Captain william pierce genealogy books

John pierce pearce 1774 chardstock, dorset, england apr 1858 managed by hilary woodward. Further, although william pierce sailed a ship called mayflower in 1629, it was not the 1620 vessel that landed plymouth colonists at the foundation of that colony. Colonel thomas drewe, major william harris, captain john eppes, captain william farrar, captain peter jones, captain edward hill jr. William was a noted sea captain who had made numerous many transatlantic voyages from england. It has been said that william pierce sailed the mayflower to america on its second voyage in. I captain michael pierce, brother of captain william, john and richard pierce, according to various authorities, was born in england about 1615, and was killed by the indians, sunday, march 25, 1676, in king philips war. William pierce, who came to this country from england by frederick clifton pierce 2 new england families, genealogical and memorial. Captain michael pierce, 9th great grandfather mermaidcamp. William pierce, who came to this country from england. Historical records show that he was first given the rank of ensign under captain miles standish, then later, in 1669, he was made captain.

Maps including some property owner plat maps are also available for many areas. Although the collection contains information on individuals buried, 18332006, coverage will vary between cemeteries. William peirce was a tobacco planter and merchant, a burgess. Research genealogy for captain william pierce of virginia, usa, as well as other members of the pierce family, on ancestry. William pierce, who came to this country from england ebook written by frederick clifton pierce. This section makes it possible to view all the biographies currently available for the pierce family surname. He married persis eames 16211662 circa1643 in hingham, plymouth county, massachusetts. He was killed at providence, one of the bahama islands, in 1641. Check the wiki or browse the collection to determine coverage. He was with his fatherinlaw in 1661 for a militia meeting at william byrds plantation. William pierce, who came to this country from england kindle edition by frederick clifton pierce. William peirse, the captain of the ship lyon, wrote his name peirse.

Later in 1624, virginia was created as a royal colony that included the original jamestown settlement, when king james i revolked the charter of the bankrupt. Historical records show that this one sea captain crossed the atlantic, bringing settlers and provisions to the new world more frequently than any. Should fc pierces pierce genealogy books be placed in the. Captain michael pierce 1615 1676, john pierce, died 1676, and captain william pierce 1590 1641 a renowned commander of one of the ships named the mayflower who were settlers in new england. They were aboard the lyon, a ship mastered by william pierce, with a total of twenty passengers, including the controversial rev. Captain william pierce the mariner, was captain of the mayflower, 3nd voyage, sea. William pierce, who came to this country from england by pierce, frederick clifton, 18551904. Though frequently referred to with a middle name of leigh, he always signed his name as william pierce jr. Jane pierce, the daughter of captain william pierce and his wife joan. The eight page book, compiled by william pierce, was printed in cambridge, mass. It should be noted that fc pierce conflates information about a captain william pierce of virginia, a militia captain, with the mariner captain william pierce. Roger williams, who was very vocal in his opinions about the separatist movement it was a stormy voyage, 67 days, after which they all felt fortunate to be alive. In stanards colonial virginia register, page 32, we learn that william pierce of james city county, virginia, was a member of the council in 1631.

Nov 14, 2008 although traditionally believed to be a native georgian, william leigh pierce was born in york county, virginia, around 1753, the third and youngest son of elizabeth and matthew pierce. Account books, books, correspondence, diaries, deeds, ephemera, estate inventories, financial records, genealogy, legal documents, military. William pierce, who came to this country from england by frederick clifton pierce. William pierce william pierce in wales births and baptisms, 15411907 william pierce was born to thomas pierce and mary. As a young man, he studied art under charles willson peale in maryland and returned.

