Thomas Martin Mercer

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Descendants of Thomas Martin Mercer

Generation 1

1. THOMAS MARTIN1 MERCER was born on February 07, 1779 in Dobbs County, North Carolina. He died in November 1821 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He married (1) POSSIBLY-UNKNOWN FULKERSON* about Abt. 1800. She was born about Abt. 1780 in probably-Tennessee. She died between 1805-1808. He married (2) MARTHA PATSY GRIZZARD, daughter of Hardy Grizzard and Elizabeth Avery in 1812 in probably-Kentucky. She was born between 1790-1800 in North Carolina. She died between 1830-1840 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

Thomas Martin Mercer and Unknown had the following children:

i. DORCUS2 MERCER was born in 1800 in Tennessee. She died in 1857 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married Thomas “Thomas Uzzell” Uzzell, son of (Elisha?) Uzzell on October 08, 1818 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was born in 1792. He died in 1825 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She met WILLIS MORGAN. He was born in 1786 in Virginia. She met WILLIAM MCNARY. He was born in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

ii. THOMAS GILLIS MERCER was born in 1802 in Dobbs County, North Carolina. He died in 1863 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Mercer Cemetery, Earles, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky). He married Elizabeth Bennett, daughter of Philip Bennett Sr. and Nancy Forrester on January 19, 1827 in Muhlenbery County, Kentucky. She was born about Abt. 1810 in Kentucky or North Carolina per 1850 US census…hca. She died in 1873 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

iii. NANCY ANNE MERCER was born on April 16, 1804 in Dobbs County, North Carolina. She died after Aft. 1850 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married Ezekiel Tyson on January 07, 1819 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He was born in 1800 in North Carolina. He died between 1840-1850 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

iv. SALLY MERCER was born about Abt. 1805 in Dobbs County, North Carolina. She married John Fitzgerald on December 04, 1823 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

Thomas-Martin Mercer and Martha Patsy Grizzard had the following children:

v. RHODA MERCER was born about Abt. 1813 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She died between 1845-1849 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She married Joseph Forrester on April 30, 1829 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (By: William Oates). He was born in 1805 in Tennessee. He died in 1857 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.

vi. JASON MERCER was born on February 21, 1818 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He died in 1866. He married Lydia Bennett, daughter of Philip Bennett Sr. and Nancy Forrester in 1838 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. She was born on May 12, 1815 in Tennessee. She died in 1888 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky (Greene Cemetery, Graham, Muhlenberg County, Kentucky).

vii. MARTIN MERCER JR. was born in 1820 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky. He died in 1822 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.


Notes for Thomas-Martin Mercer: INFO (Extract): Don W. Mercer – Houston, TX  [Mercers.FTW]

  • Martin Mercer was a Baptist Minister.
  • Martin Mercer, deceased, Appraisement and Inventory. Approved November County Cour t 1821. Book II pp. 176-179.
  • Martin Mercer, deceased, Settlement, by commissioners Charles Summers, John Huts on, Elisha Uzzle made an allotment to the widow and five children. Names Mentioned: Patsy Mercer. Approved November County Court 1821. Book II pp. 179-181.
  • Martin Mercer, deceased, Settlement by the executor, Thomas Uzzle. Appraisers W. Oates and William Martin. Approved January County Court 1822. Book II pp. 183-184.
  • Martin Mercer, deceased, Additional Inventory by Thomas Uzzle, Administrator. Witnesses: E. Brown and Stephen Vick. May 26,1821. Book II, p.188 & 221.
  • On November 8, 1820 there is a deed between Martin Mercer and Patsy his wife both of Muhlenburg County, Kentucky and James Tanner of Muhlenburg County, Kentucky. Deed Book #5-page 300 May 3, 1822
  • Martin Mercer: Indenture between Sheriff and James Weir concerning the estate of Marti n Mercer, deceased. Thomas Uzzle, Administrator. Heirs of Martin Mercer; Patsy Mercer, (wife), Thomas Uzzle and his wife Dorcas, Ezekial Tyson and Nancy his wife, Gillis Mercer, Sally Mercer, Martin Mercer Jr., Rhoda Mercer and Jason Mercer. . .Mentions Isiah Vick, who was the assignee of Wellby Wilkins. 125 acres between Isaac Creek and Turkey Creek. All went to James Weir.

Book B-page 613 Sept 3, 1816

  • Martin Messor. {Mercer 125 acres on Isaac Creek.
  • Will: Muhlenberg County, KY Will Book 2 page 176-179, 181, 183-184


 *Name for Unknown Fulkerson from a family group sheet prepared and given to me by my cousin Melanie McDowell Sookey, 1998. No other source found!

In search of Fulkerson …hcahttp://www.fulkerson.org/volkertnc.html

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