Thursday, March 16, 2017

1795 Marriage Record for Aaron Smith and Mercy Plimpton in Medfield, Mass. - Post #356 of Treasure Chest Thursday

This week's treasure is the 1795 marriage record for Aaron Smith and Mercy Plimpton in  Medfield, Massachusetts from the Massachusetts Vital Records:

The marriage record is:

The transcription of this record is:

"SMITH, Aaron of Walpoler [int. Wolpol], and Mercy P{limpton,
Oct. 6, 1795"

The source citation for this record is:

Vital Records of Medfield, Massachusetts to the Year 1850 (Boston, Mass. : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1903), Marriages, page 171, Aaron Smith and Mercy Plimpton entry.

Aaron Smith (1765-1841), son of Moses and Patience (Hamant) Smith,  married Mercy Plimpton (1772-1850), daughter of Amos and Mary (Guild) Plimpton on 6 October 1795.  They had 8 children between 1795 and 1815, all registered in the Medfield town records.

Aaron and Mercy (Plimpton) Smith are my 4th great-grandparents; I am descended through their 4th child and first son, Alpheus B. Smith (1802-1840), who married Elizabeth Horton Dill (1791-1869) in 1826.


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