Mercy Ann Littlefield

6 May 1815–21 August 1881 (Age 66)
Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Mercy Ann

When Mercy Ann Littlefield was born on 6 May 1815, in Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States, her father, Stephen Littlefield II, was 45 and her mother, Mercy Ann Downes, was 38. She married Prentiss Mellen Avery on 15 October 1838, in Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Prospect, Waldo, Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 21 August 1881, in Winterport, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Winterport, Waldo, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Prentiss Mellen Avery
1810–1880
Mercy Ann Littlefield
1815–1881
Marriage: 15 October 1838
William Enoch Avery
1839–1900
Mercy Ann Avery
1841–1862
Susan Sophia Avery
1843–1854
Alfred Littlefield Avery
1845–1854
Hannah Shaw Avery
1847–1863
Eunice Mayo Avery
1849–1918
Mary Shaw Avery
1850–
Sewell Edwin Avery
1854–1920
Charles Delbert Avery
1856–1921
Susan Sophia Avery
1858–1859

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 October 1838
Frankfort, Waldo, Maine, United States
children

(10)

    William Enoch Avery

    Male1839–1900Male

    Mercy Ann Avery

    Female1841–1862Female

    Susan Sophia Avery

    Female1843–1854Female

    Alfred Littlefield Avery

    Male1845–1854Male

    Hannah Shaw Avery

    Female1847–1863Female

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827

Age 12

Historical Boundaries: 1827: Waldo, Maine, United States
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 21

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various minor places named Littlefield, for example in Surrey and Berkshire, from Old English lȳtel ‘little’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mercy Avery in household of Prentiss M Avery, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mercy Avery in household of Prentice M Avery, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mercy Avery in household of Prentice M Avery, "United States Census, 1860"

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