It is thought to be derived from the baptismal name peter or pirse, or pierse, so called after the conquest when. Frederick clifton pierce, whose genealogical conclusions are generally of little value, has further muddied the water by claiming that mr. Pierce, 1889, being the record of the posterity of captain michael, john and captain william pierce who came to this country from england. And looking around at various pgm pierce profiles, they draw heavily on the damn things and the falshoods. Boddie, colonial surry, p60 refers to captain pierce s son thomas pierce, and his grandson william pierce iv living on mulberry island with him 21 jan 1655. William pierce was born abt 1603, and died bef 1609. He married 1 m inerva h anna andrews 31 december 1873 in bristol, ontario, ny. James pearce, revolutionary war soldier of tennessee. Find pierce trees, crests, genealogies, biographies, dna projects, and much more at the largest directory to free and pay genealogical sources. Pierce genealogy by frederick clifton pierce hardcover lulu. This william pierce captained the mayflower on her second voyage to massachusetts and was the master of the lyon, a ship he owned capt william pierce was my 11th great grandfather. Being the record of the posterity of captain michael john and captain william pierce 1889 paperback september 10, 2010 by frederick clifton pierce author 5.

William pierce historical records and family trees myheritage. When the british commander, general howe, realized his predicament, he sent word to washington. The pierce genealogy and family tree page welcome to the pierce family page at surname finder, a service of genealogy today. William pierce, who came to this country from england pierce, frederick clifton on. William pierce, who came to this country from england a genealogy and historical notices of the family of plimpton or plympton in america. Research genealogy for captain william ball of wiltshire, england, as well as other members of the ball family, on ancestry. His neighbor in jamestown was pocahontas and john rolfe. The first settlement in what became known as the virginia colony was jamestown, which was founded in 1607.

Jane pierce jamestown filing cabinet liberty letters. This william pierce captained the mayflower on her second voyage to massachusetts and was the master of the lyon, a ship he owned. Pierce genealogy being the record of posterity of capt. Being the record of the posterity of captain michael john and captain william pierce 1889. In the boston book of possessions in 1645 a william pierce held one house and garden bbop 22, 104. William pierce, the mariner 1591 1641 genealogy geni. Jacobus issues newer than 5 years not online, 1945, vol. Our editors have compiled this checklist of genealogical resources, combining links to commercial databases along with usercontributed information and web sites for the pierce surname. Genealogy and history of representative citizens of the commonwealth of massachusetts includes captain james william pierce source. James pearce made affidavit for his revolutionary war pension on 12 sep 1832 formerly a citizen of washington county, now a resident of sevier county, and declared that he was a resident of.

Captain michael pierce peircepersepearce, spelling varies he married 1st persis eames, dau. This is a reproduction of the pierce genealogy by frederick clifton pierce which was published in 1889 which is a record of the posterity of the three pierce brothers. Records include indexes, burial records, deed books, and plot books. Explore genealogy for william pearse pierce born abt. Feb 5, 2019 samuel jordan was a member of the 1st governing body in america houseofburgesses, and lived in jamestown in 1610 before the mayflower came to america. He served as a lieutenant with captain walter crockett for 53 days in 1774. Jan 22, 2019 frederick clifton pierce, whose genealogical conclusions are generally of little value, has further muddied the water by claiming that mr. William pierce of virginia, a militia captain, is not the same person as william pierce, the navigator.

Captain michael pierce and the fake genealogy of frederick. Although traditionally believed to be a native georgian, william leigh pierce was born in york county, virginia, around 1753, the third and youngest son of elizabeth and matthew pierce. Captain michael pierce was born circa1617 in england to richard pearce 15901666 and martha jacobs c1593 and died 26 may 1676 at thebattle of narrangansett swamp of unspecified causes. Sep 16, 20 captain michael pierce was the brother of the famous colonial sea captain, william pierce, who helped settle plymouth colony. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading pierce genealogy, no. Cemetery records for several cemeteries in danville, virginia. Hearthstone legacy publications publishes a wide variety of early and rare county history books on cd, dvd or as digital downloads.

He was on an adventure that shakespeare play is written about on a ship called the seaventure when bermuda was discovered. Being the record of the posterity of captain michael john and captain william pierce 1889 pierce, frederick clifton on. The body of the will or deed has generally no authority in. Mar 04, 2014 john and judith perkins left bristol, england with their five children, ages 3 to 21, on 1 dec 1630. Roger williams, who was very vocal in his opinions about the separatist movement. Later in 1624, virginia was created as a royal colony that included the original jamestown settlement, when king james i revolked the charter of the bankrupt virginia company and the colony transferred to. He was born 6 may 1585 in heacham, norfolk, england, and died 22 mar 1621 in james city, virginia.

