On this date in our family history . . . the 27th day of October . . . in the year 1671 . . . it is recorded that Mary Mercy Pearson is born in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts . . . and that her young mother, Mary Pearson nee Poore, dies at the time of her baby daughter's birth . . . the Mary who dies is a 10th great-grandma to the Keeper of this family history blog . . . the Mary who is born is a 9th great-grandma . . .
By Essex Institute, Peabody & Essex Museum: