Wadsworth Phillips1

MarriageHe married Sarah Hathaway, daughter of Ebenezer Hathaway and Chloe Hooper.1

Citations

  1. [S610] Charles Henry Pope and Thomas Hooper, compilers, downloaded from Google Books, Hooper Genealogy (Boston, Massachusetts: Charles H. Pope, 1908), Part I, The Reading Family, compiled by Thomas Hooper of Boston, Fourth Generation, pages 19-32. Hereinafter cited as Hooper Genealogy.

William Phillips1

Marriage*16 January 1718He married Hannah Pryor, daughter of John Pryor and Bethiah Allen, on 16 January 1718 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1

Family

Hannah Pryor

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Allen, pages 92-98. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.

William Phillips1

b. 1670, d. 12 June 1705
Father*James Phillips1
Mother*Mary ______1
Birth*1670William Phillips was born in 1670.1
Marriage*circa 1696He married Hannah Gilbert, daughter of Thomas Gilbert and Anna Black, circa 1696 in Taunton, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3,1
(Husband) Death6 June 1705William became a widower when Hannah (Gilbert) Phillips died on 6 June 1705.4
Death*12 June 1705He died on 12 June 1705, just one week to the day after his wife's death1
Burial* and was buried in Fox Cemetery, Berkley, Bristol County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
(Father) Inheritance15 November 1717 On 15 November 1717 his daughter Hannah and her husband Benjamin Leonard of Bridgewater received "of our grandfather Thomas Gilbert, administrator of the estate of William Phillips late deceased, our father," their share of his estate.2

Family

Hannah Gilbert b. 28 Sep 1677, d. 6 Jun 1705
Child1.Hannah Phillips+2,5 b. c 1698, d. 15 Feb 1733

Citations

  1. [S748] Find a Grave website, including some cemetery and tombstone photos obtained from site, online at www.findagrave.com, William Phillips, Memorial# 20994544, created by Nareen, who requests that she be contacted through the addition/correction feature on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified. Hereinafter cited as Find a Grave website.
  2. [S896] Revised by Robert S. Wakefield, Mayflower Families through Five Generations: Volume 15, James Chilton and Richard More. Note: Volume 2, Parts I and II (1975), Chilton and More, were revised and replaced in 1997 by this Volume 15, Chilton and More. (Plymouth, Massachusetts: General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1997), Person# 69, Benjamin Leonard, pages 66-67. Hereinafter cited as James Chilton and Richard More of the Mayflower (Five).
  3. [S413] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages: Prior to 1700 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co, 1985 and 1992), page 579. Hereinafter cited as New England Marriages: Prior to 1700.
  4. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Gilbert) Phillips, Memorial# 20994576, created by Nareen, who requests that she be contacted through the addition/correction feature on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified.
  5. [S748] Find a Grave website, online at www.findagrave.com, Hannah (Phillips) Leonard, Memorial# 35775522, created by Dixie Wantoch who may be contacted through her link on the memorial webpage; unless additional sources are listed, the information from this source has not been verified.

Dr. ______ Phillips1

Marriage*He married, as her second husband, Mary Burnett.1

Family

Mary Burnett b. 1781

Citations

  1. [S45] Dean Heaton, Heaton Families II, in two volumes, with indexes in Volume II. Warning: In this researcher's opinion, the information in these volumes often proves to be inaccurate. At the same time, the information presented has provided us with valuable clues for pursuing future research strategies in our attempt to establish a factual history of our Heaton family. (Tempe, Arizona: published for the author by Graphics of Tempe, 1999), Volume I, Chapter 4, page 139. Hereinafter cited as Heaton Families II.

Adams Pierce1

b. 11 June 1695, d. 19 January 1714
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1646, d. 1723
Mother*Martha Adams1 b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Birth*11 June 1695Adams Pierce was born on 11 June 1695 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*19 January 1714He died on 19 January 1714 in Scituate at age 181,3
Burial*29 January 1714 and was buried on 29 January 1714 in Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). His gravestone marked his death at age 20.3

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 289, his surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 432, his surname spelled "Peirce" and referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.

