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Richard Pearce (Percy), Il

Also Known As: "Richard Pierce", "Richard Pers", "Richard Pearse", "Perice", "Pers", "Perss", "Parrs"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Pearse Hall, Yorkshire, England
Death: Died in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Richard Percy, of Pearse Hall and Annah Percy
Husband of Marguerite Percy
Father of Richard Pearce, of Providence; John Pearce; Thomas Pierce; Stephan Pierce; NN Pearce and 2 others

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About Richard Pearce, Il

  • Pearce genealogy, being the record of the posterity of Richard Pearce, an early inhabitant of Portsmouth, in Rhode Island, who came from England, and whose genealogy is traced back to 972. With an introduction of the male descendants of Josceline de Louvaine .. (1888)
  • http://archive.org/details/pearcegenealogyb00pier
  • http://archive.org/stream/pearcegenealogyb00pier#page/36/mode/1up
  • From the foregoing historical sketch of the English branch of the Percies it will be seen that Peter17 Percy* was son of Ralph16 Percy; he (Peter17) was born in 1447 and his descent is as follows from the first ancestor: Galfred1, William2, Alan3, William4, William5, Agnes6, Henry7, William8, Henry9, Henry10, Henry11, Henry12, Henry13, Henry14, Henry15, Ralph16.
  • Peter17 Percy had a son Richard18. The father was standard bearer to Richard the Third at the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.
  • Richard18 founded Pearce Hall in York, England, where he lived and died leaving an eldest son Richard19, Jr.
  • Richard19, Jr. resided on the homestead of his father and had two sons Richard20, Jr., b. 1590, and William20. It was at this time that the spelling of the name in this branch was changed from Percy to Pearce.
  • Richard20 Pearce, Jr. (Richard19) b. 1590 m. in England Martha ---- .
  • He resided in Bristol, England, and came to America in the ship "Lyons" from that place. His brother, Capt. William Pearce, was master of the ship. Children: .... etc.
  • Capt. William Pearce20 (Richard19) b. in Bristol, England about 1595 .... etc.
  • http://archive.org/stream/pearcegenealogyb00pier#page/37/mode/1up
  • 1. Richard21 Pearce (Richard20, Richard19,) b. 1615 in England; m. in Portsmouth, R. I., in 1642, Susannah Wright, who was born in 1620. He died in Portsmouth in 1678 and she was deceased at that time. .... etc.

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  • Richard Pierce
  • M, #30264
  • Father Richard Pierce1
  • Richard Pierce married Margaret Cony.
  • Family Margaret Cony
  • Child
    • Thomas Pierce+2 b. c 1583, d. 7 Oct 1666
  • Citations
  • 1.[S61] Unknown author, Family Group Sheets, Family History Archives, SLC.
  • 2.[S11674] Genealogy.com, Ancestors of Stanley Elmer Allen.
  • From: http://our-royal-titled-noble-and-commoner-ancestors.com/p1008.htm#i30264

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"Richard founded Pearce Hall in York, England, where he lived and died leaving an eldest son Richard, II"

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~mahaneygen/Pierce/PierceGen3.html

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  • This information was taken from Pearce Genealogy Being the Record of the Posterity of Richard Pearce an Early Inhabitant of Portsmouth, in Rhode Island, Who came from England, and whose Genealogy is traced back to 974 with an Introduction of the Male Descendants of Josceline De Louvaine, the Second House of Percy, Earls of Northumberland, Barons Percy and Territorial Lords of Alnwick, Warkworth and Prudhoe Castles in the County of Northumberland, England, by Col. Frederick C. Pierce, Author of Peirce History, Pierce Genealogy, etc. Member of the British Harlequin and other historical societies. 1888 Rockford, Illinois.
  • Page 36
    • THE AMERICAN BRANCH.
  • From the foregoing historical sketch of the English branch of the Percies it will be seen that Peter17 Percy* was son of Ralph16 Percy; he (Peter17) was born in 1447 and his descent is as follows from the first ancestor: Galfred1, William2, Alan3, William4, William5, Agnes6, Henry7, William8, Henry9, Henry10, Henry11, Henry12, Henry13, Henry14, Henry15, Ralph16.
  • Peter17 Percy had a son Richard18. The father was standard bearer to Richard the Third at the battle of Bosworth Field in 1485.
  • Richard18 founded Pearce Hall in York, England, where he lived and died leaving an eldest son Richard19, Jr.
  • Richard19, Jr.resided on the homestead of his father and had two sons Richard20,Jr., b. 1590, and William20. It was at this time that the spelling of the name in this branch was changed form Percy to Pearce.
  • RICHARD20 PEARCE, JR., (Richard19) b. 1590; m. in England Martha _____.
  • He resided in Bristol, England, and came to America in the ship "Lyons" from that place. His brother, Capt. William Pearce, was master of the ship.
  • Children:
    • 1. i. RICHARD21, b. 1615; m. Susannah Wright.
    • 2. ii. JOHN21, .... etc.
  • CAPT. WILLIAM20 PEARCE (Richard19), .... etc.
  • 1. RICHARD21PEARCE (Richard20, Richard19,) b. 1615 in England; m. in Portsmouth, R.I., in 1642, Susannah Wright, who was born in 1620. He died in Portsmouth in 1678 and she was deceased at that time. .... etc.
  • From: http://www.rootie.org/pierce.php

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"Richard resided on the homestead of his father and had two sons Richard, Jr., b. 1590, and William. It was at this time that the spelling of the name in this branch was changed from Percy to Pearce." 

Sources

  1.  Pearce Genealogy Being the Record of the Posterity of Richard Pearce an Early Inhabitant of Portsmouth, in Rhode Island, Who came from England, and whose Genealogy is traced back to 974 with an Introduction of the Male Descendants of Josceline De Louvaine, the Second House of Percy, Earls of Northumberland, Barons Percy and Territorial Lords of Alnwick, Warkworth and Prudhoe Castles in the County of Northumberland, England, by Col. Frederick C. Pierce, Author of Peirce History, Pierce Genealogy, etc. Member of the British Harlequin and other historical societies. 1888 Rockford, Illinois.

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1553
1553
Yorkshire, England
1583
1583
Age 30
Norwich, Norfolk, England
1585
1585
Age 32
England
1588
April 8, 1588
Age 35
Norwich, Norfolk, England
1588
Age 35
England
1590
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Age 37
Pannington, Gloucester, England
1596
1596
Age 43
Bristol, Bristol , England
1632
March 21, 1632
Age 79
Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
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