Mercy Card

1788–31 December 1863 (Age 76)
Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Mercy

When Mercy Card was born in 1788, in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, Benjamin Card, was 34 and her mother, Hannah Cummings, was 25. She married James McKoon on 25 March 1821, in Burlington, Burlington, Otsego, New York, United States. She died on 31 December 1863, in Roulette, Roulette Township, Potter, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75.

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James McKoon
Mercy Card
Marriage: 25 March 1821

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25 March 1821
Burlington, Burlington, Otsego, New York, United States

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1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 0

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.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 3

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

Age 20

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for someone who carded wool (i.e. disentangled it), preparatory to spinning, from Middle English, Old French card(e) ‘carder’, an implement used for this purpose.2 Reduced form of Irish McCard .

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

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