Pierson V. Wyre

about 1824–after 1870 (Age 46)
Harrison, Virginia, United States

The Life of Pierson V.

When Pierson V. Wyre was born about 1824, in Harrison, Virginia, United States, his father, George Isaac Wyer, was 62 and his mother, Eunice Rogers, was 46. He married Theresa Mathursa Fulton on 20 December 1857. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Clay Township, Atchison, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Clark Township, Chariton, Missouri, United States in 1870. He died after 1870, at the age of 47.

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Pierson V. Wyre
Theresa Mathursa Fulton
Marriage: 20 December 1857
Ema A. Wyer
Thomas T. Wyre
David L. Wyer
Mary W. Wyre

Spouse and Children

20 December 1857


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World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 0

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 20

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wire .

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

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Sources (3)

  • P V Wyer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Percin V Wire, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Parson P V Wyer in household of Rodum Wyer, "United States Census, 1850"

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