FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
WILLIAM AND KATHERINE MERCE


William Merce was christened 5 May 1599 in Bishops Itchington, Warwickshire, the son of Roberte Mearse. William married Katherine.


William and Katherine had the following children:


*1. Lora, christened 23 January 1624 in Bishops Itchington; married Peter Griffin 20 March 1647 in Bishops Itchington.

Lora Merce baptism

Baptism record for Lora Merce in Bishops Itchington: "Lora Merce the daughter of William Merce was baptized the twentie third day of Januarie 1624"



2. William, christened 12 November 1627 in Bishops Itchington.



SOURCE: Bishops Itchington parish register; www.ancestry.com.



FAMILY GROUP RECORD OF
ROBERTE MEARSE AND
MARY COOLES


Roberte Mearse was born in about 1570 of Bishops Itchington. He married Mary Cooles 14 February 1589 in Bishops Itchington.


Roberte Mearse marriage

Marriage record for Roberte Mearse and Mary Cooles in Bishops Itchington:
"Robte Merce & Mary Cooles were maried the xiiijth day of Feb. the same yeare"


Mary was christened 30 March 1566 in Bishops Itchington, the daughter of William Cooles and Elizabeth Wood.


Roberte was a labourer. He died and was buried 15 May 1631 in Bishops Itchington.


Roberte Mearse burial

Burial record for Roberte Mearse in Bishops Itchington:
"1631 Robert Merce poore labourer was buryed the fifteenth day of May 1631"



Roberte and his wife had the following children:


*1. William, christened 5 May 1599 in Bishops Itchington; married Katherine.

William Merces

Baptism record for William Merce in Bishops Itchington: "Willm the son of Robte Mearse was baptiz the fifth day of Maye the same yere"


2. Mari, christened 3 September 1602 in Bishops Itchington.


SOURCE: Bishops Itchington parish register; www.ancestry.com.