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William H. PIERCE

William H. PIERCE[1]

Male 1811 - 1898  (86 years)

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  • Name William H. PIERCE 
    Born 13 Sep 1811  , , Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Age: > 20y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male between the ages of 20 and 30
    1840 U.S. census, Tennessee, Meigs County
    1840 U.S. census, Tennessee, Meigs County
    Occupation Between 1850 and 1860 
    farmer 
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , Subdivision 22, Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: 39y 
    • He was recorded as William H. Pearce, the head of household, and 39 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Virginia was his reported birthplace.
    1850 U.S. census, Tennessee, Meigs County, Subdivision 22 [PIERCE, William H.]
    1850 U.S. census, Tennessee, Meigs County, Subdivision 22 [PIERCE, William H.]
    1860 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1860  T3S R1E, Blissville Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 47y 
    • He was recorded as Wm H. Pierce, and 47 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "farmer", and Virginia was his reported birthplace.
    • There is also a "James Pierce", age 28, who was born in Virginia and is in the same household of Wm. H. Pierce. Not certain as to who this is.
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, T3SR1E [PIERCE]
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, T3SR1E [PIERCE]
    Occupation 1870 
    harness maker 
    1870 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1870  , Tamaroa, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Age: 59y 
    • He was recorded in the household of S.M. Pierce and was 59 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "harness maker", and Virginia was his reported birthplace.
    1870 U.S. census, Illinois, Perry County, Tamoroa [PIERCE, S.M.]
    1870 U.S. census, Illinois, Perry County, Tamoroa [PIERCE, S.M.]
    Land Purchase 18 Sep 1879  T5S R2E S18 SESW, Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 31.09 acres
    Occupation 1880 
    Saddler 
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Tamaroa, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 67y 
    • He was recorded as the head of household and was 67 years old at the time of this census. His occupation was recorded as "saddler", and Virginia was his reported birthplace, as was that of his father and mother. Those in the household were:

      William H., head, age 67
      Mary, [relation not recorded], age 54
      Ellen Moore, step-daughter, age 12
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Perry County [PIERCE, pg. 1]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Perry County [PIERCE, pg. 1]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Perry County [PIERCE, pg. 2]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Perry County [PIERCE, pg. 2]
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    Died 27 Mar 1898  , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Age: 86y 
    Buried Horse Prairie Cemetery, Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gravestone for PIERCE, William H.
    Gravestone for PIERCE, William H.
    Transcription:
    W. H. PIERCE
    BORN
    Sept. 13, 1811
    DIED
    Mar. 27, 1898
    AGED
    86 Yrs 6 Ms & 11 Ds
    Photographed by Kathy Kult on 27 May 2007
    Person ID I5083  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 10 Mar 2018 

    Father James PIERCE,   b. Cal 5 Apr 1783, , , Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jul 1863, , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Mary MASTERS,   b. 2 May 1792, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Feb 1859, , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Family ID F2149  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Nancy A. DAY,   b. 26 Jun 1815, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 1879, , Tamaroa, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married Yes, date unknown 
    Children 
    +1. Moses D. PIERCE,   b. 20 Mar 1839, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1912  (Age 73 years)
    +2. Catharine PIERCE,   b. Jan 1842, , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1914, 514 Fairground Ave., Hillsboro, Montgomery County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
    +3. Stephen Nicholas PIERCE,   b. 14 May 1844, , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Apr 1916, , East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
     4. Mary PIERCE,   b. 1846, , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Martha PIERCE,   b. 1852, , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. William B. PIERCE,   b. 18 Jul 1854, , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Nov 1878, , Tamaroa, Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
     7. Margaret T. PIERCE,   b. 28 Jul 1857, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Sep 1869  (Age 12 years)
    Last Modified 25 Jun 2007 
    Family ID F1828  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ethel HAMPLEMAN 
    Married 26 Oct 1893  , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F2089  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Mary [UNKNOWN],   b. 1826, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 21 Sep 1897  , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F2073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 13 Sep 1811 - , , Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: > 20y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 39y - 1 Jun 1850 - , Subdivision 22, Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1860 U.S. Census - Age: 47y - 1 Jun 1860 - T3S R1E, Blissville Twp., Jefferson County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 59y - 1 Jun 1870 - , Tamaroa, Perry County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand Purchase - 18 Sep 1879 - T5S R2E S18 SESW, Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1880 U.S. Census - Age: 67y - 1 Jun 1880 - , Tamaroa, Perry County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Oct 1893 - , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 21 Sep 1897 - , , Perry County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Age: 86y - 27 Mar 1898 - , , , Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Horse Prairie Cemetery, Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    Signature of PIERCE, William H.
    Signature of PIERCE, William H.
    Osias D. Coats (Pvt., Co. I, 39th Ill. Inf., Civil War), pension application no. 290,441, certificate no. 262,417, Case Files of Approved Pension Applications ..., 1861–1934; Civil War and Later Pension Files; Department of Veterans Affairs, Record Group 15; National Archives, Washington, D.C.

