Thomas Pierce

18 June 1902–16 May 1985 (Age 82)
Arkansas, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Pierce was born on 18 June 1902, in Arkansas, United States, his father, George W Pierce, was 31 and his mother, Lucy Thigfenn, was 22. He lived in Gilkerson, Craighead, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years and Black Oak, Craighead, Arkansas, United States in 1930. He died on 16 May 1985, in Jonesboro, Craighead, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Craighead, Arkansas, United States.

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Thomas Pierce
Edna Geraldine Minton

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    George W Pierce





    James Henry Pierce





    Gertrude Pierce


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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 2

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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  • Tom Pierce in household of George W Pierce, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Tom Pierce in household of George Pierce, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Thomas Pierce in household of George W Pierce, "United States Census, 1910"

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