Henry Ward Pearce


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Henry Ward Pearce

  • Born: 06 Dec 1736, Cecil Co., MD
  • Marriage (1): Anastasia Carroll about 1760
  • Died: 10 Feb 1809, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA
  • Buried: Abt 13 Feb 1809, Christ Church Burial Ground, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., PA


Henry Ward Pearce Sr. is listed in the 1790 census for Cecil Co., MD with 2 males >age 16, one male <age 16, 4 females and 39 slaves.

Philadelphia Wills:
Will Jul 6 1808, proved Feb 16 1809
Henry Ward Pearce, Co. of Cecil, Maryland, but residing part of the year in Philadelphia. To dau. Margaret Pearce an annuity charged upon whole estate known as Poplar Neck in sd. county except such parts as devised to Anna Maria Pearce, widow of Henry Ward Pearce. Also house where they lived adjoining lot formerly occupied by Joseph Hague, since by Thomas Penington. To grandsons Henry and William Pearce, subject to above annuity all lands and real estate in Cecil Co. aforesaid. To nephews Mereus and Henry Capella, land in Morrison Co. Virginia, purchased of Joshia Jacson of Wilmington. Exec. not to rent out his estate, as he expects son Matthew Pearce to reside there. Residue of estate to son Matthew Pearce and dau. Mary Levy. To William and John Read money due from son Matthew Pearce secured to him by mortgage on land near Potsgrove in trust for use of dau.-in-law Mary Pearce. Son-in-law: Moses Levy. To Ann Yardly. To grandchildren Anna Pearce, Emmy Pearce, Henrietta Levy and Marian Martha Levy. Slaves to have their freedom. Exec: Son Matthew Pierce and son-in-law Moses Levy.

Henry married Anastasia Carroll about 1760. (Anastasia Carroll was born in 1735 in Cecil Co., MD and died on 20 Apr 1770.)

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