James Pierce

about 1782–
Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of James

When James Pierce was born about 1782, in Charlestown, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Daniel Pierce, was 19 and his mother, Elizabeth Brown, was 22.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Daniel Pierce
1763–1848
Elizabeth Brown
1760–1840
James Pierce
1782–
William Pierce
1785–
Samuel Pierce
1791–1865
Daniel Pierce
1793–1861
Nathan Pierce
1798–1859
John V Pierce
1801–1873
Ruth Pierce
1803–1863

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (3)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1790 · 13th State

Age 8

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (0)

    Sources

    There are no historical documents attached to James.

    Find more of your family story

    As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a free account
    Share this with your family and friends.