Person:John Pearce (1)

John Pearce
b.Abt 1619 England
m. 4 Nov 1643
  1. Mercy Pearce1650 - 1744
  2. John Pearce1653 -
m. 12 Sep 1673
Facts and Events
Name John Pearce
Gender Male
Birth[4] Abt 1619 England
Marriage 4 Nov 1643 to Elizabeth _____
Property[3] 1645 Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statespurchased property from Anthony Day
Residence[1] 1651 Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesmade freeman
Marriage 12 Sep 1673 Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Jane Unknown
Death[1][5] 15 Dec 1695 Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Ancestral File Number SNJQ-6W
  1. 1.0 1.1 Daniels, Nathan Hagar. Descendants of Henry Travers of London, England and Newbury, Massachusetts, U.S.A. (Boston, Mass.: N.H. Daniels, 1903)
  2.   Babson, John J. History of the town of Gloucester, Cape Ann: including the town of Rockport. (Gloucester Mass.: Procter Bros., 1860)
    pp. 125-126.

    John Pearce, "husbandman", d. 15 Dec 1695
    - an early settler of Gloucester, had land on narrow projection between Mill River and Annisquam River
    - made freeman 1651 (required church membership)
    - appears in Quarterly Court Records:
    --- reproaching the ministers and ministry
    --- absent from public worship
    --- speaking evil words of a magistrate
    --- as a juryman, dissenting from the rest of the jury

  3. Day, Anthony, in Babson, John J. Notes and Additions to the History of Gloucester: Part First. Early Settlers. (Gloucester, Mass.: M.V.B. Perley, 1876).
  4. Massachusetts (Colony). Quarterly Courts (Essex County). Records and files of the Quarterly Courts of Essex County, Massachusetts. (Salem, Massachusetts: The Essex Institute, 1911-1925, 1975).

    Essex Quarterly Court 3:327 in 1666 deposed aged 50; Essex Quarterly Court 2:217 in 1660 deposed aged 40

  5. Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital Records of Gloucester, Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849. (Salem, Massachusetts.: Essex Institute, 1917).

    3:237 Pearce: John, Dec. 15, 1695.