Roland Hill Pierce

30 November 1818–
Dundas, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Roland Hill

When Roland Hill Pierce was born on 30 November 1818, his father, John Pierce, was 31 and his mother, Maria A McFarland, was 33. He married Elizabeth Abbott in 1847, in Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Roland Hill Pierce
Elizabeth Abbott
Marriage: 1847
Thomas Roland Pierce

Spouse and Children

Ontario, Canada


Parents and Siblings




    Maria Ann Pierce


    Carolina Louiza Pierce



    Elizabeth Melinda Pierce


+3 More Children

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.

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  • 1851 Thoroid, Welland, Canada West 1851 Canada Census

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