Henrietta Pearce

15 June 1852–21 October 1941 (Age 89)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Henrietta

When Henrietta Pearce was born on 15 June 1852, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Harrison Pearce, was 33 and her mother, Henrietta Louise Cromeans, was 37. She married Thomas John Hall on 26 February 1871, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1920 and Navajo, Arizona, United States in 1930. She died on 21 October 1941, in Winslow, Navajo, Arizona, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Taylor Cemetery, Taylor, Navajo, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Minerly Steers
Henrietta Pearce
Marriage: 11 January 1877
Edna Maud Steers
Harrison Pearce Steers
Parley Pratt Steers
James Lafayette Hall
Henrietta Amelia Steers

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 January 1877St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 5
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 9
    On December 6,1861, St. George Utah was founded. How it got its name remains a mystery. Some claim it was supposedly named after George A. Smith who was an Apostle for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at the time. Those that went down were told to start cotton fields as it might be important with the American Civil War going on.
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh, English, and Irish: variant of Pierce .

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

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    Story Highlight

    James Pearce - life story

    Harrison and Henrietta and their five young children moved from Mississippi north some several hundred miles to Nauvoo, Illinois in March 1846 to join the Mormon community. Within the year, the young …

    Sources (23)

    • Henrietta Minerly in household of Albert Minerly, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Henrita Hall in entry for John Hall, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
    • Henrietta Pearce in household of Harrison Pearce, "United States Census, 1860"

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