Daniel Merchant

16 August 1745–
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Daniel

When Daniel Merchant was born on 16 August 1745, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Daniel Merchant, was 23 and his mother, Hannah Woodbury, was 22. He married Thomasin Lane on 21 November 1769, in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Merchant
1745–
Thomasin Lane
1749–1780
Marriage: 21 November 1769
Thomasin Merchant
1770–
Nancy Merchant
1777–
Unie Merchant
1779–
Tristram Merchant
1780–
Daniel Merchant
1771–
Rebecca Marchant
1774–1823

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1769
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a buyer and seller of goods, from Old French, Middle English march(e)ant, Late Latin mercatans ( see Marchand ).2 Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Muslim and Parsi occupational name for a trader, from the English vocabulary word merchant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel in entry for Caleb Marchant, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Daniel Merchant in entry for Thomasin Merchant, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Daniel, Jr. Marchant & Tammey Lane in the Massachusetts, Compiled Marriages, 1633-1850

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