John Peirce1

John Peirce||p11137.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-granduncle of Louise Underwood.
8th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     John Peirce was born in England.1 He was the son of John Pers and Elizabeth (—?—) (Pers).1
     John Peirce immigrated to America in 1637 with his 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.1


  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), 18.