Catherine Theresa Pierce

12 October 1825–14 January 1878 (Age 52)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Catherine Theresa

Catherine Theresa Pierce was born on 12 October 1825, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States. She married Thomas Eastwick Mousley on 25 December 1846. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1865 and Kickapoo, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States in 1870. She died on 14 January 1878, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Eastwick Mousley
Catherine Theresa Pierce
Marriage: 25 December 1846
Howard E Mousley
Mary Anna Mousley
Eliza Mousley
Jane Mousley
William Mousley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 December 1846
  • Children


    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 5
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1832 · First Peach Orchard Planted
    Age 7
    "Isaac Reeves is credited with being Delaware's first farmer to plant over 30 acres of peaches near the city of New Castle. In over ten years, he would expand his crop to over a hundred acres. His success prompted others to plant orchards in Kent and Sussex counties. This gave the state the nickname the """"Peach State"""" for awhile."
    Age 21
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Sources (11)

    • Catharine T Monsley in household of Thomas E Monsley, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mousley in household of Thos E Mousley, "Kansas State Census, 1865"
    • Catherine Monsley, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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