Sylvia J. Comstock

15 September 1815–August 1871 (Age 55)
Franklin, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sylvia J.

When Sylvia J. Comstock was born on 15 September 1815, in Franklin, Ohio, United States, her father, Dr. James Comstock, was 33 and her mother, Chloe Bull, was 20. She married Samuel Ransom Pierce on 24 April 1834, in Hamilton, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in New Haven, Crosby Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Dearborn, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died in August 1871, in Harrison Township, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ransom Pierce
Sylvia J. Comstock
Marriage: 24 April 1834
William O Pierce
Chloe A. Pearce
James Wilber Pierce
Dorsey Comstock Pierce
Mary E. Pearce
Eda B Pierce

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Ransom Pierce



24 April 1834
Hamilton, Ohio, United States



    Chloe A. Pearce


    James Wilber Pierce


    Dorsey Comstock Pierce


    Mary E. Pearce


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

Indiana is the 19th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably a habitational name from an unidentified place.

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

Sources (3)

  • Susan Pearce in household of Saml R Pearce, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Slvie Pierce in household of S R Pierce, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sylvia Pierce in household of Sam R Pierce, "United States Census, 1870"

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