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Robert Pierce

Male - 1665


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  • Name Robert Pierce  [1
    Gender Male 
    Alternate death 6 Jan 1655  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 5 Feb 1665  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried 7 Feb 1665  Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I23131  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2019 

    Family Ann Greenway,   b. Abt 1601,   d. 31 Dec 1695, Dorchester, Suffolk, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 94 years) 
    Married Bef 1631  [4
    Children 
    +1. Mary Pierce,   d. Aft 27 Aug 1684
    Last Modified 27 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F13921  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • He first appears in Dorchester in 1639. A family tradition still current in the mid-19th century is that a piece of bread he brought over from England, "the remainder biscuit," was built into the walls of the house he built at Dorchester.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1845] The Pioneers of Massachusetts by Charles Henry Pope. Boston: Charles H. Pope, 1900.

    2. [S468] A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England by James Savage. Boston: Little, Brown, 1860-64.

    3. [S3010] William B. Trask, "John Grenaway: Abstracts of Deeds (1650) from John Grenaway to His Children." The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 32:55, 1878.

    4. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.