Mary Merritt

18 May 1752–13 January 1827 (Age 74)
New Castle, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Mary

When Mary Merritt was born on 18 May 1752, in New Castle, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Merritt, was 38 and her mother, Mary Prudence Anderson, was 34. She married William Kipp on 3 October 1770, in New Castle, Westchester, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 13 January 1827, in New Castle, Westchester, New York, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

William Kipp
1749–1800
Mary Merritt
1752–1827
Marriage: 3 October 1770
John Kipp
1768–1853
Sarah Kipp
1771–1831
Prudence Kipp
1773–
Isaac Kipp
1774–1860
Dorothy Kipp
1776–1877
Martha Kipp
1779–1842
Thomas Kipp
1780–1847
Benjamin Kipp
1782–1851
Abigail Kipp
1784–
Ann Kipp
1789–
Tamar Kipp
1793–1886

Spouse and Children

    William Kipp

    Male1749–1800Male

    Female1752–1827Female

MARRIAGE
3 October 1770
New Castle, Westchester, New York, United States
children

(11)

    John Kipp

    Male1768–1853Male

    Female1771–1831Female

    Female1773–Female

    Male1774–1860Male

    Dorothy Kipp

    Female1776–1877Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 24

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 24

New York is the 11th state.
1791

Age 39

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Merriott in Somerset, named in Old English as ‘boundary gate’ or ‘mare gate’, from (ge)mǣre ‘boundary’ or miere ‘mare’ + geat ‘gate’. 2. variant (as a result of hypercorrection) of Marriott , or of Marryat , which is from a Middle English personal name, Meryet, Old English Mǣrgēat, composed of the element mǣr ‘boundary’ + the tribal name Gēat ( see Joslin ).

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Merritt - birth-name: Mary MERRITT

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