Mercy Blossom

Female1718–1751

Brief Life History of Mercy

When Mercy Blossom was born in 1718, in Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Blossom, was 45 and her mother, Mehetable Fuller, was 36. She married Ebenezer Cannon on 31 May 1735, in Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1751, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

Ebenezer Cannon
1715–1790
Mercy Blossom
1718–1751
Marriage: 31 May 1735
Ebenezer Cannon II
1736–1842
Ruth Cannon
1738–1802
Nathan Cannon
1741–
Joanna Cannon
1743–1815
Joseph Cannon
1745–1807
Timothy Cannon
1750–1809

Sources (11)

  • Mercy in entry for Ebenezer Cannon, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Mercy in entry for Nathan Cannon, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Mercy in entry for Joanna Cannon, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 May 1735Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +2 More Children

    Name Meaning

    English (East Yorkshire): nickname from Middle English blosme, blossom ‘blossom’ (Old English blōstm(a), blōsma) used in the 15th century for someone lovely and full of promise.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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