William Pierce

1753–29 April 1769
Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Pierce was born in 1753, in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, William Pierce, was 27 and his mother, Ann Pierce, was 15. He was buried in Neath, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Pierce
1726–
Ann Pierce
1738–
William Pierce
1753–1769
John Pierce
1755–1759
Jane Pierce
1760–
Catherine Pierce
1764–1838

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.

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  • William Pierce, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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