Mittie Adalee Pierce

15 February 1896–1 February 1983 (Age 86)
Henderson, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Mittie Adalee

When Mittie Adalee Pierce was born on 15 February 1896, in Henderson, Texas, United States, her father, Thomas David Pierce, was 20 and her mother, Jerusha J. Anding, was 22. She married Andrew Hearod Ezell on 24 August 1913, in Athens, Henderson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 1 February 1983, in Palestine, Anderson, Texas, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Montalba, Anderson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Hearod Ezell
1892–1967
Mittie Adalee Pierce
1896–1983
Marriage: 24 August 1913
Alvin Ezell
1914–1914
Opal Elaine Ezell
1915–2001
Ona Mae Ezell
1918–1941
Mabel Hearod Ezell
1922–2002
Bettie Ruth Ezell
1927–2017
Hariel Mittie Ezell
1928–1981
Alvin O Ezell
1933–2002

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 August 1913Athens, Henderson, Texas, United States
  • Children

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (2)

    World Events (8)

    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 2
    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
    1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
    Age 5
    "Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment
    Age 23
    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English, Welsh, and Irish: from the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English personal name Piers, Peres, Peris, an Old French nominative of Pierre or Per, the French form of Peter . Pierce is especially frequent in northwestern Wales and Lancashire, while Pearce is the more common spelling in the rest of England. In Ireland Pierce and Pearse represent a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.History: Franklin Pierce (1804–69), 14th president of the US, was born in Hillsborough, NH, on the New England frontier. His English ancestor Thomas Pierce emigrated to Charlestown, MA, in 1633/34.

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

    Possible Related Names

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    Peter
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    Sources (8)

    • Mittie Pierce, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
    • Mittie Pierce in entry for Opal Elaine Ezell, "Texas Births and Christenings, 1840-1981"
    • Obituary

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