William Pearse

about 1720–1796 (Age 76)
St Clether, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Pearse was born about 1720, in St Clether, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, his father, Silvanus Pearse, was 43 and his mother, Grace Courtis, was 44. He married Elizabeth Mill on 16 October 1743, in Davidstow, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1796, in Warbstow, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 76, and was buried in Trevalga, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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William Pearse
Elizabeth Mill
Marriage: 16 October 1743
Thomas Pearce
Mary Pearse
Elizabeth Pearse

Spouse and Children

16 October 1743
Davidstow, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom


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Name Meaning

English: variant of Pearce .

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

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Sources (3)

  • William Pearce in entry for Thomas, "England, Warwickshire, Parish Registers, 1535-1963"
  • William Pearse, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Marriage record for William Pearse and Elizabeth Mill on 16 October 1743

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