Eliza Carolina Pearce

15 May 1811–13 May 1860 (Age 48)
Cheneyville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza Carolina

When Eliza Carolina Pearce was born on 15 May 1811, in Cheneyville, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, her father, Stephen Samuel Pearce, was 27 and her mother, Sallie Goodwin Bray, was 21. She married Charles Duvall Brashear Sr. on 5 February 1829, in Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Avoyelles Church, Avoyelles, Louisiana, United States in 1850. She died on 13 May 1860, in Dayton, Liberty, Texas, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Kenefick, Liberty, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Duvall Brashear Sr.
Eliza Carolina Pearce
Marriage: 5 February 1829
Sarah Amelia Brashear
Stephen Belt Brashear
William Ralph Brashear
Melvina Rebecca Brashear
Charles Duvall Brashear Jr.
Lucy Brashear
Basil Crow Brashear
Sophia Eliza Brashear
Mary Maxim Brashear
Henry Alfred Brashear

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1829Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 1
    Louisiana is the 18th state.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 14
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh, English, and Irish: variant of Pierce .

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

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    Sources (2)

    • Eliasa Brashear in household of Chs D Brashear, "United States Census, 1850" - [7 September 1850]
    • Eliza Caroline Pearce Brashear, "Find A Grave Index"

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