Pierce genealogy by frederick clifton pierce hardcover. Captain michael pierce, captain william pierce, and john pierce the patentee all come from the same branch and their descendants all match on. Pierce, william 62 12 sep 1919 d rev o f alvord 16. William pierce came to virginia in the sea venture in 1610 with sir thomas gates. William pierce who came to this county from england frederick clifton pierce. Following captain william herberts death, peirce became captain in his place in 1776. Virginia genealogy free virginia genealogy access genealogy. It was set up to be the center of the virginia colonys government and commerce. Notable ancestors includehenry ii of england 131189, william i of england 10271087, charlemagne 747814.

William pierce historical records and family trees. Thomas pierce was born abt 1607, and died 22 mar 1621 in. In 1639, pierces almanack was the first book form printed at cambridge, massachusetts, on a. It is thought to be derived from the baptismal name peter. Captain michael pierce played a significant role in the great migration. Capt michael pierce 16151676 find a grave memorial. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read pierce genealogy, no. William pierce was born in york county, virginia in 1753, the third and youngest son of matthew and elizabeth pierce. Pierce genealogy being the record of the posterity of capt. J ames hamilton 6 pierce william henry 5, henry leighton 4, william 3 pierce or pearce, james 2 pearce, william 1 was born 07 march 1858 in bristol or canandaigua, ontario, ny, and died 07 october 1935 in bristol, ontario, ny.

Also commanding trained troops in charles city and henrico were colonel abraham wood, lt. See all 4 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. Other family surnames mentioned within a biography are not included in these lists of surnames. Although not one from abraham, himself, the thomas pierce of charlestown who is. William was baptized on month day 1848, at baptism place.

A harrowing crossing on the lyon, 1631 finding my people. Thomas pierce also had a daughter jane ii who 493 tillman, reynolds family 15301959, p1, par 1. All this would indicate that our captain pierce or pearce was one of the prominent men of the colony in its infancy. Fifteen years ago while at work compiling data for the history and genealogy of the pierce family my own branch, considerable information was obtained of the family of captain michael pierce, an early inhabitant of plymouth colony, who moved from weymouth to scituate. The eightpage book, compiled by william pierce, was printed in cambridge, mass. He was admitted to the boston church that same year, and in 1634 took the freemans oath and was made a selectman. Should fc pierces pierce genealogy books be placed in. There is a section on captain william pierce in this book. William pierce who came to this county from england pierce, edmund on. Unlike his famous brother, captain william pierce, michael pierce was not a sea captain. William pierce, who came to this country from england see other formats. Capt william pierce born say 1580, died after 1655 sailed with governor gates from england in.

Boddie, colonial surry, p60 refers to captain pierces son thomas pierce, and his grandson william pierce iv living on mulberry island with him 21 jan 1655. He attained the title, captain, from the colony court in 1669. William pierce of ratcliffe and boston was the same as captain william pierce of james city, virginia pierce genealogy no. Captain michael pierce was the brother of the famous colonial sea captain, william pierce, who helped settle plymouth colony. Jan 28, 2015 this michael is lynns 8th great grandfather. Jane traveled to the new colony of virginia with her mother on the blessing, one of nine ships that traveled together in consort from england. R obert m elvin 6 pierce william henry 5, henry leighton 4, william 3 pierce or pearce, james 2 pearce, william 1 was born 09 january 1851 in bristol, ontario, ny, and died 08 august 1937 in canandaigua, ontario, ny.

Pierce appears to have served in the french and indian war, receiving a certificate for 200 acres of land from the montgomery county court in 1779. James pearce made affidavit for his revolutionary war pension on 12 sep 1832 formerly a citizen of washington county, now a resident of sevier county, and declared that he was a resident of washington. John pierce 20 may 1691 perquimans, carolina abt 12 aug 1726. Pierce family genealogy my genealogy hound home page. It has been said that william pierce sailed the mayflower to america on its second voyage in 1629. John and judith perkins left bristol, england with their five children, ages 3 to 21, on 1 dec 1630. She married john rolfe 1619 in james city, virginia, son of john rolfe and dorothea mason. My genealogy hound is a free resource provided by hearthstone legacy publications. Genealogy of john harwood pierce 1st american generation.

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