Eli Harvey Peirce Jr

27 September 1851–9 February 1915 (Age 63)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Eli Harvey

When Eli Harvey Peirce Jr was born on 27 September 1851, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, his father, Eli Harvey Peirce, was 24 and his mother, Susannah Neff, was 20. He married Lydia Mary Elizabeth Snow on 22 December 1881, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. He died on 9 February 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Eli Harvey Peirce Jr
Henrietta Madsen
Marriage: 19 June 1888
Pansy Adina Peirce
Harvey Adolph Peirce
Earle Wagner Peirce
Mary Henrietta Peirce

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    19 June 1888Logan Utah Temple, Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1853 · Many Called to Settle the New Area
    Age 2
    From 1853-1854, Lorenzo Snow was called with 60 other families to help settle and strength Brigham City and the surrounding area.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 17
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Pierce .History: The name Peirce first appears in colonial American records in 1623with William Peirce, an English shipmaster who compiled the firstalmanac in English America.

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

    Possible Related Names


    Story Highlight

    Unlikely missionary story

    This story is talked about in a BYU Devotional by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, "For Times of Trouble"

    Sources (59)

    • Eli H Pierce in household of Willie H Booth, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Eli H Peirce in entry for Arthur S Haines and Ramona P Tompkins, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
    • Eli Peirce in entry for Henrietta Madson Peirce, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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