Emma Claudia Pierce

Female4 September 1875–7 January 1968

Brief Life History of Emma Claudia

When Emma Claudia Pierce was born on 4 September 1875, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States, her father, George Benjamin Pierce, was 22 and her mother, Lula Timuthe Husbands, was 20. She married Felix W. Hill Seate on 11 December 1892, in Johnson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States in 1920 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 7 January 1968, in Johnson, Texas, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Felix W. Hill Seate
1872–1939
Emma Claudia Pierce
1875–1968
Marriage: 11 December 1892
Ella Mae Seate
1893–1926
Elmer Paul Seate
1896–1963
Oliver Riley Seate
1898–1969
Stella Evadine Seate
1902–
Jay Troy Seate
1904–1977
Felix Aubrey Seate
1907–1985
Allen Dee Seate
1909–1988
Emmett Leroy Seate
1912–1997
James Burton Seate
1914–2007
Claude Harris Seate
1917–1974

Sources (32)

  • Claudia Pierce in household of George B. Pierce, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Claudie Peirce Or Peerce, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Emma Claudia Seate, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1892Johnson, Texas, United States
  • Children (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

    Age 1

    A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 1

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    1900 · Gold for Cash!

    Age 25

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

    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.

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