Anna Pearce

about 1768–
Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Pearce was born about 1768, in Rhode Island, United States, her father, Ephraim Pearce, was 35 and her mother, Phebe Manton, was 33. She married John Beamount on 15 June 1788, in Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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John Beamount
Anna Pearce
Marriage: 15 June 1788

Spouse and Children

    John Beamount



15 June 1788
Johnston, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Parents and Siblings



    William Pearce


    Samuel Pearce


    Mehitable Pearce



    Joseph B. Pearce


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World Events (8)


Age 8

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 8

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 32

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna Pearse, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Anne Pearse, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Anne Pearce, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"

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