Benjamin Pierce1

b. 11 March 1683/84, d. 1772
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1646, d. 1723
Mother*Martha Adams2 b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Birth*11 March 1683/84Benjamin Pierce was born on 11 March 1683/84 in Scituate, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,3
Marriage*5 February 1711/12He married Mary Cowing, daughter of Israel Cowing and Hannah Litchfield, on 5 February 1711/12 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,4
Death*1772He died in 1772.1

Family

Mary Cowing b. 28 Dec 1691, d. 10 Feb 1724/25
Children1.Martha Pierce1 b. 5 Jan 1712/13
2.Mary Pierce+1 b. 4 Feb 1717, d. 9 Aug 1758
3.Benjamin Pierce Jr.+1 b. 4 Dec 1721, d. 2 Jul 1768

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, stated their marriage in "1695", rather than 1678, and identified her father as "James Adams."
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 289, his surname spelled "Pearce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 236.

Benjamin Pierce1

b. 1646, d. 1723
Father*Michael Pierce1 b. c 1615, d. 1676
Birth*1646Benjamin Pierce was born in 1646 possibly in Hingham, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Bay Colony (New England).1
Marriage*5 February 1678He married Martha Adams, daughter of James Adams, on 5 February 1678 in Scituate, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).2,3
(Husband) Death29 December 1717Benjamin became a widower when Martha Pierce died on 29 December 1717.4
Marriage*23 July 1718He married Elizabeth (Adams) Perry in 23 July 1718 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,5
Death*1723He died in 1723.1

Family 1

Martha Adams b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Children1.Martha Pierce1 b. 14 Dec 1679, d. 18 Feb 1700
2.Jershua Pierce+1 b. 13 Feb 1681
3.Benjamin Pierce+1 b. 11 Mar 1683/84, d. 1772
4.Ebenezer Pierce1 b. 2 Apr 1686
5.Persis Pierce1 b. 6 Jun 1688, d. 18 Dec 1717
6.Caleb Pierce1 b. 12 Jun 1690, d. a 1730
7.Thomas Pierce1 b. 14 Nov 1692, d. 1775
8.Adams Pierce1 b. 11 Jun 1695, d. 19 Jan 1714
9.Jeremiah Pierce1 b. 17 Sep 1697
10.Elisha Pierce+1 b. 24 Nov 1699, d. 15 Jul 1770

Family 2

Elizabeth Adams

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, stated their marriage in "1695", rather than 1678, and identified her father as "James Adams."
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume II, Marriages, page 231, his name spelled "Pearce", her name "Adames", and the date written as "Feb. (written above Apr.) 5, 1678". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 433 referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.
  5. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 236.

Benjamin Pierce1

b. 1 March 1746, d. 1809
Relationship4th cousin of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Pierce Jr.1 b. 4 Dec 1721, d. 2 Jul 1768
Mother*Charity Howard1 b. Jul 1720, d. 25 Feb 1748
Birth*1 March 1746Benjamin Pierce was born on 1 March 1746 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*23 March 1769He married Priscilla Merritt on 23 March 1769 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
Death*1809He died in 1809.4

Family

Priscilla Merritt b. 7 Jun 1744, d. 1837
Child1.Charity Pierce5 b. 24 Dec 1769

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 231, his surname spelled "Peirce."
  4. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, with year of death noted as 1746.
  5. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, her father stated as Benjamin's father Benjamin.

