Mercy Blossom

1718–1751 (Age 33)
Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States

The Life 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–
Nathan Cannon
1741–
Joanna Cannon
1743–1815
Joseph Cannon
1745–1807
Timothy Cannon
1750–1809

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 May 1735
Falmouth, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Female1709–1750Female

    Thankful Blossom

    Female1711–Female

    Male1713–1758Male

    Ruth Blossom

    Female1716–Female

    Female1718–1751Female

+2 More Children

Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old English blōstm(a), blōsma ‘blossom’, according to Reaney ‘used in the 15th century of one lovely and full of promise.’

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

Sources (3)

  • 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"

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