Charles Arguyle Pierce

26 November 1879–24 August 1966 (Age 86)
Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States

The Life of Charles Arguyle

When Charles Arguyle Pierce was born on 26 November 1879, in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States, his father, Henry Arguyle Pierce, was 24 and his mother, Nancy Ellen Jane Hilburn, was 20. He married Myrta Leone Texand Tubbs on 16 September 1900, in Lubbock, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Ellis, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 24 August 1966, in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Lubbock, Lubbock, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Arguyle Pierce
Myrta Leone Texand Tubbs
Marriage: 16 September 1900
Elma Mae Pierce
Charles William Pierce
Henry Arguyle Pierce
George Edward Pierce
Myrta L Pierce

Spouse and Children

16 September 1900
Lubbock, Texas, United States



    Charles William Pierce


    Henry Arguyle Pierce


    George Edward Pierce



Parents and Siblings

    Henry Arguyle Pierce


    Nancy Ellen Jane Hilburn




    Naomi Pierce



    Roger Quarles Pierce


    Mary Pierce


    S. R. Pierce


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Charles A Pierce, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles A Pierce, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Charles H Pierce in household of H A Pierce, "United States Census, 1880"

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