Benjamin Pierce Jr.1

b. 4 December 1721, d. 2 July 1768
Father*Benjamin Pierce2 b. 11 Mar 1683/84, d. 1772
Mother*Mary Cowing2 b. 28 Dec 1691, d. 10 Feb 1724/25
Birth*4 December 1721Benjamin Pierce Jr. was born on 4 December 1721 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage*3 November 1743He married Charity Howard of Bridgewater, daughter of Jonathan Howard and Sarah Field, on 3 November 1743 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,4,5,6
(Husband) Death25 February 1748Benjamin became a widower when Charity Pierce died on 25 February 1748.2,7
Marriage Intention12 May 1750An intention of marriage for Benjamin Pierce Jr. of Scituate and Jane Hayward of Bridgewater was recorded on 12 May 1750 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).8
Marriage*7 August 1750He married Jane Hayward, daughter of Thomas Hayward and Bethiah Waldo, on 7 August 1750 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,9,10
Death*2 July 1768He died on 2 July 1768 in Scituate at age 4611
Burial* and was buried in North Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). His gravestone noted that he died in his 47th year.11

Family 1

Charity Howard b. Jul 1720, d. 25 Feb 1748
Children1.Luther Pierce2 b. 9 Feb 1745, d. 28 Feb 1745
2.Benjamin Pierce+2 b. 1 Mar 1746, d. 1809
3.Jonathan Pierce2 b. 18 Feb 1748, d. 1807

Family 2

Jane Hayward b. 12 May 1720, d. 1777
Children1.Thomas Pierce2 b. c 1750, d. b 1768
2.Hayward Pierce2 b. 22 Jun 1753, d. 18 Oct 1826
3.Caleb Pierce2 b. 7 Aug 1755, d. 1782
4.Lydia Pierce2 b. 17 Oct 1756

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, his surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 236.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 172, her surname spelled "Haward" on the intention and "Hayward" on the marriage record. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  6. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Howard, pages 197-207, with marriage date as 1742.
  7. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 432, her surname spelled "Peirce" and referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.
  8. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 236, her surname written as "Howard."
  9. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Marriages, Volume II, page 172.
  10. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater, Howard, pages 197-207.
  11. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 432, his surname spelled "Peirce" and referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.

Caleb Pierce1

b. 7 August 1755, d. 1782
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Pierce Jr.1 b. 4 Dec 1721, d. 2 Jul 1768
Mother*Jane Hayward1 b. 12 May 1720, d. 1777
Birth*7 August 1755Caleb Pierce was born on 7 August 1755 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage Intention27 September 1778An intention of marriage for Caleb Pierce and Abigail Bailey was recorded on 27 September 1778 in Scituate.3
Marriage*15 October 1778He married Abigail Bailey, daughter of Amasa Bailey and Elizabeth Bourn, on 15 October 1778 in the First Parish Church, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,4,3
Death*1782He died in 1782.1

Family

Abigail Bailey b. 10 Jun 1753, d. 1813

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, his surname spelled "Peirce" and referencing C.R.1: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, pages 13 and 236, his surname spelled "Pierce" on their intention and "Peirce" on their marriage record and referencing C.R.1: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript.
  4. [S856] Samuel Deane, History of Scituate, Massachusetts, from its first settlement to 1831, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: James Loring, 1831), John Bailey, pages 213-215. Hereinafter cited as History of Scituate, Massachusetts to 1831.

Caleb Pierce1

b. 12 June 1690, d. after 1730
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1646, d. 1723
Mother*Martha Adams1 b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Birth*12 June 1690Caleb Pierce was born on 12 June 1690 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2
Death*after 1730He died after 1730.1

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, his surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Calvin Pierce1

b. 14 April 1742, d. 2 December 1817
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Elisha Pierce2 b. 24 Nov 1699, d. 15 Jul 1770
Mother*Mary Howard2 b. 1707, d. 12 Jun 1788
Birth*14 April 1742Calvin Pierce was born on 14 April 1742 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).2,3
Marriage*2 December 1767He married Huldah Hayward, daughter of Hezekiah Hayward and Huldah Edson, on 2 December 1767 in Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Their intention of marriage stated that Calvin was from Scituate.1,4,2
Death*2 December 1817He died on 2 December 1817 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 75.2,5

Family

Huldah Hayward b. 12 Jan 1744, d. 28 Dec 1834
Children1.Mary Pierce+2 b. 15 Oct 1768
2.Huldah Pierce2 b. 18 Sep 1770
3.Hannah Pierce2 b. 15 Sep 1779
4.Calvin Pierce2 b. 16 Mar 1782
5.Elisha Pierce2 b. 8 Mar 1785

Citations

  1. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Hayward, pages 181-190. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  2. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 295. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Marriages, Volume II, page 172. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 432, referencing C.R.I: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript.

