 - ____)
  Ellen NLN Marcy (1635 - 1680)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Hadlock Marcy (1671 - 1743)*
 
 Children:
  Anna Marcy Grosvenor (1687 - 1743)*
  John Marcy (1689 - 1760)*
  James Marcy (1693 - 1765)*
  Edward Marcy (1696 - 1774)*
  Moses Marcy (1702 - 1777)*
  Elizabeth Marcy Lyon (1711 - 1747)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
John has three markers in the cemetery.
The newest marker is the circle one and reads:
John Marcy
1662 - 1724
This memorial is dedicated to John Marcy
who emigrated from the British Isles to
Roxbury, Mass. in 1683. He was one of 13
original pioneers who settled in New Roxbury
(later known as) Woodstock, in 1686.
Erected in the bi-centennial year 1975 by
Charles E. Marcy - California
Henry C. Marcy - Illinois
8th Generation

The next marker is old, but replaced an older one and reads:
In Memory of
Mr. John Marcy
Decd December
ye 23d 1724
Aged 62 Years

The oldest marker reads:
Here Lies Buried
Body of John Mercy
Aged 62 Deceast
December Ye 23d
1724
 
Burial:
Woodstock Hill Cemetery
Woodstock
Windham County
Connecticut, USA
 
Maintained by: Diane Gravlee
Originally Created by: Judith
Record added: Jul 30, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11446843
John Marcy
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
John Marcy
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
John Marcy
Added by: Diane Gravlee
 
 
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to my 6th great grandfather, with love.
- Karen Cole Flynn
 Added: Feb. 26, 2014
With love for my 8th great grandfather.
- Lynnea (Bullock) Dickinson
 Added: Nov. 6, 2013
1sst cousin 7X removed (by marriage)Rest in Peace.
- Amanda
 Added: May. 22, 2013
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