Nancy M. Pierce (1792 - 1837)

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Birthplace: Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
Death: Died in Hillsboro, NH, USA
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About Nancy M. Pierce

Nancy Pierce, 2nd child of Gov Benjamin Pierce and Anna Kendrick, was born November 2,1792 in Hillsborough, New Hampshire. She married GEN. SOLOMON McNEIL, brother of Gen John McNeil (who married the eldest Pierce daughter, Elizabeth). Residing in Hillsboro most of her life, she and Solomon served as sometime surrogate parents to the children of Benjamin Kendrick Pierce (her brother) while he was in military service; as did Solomon's brother John's family while John was stationed in both Ft Mackinaw, WI and Boston, Massachsetts...

Nancy and Solomon lived for many years in the Lower Village in Hillsboro where Solomon kept a general store before they moved to his father's homestead.

They had 3 children: Ann McNeil (7/16/1816), Solomon Jr (5/20/1820), and John McNeil (11/6/1822)..

Nancy died April 27, 1837; Solomon died April 30, 1863.

  • History of Hillsboro by George Waldo Browne 1735-1921, pg 392.
  • History of Manchester NH/chap 10, pg 7 and recalls that Solomon was living (at the time of publication) in Hillsboro NH
  • Cemetery headstone photo personally taken by Fay Baldwin at Pine Hill Cemetery, Hillsboro, NH.
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Nancy Pierce's Timeline

November 2, 1792
Hillsborough, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
February 16, 1815
Age 22
Hillsboro, NH, USA
July 16, 1816
Age 23
Hillsboro, NH, USA
May 20, 1820
Age 27
Hillsboro, NH, USA
November 6, 1822
Age 30
Hillsboro, NH, USA
August 27, 1837
Age 44
Hillsboro, NH, USA
Hillsborough, NH, USA