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Moses D. PIERCE

Male 1839 - 1912  (73 years)


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  • Name Moses D. PIERCE  [1
    Born 20 Mar 1839  , , , North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Birth (Alternate) , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    1840 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1840  , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Age: > 5y 
    • He was represented by a mark on the census for a male under the age of 5
    1840 U.S. census, Tennessee, Meigs County
    1840 U.S. census, Tennessee, Meigs County
    1850 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1850  , Subdivision 22, Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Age: 10y 
    • He was recorded in the household of William H. Pearce, and was 10 years old at the time of this census. Tennessee 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  [7
    Age: 21y 
    • He was recorded in the household of Wm H. Pierce, and was 21 years old at the time of this census. North Carolina was his reported birthplace.
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, T3SR1E [PIERCE]
    1860 U.S. census, Illinois, Jefferson County, T3SR1E [PIERCE]
    Occupation 1880 
    farmer 
    1880 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1880  , Goode Twp., Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Age: 41y 
    • He was recorded as the Head of Household, and was 41 years old at the time of this census. He was a farmer. North Carolina was his reported birthplace, Virginia was the reported birthplace of his father, and North Carolina was the reported birthplace of his mother. The following were in the household:

      Moses, head, age 41
      Allie, wife, age 36
      Nancy, daughter, age 8
      William, son, age 6
      Alvah, son, age 2
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Franklin County [PIERCE]
    1880 U.S. census, Illinois, Franklin County [PIERCE]
    1900 U.S. Census 1 Jun 1900  , Goode Twp., Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Age: 61y 
    • He was recorded as the Head of Household, and was 61 years old at the time of this census. He was a farmer. North Carolina was his reported birthplace, Tennessee was the reported birthplace of his father, and North Carolina was the reported birthplace of his mother. The following were in the household:

      Moses, head, age 61
      Alva, son, age 22
      Asa, son, age 13
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Franklin County [PIERCE]
    1900 U.S. census, Illinois, Franklin County [PIERCE]
    FindAGrave
    Buried Jun 1912  Horse Prairie Cemetery, Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gravestone for PIERCE, Moses D.
    Gravestone for PIERCE, Moses D.
    Died 17 Jun 1912  [1
    Person ID I5087  Kult-Lawhorn-Case-Collier Family Tree | Lawhorn Branch
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2016 

    Father William H. PIERCE,   b. 13 Sep 1811, , , Mecklenburg County, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1898, , , , Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Nancy A. CLINKSALES,   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 
    Family ID F1828  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Allas S. MCCOLLUM,   b. 20 Mar 1853, , , , Tennessee, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jan 1899  (Age 45 years) 
    Married 1 Jan 1871  , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Children 
     1. Nancy A. PIERCE,   b. 1872,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. William T. PIERCE,   b. 30 Aug 1873,   d. 30 Jan 1890  (Age 16 years)
     3. Alvah PIERCE,   b. Feb 1878, , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Asa PIERCE,   b. Feb 1887, , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F2072  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Mar 1839 - , , , North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBirth (Alternate) - - , , , Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1840 U.S. Census - Age: > 5y - 1 Jun 1840 - , , Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google Maps1850 U.S. Census - Age: 10y - 1 Jun 1850 - , Subdivision 22, Meigs County, Tennessee, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1 Jan 1871 - , , Franklin County, Illinois, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Jun 1912 - 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

  • Sources 
    1. [S755] Find A Grave, database and digital images,, (http://findagrave.com: accessed 3 November 2012), memorial page for Moses D. Pierce (1839-1912), Find A Grave Memorial no. 34545525, citing Horse Prairie Cemetery, Sesser, Franklin County, Illinois (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 (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S1117] 1900 U.S. census, Franklin County, Illinois, population schedule, Goode township, enumeration district (ED) 32, sheet 6-A, page 158 (stamped), dwelling 105, family 107, Moses Pierce household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 301 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [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: 1).

    5. [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).

    6. [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).

    7. [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).

    8. [S1116] 1880 U.S. census, Franklin County, Illinois, population schedule, Goode, enumeration district (ED) 11, p. 19 (penned) p. 449C (stamped), dwelling 169, family 169, Moses Pierce household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T9, roll 207 (Reliability: 3).

    9. [S1117] 1900 U.S. census, Franklin County, Illinois, population schedule, Goode township, enumeration district (ED) 32, sheet 6-A, page 158 (stamped), dwelling 105, family 107, Moses Pierce household; digital image, Ancestry.com (http://www.ancestry.com : accessed 3 November 2012); citing National Archives microfilm publication T623, roll 301 (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. 3, p. 451 (Reliability: 2).