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Sgt. Thomas Pierce

Male 1608 - 1683  (75 years)


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  • Name Thomas Pierce 
    Born 1608  [7, 9
    General Information In the Woburn records, he is often called Sargent Thomas Peirce.  [7
    Freeman 1635 (Age 27)  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Religion 21 Feb 1634/35 (Age 27)  Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Proprietor 1643 (Age 35)  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Tax 1645 (Age 37)  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Offices Held 1660 (Age 52)  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Petition 1663 (Age 55)  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Freeman 10 Oct 1677 (Age 69)  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 8
    Died 6 Nov 1683  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7, 9, 10
    Inventory say Dec 1683  Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Siblings 6 Siblings 
    Person ID I20048 
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2021 

    Father Thomas Pierce,   c. 17 Dec 1585, Nayland, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1666, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth,   b. Abt 1596, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F677  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Cole,   b. say 1621,   d. 5 Mar 1688, Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Married 6 May 1635  [7, 9
    Age at Marriage He was 27 years - She was 14 years  
    Children From 1639 to 1662  [1, 7, 8, 10
    Last Modified 4 Aug 2021 
    Family ID F8373  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Death: Farmer (1829) gives his death date as 7 October 1666. Savage (1860) refutes this. [4, 8]

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 1635 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - 21 Feb 1634/35 - Charlestown, Suffolk County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProprietor - 1643 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsTax - 1645 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOffices Held - 1660 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPetition - 1663 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFreeman - 10 Oct 1677 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Nov 1683 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsInventory - say Dec 1683 - Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Signature of Thomas Pierce
    Signature of Thomas Pierce

  • Sources 
    1. [S110] Ancestry Family Trees, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Use with Caution.

    2. [S90] Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, volume I (A-F), (Boston: New England Historic Genealogy Society, 1995).

    3. [S1830] Cole, Frank T. The Early Genealogies of the Cole Families in America, (Columbus, Ohio: Eann & Adair, 1887).

    4. [S1571] Farmer, John. Genealogical Register of First Settlers of New England, (Lancaster, Massachusetts: Carter, Andrews, & Company, 1829).

    5. [S1831] Johnson, Edward Francis. Woburn Records of Births, Deaths, and Marriages from 1640 to 1873 Part 2 Deaths, (Woburn, Massachusetts: Andrews, Cutter & Company, 1890).

    6. [S1685] Paige, Lucius R. "List of Freeman", (Boston: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume III, 1849).

    7. [S1829] Pierce, Frederic Beech. Pierce Genealogy, Being the Record of the Posterity of Thomas Pierce, and Early Inhabitant of Charlestown and Afterward Charlestown Village (Woburn), (Worcester, Massachusetts: Charles Hamilton, 1882).

    8. [S808] Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May 1692 on the Basis of Farmer's Register, volume III, (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1861).

    9. [S91] Torrey, Clarence Almon. New England Marriage Prior to 1700, (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1985).

    10. [S84] Wyman, Thomas Bellows. The Genealogies and Estates of Charlestown, Massachusetts 1629-1818 , (Boston: David Clapp & Son, 1879).