Will/Braffitt/Johnson/Cook ancestry - Person Sheet
Will/Braffitt/Johnson/Cook ancestry - Person Sheet
NameMercy Pitcher
Birthabt 1783, MA
FatherMoses Pitcher (~1733-1817)
MotherMary Dolbear (~1738-1813)
Misc. Notes
!REFERENCE: 2013 RootsWeb WorldConnect80, email from Edward Chafe to Terry Murphy, "The Heaney, Hinny, Haney, Henney, Heney family comes from York, Maine. They moved up the coast and eventually ended up at Penobscot. When the American War of Independence erupted the family was torn in half. Three of the Heney children fled to Canada. Josiah Heney (c1754-1836) took refuge at Windsor, NS where he had a relationship with Anne Rigby (1757-c1826). They had a son Nathaniel who was raised by his grandparents Henry and Elizabeth Rigby. Josiah Heney and Anne Rigby married at Windsor on 29 December 1779. They had at least eight more children. In the 1790s the family settled at Deer Isle, NB and the surname changed to Haney. Nathaniel Heney Rigby married Mercy Pitcher at Halifax on 17 Dec. 1798. She was the child of Moses Pitcher and Mary (Massey) Dolbeare of Boston. In 1801 Mercy inherited Pitcher's Farm at Antigonish so they moved there. The naming pattern for their children makes it clear how they felt about their ancestry: ...", http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op...yfield&id=I17859
Spouses
Birthabt 1780, Windsor, Nova Scotia, Canada
FatherJosiah Heney (~1754-1836)
MotherAnne Rigby (1757-1832)
Misc. Notes
!CENSUS: 1817 Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, Nathaniel Heney
!REFERENCE: 2013 RootsWeb WorldConnect80, email from Edward Chafe to Terry Murphy, "The Heaney, Hinny, Haney, Henney, Heney family comes from York, Maine. They moved up the coast and eventually ended up at Penobscot. When the American War of Independence erupted the family was torn in half. Three of the Heney children fled to Canada. Josiah Heney (c1754-1836) took refuge at Windsor, NS where he had a relationship with Anne Rigby (1757-c1826). They had a son Nathaniel who was raised by his grandparents Henry and Elizabeth Rigby. Josiah Heney and Anne Rigby married at Windsor on 29 December 1779. They had at least eight more children. In the 1790s the family settled at Deer Isle, NB and the surname changed to Haney. Nathaniel Heney Rigby married Mercy Pitcher at Halifax on 17 Dec. 1798. She was the child of Moses Pitcher and Mary (Massey) Dolbeare of Boston. In 1801 Mercy inherited Pitcher's Farm at Antigonish so they moved there. The naming pattern for their children makes it clear how they felt about their ancestry: ...", http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op...yfield&id=I17859
Marriage17 Dec 1798, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
ChildrenIsaac Mansfield (1811-1892)
Last Modified 8 Apr 2019Created 13 May 2019 http://willbraffitt.org/roots/
13 May 2019 http://willbraffitt.org/roots/