Mercy Blossom

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

The Life Summary 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
Mercy Blossom
Marriage: 31 May 1735
Ebenezer Cannon II
Ruth Cannon
Nathan Cannon
Joanna Cannon
Joseph Cannon
Timothy Cannon

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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 (10)

  • 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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