Calvin Pierce1

b. 16 March 1782
Relationship3rd cousin of John Bolton
Father*Calvin Pierce1 b. 14 Apr 1742, d. 2 Dec 1817
Mother*Huldah Hayward1 b. 12 Jan 1744, d. 28 Dec 1834
Birth*16 March 1782Calvin Pierce was born on 16 March 1782 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,2
Marriage*9 August 1807He married Alice Otis on 9 August 1807 in First Parish Church, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,3

Family

Alice Otis

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, his surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 231, his surname spelled "Peirce" and referencing C.R.1: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript.

Charity Pierce1

b. 24 December 1769
Relationship4th cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Pierce2 b. 1 Mar 1746, d. 1809
Mother*Priscilla Merritt2 b. 7 Jun 1744, d. 1837
Baptism*24 December 1769Charity Pierce was baptized on 24 December 1769 in the First Parish Church, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, her father stated as Benjamin's father Benjamin.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, her surname spelled "Peirce" and referencing C.R.I: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Ebenezer Pierce1

b. 2 April 1686
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1646, d. 1723
Mother*Martha Adams1 b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Birth*2 April 1686Ebenezer Pierce was born on 2 April 1686 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,2

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, his surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Elisha Pierce1

b. 24 November 1699, d. 15 July 1770
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1646, d. 1723
Mother*Martha Adams2 b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Birth*24 November 1699Elisha Pierce was born on 24 November 1699 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
Marriage*2 February 1731He married Sarah Edson of Bridgewater, daughter of Captain Josiah Edson and Sarah Packard, on 2 February 1731 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).4,1,5
(Husband) Death3 March 1732Elisha became a widower when Sarah (Edson) Pierce died on 3 March 1732.6
Marriage Intention*29 April 1738An intention of marriage for Elisha Pierce and Mary (Howard) Field was recorded on 29 April 1738 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).5
MarriageHe married Mary (Howard) Field of Bridgewater, daughter of Ephraim Howard and Mary Keith.1
Death*15 July 1770He died on 15 July 1770 in Scituate at age 701,7
Burial* and was buried in Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). His gravestone noted that he died in his 71st year.7

Family 1

Sarah Edson b. 12 Feb 1704/5, d. 3 Mar 1732
Child1.Sarah Pierce+1 b. 3 Mar 1732

Family 2

Mary Howard b. 1707, d. 12 Jun 1788
Children1.Elisha Pierce1 b. 9 Apr 1739, d. b 1770
2.Calvin Pierce+1 b. 14 Apr 1742, d. 2 Dec 1817
3.Mary Pierce1 b. 5 May 1746, d. b 1770
4.Persis Pierce+1 b. 2 Jul 1748, d. 9 Jan 1835

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, stated their marriage in "1695", rather than 1678, and identified her father as "James Adams."
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, his surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  4. [S474] Nahum Mitchell, History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, including an extensive Family Register. Note: page numbers differ slightly between publications used in our research, including FHL copy, Google Books, Boston Public Library EBooks online and our personal library reprint published by Heritage Books. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, Inc., original publication date was 1840; reprinted for the third and fourth times in 1970 and 1975; first reprinted in 1897 by Henry T. Pratt, Bridgewater, Massachusetts; originally printed in 1840 by Kidder and Wright, Boston, Massachusetts), Edson, pages 153-160. Hereinafter cited as History of the Early Settlement of Bridgewater.
  5. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 236.
  6. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 433 referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.
  7. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 431, his surname spelled "Parce" and referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.

