Person:William Pearce (39)

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William Pearce
b.17 Oct 1801
m. 23 May 1795
  1. William Pearce1796 - 1798
  2. Jonathan Nichols Pearce1797 - aft 1850
  3. Mary Pearce1800 - aft 1820
  4. William Pearce1801 - aft 1850
  5. Frances Pearce1803 -
  6. Samuel Pearce1807 - aft 1820
  7. Jane Pearce1808 - 1887
  8. James Pearce1811 - 1886
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Name William Pearce
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 17 Oct 1801
Christening[1][2] 03 Jan 1804 Truro, Cornwall, England
Death? aft 1850 Virginia, United States(probable loc)

Sometime between 1811 and 1820, he emigrated with his parents and siblings from Truro, England to Petersburg, VA. He is probably with his parents family in Petersburg in the 1820 US Census. He may be the William Pearce age 50 living in Richmond, VA in the 1850 US Census, with a wife Elizabeth age 45.

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Gay, Susan Elizabeth, and Devon and Cornwall Record Society. The Register of marriages, baptisms & burials of the parish of St. Mary, Truro, Co. Cornwall, 1597 to 1837. (Exeter: Devon and Cornwall Record Society, 1940).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Christening of William Pearce and his siblings