Delia Pearce

b. 1787, d. 1829
Delia Pearce|b. 1787\nd. 1829|p2670.htm|William Pearce|b. c 1754\nd. 6 Nov 1813|p2668.htm|Sarah Bray|d. 6 Jun 1801|p2669.htm|Joshua Pearce|b. c 1735\nd. 17 Apr 1810|p2700.htm|Hannah Green||p2701.htm|||||||

Grandaunt of George Poindexter Munson Sr.
2nd great-grandaunt of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Munson and Allied Families
     Delia Pearce was born in 1787 in Screven County, Georgia.1 She was the daughter of William Pearce and Sarah Bray. She married John Dunwoody in 1807.1 She died in 1829.1
     Delia Pearce wrote a letter on 28 February 1825 from Bayou Beouf, Rapides Parish, Louisiana, to her sister, Mrs. Nancy B. Munson, Trinity River, Texas, that establishes the approximate time that the Munsons moved to the Trinity settlement in the Atascosito District, Coahuila and Texas, Republic of Mexico. It is the oldest document in the Munson Family Papers.2


  1. [S20] Thurmond A. Williamson, The Munsons of Texas, an American Saga, First Edition manuscript (Dallas:, 1987), 83.
  2. [S400] Mordello Stephen Munson Family Papers, 1825-1978, Barker Texas History Center, University of Texas, Austin, 83.