James Dwight Pierce

23 January 1826–2 January 1827
Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of James Dwight

When James Dwight Pierce was born on 23 January 1826, in Warwick, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James Pierce, was 33 and his mother, Cynthia Bacheller, was 26. He died on 2 January 1827, at the age of 0.

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Family Time Line

James Pierce
1793–1875
Cynthia Bacheller
1800–1869
Benjamin Pierce
1825–
James Dwight Pierce
1826–1827
Laura Maria Pierce
1827–
James Dwight Pierce
1827–1910
Lucy Bacheller Pierce
1828–1900
Mary Ballard Pierce
1831–1864
George Henry Pierce
1833–1853
Laura Maria Pierce
1834–1861
Harriet R. Pierce
1837–1845
Edwin Kelton Peirce
1839–1859
Hannah Bartlett Pierce
1841–1892
Charles Elmer Peirce
1844–1911

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Name Meaning

English, Welsh, and Irish: from the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Piers, Peres, Peris, an Old French nominative of Pierre or Per, the French form of Peter . Pierce is especially frequent in northwestern Wales and Lancashire, while Pearce is the more common spelling in the rest of England. In Ireland Pierce and Pearse represent a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.History: Franklin Pierce (1804–69), 14th president of the US, was born in Hillsborough, NH, on the New England frontier. His English ancestor Thomas Pierce emigrated to Charlestown, MA, in 1633/34.

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

Possible Related Names

Pyers
Peirce
Piers
Perrell
Pearce
Pearse
Peter
Pears
Peairs
Parkin

Sources (3)

  • James Dwight Pierce, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"
  • James Dwight Pierce, "Find A Grave Index"

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