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The Pierce Family of Halkyn Mountain

Updated October 8, 2008

Edward Arthur Pierce

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The Pierce family from 1730 to date. It commences in 1730 with the granting of a licence for the marriage of Thomas Pierce and Katherine Griffiths, by the Bishop of St Asaph, Flintshire, Wales. From them to the descendants of their son William, to his namesake two generation on, who died in a tragic lead mining accident. The subsequent immigration of two of his sons too Nebraska, USA, and their descendants. My direct line from William to the present day, where one of my uncles never left his roots in Halkyn Mountain for 90 years, and in those 90 years only moved 20 meters from his birth place.

Family Photos

  • James Pierce and family (533 KB)
    James Pierce second left with his wife Charlotte Parry the small boy is my grandfather Edward William. The girl is his sister Francis the man on the left is James' brother John
  • Edward William Pierce (809 KB)
    Edward William Pierce in his working clothes standing ajacent to the family home on Halkyn Mountain
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