Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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Stephen PIERCE (1751-?)

and Elizabeth Ann WHEELER (?-1808)


Stephen Pierce and Elizabeth Ann Harland married by banns on 7 April 1778 in Lindfield, Sussex.  Elizabeth Ann was a widow and they were both of Lindfield.  Previously as Elizabeth Ann Wheeler she had married Henry Harland on 18 May 1772 in Lindfield.

Stephen Pearce was baptised on 1 December 1751 in Newick, Sussex.  He was the son of Thomas Pearce (1717-?) and Maria Hoalman (?-1795).

Elizabeth Ann Wheeler's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to me.  As Elizabeth Ann Pierce she was buried on 31 December 1808 in Lindfield.


Stephen Pierce and Elizabeth Ann Wheeler had 4 known children:

  1. Stephen Pearce was baptised on 8 July 1778 in Lindfield.

  2. Thomas Pierce was baptised on 10 September 1781 in Lindfield.

  3. Peter Pierce was baptised on 10 January 1785 in Lindfield.

  4. Richard Pierce was baptised on 5 October 1786 in Lindfield.



Peter Pierce was born about 1769.  An Archdeaconry of Lewes marriage licence was issued to him and Sarah Hackman on 8 November 1792.  He was then a 23 year old bachelor of Lindfield and she was a 19 year old and upwards, spinster of Barcombe.  Surety for the licence was provided by Peter himself and John Fisher.  They married on 8 November 1792 in Lindfield.

Elizabeth Pierce was buried on 23 January 1779 in Lindfield,

Marianne Peirce was baptised on 6 November 1781 in Lindfield, the daughter of Marianne.

William Pierce was buried on 11 August 1783 in Lindfield.

Sarah Peirce was buried on 15 February 1794 in Lindfield.

Mary Pierce was buried on 1 August 1795 in Lindfield.

Elizabeth Pierce was buried on 30 January 1798 in Lindfield.

Fanny Pierce aged 4, was buried on 6 July 1810 in Lindfield.



This page was created on 27 October 2011