William Morrison Pearce

20 October 1885–24 May 1954 (Age 68)
Alhambra, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of William Morrison

When William Morrison Pearce was born on 20 October 1885, in Alhambra, Madison, Illinois, United States, his father, Joseph Bartlett Pearce, was 38 and his mother, Anna Minerva Sharp, was 27. He married Laura C. Ottenad on 13 August 1912, in Clayton, Vernon, Missouri, United States. He lived in Alhambra, Alhambra Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1900. He died on 24 May 1954, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

William Morrison Pearce
1885–1954
Laura C. Ottenad
1888–1917
Marriage: 13 August 1912

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 August 1912
Clayton, Vernon, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Bartlett Pearce

    Male1847–1937Male

    Female1858–1928Female

siblings

(5)

    Allen Vincent Pearce

    Male1879–1912Male

    Davis Sharp Pearce

    Male1883–1883Male

    Betty McAlliser Pearce

    Female1884–1920Female

    Male1885–1954Male

    Roger Mills Pearce

    Male1888–1938Male

World Events (8)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1904

Age 19

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

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

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Marion W Pearce in household of Joseph B Pearce, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Morison Pearce in household of Joseph B Pearce, "United States Census, 1900"

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