Robert Peirce

11 April 1797–27 March 1884 (Age 86)
Chester Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Robert

When Robert Peirce was born on 11 April 1797, in Chester Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Peirce, was 26 and his mother, Margaret Trimble, was 27. He married Hannah Harvey on 23 January 1821, in Willistown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 27 March 1884, in East Millcreek, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Peirce
1797–1884
Hannah Harvey
1802–1872
Marriage: 23 January 1821
Mary Harvey Pierce
1821–1847
Joseph Peirce
1831–1831
Margaret Pierce
1823–1907
Anna Eliza Peirce
1826–1829
Eli Harvey Peirce
1827–1858
Thomas Peirce
1829–1864
William Peirce
1833–1908
Edith Evalina Peirce
1836–1917
Elizabeth Peirce
1839–1844

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 January 1821Willistown Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

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    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 3
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
    Age 15
    Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 23
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Pierce .History: The name Peirce first appears in colonial American records in 1623with William Peirce, an English shipmaster who compiled the firstalmanac in English America.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Pierce

    Story Highlight

    History of Edith Evaline Peirce Fisher

    This history was taken from the writings of Edith E. Peirce Fisher and also her daughter Helen Jane Fisher Russell. Also the Church Historians Office in Salt Lake City, where Edith Russell Woods and …

    Sources (76)

    • Robert Peirce, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
    • Robert Price, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Robt Peirce, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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