d.24 Apr 1741 Kittery, York, Maine, United States
m. Abt. 1655
Facts and Events
Source:York, Maine, United States. York Deeds, p. :cli: "Samson Whitt aged 23 years Testifyeth That when Joseph Pearce went last to sea, the sayd Pearce desired this Deponent & John Andrews to take notice that hee gave unto Margery Bray his whoole Estate after his decease, his debts being first payd, & sayd y't should bee his last Will & testament." 14 Nov 1678. Similar testimony by Richard Row and John Andrews. The common interpretation is that Joseph Pearce and Margery Bray may have intended to marry at the time Joseph was lost at sea.