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Capt. Benjamin Pierce

Also Known As: "Pearce"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Scituate, Plymouth Colony
Death: May 03, 1730 (79-88)
Scituate, Plymouth County, Province of Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Scituate, Plymouth County , Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. Michael Pierce and Persis Pierce
Husband of Martha Pierce and Elizabeth Pierce
Father of Martha Pierce; Jerusha Lassolls Bailey; Benjamin Pierce; Lieut Ebenezer Pierce; Persis Pierce and 6 others
Brother of Persis Pierce, (died young); Elizabeth Holbrook; Ephraim Pierce; Sarah Pierce; Deborah Pierce and 7 others

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About Capt. Benjamin Pierce

Benjamin Pierce, son of Michael Pierce and Persis Eames, b. 1646, Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA; d. May 3, 1730, Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA. Executor of father's estate.

Family

Benjamin was married

  • first on Feb. 5, 1678 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA to Martha ADAMS (b. about 1665; d. Dec. 29, 1717, Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA, daughter of James ADAMS.
  • second on Jul. 23, 1718 in Scituate, Plymouth Co., MA to Elizabeth (ADAMS) PERRY.

Children of Benjamin PIERCE:

  • Martha;
  • Jerusha;
  • Benjamin married first Mary COWEN, and second Elizabeth PERRY;
  • Ebenezer;
  • Persis;
  • Caleb;
  • Thomas;
  • Adams;
  • Jeremiah; and
  • Elisha

Supporting data

Christened May 9, 1665 in Scituate, Plymouth, Ma.

From “The Pioneers of Massachusetts, a Descriptive List, Drawn from Records of the ...” By Charles Henry Pope. Page 360. GoogleBooks

  • * PIERCE, PEARCE, PEARS, PEARSE, PEIRCE, PIERS,
  • Michael, Hingham, 1645. Rem. to Scituate. Took John Reade as an apprentice July 15, 1653. His wife d. 31 Dec. 1662; he m. Anne __. Ch. Persis bapt. Jan 7, 1645, 'Benjamin', John, Ephriam, Elizabeth, Deborah, Anna and Abigail, all bapt. at Hing. May 9, 1665; Abiah, Ruth. [Hist. Hing. and Col. Rec.]
  • He was a captian in King Philip's War, and was slain in battle. His will dated 15 Jan. 1675, prob. 22 July, 1676, made his son 'Benjamin' exec.; beq. to wife Annah, son John; to son Ephraim, and his ch. Eliakim and Ephraim; refers to a gift from father Eames, and calls Mark E. and Charles .....
  • Pg. 361 is not part of this book preview.
  • _________
  • 'Pierce genealogy : being the record of the posterity of Thomas Pierce, an early inhabitant of Charlestown, and afterwards Charlestown village (Woburn), in New England, with wills, inventories, biographical sketches, etc. (1882)
  • http://www.archive.org/details/piercegenealogyb00pier
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/piercegenealogyb00pier#page/n18/mode/1up
    • A GENEALOGICAL DICTIONARY
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/piercegenealogyb00pier#page/n18/mode/1up
  • ' Benjamin, Scituate, s. of Capt. Michael, m. 1678. Martha, dau. of James Adams, had Martha, Jerusha, Benjamin, Ebenezer, Persis, Caleb, Thomas, Adams, Jeremiah, and Elisha, all b. between 1679 and 1699. — Deanes Scituate.
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/piercegenealogyb00pier#page/n19/mode/1up
  • Ephraim, Weymouth, prob. s. of Capt. Michael of Scituate, by
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/piercegenealogyb00pier#page/n20/mode/1up
  • wf. Hannah, dau. of John Holbrook, had Azrikam, b. Jan. 4, 1672 ; prob. Ephraim ; and perhaps others.
  • http://www.archive.org/stream/piercegenealogyb00pier#page/n22/mode/1up
  • John, Scituate, s. of Capt. Michael, same, m. 1683, Patience, dau. of Anthony Dodson, had Michael, John, Jonathan, Ruth, Jael, David, and Clothier, b. bet. 1684 and '98. — Deane.
  • Capt. Michael, Hingham, Scituate. Ch. Persis, 'Benjamin', John, Ephraim, Elizabeth, Deborah, Ann, Abia, Ruth; he m. a second wf. Ruth, wa a capt of great bravey, in command of 50 Eng. and 20 Friendly Indians from Cape Cod, in Philip's War, and was with most of them killed March 26, 1676, at Pawtucket fight in Rehoboth-- Deane's Scituate, pp. 122, 325.
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Capt. Benjamin Pierce's Timeline

1646
1646
Scituate, Plymouth Colony
1665
May 9, 1665
Age 19
Hingham, Plymouth, Mass.
May 9, 1665
Age 19
Hingham, Plymouth, Mass.
May 9, 1665
Age 19
Hingham, Plymouth, Mass.
May 9, 1665
Age 19
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
May 9, 1665
Age 19
Hingham,Plymouth,Massachusetts
May 9, 1665
Age 19
May 9, 1665
Age 19
Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts
1679
December 14, 1679
Scituate, Plymouth, MA