Mary Ann Garrigues (Pierce) (1798 - 1885)

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Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Death: Died
Managed by: LG Garrigues
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About Mary Ann Garrigues (Pierce)

Not much is known about Mary Ann Pierce (Pearce), except that the Pearce family were Quakers who settled in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

1681--Edward Pierce part of a group of men granted land by William Penn.

The Pierce family of Chester County lived in Ercildoun, or Fallowfield, an important station of the Underground Railroad, and were known to be abolitionists and Underground Railroad agents during the early to mid 19th century. ("Quaker Participation in the Underground Railroad in Chester County", Sensenig, Goolge Docs.)

Here is an article about Quaker women in the early 19th century:

http://library.usask.ca/herstory/quaker.html

Photo: Two unidentified 19th century Quaker Women.

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Mary Garrigues's Timeline

1798
1798
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1828
December 16, 1828
Age 30
Philadelphia, PA, USA
1885
August 30, 1885
Age 87
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Haverford, Montgomery, PA, USA