William Jerome Peerce Sr.

31 January 1910–4 January 2009 (Age 98)
Hardin, Kentucky, United States

The Life of William Jerome

When William Jerome Peerce Sr. was born on 31 January 1910, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Jefferson Peerce, was 35 and his mother, Flaget Elizabeth Skees, was 26. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Margaret F Vinson. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Hardin, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and White Mills, Hardin, Kentucky, United States in 2009. He died on 4 January 2009, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Hardin, Kentucky, United States.

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William Jerome Peerce Sr.
Margaret F Vinson
Mona Claire Peerce
William Jerome Peerce Jr

Spouse and Children




    William Jerome Peerce Jr


Parents and Siblings

    William Jefferson Peerce


    Flaget Elizabeth Skees





    Anna Rose Peerce


    Mary F Pierce


    Susan Charlett Pierce


World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1918: Harlan, Kentucky, United States
1936 · The Last Public Hanging in Kentucky

Age 26

The hanging of Rainey Bethea on August 14,1936, in Owensboro, Kentucky was the last pubic hanging in the state and the United States. Anywhere from 15,000-20,000 people showed up for this event. The media was all over the hanging since the Sheriff of Davies county was a female, even though she did not pull levers. Because of the media coverage and the circus it caused, this was the last hanging.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Percy .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William J Pierce in household of William J Pierce, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William J Peerce in household of William J Peerce, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William G Pierce in household of Willie J Pierce, "United States Census, 1930"

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