Thursday, February 07, 2008

Albert O. Pierce household - Madison & Wayne Co., IN

The Albert Orlando PIERCE family appears in the 1870 census in Madison Co., IN and in the 1900 and 1920 census of Wayne Co., IN. Albert was my maternal 3rd-great grand uncle, the son of Francis S. & Rebecca (PAGE) PIERCE.

In the 1870 census of Madison Co., Albert was a 31 year old farmer, born in Indiana, with real estate valued at $4800 and a personal estate valued at $950. His wife, Eliza, was 26 years old, and born in Indiana. Children in the home were : John H., aged 5; Edmund W., aged 3; and Robert P., aged 1.

In the 1900 census of Wayne Co., Albert was a 60 year old farmer, born in Indiana, with father born in Vermont and mother born in New Jersey. He was listed as being married for 36 years and owned his home free of mortgage. Wife Sarah was aged 59 years old, born in Indiana, mother of 5 children, 4 of whom were living. Both of her parents were from North Carolina.

In the 1920 census of Wayne Co., Albert was 80 years old, born in Indiana, with father born in New York and mother born in New Jersey. Wife Sarah was aged 78 years old, born in Indiana, with parents both born in North Carolina.

Albert Orlando PIERCE b. June 2, 1839 Wayne Co., IN, d. after 1920 census, m. December 10, 1863 Wayne Co., IN to Elizabeth Williams PIKE, daughter of Stephen and Elizabeth (PIKE) WILLIAMS; m(2) April 22, 1884 Wayne Co., IN to Sarah S. WILSON. Elizabeth b. ca. 1844 Indiana, d. March 25, 1883 Wayne Co., IN. Sarah b. May 1844 Indiana, d. after 1920 census.
Known children of Albert Orlando and Elizabeth Williams (PIKE) PIERCE are :
i. John H. PIERCE b. January 27, 1865 Wayne Co., IN., d. after 1870 census
ii. Stephen F. PIERCE b. January 27, 1865 Wayne Co., IN. d. before July 15, 1870
iii. Edmund W. PIERCE b. March 21, 1867 Wayne Co., IN., d. after 1870 census
iv. Robert P. PIERCE b. May 27, 1868 Wayne Co., IN, d. March 3, 1871 Wayne Co., IN.
v. Mark PIERCE b. August 31, 1877 Wayne Co., IN., d. August 31, 1877 Wayne Co., IN.
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