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Pierce's in Tangipahoa Parish

Pierce's in Tangipahoa Parish

Eleanor Pierce Bailey (View posts)
Posted: 964526400000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Pierce, Parker, Magee, Blackwell
Looking for anyone who knows anything about Dr. Humphrey Asa Peirce who lived in Tangipahoa Parish in 1835. He m. America Blackwell.


Donald Dunnington (View posts)
Posted: 964785600000
Classification: Query
After reading your post, I was in the library and looking through the Source Records of Pike County, MS and saw reference to John and Abagail Pierce. John was born 1742 and his family was in Washington Parish, LA prior to 1812.
Part of Washington Parish was taken to later form Tangipahoa Parish.

His children and some of their spouses are listed. John P. Pierce, son of Augustus and Smithie Thigpen Pierce born 1834 married Samantha Blackwell. Let me know if this rings a bell.

Parker surname

Posted: 979732800000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1042924227000
Noticed Parker among your surnames.
I'm looking for parents/siblings etc. of Phillip Powell (or Powers) Parker, b. 1798 in Ky. or Tn.; d. 1862, Wash. Par., La.; mar. Catherine Dyson in Tangi. Par. 8 Oct 1826.
They had: William; Celia; John; Stephen; Wesley; and Mary.
Any connection?

Pierce in Tangi. Par.

Posted: 979732800000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1047788036000
Surnames: Pierce,Mulford ,Strickland,Graham,
Re: Humphrey Pierce
1860 cen. Wash. Parish, La.
Res. 292/284
Humphrey Pierce, farmer, 56, $1,000./ 700 b. Ms.
Melinda, 29, b. Ms.
Edward Pierce, 22, b. Ms.
Bradford Pierce, 19, b. Ms.
Mary Anne Pierce, 16, b. Ms.
John Pierce, 12, b. La.
Asa Pierce, 9, b. La.
Daniel Webster Pierce, 7, b. La.
George Pierce, 4, b. La.
Charles W. Pierce, 2, b. La.
Elmina Mulford, 12, b. Ms.
Josephine Mulford 9 (should be Graham), b. La.
Julia Mulford (Graham), 7, b. La.
Rowanda Mulford (should be Strickland), 2, b. La.
Note: Children, Elmina - Rowander are Melinda's by 3 former marriages. I'm not certain, but all others may be America's.
Humphrey is listed as Delinquent Tax Payer, Tangi. Par., 1878.

Re: Pierce's in Tangipahoa Parish

Posted: 1359183356000
Classification: Query
My name is Raymond Travis Pierce and Humphrey was a grandfather. I have some information that may be of interest to you.
My email address is ""

Raymond Pierce
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