Lydia Pierce[1]

Female 1756 - 1856  (100 years)


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  • Name Lydia Pierce 
    Born 22 Aug 1756  Attleboro, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Female 
    Died 12 Sep 1856  Westmoreland, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Date Unknown  Westmoreland, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lydia Pierce Carlisle, headstone.  [PLy 01.]
    Lydia Pierce Carlisle, headstone. [PLy 01.]
    Person ID I883  Lange Pierce
    Last Modified 9 Apr 2019 

    Father Benjamin Pierce,   b. 1713, Either Scituate or Attelboro, Massachusetts. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1793, Westmoreland, Cheshire County, New Hampshire. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Elizabeth Wilmarth Dryer,   b. 31 Dec 1717, Rehoboth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Apr 1772, Westmoreland, Cheshire County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Married 27 Dec 1743  Rehoboth, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • There is no source for a marriage date for this Benjamin Pierce and Elizabeth Darby (some researchers have claimed that Elizabeth Darby was the wife of this Benjamin Pierce), but there is, however,evidence of a marriage to Elizabeth Dryer. [DLL]
    Family ID F324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Daniel Carlisle, Captain 
    Family ID F381  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Lydia reached the great age of one hundred years, and the occasion was duly celebrated by her relatives and townspeople. [BPeb 02.]

  • Sources 
    1. [S2825] H. C. Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, 153. [BPeb 01.] See F.C. Pierce, Pierce Genealogy No. 4, 51. [BPeb 02.] See also, History of Westmoreland (Great Meadow) New Hampshire, 518. [BPeb 03.].

    2. [S2826] H. C. Pierce, Seven Pierce Families, 153. [BPeb 01.] See F.C. Pierce, Pierce Genealogy No. 4, 51. [BPeb 02.] See also, History of Westmoreland (Great Meadow) New Hampshire, 518. [BPeb 03.].

    3. [S9526] Lydia Pierce Carlisle, death, p. 51 in Frederick Clifton Pierce, Pierce Genealogy, No. IV. Record of the Posterity of Capt. Michael, John and Capt. William Pierce, etc. Albany, NY: Joel Munsell's Sons, 1889, 441 pp. [PLy 01.].

    4. [S7392] There is no source for this date [originally stated in 2004 as before 1746] except that the first child, Eunice, was born in 1746. It is a logically arrived-at date. However, in 2005, see Elizabeth Dryer and Benjamin Pierce (1928). Vital Records of Taunton, Massachusetts to the Year 1850, Volume II, Marriages. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society; p. 160 [ElD 08] and p. 372 [BPeb 12].


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