Ancestors of Mandy Willard

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William PIERCE (?-?)

and Mary BURTENSHAW (?-?)


William Pierce and Mary Burtenshaw married by licence on 13 May 1714 in Keymer, Sussex.  Their South Malling Peculiar marriage licence was issued on 12 May 1714 and recorded that William was a husbandman of Ringmer and Mary a spinster of Keymer.


William Pierce and Mary Burtenshaw had 3 known children:

  1. John Pierce was baptised on 17 April 1716 in Ringmer.

  2. Mary Pierce was baptised on 23 March 1718 in Ringmer.

    Mary married Henry Stone on 28 October 1736 in Little Horsted, Sussex.  She was then of Ringmer.

    Henry and Mary had the following children:

    1. Mary Stone was baptised privately on 12 September 1738 in Ringmer and received into the church on 29 September.

    2. Elizabeth Stone was baptised on 26 August 1739 in Ringmer.

    3. Jane Stone was baptised on 11 March 1740/1 in Ringmer.

    4. William Stone was baptised on 16 January 1742/3 in Ringmer.

    5. Henry Stone was baptised on 1 January 1745 in Ditchling.

    6. Ann Stone was baptised on 30 August 1747 in Ditchling.

    7. Sarah Stone was baptised on 27 October 1751 in Ringmer.

    8. John Stone was baptised on 8 March 1754 in Ringmer.

  3. William Pierce was baptised on 7 March 1724/5 in Ringmer.  He may have married Mary Crouch in 1746.  (They have their own page.)



This page was created on 27 October 2011