Thomas Jefferson Pearce

22 February 1845–1 April 1881 (Age 36)
Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas Jefferson

When Thomas Jefferson Pearce was born on 22 February 1845, in Fulton, Itawamba, Mississippi, United States, his father, Harrison Pearce, was 26 and his mother, Henrietta Louise Cromeans, was 30. He married Angenette Electa Hendrix on 28 December 1867, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 1 April 1881, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Saint George City Cemetery, St. George, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Pearce
1845–1881
Angenette Electa Hendrix
1850–1916
Marriage: 28 December 1867
Lucy H Pearce
1868–1956
Electa Pearce
1870–1870
Daniel Nelson Pearce
1872–1970
Mary Angenette Pearce
1874–1947
Thomas Harrison Pearce
1877–1950
Nancy Emranda Pearce
1879–1973

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1867St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1846
    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861
    Age 16
    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
    1861 · St. George Founded
    Age 16
    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.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh, English, and Irish: variant of Pierce .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Pierce
    Peers
    Parrott
    Parlett

    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)

    • Thomas Pearce in household of Harrison Pearce, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Thomas Pearce in entry for Thomas Hansen Pearce, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Thomas Pearc, "United States Census, 1880"

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