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Ann G Rock Mershon
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Birth: unknown
Trenton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Aug. 15, 1856
Trenton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Ann Rock, daughter of James Freeman Rock and his wife Lydia, was born about 1817. She married John D Mershon. She died at age 39 of consumption (tuberculosis), just months after the death of her infant son. Interred in Lot 93.

Children:
Edward A, b 1843 NJ, died 24 Aug 1858 NJ, age 15, First Baptist Churchyard (Lot 91).
Walter, b 1847, d 29 Sep 1908 NJ, age 60, Riverview Cemetery.
John M, b 1855 NJ, d 29 Jan 1856 NJ, age 4 months.

Sources include census records (1840 Nottingham, 1850 Nottingham), cemetery records, the New Jersey Deaths and Burials Index, and information provided by descendant Joe Klett. Also, the death record of her sons John M and Edward, obituaries of sons Edward and Walter and husband John, and census records of surviving family members. Please note that Walter's obituary indicates that he was one of nine children.

Son Edward's funeral service was at First Baptist Church, on 26 Aug 1858 (Trenton State Gazette). That was also the site of services for her husband Captain John D Mershon, who died on 2 Jan 1866 in Trenton, the services on 4 Jan 1866 (Trenton State Gazette). 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Freeman Rock (1783 - 1831)
  Lydia Rock (1786 - 1846)
 
 Spouse:
  John D Mershon (1813 - 1866)
 
 Children:
  Edward A Mershon (1843 - 1858)*
  Walter R. Mershon (1847 - 1908)*
  John M. Mershon (1855 - 1856)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ann G Rock Mershon (____ - 1856)
  Mary Rock (1805 - 1885)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
First Baptist Church Cemetery
Trenton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Lot #93
 
Created by: Anne Philbrick
Record added: Sep 26, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77100249
 


- Anne Philbrick
 Added: Sep. 4, 2013
Rest in peace, cousin.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Sep. 4, 2013
 
 
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