Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 7th-great grandmother, Elizabeth Nye.
Elizabeth was born December 14, 1720, the daughter of Ebenezer and Sarah (Newcomb) Nye. Elizabeth married on November 10, 1743 (probably Middlesex Co., MA) to Seth Pierce, son of Samuel and Abigail (Johnson) Pierce. Seth was born November 30, 1716 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA., and died December 5, 1794. Elizabeth died May 14, 1749 in Mansfield, Windham Co., CT.
Known children of Seth and Elizabeth (Nye) Pierce are as follows:
i. Seth Pierce b. September 12, 1744 Woburn, MA, d. 1835 Homer, NY., m. Bethiah Field
ii. Elizabeth Pierce b. June 2, 1748 m. Bennett Field
iii. Enoch Pierce
iv. ________ Pierce m. ________ Nye
I descend from Seth and Elizabeth (Nye) Pierce through their son, Seth, as follows :
Elizabeth Nye and Seth Pierce
Seth Pierce and Bethiah Field
Gordon Pierce and Thirsa Smalley
Francis S. Pierce and Rebecca Page
Edmund G. Pierce and Catherine Groenendyke
William Francis Pierce and Clara Pennisten
Edna Muriel Pierce and Virgil Lee Wright (my great-grandparents)