Birth:  1816  Kent, England

Immigration: ABT 1829
Note: According to his obituary, he came to America when he was 13. Settled in Brooklyn, NY.

Note:  In early life, James was a sailor and served in the Indian war in Florida

Birth of Son:  13 MAR 1845
Name:  William Francis Pierce
Place:  Canada

 

Birth of Daughter:  20 APR 1850
Name:  Prudence A. Pierce
Place: Ontario, Canada

 

Moved to: abt 1851
Place:  Silver Lake, Chautauqua Co, NY

Birth of Son:  16 APR 1851
Name:  Richard Edward Pierce
Place:  Canada

 

Birth of Daughter:  26 DEC 1854
Name:  Esther Jane Pierce
Place:  Colden, Erie Co, NY

Birth of Son:  FEB 1856
Name:  George A. Pierce
Place:  Hamilton, Canada

Moved to:  1857
Place: Wheatfield Twp, Ingham Co, Michigan

Birth of Daughter:  18 AUG 1858
Name:  Florance P. Pierce

1860 Census:  11 JUL 1860
Place:  Wheatfield, Ingham Co, Michigan
Note:  Wife, Susan, and 4 children are living in household.

Birth of Son:  ABT 1866
Name:  Otis O. Pierce

Birth of Daughter:  13 APR 1867
Name:  Martha E. Pierce
Place:  Ingham Co, Michigan
Note:  Obit on right – very disturbing!

1870 Census:  25 JUL 1870
Place: Wheatfield, Ingham Co, Michigan
Note:  Wife, Susan, and five children are living in his household.

1880 Census:  10 JUN 1880
Place:  Wheatfield, Ingham Co, Michigan
Note:  Wife, Susan, and one daughter are living in his household.  Also, married son, daughter-in-law, and grandson are living there as well.

1894 Ingham County Census:  James E. Pierce  age 78  b. WD  Twp LO  p. 51  ln 20  fn 259

Death:  11 MAR 1898  Meridian, Ingham Co, Michigan

Obituary:  Have

Burial:  Dennis Cemetery, Williamston, Ingham Co, Michigan
Note: According to his obituary, he was buried in this cemetery, but we walked it June 2017 and were unable to find his tombstone.

parents are Franklin Pierce and Rebecca ?

 

Susan Ann St. John

Birth:  13 FEB 1826  Saltford, Ontario, Canada

Death:  29 NOV 1891  Wheatfield, Ingham Co, Michigan

Burial:  Tuttle Cemetery, Ionia, Ionia Co, Michigan
Note: She’s supposed to be buried in this cemetery but we walked it in June 2017 and were unable to find her tombstone.

Click here to see parents:  Harvey St. John and Catherine Anna Rittenburg

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