Thursday, January 2, 2020

Treasure Chest Thursday - 1702 Marriage Record of John Peirce and Elizabeth Smith in Watertown, Mass.

It's Treasure Chest Thursday - a chance to look in my digital image files to see what treasures I can find for my family history and genealogy musings.

The treasure today is the 1702 marriage record of John Peirce and Elizabeth Smith in the Watertown, Massachusetts town records:

The marriage record for John Peirce and Elizabeth Smith is in the middle of the left-hand page on the image above:

This record says:

"John Peirce & Elizabeth Smith both of water town were joyned in Marriage

by me Samuel Angier Minister in water town Novemb^r 5: 1702"

The source citation for this record is:

.Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, indexed database and digital image, ( : accessed 25 January 2015), Watertown, "Births, Marriages, Deaths," page 16 (image 191 of 3991), John Peirce and Elizabeth Smith marriage record, 1702.

This record is an Original Source with Primary Information and Direct Evidence of the names of John Peirce and Elizabeth Smith, and their marriage date and place.

John Peirce (1673-1744) was the son of Joseph and Martha (--?--) Peirce of Watertown.  Elizabeth Smith (1674-1747) was the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Grant) Smith of Watertown.  

John and Elizabeth (Smith) Peirce are my 7th great-grandparents, through their son Samuel Peirce (1712-1772) who married Abigail Stearns (1714-1796) in 1739 in Waltham, Massachusetts.


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