James Dwight Pierce

Male23 January 1826–2 January 1827

Brief Life History 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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James Pierce
Cynthia Bacheller
Benjamin Pierce
James Dwight Pierce
Laura Maria Pierce
James Dwight Pierce
Lucy Bacheller Pierce
Mary Ballard Pierce
George Henry Pierce
Laura Maria Pierce
Harriet R. Pierce
Edwin Kelton Peirce
Hannah Battle Pierce
Charles Elmer Peirce

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

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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.

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