John Pearce

1866–1966 (Age 100)
Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Pearce was born in 1866, in Orwell, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles Pearce, was 23 and his mother, Elizabeth Chapple, was 21. He had at least 1 son with Barbara Jane Chester. He died before 1966, at the age of 99.

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John Pearce
Barbara Jane Chester
George Edward Pearce

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    Barbara Jane Chester




    George Edward Pearce


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+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 14

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 18

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 38

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

Welsh, English, and Irish: variant spelling of Pierce .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • John W Pearce in household of Charles Pearce, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John W Pearce in household of Charles Pearce, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • John William Pearce, "England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 "

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