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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Family Time Line

William Jerome Peerce Sr.
1910–2009
Margaret F Vinson
1912–1990
Mona Claire Peerce
1935–2008
William Jerome Peerce Jr
1940–2012

Spouse and Children

children

(2)

    Female1935–2008Female

    William Jerome Peerce Jr

    Male1940–2012Male

Parents and Siblings

    William Jefferson Peerce

    Male1874–1962Male

    Flaget Elizabeth Skees

    Female1883–1980Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1910–2009Male

    Anna Rose Peerce

    Female1915–2007Female

    Mary F Pierce

    Female1919–Female

    Susan Charlett Pierce

    Female1922–Female

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.
1918

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.

Possible Related Names

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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