Mercy Raymond

Brief Life History of Mercy

When Mercy Raymond was born on 10 May 1747, in Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, William Raymond, was 21 and her mother, Marcy Davis, was 21. She married Jonathan Lovell Jr on 25 August 1768, in Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 16 July 1829, in West Boylston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery, West Boylston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Jonathan Lovell Jr
Mercy Raymond
Marriage: 25 August 1768
Jonathan Lovell
Mary Lovell
Betsey Lovell
Eunice Lovell
Mercy Mary Lovell
Elijah Lovell
Olive Hartwell Lovell
Joseph Lovell
David Lovell
Cyrus Lovell

Sources (26)

  • Marcy Raymond, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Mercy Raymond, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Mercy Raymond Lovell, "Find A Grave Index"

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

1776 · The Declaration to the King

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""


Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Normand, Andre, Camille, Jacques, Lucien, Armand, Francois, Emile, Fernand, Gilles, Laurier, Marcel.

English and French: from the Norman personal name Raimund or Raimond, from ancient Germanic Raginmund, composed of the elements ragin ‘advice, counsel’ + mund ‘protection’. Compare Ramo and Raymo .

Americanized form of Italian Raimondo and German Raimund, cognates of 1 above. Compare Raimond .

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

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