Mercy Blinn

1763–1852 (Age 88)
Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Mercy

When Mercy Blinn was born on 18 March 1763, in Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Charles Blinn, was 29 and her mother, Mercy Westover, was 26. She married Col Alpheas Hall on 11 October 1781, in Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1852, in Milton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 89.

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Mercy Blinn
Col Alpheas Hall
Marriage: 11 October 1781
Jemima Hall
Almira A. Hall
Lucinda Hall
Daniel Hall
Lucy Hall
Daniel Hall
Alpheus Hall Jr
Lorenzo Hall
Clarissa Hall
Israel Hall
Celia Hall
Caroline Jean Hall

Spouse & Children

11 October 1781
Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 13

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 18

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 24

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

German: variant of Blinne, itself a variant of Blind .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Blinn in entry for Lorenzo Hall, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Marey Blin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Mary Blin, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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