Belle Harned

22 June 1880–2 October 1953 (Age 73)
Dubois, Marion Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States

The Life of Belle

When Belle Harned was born on 22 June 1880, in Dubois, Marion Township, Dubois, Indiana, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Harned, was 35 and her mother, Mary Polly HOPKINS, was 32. She married Joseph Lee Andrew Pearce on 26 March 1898, in Daviess, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Jasper, Dubois, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Vigo Township, Knox, Indiana, United States in 1920. She died on 2 October 1953, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lee Andrew Pearce
Belle Harned
Marriage: 26 March 1898
Nettie May Pearce

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Lee Andrew Pearce



26 March 1898
Daviess, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin Franklin Harned


    Mary Polly HOPKINS




    Thomas H Harned



    Flora Harned


    Dora Harned



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 20

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

English or Irish: variant of Harnett .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Belle Pearce in household of Lee Pearce, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Belle Pearce in household of Levi Pearce, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Belle Pearce in household of Lee Pearce, "United States Census, 1930"

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