George Henry Pierce

27 June 1832–20 January 1905 (Age 72)
Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of George Henry

When George Henry Pierce was born on 27 June 1832, in Oswegatchie, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Isaac Washington Pierce I, was 21 and his mother, Phebe Baldwin, was 22. He married Lucinda Sophronia Ellsworth on 21 January 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He registered for military service in 1853. His occupation is listed as farmer in Utah, United States. He died on 20 January 1905, in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Levan Cemetery, Levan, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Henry Pierce
1832–1905
Sarah Jane Skinner
1840–1925
Marriage: 6 April 1859
Sarah Diantha Pierce
1860–1917
Phebe Peloney Pierce
1861–1861
George Washington Pierce
1862–1918
Brigham Horace Pierce
1864–1944
Lucy L. Pierce
1866–1867
Elinor Patience Pierce
1868–1949
Isaac Daily Pierce
1870–1870
Samuel Elmer Pierce
1871–1948
Sylvester Pierce Sr
1873–1962
Elizabeth Ester Pierce
1875–1961
Angelina Safrona Pierce
1877–1877
Emma Minerva Pierce
1878–1973
Orson Harvey Pierce
1881–1960

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 April 1859Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1840
    Age 8
    On 6 April 1840, Kirtland Township became part of the newly organized Lake County.
    1863
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

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    Story Highlight

    Phebe Baldwin Pierce & Daily Carpenter Time Line

    Daily Carpenter "This certifies that Daly Carpenter is an Elder in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and has this day received from under our hand at Nauvoo, Hancock Co., Ill., Oct …

    Sources (70)

    • George H Pierce, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Ger H Pierce in entry for Sylvester Pierce, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Geo. H. Pierce in entry for Geo. Washington Pierce, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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