Joanna Phoebe Merchant

1759–1821 (Age 61)
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Joanna Phoebe

When Joanna Phoebe Merchant was born on 20 April 1759, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, John Merchant Jr., was 33 and her mother, Prudence Stoddard, was 18. She married John Randall Jr. on 20 April 1780, in Amenia, Amenia, Dutchess, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 27 January 1821, in Rutland, Vermont, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Wallingford, Rutland, Vermont, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joanna Phoebe Merchant
John Randall Jr.
Marriage: 20 April 1780
Arsenath Lena Randall
Elizabeth Randall
John Randall III
Joanna Randall
Lydia Randall
John Marchant Randall
Sally Randall
Lucinda Randall

Spouse & Children

20 April 1780
Amenia, Amenia, Dutchess, New York, United States


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World Events (6)


Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 32

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 35

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a buyer and seller of goods, from Old French, Middle English march(e)ant, Late Latin mercatans ( see Marchand ).2 Indian (Gujarat and Bombay city): Muslim and Parsi occupational name for a trader, from the English vocabulary word merchant.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joannah Marchant, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Joannah Marchant Randal, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Find a Grave

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