Thursday, January 26, 2017

1686 Birth Record of Ledia White (1686-???) in Mendon, Mass.-- Treasure Chest Post #350

This week's treasure is the 1686 birth record of Ledia White (1686-????) in the Mendon, Massachusetts town records: 

The birth record snippet (firstl ine on right-hand page of image above) is:

The transcription of the record is:

"Ledia White daughter of Joseph junior and Ledea his wif was born the 10^th of May 1686"

The source citation for this record is:

Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, digital images, (, Mendon > Town Records and Earmarks, with Births, Marriages, and Deaths, page 47 (image 31 of 107), Ledia White birth entry, 1686.

Ledia White was the daughter of Joseph White (1662-1757) and Lydia Copeland (1661-1727) who settled in Mendon around the time of their marriage in about 1681.  Lydia White married Michael Metcalf (1680-1761) in Mendon, and they had six children.  Michael and Lydia (White) Metcalf are my 7th great-grandparents through their son, Michael Metcalf (1706-1771).


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