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Jesse Mercer
Birth: Dec. 16, 1769
Halifax County, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1841
Butts County, USA

Religious Leader, Educator. He was the founder of Mercer University which was originaly located in Penfield, Georgia, later to be relocated in Macon, Georgia. He started the "Christain Index" (formerly the "Christina Star"), and served as clerk of the Georgia Baptist Associaton from 1795 until 1816. In 1813 his hymnal, "The Cluster of Spiritual Songs" was printed in Augusta, Georgia, later additions appeared in Philadelpia and New York. His book, "A History of the Georgia Baptist Convention" was published in 1838. (bio by: karen barron) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Sabrina Chivers Mercer (1772 - 1826)*
  Nancy Mills Simons Mercer (1773 - 1839)*
 
 Children:
  Miriam Mercer (1798 - 1799)*
  Miriam Mercer (1805 - 1814)*
 
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Burial:
Penfield Cemetery
Penfield
Greene County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Mercer Plot
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: karen barron
Record added: Feb 02, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7141180
Jesse Mercer
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Jesse Mercer
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Jesse Mercer
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