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PIERCE William H.

PIERCE William H.[1]

Male 1811 - 1898  (86 years)

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  • Name PIERCE William H. 
    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]
    FindAGrave
    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 1 Apr 2015 

    Father PIERCE James,   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 MASTERS Mary,   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 CLINKSALES Nancy A.,   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. PIERCE Moses D.,   b. 20 Mar 1839, , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1912  (Age 73 years)
    +2. PIERCE Catharine,   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. PIERCE Stephen Nicholas,   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. PIERCE Mary,   b. 1846, , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. PIERCE Martha,   b. 1852, , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. PIERCE William B.,   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. PIERCE Margaret T.,   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 HAMPLEMAN Ethel 
    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 [UNKNOWN] Mary,   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 Maps1870 U.S. Census - Age: 59y - 1 Jun 1870 - , Tamaroa, Perry 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.

  • Sources 
    1. [S618] Brown, Clara A. Crocker 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), Book: Horse Prairie Cemetery., p. 31 (incorrectly recorded as "M.H. Pierce") (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S619] Illinois. Jefferson County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1860-PIERCE-WilliamH.

    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). Grave markers, Cemetery: Horse Prairie., William H. Pierce marker; personally read and photographed, 25 May 2007 (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S970] Tennessee. Meigs County. 1840 U.S. census. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2009, Census, U.S., 1840: PIERCE, William H.. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S659] Tennessee. Meigs County. 1850 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1850-PIERCE-WilliamH. (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S619] Illinois. Jefferson County. 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1860-PIERCE-WilliamH. (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S660] Illinois. Perry County. 1870 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2007, CENSUS-1870-PIERCE-WilliamH. (Reliability: 3).

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

    9. [S1118] Illinois. Perry County. 1880 U.S. census, population schedule. Digital images. Ancestry.com. http://www.ancestry.com : 2012, Census, U.S., 1880: PIERCE, William H.. (Reliability: 3).

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