When Benjamin Pearce was born on 17 February 1813, in Little Compton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Benjamin Pearce, was 31 and his mother, Esther Hazard, was 39. He married Sarah P Nickerson Little Pierce on 13 August 1836, in Paris, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 22 June 1880, at the age of 67.
Welsh, English, and Irish: variant of Pierce .