Person:Mial Pierce (2)

m. 26 Nov 1711
  1. Ephraim Pierce1712 -
  2. Wheeler Pierce1714 -
  3. Nathan Pierce1716/17 -
  4. Mary Pierce1718 -
  5. Judith Pierce1720 -
  6. Capt. Mial Pierce1721/22 - 1792
  7. Job Pierce1723 -
  8. Caleb Pierce1726 -
  9. Joshua PierceAbt 1730 -
m. 6 Nov 1740
  1. Daniel PierceAbt 1753 - 1840
  2. John Pierce1757 -
m. 1749
  • HCapt. Mial Pierce1721/22 - 1792
  • W.  Martha (add)
m. Bef 17 Oct 1777
Facts and Events
Name Capt. Mial Pierce
Gender Male
Birth[3] 24 Mar 1721/22 Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 6 Nov 1740 Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts, United Statesto Patience Martin
Marriage 1749 Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island, United States Questionable
to Elizabeth _____
Marriage Bef 17 Oct 1777 to Martha (add)
Death[4] 15 Mar 1792 Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
Burial[4] Rehoboth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United StatesCaptain Mial Pierce Lot

Capt. Mial died intestate and left a considerable estate: homestead farm in Swansey, farm of son Mial Pierce, son of deceased dwells, woodland in Swansey, woodland in Rehoboth, personal property consisting of money and notes. Estate divided: Martha Pierce, widow, the homestead house, other building and part of the land, also 2/3 of personal property. Mial, son, the house and land where he dwells and share of the personal property. To Clothier, Daniel, John, Jeremiah Fisk, and Rebeckah his wife, Martin Salisbury and Patience his wife, Perez Dean and Sibbel his wife, the remaining part of the homestead farm, woodland in Rehoboth and share of the personal property.

Deed, dated 21 Sep 1792, Vol. 71, p. 230, wherein Clothier Pearce, John Pearce, Jeremiah Fisk and Rebeckah his wife, Martin Salsbury and Patience his wife of Shaftsbury, Perez Dean Esqr and Sibbel his wife of New Stamford, all in the county of Bennington, State of Vermont, and Daniel Pierce of Kingsbury in the county of Washington, NY, sold land to Mial Pierce of Swansey, MA, 52 acres "where the said Miel Pearce now lives". Acknowledged 22 Sep 1792, recorded 25 Sep 1792. Deed, dated 22 Sep 172 Vol. 71, p. 355, where in "Miel Perce of Swansey" for £23=2=0 paid by "Clother Perce, John Perce, Jeramiah Fisk & Martin Salsberry yeomen of Shaftsbury, and Perez Dean Esqr of Stamford all in ye County of Bennington & State of Vermont, and Daniel Perce of Kingsbury in the County of Washington in the Sate of New York", quitclaims any right to the 37 acres "where Capt. Miel Perce late of sd Swansey Dec'd Dwelt, and is now set of[f] to his widow Martha Perce for her dower or Thirds".

  1.   Pierce, Frederick Clifton. Pierce genealogy. : being the record of the posterity of Capt. Michael, John and Capt. William Pierce, who came to this country from England. (Albany, N.Y.: Published for the author by J. Munsell's Sons,  Weed, Parsons & Co.), 1889).

    Captain Mial Pierce, b. 24 Mar 1722, died 15 Mar 1792 Married Elizabeth b.________d. _____ Married 2nd Patience Martin 6 Nov 1740, Patience was born 1718, died 12 Aug 1770.
    Residence: South Rehoboth, Massachusetts, near Hornbrine Meeting house.
    [Note: see discussion of great improbability of marriage to Elizabeth here.]

  2.   Rounds, H. L. Peter. The John Round family of Swansea and Rehoboth, Massachusetts: the first six/seven generations. (Riverside, California: H.L.P. Rounds, c1983 (Baltimore, Maryland : Gateway Press))
  3. Arnold, James N. Vital record of Rehoboth, 1642-1896. (Providence, RI: Narragansett Historical Publishing Co., 1897)
    p. 700.

    Miall, [of Miall and Judeth,] [born] March 24, 1721-2. [2:69]

  4. 4.0 4.1 Find A Grave: Captain Mial Pierce Lot, aka Esek Pierce Yard, Rehoboth, MA, in Find A Grave
    Capt. Mial Pierce.

    IN Memory of
    Captn Mial Pearce.
    who Died
    March 15th 1792.
    In the 71st Year
    of his Age.
    [Age 70, birth about 1722.]