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AldenKin12 (#47607300)
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Bio Photo A photo of me with my 7x grandparents: Deacon Joseph and Hannah Alden.

I'm 12th generation kin of John and Priscilla. And have traced back my lines to eleven Mayflower passengers.

Enjoy spending nice weekends "cemetery stomping" searching for stones to fill photo requests.

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Reg Thompson
Mercy f. Kendrick

I was on Vacation in Cape Cod this summer and went to the Cape Cod Society, and Nickerson Family Library and talk with them. One of ladies there was Governor General of the Mayflower Society. She said that Asa Nickerson family is well documented. But they have same problem as we do. No hard facts in Harwich. In fact less than we do. And I had heated debate with her.
I think she is closely related to Rogers family but no fact prove it, or disprove. The Nickerson Family Library has only what I have sent them. So they didn't add it to Asa family, as being raised by them. But they did accept me associate member.

Added by Reg Thompson on Oct 14, 2014 5:41 AM
Reg Thompson
Mercy F. Kendrick?

Sandra is looking for anything on Mercy F. (Nickerson) Kendrick in Plymouth, and she added some facts on my messages list. We may never find some facts on her. But she did find possible age for her at death. It was 53 years age at death. Which would make her birth date at about 1788, in Harwich?

Added by Reg Thompson on Oct 13, 2014 12:11 PM
Reg Thompson
Mercy F. (Nickerson) Kendrick ?

Mercy F. (Nickerson) Kendrick is mystery women! Who she really was? And who parents were? and where she was buried? And her real age was?
The only hard facts are her marriages intention, and Marriages Record. And the birth of her second and third children records in Harwich. And her death records in Plymouth.
Every thing else is only questing, and unproven facts. I had two good genealogy researcher said that she was the daughter of Asa and Johanah (Rogers)Nickerson, or she was at lease raise by them. Because their one son was name Asa Nickerson Kendrick, and it's not name that would you pull out hat to name a child. There has to connection some where? Plus Johanah (Rogers) Nickerson had annt that was named Mercy (Rogers)
Fuller, and died shortly before Mercy birth. Also James and Mercy F.(Nickerson)had two grand children using the name Fuller as middle name.
With my lates visit to Harwich, and Chatham. I think I turn over blade of grass in Barnstable Co., not found any more facts. The Vital Records in Harwich are very bad from 1780-1790.

Added by Reg Thompson on Oct 13, 2014 11:10 AM
Reg Thompson
Kindrick & Kendrick

Their Marriage Intent and Marriage in Harwich has it spelled Kindrick. Plus They spell their name in many different ways such as Kendrick, Kindrick, Kenwrick, Kenrick, Kandrick, and Cenwric, Kenricke.

Reg Thompson
Added by Reg Thompson on Sep 28, 2014 6:31 PM
Sandra Lennox
Hi Lori:
I have printed both death certificates for
comparison. If you look up at the right
hand corner of each it will have a town,
one says Avon the other Plymouth.
Charles died in Avon so there is a death
certificate filed in that town for him.
He is buried in Plymouth so they also have
a death certificate of their own.
I did notice that the address where he died
is not the same on both certificates, one
says Sullivans Lane (I believe this was his
residence) the other has West Main.
Also the age at death is different on both,
one says 74y, 5m, xd, the other 74y, 4m, 26d.
The date of birth is also not the same on
the certificates. I don't know what happens
when a person dies in one town and is trans-
ported to another for burial. Maybe that is
why the undertakers are not the same? Maybe
the undertaker from Brockton transported him
to Plymouth, then the Plymouth undertaker
did the funeral service? His son Charles Jr.
was the informant on the death certificate,
he may have said "Oak Grove" as a place of
burial, I know you can be very confused when
somebody you love dies. Oak Grove/Vine Hills
do seem like the same cemetery. Personally
I would use the Plymouth death certificate,
it has the correct cemetery, the correct
address of Charles, good information on his
parents. For a date of birth on Charles'
memorial I would put Sept. 1839 with no day
of birth, unless you can verify the day he
was born.
I come across this quite often, a person
dies in one town and is buried in another.
There will be two death registers or certificates.
Most of the time the information contradicts.
The Avon certificate did help a lot, it lead
to the office at Vine Hills/Oak Grove, and
now we know that Charles is at Vine Hills.
I added a cropped version of Charles' death
certificate (Plymouth's) to his memorial.
Do you want me to delete the other one that
was filed in Avon? I also added the death certificate for Annie Mariah (Mitchell) Pierce.
If you want you can edit the order of the
photos on your memorials. If you rather have
the gravestone photo first then the
certificates you can change the order that
they appear on the memorial.
Added by Sandra Lennox on Sep 27, 2014 7:48 PM
Reg Thompson
RE: Mary (Kendrick) Pierce

Thank You for copy of Death Register. Also she is listed in 1820 Census, but there mistake by census taker. He listed her, and her sister as been under 10 years of age. Her sister Olive was under 10 year, but Mary was about 12 years old.

