James E. Pearce

2 June 1839–14 January 1930 (Age 90)
Ohio, United States

The Life of James E.

When James E. Pearce was born on 2 June 1839, in Ohio, United States, his father, Abel S. Pearce, was 34 and his mother, Sarah Herring, was 28. He married Adeline Roth on 17 March 1870, in DeKalb, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Richland Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Union Township, DeKalb, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1862. He died on 14 January 1930, in Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Auburn, DeKalb, Indiana, United States.

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James E. Pearce
Adeline Roth
Marriage: 17 March 1870
Lindon J Pearce
Martha Adeline Pearce

Spouse and Children

17 March 1870
DeKalb, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 21

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Welsh, English, and Irish: variant spelling of Pierce .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James Pierce in household of Abel S Pierce, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Pierce in household of Abel Pierce, "United States Census, 1860"
  • J B Pearce, "United States Census, 1920"

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