Elizabeth Peirce1

d. before October 1665
Elizabeth Peirce|d. b Oct 1665|p11128.htm|John Pers|b. c 1588\nd. 19 Aug 1661|p11126.htm|Elizabeth (—?—) (Pers)|b. c 1588\nd. 12 Mar 1666/67|p11127.htm|||||||||||||

6th great-grandaunt of Louise Underwood.
8th great-grandaunt of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Elizabeth Peirce was born in England.1 She was the daughter of John Pers and Elizabeth (—?—) (Pers).1 She married John Ball Jr. in 1643.2 She became insane and died before October 1665, on which date John married again.1
     Elizabeth Peirce immigrated to America in 1637 with her parents, John and Elizabeth (—?—) (Pers). The family came to New England in either the John and Dorethey of Norwich, or the Rose of Yarmouth. Mr. William Andrews, Sen., was master of the former, and his son of the latter vessel.2

Children of Elizabeth Peirce and John Ball Jr.

  • John Ball3 b. 1644
  • Mary Ball1
  • Esther Ball1
  • Sarah Ball1 b. 1655
  • Abigail Ball1 b. 20 Apr 1658


  1. [S1060] Frederick Clifton Peirce, Peirce genealogy : being the record of the posterity of John Pers, an early inhabitant of Watertown, in New England, who came from Norwich, Norfolk County, England : with notes on the history of other families of Peirce, Pierce, Pearce, etc. (Worcester, Massachusetts: C. Hamilton, 1880), 19.
  2. [S1060] Frederick Clifton Peirce, Peirce Family, 18.
  3. [S1060] Frederick Clifton Peirce, Peirce Family, 18-19.