Mercy Raymond

2 October 1747–16 July 1829 (Age 81)
Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Mercy

When Mercy Raymond was born on 2 October 1747, in Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Raymond, was 22 and her mother, Marcy Davis, was 22. She married Jonathan Lovell Jr on 25 August 1768, in Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 16 July 1829, in West Boylston, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 81, 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
Jonathan Lovell
Betsey Lovell
Eunice Lovell
Mercy Mary Lovell
Elijah Lovell
Olive Hartwell Lovell
Joseph Lovell
David Lovell
Cyrus Lovell

Spouse and Children

25 August 1768
Holden, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 29

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 29

"""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."""""""

Age 44

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

A name derived from the Old and Middle High German name Rammund, from "ram-mund," a strong man

Sources (3)

  • Mary Searles in entry for Albert Lovell and Louisa Searles, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • M Lovell in entry for Eunice Knight, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Mercy Raymond, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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