  • CiteRef for this page  Kathy Kult, KKs Family History (http://kks-fam.net/getperson.php?personID=I5083&tree=1: accessed 24 September 2018), "William H. PIERCE".

  • Sources 
    1. [S618] Clara A. Crocker Brown and Ronald R. Stockton, Horse Prairie Cemetery, Sesser, Illinois, Tombstone Inscriptions and Family Records, (Silver Springs, Maryland : Ronald R. Stockton, Under the Auspices of the Genealogical Society of Southern Illinois, Printed by H-Bar, 2004), p. 31 (incorrectly recorded as "M.H. Pierce"). (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S619] 1860 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Township 3 South, Range 1 East, p. 291 (penned), dwelling 2097, family 2042, Wm H. Pearce household [indexed as "Peerce, Wm H"]; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 May 2007); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 187.

    3. [S521] Horse Prairie Cemetery (Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois; LAT/LON N38.114°, W-89.033°; located north of Sesser, Illinois; from State Rt. 154 just east of Sesser, turn north on Banister Rd (CR700); go north 1.5 miles to Horse Prairie Rd (CR1700); turn left (west) on Horse Prairie Rd and go .5 miles; Horse Prairie Church and Cemetery are on the right (north) side of the road), William H. Pierce marker; personally read and photographed, 25 May 2007. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S970] 1840 U.S. census, Meigs County, Tennessee, no township, p. 228(stamped), line 26, William H. Pierce; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 21 November 2009); citing National Archives microfilm publication M704, roll 528, (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S659] 1850 U.S. census, Meigs County, Tennessee, population schedule, Subdivision 22, p. 377 (stamped), p. 753 (penned), dwelling 327, family 327, William H. Pearce household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 May 2007); citing National Archives microfilm publication M432, roll 890, (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S619] 1860 U.S. census, Jefferson County, Illinois, population schedule, Township 3 South, Range 1 East, p. 291 (penned), dwelling 2097, family 2042, Wm H. Pearce household [indexed as "Peerce, Wm H"]; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 May 2007); citing National Archives microfilm publication M653, roll 187, (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S660] 1870 U.S. census, Perry County, Illinois, population schedule, Tamaroa, p. 14 (penned), dwelling 115, family 115, S.M. Pearce household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 19 May 2007); citing National Archives microfilm publication M593, roll 268, (Reliability: 3).

    8. [S1006] Beverly Armes and Delores G. Hood, transcribers, Original Land Records, Franklin County, Illinois, (n.p. : n.p., 1995), p. 54, entry for William H. Pierce. (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S1118] 1880 U.S. census, Perry County, Illinois, population schedule, Tamaroa, enumeration district (ED) 71, p. 13 (penned), dwelling 107, family 108, William H. Pierce household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 241, (Reliability: 3).

    10. [S62] "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), Marriage Vol. B, p. 175, license #133. (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S62] "Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, 1763-1900," database, Illinois State Archives, (http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp : accessed 2009-present), Marriage Vol. B, p. 172, license #25. (Reliability: 2).