Captain John Pierce

11 October 1789–29 May 1854 (Age 64)
Wilkes, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John

Captain John Pierce was born on 11 October 1789, in Wilkes, North Carolina, United States as the son of Elizabeth Lewis Graham. He married Sarah Sally Allen on 19 January 1818. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 29 May 1854, in Christian, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Christian, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Captain John Pierce
1789–1854
Sarah Sally Allen
1799–1878
Marriage: 19 January 1818
William Allen Pierce
1820–1887
Elizabeth Jane Pierce
1821–1903
Lucinda Pierce
1823–1878
John Henry Pierce
1826–1902
Francis M Pierce
1827–1905
Sarah Ann Pierce
1828–1845
Josiah Pierce
1829–1838
Milton Pierce
1833–1853
George Robin Pierce
1836–1919
Martha V. Pierce
1837–
Matilda Columbia Pierce
1837–1929
Susan Pierce
1839–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 January 1818
children

(12)

    William Allen Pierce

    Male1820–1887Male

    Elizabeth Jane Pierce

    Female1821–1903Female

    Female1823–1878Female

    John Henry Pierce

    Male1826–1902Male

    Francis M Pierce

    Male1827–1905Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Elizabeth Lewis Graham

    Female1760–1850Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1791

Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1792 · Capital City Moved

Age 3

New Bern had been the capital of North Carolina in its early days. In 1792, the capital was moved to Raleigh because it was more the center of the state.
1808

Age 19

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jn? Pearco, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Jno T Radford in household of Lucinda Radford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Pierce in entry for Francis M Radford and Lucinda Pearce, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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