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Mercy Young Baker

January 27, 1807–March 4, 1845

Born at Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island; daughter of Lydia French and Abiatha Young. Died near Montrose, Lee County, Iowa Territory; buried at Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] Emma Baker Sorensen, Simon Baker and His Descendants (Salt Lake City: Utah Printing, 1964), 44–50, 63–65, 514. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed July 2015), Mercy Young KWJB-F9N . “Sexton’s Weekly Report,” Nauvoo Neighbor, Mar. 12, 1845, 3.