Mercy Ann Winsor

5 August 1761–13 September 1813 (Age 52)
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Mercy Ann

When Mercy Ann Winsor was born on 5 August 1761, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Rev. John Winsor, was 38 and her mother, Mercy Smith, was 34. She married Samuel Holmes on 19 December 1779, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 13 September 1813, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Holmes
1754–1825
Mercy Ann Winsor
1761–1813
Marriage: 19 December 1779
Salome Holmes
1780–
Stephen Holmes
1781–1859
John Holmes
1783–1846
Cynthia Holmes
1787–1845

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Holmes

    Male1754–1825Male

    Female1761–1813Female

MARRIAGE
19 December 1779
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(19)

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World Events (6)

1776

Age 15

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 15

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 27

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Windsor . This is the spelling used for places so named in Devon and Hampshire.2 Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Winzer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mercy in entry for John Holmes, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Mercy in entry for Cyntha Holmes, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Mercy in entry for Stephen Holmes, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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