Mary Ann Pierce

7 May 1813–22 December 1908 (Age 95)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Pierce was born on 7 May 1813, in Virginia, United States, her father, Joseph Pierce Jr, was 29 and her mother, Mary Suter, was 28. She married Joel Kent on 6 January 1833, in Butler, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 22 December 1908, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Joel Kent
1811–1878
Mary Ann Pierce
1813–1908
Marriage: 6 January 1833
Emily Ann Kent
1835–1920
James Pierce Kent
1837–1907
Joseph A. Kent
1840–1926
John Finley Kent
1845–1921
William Lee Kent
1851–1930
Laura E Kent
1855–1941
Florence M Kent
1855–1950

Spouse and Children

    Joel Kent

    Male1811–1878Male

    Female1813–1908Female

MARRIAGE
6 January 1833
Butler, Ohio, United States
children

(7)

    Emily Ann Kent

    Female1835–1920Female

    James Pierce Kent

    Male1837–1907Male

    Joseph A. Kent

    Male1840–1926Male

    John Finley Kent

    Male1845–1921Male

    William Lee Kent

    Male1851–1930Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Pierce Jr

    Male1784–1868Male

    Mary Suter

    Female1785–1850Female

siblings

(10)

    William Pierce

    Male1807–1880Male

    John Joseph Pierce

    Male1809–1853Male

    Catherine Pierce

    Female1811–1870Female

    Female1813–1908Female

    Joseph Pierce

    Male1815–1905Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 6

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 11

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 31

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Mary Kent in household of Joel Kent, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary A Kent in household of Wm Kent, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary Kent in household of Joel Kent, "United States Census, 1870"

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