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Terry Mason's Family History Site

Major lines: Allen, Beck, Borden, Buck, Burden, Carpenter, Carper, Cobb, Cook, Cornell, Cowan, Daffron, Davis, Downing, Faubion, Fauntleroy, Fenter, Fishback, Foulks, Gray, Harris, Heimbach, Henn, Holland, Holtzclaw, Jackson, Jameson, Johnson, Jones, King, Lewis, Mason, Massengill, McAnnally, Moore, Morgan, Overstreet, Price, Peck, Rice, Richardson, Rogers, Samuel, Smith, Taylor, Thomas, Wade, Warren, Weeks, Webb, Wodell, Yeiser.

 

Selected Families and Individuals

Source Citations


Bennett Henderson Pearce

1Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.

2Frank McKamie Mason, Homesteads in the Toledo American Settlement, 1985, p. 5 #8.

3Pearce Family Bible. Image.


Julia Sweet Chester

1Frank McKamie Mason, Homesteads in the Toledo American Settlement, 1985, p. 5 #8.

2Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.


James Rogers Mason Pearce

1Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.

2Alabama Certificate, Volume 30 Roll 6 # 14602. "Name: James Mason Pearce Sr. Death Date: 30 Jun 1958 Death Place: Decatur, Morgan, Alabama Gender: Male Age at Death: 66y Estimated Birth Date: 1892 Spouse's Name: Father's Name: Levi Pearce Sr. Mother's Name: Ella Moore Film Number: 1908931 Reference Number: 14602 Collection: Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974."

3FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41789906. "The Decatur Daily - July 1, 1958

James M. Pearce

Funeral services for James Mason Pearce, Sr., 66, of 414 4th Ave. SW, are to be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Brown Funeral Home chapel with Rev. W. H. Quesenberry officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery with Brown directing.

Mr. Pearce died last night at 11:30 at his home. He was a native of Punta Gorta, British Honduras and spent his early life there. He was an employee of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad for 35 years.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Mary Pearce; three sons, James Mason, Jr. and Henon W. Pearce, both of Decatur, and William Gordon Pearce, Knoxville, Tenn.

Pallbearers will be C. J. Bethany, W. L. Bethany, C. L. Higdon, M. D. Sides, W. E. Speegle, and H. E. Dublin.

The family requests no flowers."

4Pearce Family Bible. Image.

5Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. "Name: Jas Rogers Mason Pearce
Spouse: Mable Gordon Burgess
Marriage Date: 20 Oct 1913
Marriage County: Giles." Image.

61920 U.S. Census, T625_1740 pg 3A, 7 Jan 1920. "Pierce, Mason Head MW 38 M 1919 Al British Honduras Mississippi Kentucky General Farming Farm
------, Mabel Wife FW 25 M 1818 Al Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee
------, Mason Jr. Son MW 5 S Tennessee British Honduras Tennessee
------, Gordon Son MW 3 S British Honduras British Honduras Tennessee
------, Henon Son MW 1/12 S Tennessee British Honduras Tennessee
Burgess, Bettie Mother-in-law FW 48 Wd Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee."

71930 U.S. Census, T626_44 pg 5A, 6 Apr 1930. "Pearce Jas M Head MW 38 M 22 Central America Mississippi Kentucky Switchman RR Shops
------, Mable Wife FW 35 M 19 Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee
------, Mason Jr Son MW 15 S Tennessee Central America Tennessee
------, Gordon Son MW 13 S Tennessee Central America Tennessee
------, Hennon Son MW 10 S Tennessee Central America Tennessee
------, Harry F Son MW 5 S Tennessee Central America Tennessee." Notation above "Central America" - American Citizen.

8New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945, T905_32. "Name: J R Mason Pearce
Arrival Date: 9 Sep 1910
Age: 19 years 6 months  
Gender: Male  
Ethnic Background: English  
Port of Departure: Belize, Belize
Ship Name: Cartago  
Port of Arrival: New Orleans, Louisiana  
Last Residence: Br Hond  
Birthplace: British Honduras,Printo Gorda  
National Archives' Series Number: T905_32." Image.


Mable Gordon Burgess

1State of Alabama, Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974. "Name: Mabel Pearce Death Date: 12 Jul 1950 Death Place: Decatur, Morgan, Alabama Gender: Female Race (Original): W Age at Death: 56y Estimated Birth Date: 1894 Marital Status: Married Spouse's Name: Father's Name: Henon Burgess Mother's Name: Betty Gordon Street Address: 4th Avenue West, Decatur, Alabama Cemetery: Roselawn Burial Place: Decatur, Morgan, Alabama Burial Date: 13 Jul 1950 Film Number: 1908851 Reference Number: 16785 Collection: Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974."