Elisha Pierce1

b. 9 April 1739, d. before 1770
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Elisha Pierce1 b. 24 Nov 1699, d. 15 Jul 1770
Mother*Mary Howard1 b. 1707, d. 12 Jun 1788
Birth*9 April 1739Elisha Pierce was born on 9 April 1739 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1,2
Death*before 1770 and died before 1770.1

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 295, referencing C.R.I: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Elisha Pierce1

b. 8 March 1785
Relationship3rd cousin of John Bolton
Father*Calvin Pierce1 b. 14 Apr 1742, d. 2 Dec 1817
Mother*Huldah Hayward1 b. 12 Jan 1744, d. 28 Dec 1834
Birth*8 March 1785Elisha Pierce was born on 8 March 1785 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,2

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, his surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Hannah Pierce1

b. 15 September 1779
Relationship3rd cousin of John Bolton
Father*Calvin Pierce1 b. 14 Apr 1742, d. 2 Dec 1817
Mother*Huldah Hayward1 b. 12 Jan 1744, d. 28 Dec 1834
Birth*15 September 1779Hannah Pierce was born on 15 September 1779 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).1,2

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, her surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Hayward Pierce1

b. 22 June 1753, d. 18 October 1826
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Pierce Jr.1 b. 4 Dec 1721, d. 2 Jul 1768
Mother*Jane Hayward1 b. 12 May 1720, d. 1777
Birth*22 June 1753Hayward Pierce was born on 22 June 1753 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage Intention29 March 1777An intention of marriage for Captain Hayward Pierce and Judith Bailey was recorded on 29 March 1777 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts (Continental Congress).3
Marriage*2 June 1777He married Judith Bailey, daughter of Amasa Bailey and Elizabeth Bourn, on 2 June 1777 in the First Parish Church, Scituate.1,3
Death*18 October 1826He died on 18 October 1826 in Scituate at age 731,4
Burial* and was buried in Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.4

Family

Judith Bailey b. 31 Jul 1757, d. 19 Apr 1836

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, with the added notation of "Hayward Esq." and "husband of Judith (Bailey)" referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 231.
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 433, with the added notation of "Hayward Esq." and "husband of Judith (Bailey)" referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.

Huldah Pierce1

b. 18 September 1770
Relationship3rd cousin of John Bolton
Father*Calvin Pierce1 b. 14 Apr 1742, d. 2 Dec 1817
Mother*Huldah Hayward1 b. 12 Jan 1744, d. 28 Dec 1834
Birth*18 September 1770Huldah Pierce was born on 18 September 1770 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, her surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Jeremiah Pierce1

b. 17 September 1697
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1646, d. 1723
Mother*Martha Adams1 b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Birth*17 September 1697Jeremiah Pierce was born on 17 September 1697 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage Intention24 August 1732An intention of marriage for Jeremiah Pierce and Bathsheba Litchfield was recorded on 24 August 1732 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).3
Marriage*29 August 1732He married Bathsheba Litchfield, daughter of Nicholas Litchfield and Bathsheba Clarke, on 29 August 1732 in First Parish Church, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

Family

Bathsheba Litchfield b. 8 May 1709

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 290, his surname spelled "Peirce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 237, referencing C.R.1: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript.

