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(1) William PEARCE, b. about 1782 possibly in KY, d. Dec 1812 in Knox Co., IN; m. to Rebecca/Rebeka PRICE (b. about 1784, d. 22 Dec 1860; parents unknown); they resided in KY (place unknown), and then in Knox Co. (now Sullivan Co.), IN; their children:

        i. Warren, b. about 1807, d. after 1850, m. Eliza J. ____; 	
[#2]   ii. Richard William, b. 8 Oct 1808, d. 17 Nov 1872, m. Virginia HADDON; 
      iii. Washington Allen, b. 20 Jun 1813, d. 17 Dec 1877, m. Susan Hall MCCLURE; 
       iv. Ann T., b. 28 May 1813, d. 10 Jun 1815. 

(2) Richard William PEARCE, b. 8 Oct 1808 in Knox Co., IN, d: 17 Nov 1872 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; m., about 1835 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN, to Virginia HADDON (b. 1816, d. 1910; daughter of Col. John HADDON & Isabella ELLIOTT); they resided in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; their children:

        i. Mary Helen, b. 23 Dec 1835, d. 4 Jan 1867, m. George Harrison HOKE; 
       ii. John PEARCE, b. 6 Dec 1836, d. 1907, m. 1st Adalaide ____, 
		m. 2nd Ellen ELIG; 
      iii. William A., b. 23 Jun 1838, d. 2 Jul 1878, m. Sarah; 
       iv. Isabella Armilda, b. 15 Nov 1839, d. 10 Jul 1919, m. William HOOVER; 
[#3]    v. Elliott Haddon, b. 1841, d. 12 Dec 1880, m. Ann Elizabeth WORTMAN; 
       vi. Ellen, b. 1842, d. about 1842; 
      vii. Ann T., b. 1843, d. 1845; 
     viii. Virginia, b. 1846, d. 28 Nov 1866; 
       ix. Richard William, b. 1850, d. about 1856; 
        x. David Franklin, b. 5 Jul 1852, d. 26 Mar 1924, m. Emma STARNER; 
       xi. Rebecca, b. 1856, d. 1937, m. Samuel WHITE; 
      xii. Ophelia M., b. 1857, d. 10 Aug 1862; 
     xiii. Hortence, b. 1860, d. 5 Aug 1862; 
      xiv. Ophelia, b. 1866, d. 10 Dec 1882. 

(3) Elliott Haddon PEARCE, b. 1841 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN, d. 12 Dec 1880 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; m., 20 Mar 1873 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN, to Ann Elizabeth WORTMAN (b. about 1852, d. 1 Jun 1920; daughter of Phillip G. WORTMAN & Nancy GREGG); they resided in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; their children:

        i. Rollie Fenton, b. 10 Jan 1874, d. 14 May 1894; 
[#4]   ii. Virginia Haddon "Jennie", b. 1 Jun 1875, d. 25 Jul 1913, m. Charles Anthony MINICH; 
      iii. Charles H., b. 27 Nov 1878, d: 6 May 1963, m. Stella ORNDORF
       iv. Elliott Burdett, b. 19 Jun 1881, d. 8 Dec 1901. 
Elliott Haddon PEARCE was a soldier in 1862 in Co. H, 51st IN Regiment, in the Civil War.

(4) Virginia Haddon "Jennie" PEARCE, b. 1 Jun 1875 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN, d. 25 Jul 1913 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; m., 8 Apr 1897 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN, to Charles Anthony MINICH (b. 15 Jan 1875, d. 4 Sep 1908).

Continued on my MINICH Family Page


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