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William W. Pierce

Male 1839 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name William W. Pierce  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Christened 25 Apr 1839  Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 21K0-8BB 
    Residence 1841  Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England 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 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I3012  default
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2007 

    Father William Pierce,   c. 6 Feb 1797, St. Mary Church, Whaddon, Cambridgeshire Co, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1844, St. Louis, Gravi River, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 46 years) 
    Mother 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
    Family ID F1324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Documents
    1850 U.S. Census [8 Jul 1850, p 1]
    1850 U.S. Census [8 Jul 1850, p 1]
    St. Louis 1st Ward, St. Louis, Missouri: Sarah WAYMENT Pierce family
    1850 U.S. Census [8 Jul 1850, p 2]
    1850 U.S. Census [8 Jul 1850, p 2]
    St. Louis 1st Ward, St. Louis, Missouri: Sarah WAYMENT Pierce family
    1860 U.S. Census
    1860 U.S. Census
    St. Louis 10th Ward, St. Louis, Missouri: Sarah WAYMENT Pierce family
    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

  • 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
      1850 U.S. Census - 001304, 001305
      1860 U.S. Census - 001306

    2. [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

    3. [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

    4. [S420] 1850 United States Federal Census, United States. Bureau of the Census. 7th Census, 1850, (Washington [District of Columbia] : National Archives and Records Administration Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.) (Reliability: 3).
      St. Louis 1st Ward, St. Louis, Missouri; Lists "William," age 11, birthplace England, attended school during the year

    5. [S408] 1860 United States Federal Census, United States. Census Office. 8th Census, 1860, (Washington [District of Columbia] : The National Archives, [19--] Microfilm of original records in the National Archives, Washington, D.C.), PG 340 (Reliability: 3).
      St. Louis 10th Ward, St. Louis, Missouri; Lists "William," age 21, "Machinist," birthplace England