Jershua Pierce1,2

b. 13 February 1681
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1646, d. 1723
Mother*Martha Adams3 b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Birth*13 February 1681Jershua Pierce was born on 13 February 1681 in Scituate, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,4
Marriage*She married Joseph Bailey, son of John Bailey Sr. and Sarah White.1

Family

Joseph Bailey b. Oct 1679
Children1.Deacon Joseph Bailey5 b. 1 Nov 1704
2.Martha Bailey6 b. 1 Apr 1707
3.Ruth Bailey7,8 b. 4 Dec 1709
4.Benjamin Bailey9 b. 28 Feb 1712
5.Ebenezer Bailey10 b. 20 Jul 1714
6.Seth Bailey11 b. 17 Sep 1717
7.Caleb Bailey10 b. 13 Aug 1720
8.Adams Bailey+12 b. 24 Nov 1722

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S858] Hollis R. Bailey, editor, multiple compilers, Bailey genealogy: James, John and Thomas and their descendants, in three parts, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. James Bailey (1612-1677) emigrated from England to Rowley, Massachusetts. John Bailey (d.1651) emigrated from England to Newbury and later Salisbury, Massachusetts. Thomas Bayley (d.1681) was in Weymouth, Massachusetts during or before 1635. Includes index. Published by direction of the Bailey-Bayley Family Association. (Newburyport, Massachusetts: Parker River Researchers, 1984 reprint edition; originally published in 1899 by the Citizen Company, Somerville, Massachusetts), Part Three, Fourth Generation, pages 317-318, stated her maiden name was "Adams", which was actually her mother's maiden name, and speculated that she was "probably a descendant of John Adams who came to Plymouth in the Fortune in 1621". Hereinafter cited as Bailey genealogy.
  3. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, stated their marriage in "1695", rather than 1678, and identified her father as "James Adams."
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 292, her surname spelled "Perce" and referencing C.R.2: citing a church record, Second Church of Scituate, now (1909) the First Unitarian Church of Norwell. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  5. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 30, his surname spelled "Bayle."
  6. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 30, her surname spelled "Baylie."
  7. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 31, her surname spelled "Baylie."
  8. [S856] Samuel Deane, History of Scituate, Massachusetts, from its first settlement to 1831, downloaded from Google Books at www.google.com. (Boston, Massachusetts: James Loring, 1831), John Bailey, pages 213-215. Hereinafter cited as History of Scituate, Massachusetts to 1831.
  9. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 30, his surname spelled "Baylie."
  10. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 18, his surname spelled "Baily."
  11. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 19, his surname spelled "Baily."
  12. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 18.

Jonathan Pierce1

b. 18 February 1748, d. 1807
Relationship4th cousin of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Pierce Jr.1 b. 4 Dec 1721, d. 2 Jul 1768
Mother*Charity Howard1 b. Jul 1720, d. 25 Feb 1748
Birth*18 February 1748Jonathan Pierce was born on 18 February 1748 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*1773He married Mary Litchfield, daughter of Isaac Litchfield and Lydia Cowing, in 1773 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1
Death*1807He died in 1807.1

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 291. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Luther Pierce1

b. 9 February 1745, d. 28 February 1745
Relationship4th cousin of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Pierce Jr.1 b. 4 Dec 1721, d. 2 Jul 1768
Mother*Charity Howard1 b. Jul 1720, d. 25 Feb 1748
Baptism*9 February 1745Luther Pierce was baptized on 9 February 1745 in the First Parish Church, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Death*28 February 1745He died on 28 February 1745 in Scituate3,4
Burial* and was buried in Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). His gravestone marked his age at death as 2 months, 22 days.4

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 291, referencing C.R.I: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214, with year of death noted as 1746.
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 433 referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.

Lydia Pierce1

b. 17 October 1756
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Benjamin Pierce Jr.1 b. 4 Dec 1721, d. 2 Jul 1768
Mother*Jane Hayward1 b. 12 May 1720, d. 1777
Baptism*17 October 1756Lydia Pierce was baptized on 17 October 1756 in the First Parish Church, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 291, her surname spelled "Peirce" and referencing C.R.I: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.

Martha Pierce1

b. 5 January 1712/13
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 11 Mar 1683/84, d. 1772
Mother*Mary Cowing1 b. 28 Dec 1691, d. 10 Feb 1724/25
Birth*5 January 1712/13Martha Pierce was born on 5 January 1712/13 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*19 October 1738She married John Fobes Jr. of Bridgewater, son of John Fobes and Abigail Robinson, on 19 October 1738 in First Parish Church, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3

Family

John Fobes Jr. b. 13 May 1714, d. 1783

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 296. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 237, referencing C.R.1: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript.

