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William Pierce

Male 1797 - Abt 1844  (~ 46 years)


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  • Name William Pierce  [1, 2, 3
    Christened 6 Feb 1797  St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender Male 
    AFN B7S1-X8 
    Occupation 1841  Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Agricultural Laborer 
    Died Abt 1844  St. Louis, Gravi River, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Emigration 19 Sep 1844  Liverpool, Lancashire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    28th Company, Captain Elliot on the Norfolk 
    Immigration 11 Nov 1844  New Orleans, Orleans Co, Louisiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    28th Company, Captain Elliot on the Norfolk 
    Person ID I3001  default
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2007 

    Father John Pierce,   b. 22 Nov 1747, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1793  (Age 45 years) 
    Mother Mary Bentham,   c. 18 Nov 1764, Bassingbourn, Armingford Twp, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 13 May 1793  Bassingbourn, Armingford Twp, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Family ID F1356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Wayment,   c. 3 Aug 1800, Bassingbourn, Armingford Twp, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1871, St. Louis, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years) 
    Married 12 Jul 1824  Bassingbourn, Armingford Twp, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    Married:
    • CHILD: Ancestral File lists a son (1VJB-WTN) b. abt 1825 of Bassingbourn, Cambridgeshire, England
    Children 
    +1. Helen Pierce,   b. 19 Dec 1825, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1894, American Fork, Utah Co, Utah, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     2. Amey Pierce,   c. 25 May 1828, St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +3. Joseph Pierce,   c. 21 Jun 1830, St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Rebecca Wayment Pierce,   b. 25 Dec 1833, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. James Pierce,   c. 23 May 1835, St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Bef 1836  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. James Pierce,   c. 1 Jan 1837, St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. John Pierce,   c. 9 Apr 1837, St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. William W. Pierce,   c. 25 Apr 1839, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Sydney Phillip Pierce,   b. Abt 1839, of Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 19 Sep 1844  (Age ~ 5 years)
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2007 
    Family ID F1324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    St. Mary Church [21 Feb 2007]
    St. Mary Church [21 Feb 2007]
    Photo of St. Mary Church at Whaddon, Cambridgeshire. This church played an important role in the Conder, Pierce, and Wayment families. Photo by Alan Kent, courtesy of Geograph. Used by permission

    Documents
    1841 British Census
    1841 British Census
    1841 British Census - Mildreth End, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire - William Pearse Family
    Norfolk Passenger List [11 Nov 1844]
    Norfolk Passenger List [11 Nov 1844]
    Passenger List of the Norfolk arriving New Orleans 11 Nov 1844 from Liverpool. Onboard was the "William Pearce" family (William, Sarah, Amy, Joseph, Rebecca, James, John, and William) and "Edward Conder." It is unknown where the daughter, Helen Pierce, was at the time of immigration. Research by Chad G. Nichols

  • Notes 
    • DEATH: Ancestral File deathplace is listed as Missouri Abt 1834, however children are listed with birthplaces in England. Is the deathdate a typo and should be 1844?

  • Sources 
    1. [S756] Nichols Online Library, Digital Documents Researched and Scanned by Chad Nichols & Relatives, Nichols, Chad G., (Catalogue of over 40,000 relatives with more than 5,000 of them having documentation to support their place in the family tree. Some recent generation surnames include Anderson, Broman, Campbell, Cloward, Conder, Dutson, Ericksen, Farmer, Holyoak, Kump, Kylen, Mendenhall, Nichols, Nielson, O'Donnell, Richardson, Roberts, Shelley, Stone, and Walker. Most ancestors are from England, Denmark, Sweden, and Germany. [online] www.nicholslibrary.org 7783 S 4950 W West Jordan, UT 84081 USA) (Reliability: 3).
      1841 British Census - 002945
      Norfolk Passenger List - 003980

    2. [S283] Mormon Immigration Index , The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department., (Salt Lake City : Genealogical Society of Utah, 2000 [CD-ROM]) (Reliability: 3).
      28th Company, Captain Elliot, "Norfolk"; Departed Liverpool, England 19 Sep 1844, arrived New Orleans, Louisiana 11 Nov 1844; This was the first load of Mormon emigrants to leave England after the martyrdom of Joseph Smith; Family passengers: William, age 47; Sarah, age 44; Amy, age 16; Joseph, age 14; Rebecca Wayment, age 12; James, age 9; John, age 7; William W., age 5

    3. [S57] 1841 England Census [database online], Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data: Census Returns of England and Wales, 1841. Kew, Surrey, England: The National Archives of the UK (TNA): Public Record Office (PRO), 1841. Data imaged from the National Archives, London, England. The 1841 Census for England was taken on the night of 6 June 1841) (Reliability: 3).
      Mildreth End, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire - William Pearse Family: --William, age 40, Agricultural Laborer --Sarah, age 40
      --Hellen, age 15
      --Amy, age 13
      --Joseph, age 10
      --James, age 6
      --John, age 5
      --William, age 2

    4. [S292] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Record, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Copyright 1980, 2002, 2006 Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.) (Reliability: 3).
      William chr. 6 Feb 1797 Whaddon son of John Pearce & Mary (IGI C073451, FHL 990297)

    5. [S292] International Genealogical Index - Extracted Church Record, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The, (Salt Lake City, Utah : Copyright 1980, 2002, 2006 Extracted birth or christening record for the locality listed in the record. The source records are usually arranged chronologically by the birth or christening date.) (Reliability: 3).
      John Pearce md Mary Bentham 13 May 1793 Bassingbourn (IGI M109771, FHL 990376)