Shearman + Lapham – Marriage

October 25th, 1780

Shearman + Lapham – Marriage

~ The following is information regarding the Marriage of Humphrey Shearman and Mercy Lapham (Shearman) that occurred on October 25, 1780 in Dartmouth, Massachusetts.

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[2] 41:070 – North America – United States of America – Massachusetts – Bristol County –
Dartmouth

MARRIAGE of Humphrey Shearman (age 24) and Mercy Lapham (Shearman) (age 20?) is held in Dartmouth, Massachusetts on October 25th / 1780.

Five (5) children were born from this marriage: Daniel Shearman (June 1, 1784), Isaac Shearman (February 29, 1788), Nicholas Shearman (November 1, 1794), Ruth Shearman (unknown), Edith Shearman (unknown).

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+ The daughters may not have been the last two born and may not have been born from this marriage based on Friends Records from April 17, 1796.  Mercy Lapham was first married on February 27, 1779 in Cambridge, New York, four miles from Easton, New York.  In May of 1796 the family moved from Dartmouth to Easton.  In 1797 Humprey Shearman died in Amherst, Massachusetts.

Mercy Lapham died in Busti, New York in 1842.

Captain Humphery Shearman, the record is here.  He served from Tiverton, Rhode Island.

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