Martha Pierce1

b. 14 December 1679, d. 18 February 1700
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 1646, d. 1723
Mother*Martha Adams1 b. 1665, d. 29 Dec 1717
Birth*14 December 1679Martha Pierce was born on 14 December 1679 in Scituate1,2
Baptism25 June 1682 and was baptized on 25 June 1682 in the Second Church, Scituate, Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts (Plymouth Colony).1,3
Death*18 February 1700She died on 18 February 1700 in Scituate at age 201,4
Burial* and was buried in Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Her gravestone noted her death at age 22.4

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 289, her surname spelled "Pearce". Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 295, referencing C.R.2: citing a church record, Second Church of Scituate, now (1909) the First Unitarian Church of Norwell.
  4. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Deaths, page 433, her name spelled "Peirce" and referencing G.R.2: citing a gravestone record, Groveland Cemetery, North Scituate.

Mary Pierce1

b. 4 February 1717, d. 9 August 1758
Father*Benjamin Pierce1 b. 11 Mar 1683/84, d. 1772
Mother*Mary Cowing1 b. 28 Dec 1691, d. 10 Feb 1724/25
Birth*4 February 1717Mary Pierce was born on 4 February 1717 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,2
Marriage*18 March 1741She married Ebenezer Keith of Bridgewater, son of Samuel Keith and Bethia Fobes, on 18 March 1741 in First Parish Church, Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England).1,3
Death*9 August 1758She died on 9 August 1758 in Bridgewater at age 414
Burial* and was buried in Scotland Graveyard, Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England). Her gravestone marked her death in her 41st year.4

Family

Ebenezer Keith b. 25 Oct 1716, d. 12 Apr 1778
Child1.Mary Keith+5 b. 15 Oct 1745

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 296. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.
  3. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Scituate Vital Records to 1850, Volume II, Marriages, page 237, referencing C.R.1: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript.
  4. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, downloaded from Google Books, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to the Year 1850. In two Volumes: Volume I. Births and Volume II. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1916), Deaths, Volume II, page 504, referencing G.R.6: citing a gravestone record at Scotland Graveyard in Bridgewater. Hereinafter cited as Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850.
  5. [S836] New England Historic Genealogical Society, Vital Records of Bridgewater, Massachusetts to 1850, Volume I, Births, page 189.

Mary Pierce1

b. 5 May 1746, d. before 1770
Relationship3rd cousin 1 time removed of John Bolton
Father*Elisha Pierce1 b. 24 Nov 1699, d. 15 Jul 1770
Mother*Mary Howard1 b. 1707, d. 12 Jun 1788
Birth*5 May 1746Mary Pierce was born on 5 May 1746 in Scituate, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Bay Province (New England),1,2
Death*before 1770 and died before 1770.1

Citations

  1. [S470] Collected by Harvey Cushman Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, a record of births, deaths and marriages of the first seven generations of Pierces in America, including a record of the descendants of Abial Peirce to the present (Strasburg, Virginia and Washington DC: originally printed by Shenandoah Publishing House and reprinted by Higginson Book Company, 1936), Section 4, The Descendants of Michael Pierce of Scituate, Massachusetts, pages 145-214. Hereinafter cited as Seven Pierce Families.
  2. [S853] New England Historic Genealogical Society, compiler, Vital Records of Scituate, Massachusetts, to the year 1850, downloaded from the Boston Public Library EBooks and Texts Archive at www.archive.org. Volume 1. Births and Volume 2. Marriages and Deaths. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society at the charge of the Eddy Town Record Fund, 1909), Volume I, Births, page 296, referencing C.R.I: citing a church record, First Parish, and records from Rev. John Lothrop’s original manuscript. Hereinafter cited as Scituate Vital Records to 1850.