Thomas Peirce

18 August 1829–1 April 1864 (Age 34)
Uwchlan Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas

When Thomas Peirce was born on 18 August 1829, in Uwchlan Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Robert Peirce, was 32 and his mother, Hannah Harvey, was 27. He married Harriet Ann Green on 21 July 1858, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 1 April 1864, in Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Thomas Peirce
Harriet Ann Green
Marriage: 21 July 1858
Harriet Lunie Peirce
Thomas Harvey Peirce
Morris Clifton Peirce

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 July 1858Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 1
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1830 · The Oregon Trail
    Age 1
    Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
    Age 17
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Pierce .History: The name Peirce first appears in colonial American records in 1623with William Peirce, an English shipmaster who compiled the firstalmanac in English America.

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

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    Sources (37)

    • Thos Pierce, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thomas Pearce, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Thomas Pierce in household of Robert Pierce, "United States Census, 1850"

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