Mercy Beebe or Beebel

Brief Life History of Mercy

When Mercy Beebe or Beebel was born about 1766, in Suffield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Elisha Pomeroy, was 48 and her mother, Mercy Searle, was 48. She married Sylvanus Pomeroy about 1787. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died in 1799, in Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Sylvanus Pomeroy
Mercy Beebe or Beebel
Marriage: about 1787
Wealthy Pomeroy
Clarissa Pomeroy
Sophia Pomeroy
Sarah Pomeroy
Tryphena Pomeroy
Sylvanus Pomeroy

Sources (47)

  • Mercy Pomeroy, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Copy of Mercy Pomeroy, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Mercy Beebel in entry for Sophia Pomeroy, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

World Events (5)


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

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): variant of Beeby 1.

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

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