Abner Pearse

17 January 1774–25 August 1823 (Age 49)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Abner

When Abner Pearse was born on 17 January 1774, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Philip Pearse, was 26 and his mother, Mary Lyons, was 28. He died on 25 August 1823, in his hometown, at the age of 49, and was buried in Smithfield, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Philip Pearse
Mary Lyons
Phoebe Pearce
Nancy Pearce
Rhoda Pearse
Abner Pearse
Mary Ann Pearse
Phebe Pearse
Sarah Pearce

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Age 2

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 2

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 14

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Pearce .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Last will and testament of Phillip Pearse: Wills, 1784-1917 ; bonds, 1784-1834 ; index to wills, 1784-1949
  • Abner Pearse, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Abner Pearse (1774 - 1823) - Find A Grave Memorial

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