Thank You, Thank You,

Reg Thompson
Added by Reg Thompson on Sep 27, 2014 2:44 PM
Sandra Lennox
RE: Kendrick
You are very welcome.
I am glad Charles is getting the
recognition that he deserves, and
possibly a gravestone.
I found some information on who may be
Charles' second wife, it is actually from
her death certificate which I downloaded:
Annie Mariah (Mitchell) Pierce
Born August 31, 1845, Maine,
died December 15, 1910, Plymouth.
Daughter of Benson Mitchell.
Burial: Vine Hills, Plymouth.
Do you think this is Charles's 2nd wife?
F.Y.I. The three vitals in life are:
Birth, marriage and death. The best source
of a birth is a birth record, of a marriage
a marriage record, of a death a death record.
Even though the death record has a date of
birth on it, the best source would be the
birth record. You can use the date of birth
from the death certificate but it would not
be the best source.
If you feel this is Charles' 2nd wife and
you want to add a memorial for her I could
add the death certificate if you would like.
Have a good night,

Added by Sandra Lennox on Sep 26, 2014 6:45 PM
Reg Thompson
Mary (Kendrick) Pierce

It looks like you prove that Mary (Kendrick) Pierce was the daughter of James and Mercy Kindrick. That is great!!! Do you have a copy of her Death Register record? I would like copy of it for my Genealogy.
Did you see what Sandra found on Mercy Fuller Kendrick age. She trying find any record of Mercy there is in Plymouth. I would love to know where she was buried, and put a gravestone for her, and Husband. Sandra Lennox is great, isn't she !!

That is great what you found,

Reg Thompson
Added by Reg Thompson on Sep 26, 2014 9:49 AM
Sandra Lennox
RE: Kendrick
You are welcome!
I took a little look at your memorials and
came across Charles W. Pierce memorial
#136403295. I noticed that you were looking for
his burial location. I did not find him in the
Plymouth County gravestone transcriptions,
or in the town of Plymouth listing. So I looked
up his death certificate, it says that he is
buried at Oak Grove Cemetery, Plymouth. I did
add this certificate to his memorial for you
to look at. If you do not want the death
certificate on the memorial let me know and I
will delete it.
Why Charles is not listed in the Plymouth burial
record search, I do not know. He is not even on
Plymouth County gravestone transcriptions. What
I did find:
wife of
Charles W. Pierce

Anne M.
wife of
Charles W. Pierce

Harry T.

As I had mentioned Charles was not in the
Plymouth burial record search, neither was
Betsey who died 1884 or Anne M. who died 1910!
They were on the transcriptions but not on
the burial record search. Hope I didn't
confuse you. I am thinking maybe Charles does
not have a gravestone? Perhaps he is buried
near his wives?
Added by Sandra Lennox on Sep 25, 2014 5:58 PM
Sandra Lennox
RE: Kendrick
You are very welcome.
Vine Hills Cemetery is very large. Oak Grove,
St. Joseph, and Beth Jacob are all attached
to it. But if you go into the cemetery on the
route 44 side (Samoset street) you will notice
a sign for the office (it looks like a street
sign). They can help you locate where the
plot is. I'm not sure what time the office
closes but I believe it is between 4 and 5
When I go back to the genealogy and history
room at the library, I will look in the
Nickerson genealogy books and see if there
is further information on Mary E.
Did find some information on Benjamin N. Pierce:
Transcription of Wareham vital records:
Benjamin Nye Peirce, b. 10 Nov. 1799, son of
Richard and Joanna.
Also Benjamin's siblings were listed ( I do
not know if this is all of his siblings, these
are just the ones that I found):
1) Betsey Peirce, b. 4 Sept. 1804
2) Jabez Nye Peirce, b. 25 Jan. 1802
3) Richard Peirce, b. 2 Jan. 1809 (after his
name it says: LE has Feb., I don't know what
this means).
Benjamin's death register:
Died October 19, 1870, Plymouth, Mass.
Aged 70 years, 11 months, 9 days.
Occupation: Mariner
Place of birth: Wareham
Son of Richard, born Plymouth
and Joannah, born Wareham
Benjamin's marriage
Vital Records of Plymouth Massachusetts
to the Year 1850
Book Two - Page 448 [386]
Marriages solemnized by the
Rev. James Kendall
May 17, 1825
Take Care,
Added by Sandra Lennox on Sep 25, 2014 3:45 AM
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