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Mercy Gates
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Birth: 1711
Death: Feb. 14, 1756

Excerpted from The Birth, Marriage and Death Register, Church Records and Epitaphs of Lancaster, Massachusetts 1643-1850, published by W. J. Coulter, Printer, Courant Office, Clinton, Massachusetts 1890; "The Chocksett Precinct Burial Ground 1736-1781"; pg. 417.
 
 
Inscription:
In Memory
of Mrs. Mercy
Gates who
Died Febry
ye 4th, 1756
in ye 44th
Year of her
Age.

 
Note: In 1756 Chocksett was ravaged by an endemic dysentery, sungularly fatal in its attacks. With two months more than one-twentieth of the population dies.
 
Burial:
Chocksett Burial Ground
Sterling
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section X
 
Created by: Cheryl (Theroux) Whitica...
Record added: Jun 20, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53895472
 

 
 
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