Mercy Phillips

1741–1836 (Age 95)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Mercy

When Mercy Phillips was born on 11 September 1741, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Jeremiah Phillips, was 46 and her mother, Martha Bishop, was 33. She married Joseph Barnes on 28 April 1771, in Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1741. She died on 10 November 1836, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Mercy Phillips
1741–1836
Joseph Barnes
1742–1776
Marriage: 28 April 1771
Welcome Barnes
1772–1855
Pardon Barnes
1774–
Lydia Barnes
1776–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
28 April 1771
Smithfield, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(3)

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1776

Age 35

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

Age 35

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1790 · 13th State

Age 49

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, North German, and Jewish (western Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name Philip . In North America this name has also absorbed cognate names from other European languages, for example Italian Filippi , Polish Filipowicz .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for Welcome Barns, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Mary in entry for Pardon Barns, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"
  • Mercy Phillips, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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