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41789950. "Final rites for Mrs. J.M. (Mabel) Pearce Sr., 56, will be held Thursday at 3 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church.  Mrs. Pearce succumbed following a year long illness at her home, 614 Fourth Avenue West about 3:40 p.m. Wednesday.

She is survived by her husband, J.M. Pearce Sr; three sons, Mason of Decatur; Gordon of Knoxville and Henon of Laurel, Mississippi.  Also surviving is her mother, Mrs. Betty Burgess, of Cornersville, Tenn, and a sister, Mrs. S.M. Haywood of Cornersville.

Rev. John Troxler will conduct the funeral services.  The body will be taken to the church from the home.  It was taken to the residence Wednesday afternoon.  Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery, Brown directing.

Pallbearers will include: S.H. Dublin, H.T. Dublin, J.D. McClanahan, Walter Bethany, Wallace Meadows, Ned Bradford.

DECATUR DAILY - July 13, 1950." Image.

3Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.

4Tennessee State Marriages, 1780-2002. "Name: Jas Rogers Mason Pearce
Spouse: Mable Gordon Burgess
Marriage Date: 20 Oct 1913
Marriage County: Giles." Image.


Harry Felix Pearce

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=41786933. Image.


Levi Pearce V

1Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.

2U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Levi Pearce
SSN: 419-20-5080  
Last Residence: 36560  Mount Vernon, Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
Born: 10 Aug 1893
Died: Feb 1967
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (Before 1951)
Source Citation: Number: 419-20-5080;
Issue State: Alabama;
Issue Date: Before 1951."

3Pearce Family Bible. Image.

41920 U.S. Census, T625_42 pg 10A, 10 Feb 1920. "Pierce, Levi Head MW 26 M Central America Mississippi Kentucky Trimmer Saw Mill
------, Mallie Wife FW 22 M Alabama Alabama Alabama."

51930 U.S. Census, T626_40 pg 6A, 11 Apr 1930. "Purce, Levi Head MW 36 M 26 Alabama Kentucky Mississippi Dairyman
-----, Mallie Wife FW 31 M 21 Alabama Alabama Alabama
-----, Alfred Son MW 7 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
-----, Charlie L Son MW 5 S Alabama Alabama Alabama
-----, Glenn Son MW 2 S Alabama Alabama Alabama."

6U.S. WW I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., p.1509443, 6 Nov 1918, M1509. Image.

7New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945. Image.


Mallie Lee Harris

1U.S. Social Security Death Index. "Name: Mallie Pearce
SSN: 419-86-4403  
Last Residence: 36608  Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States of America
Born: 8 Feb 1898
Died: Jun 1985
State (Year) SSN issued: Alabama (1973)
Source Citation: Number: 419-86-4403;
Issue State: Alabama;
Issue Date: 1973."

2Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.


John Wildenthal

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59167979. Image.

2Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.


Ella Lois Pearce

1Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59168017. Image.

3Pearce Family Bible. Image.


Harry Francis Pearce

1Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.

2FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63067844. "Harry F. Pearce was born in British Honduras to Ella Moore and Levi Pearce.

Occupation: Salesman Leather Company." Image.

3Pearce Family Bible. Image.

4New Orleans Passenger Lists, 1820-1945, T905_42. Image.


Winifred Smith

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=63067864. Image.

2Pearce Family Bible, John M. Wildenthal. Image.


Elizabeth V. Gordon

11900 U.S. Census, FL 124_1572 pg 6A, 13 Jun 1900. "Gordon, Joseph M. Head WM June 1848 51 M 31 Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Farmer
------, Belle V Wife WF Oct 1850 49 M 31 8 6 Alabama Tennessee Tennessee
------, Lane Son WM Oct 1881 18 S Tennessee Tennessee Alabama Farm Laborer
------, Louie Son WM Aug 1885 14 S Tennessee Tennessee Alabama Farm Laborer
Burgess, Billie V. Daughter WF Oct 1871 28 Wd Tennessee Tennessee Alabama
-------, Mable Grand Daughter May 1894 6 S Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee
-------, Margritt Grand Daughter WF Apr 1896 4 S Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee
Gordon, William T. Son WM Jan 1979 21 M 8/12 Tennessee Tennessee Tennessee Farm Laborer."


Charlie Edgley Harris

11910 U.S. Census, T624_36 pg 6A.


John Wildenthal

1FindaGrave.com, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=59167979. Image.