DESCENDANTS OF JOHN PEARCY

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                              Don Norman

 

1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    John Pearcy was born about 1710.  He married Elizabeth

Webber in Devon, England April 18, 1736.

 

Known children of John and Elizabeth (Webber) Pearcy.

 

  2.  (1). John                    b.Apr 10 1737   d.       1834

         m.Anna Margaret Spencer Dec 29 1758

 

2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    John Pearcy, a son of John and Elizabeth (Webber) Pearcy, was born

in Devon, England April 10, 1737 and died in Bedford County VA in

1834.  His will was dated February 8, 1834 and was probated in Bedford

County July 28, 1834.

    He married Anna Margaret Spencer in Bedford County December 29,

1758.  Anna was born in Va about 1738 and died in Bedford County in

1836.

 

Children of John and Anna Margaret (Spencer) Pearcy.

 

  3.  (1). William                 b.Mar 30 1759

 

  4.  (2). Mary "Polly"            b.Feb 29 1761

         m.Jesse Spencer

 

  5.  (3). James                   b.May  4 1762   d.Jun 23 1843

         m.Elizabeth Smelser Apr 25 1783

 

  6.  (4). Sarah                   b.Sep 13 1765   Feb  1 1838

         m.Henry Miller Dec 4 1780

 

  7.  (5). John Jr.                b.Jun 22 1768   d.Feb  8 1837

         m.Nancy Agnew Mar  8 1827

 

  8.  (6). Charles                 b.Nov 15 1770   d.       1845

         m.Elizabeth (Coffendoffer) Tyler Mar 31 1801

 

  9.  (7). Isham                   b.Feb 22 1772   d.       1844

         m.Clarey Goff Nov 1801

 

 10.  (8). Edmond Talbot           b.May  9 1774   d.Apr 12 1844

         m.Margaret kelly Jan 11 1809

 

 11.  (9). Henry                   b.Nov 16 1777   d.Feb 15 1859

         m.Rachel Gross Dec 17 1807

 

 12. (10). Nicholas                b.Nov  8 1779   d.Nov  3 1851-54

         m.Rebecca hardy Apr 10 1811

 

 13. (11). Nancy                   b.Mar  6 1782   d.1849-50

         m.Daniel Womack Nov 23 1803

 

5.JAMES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

   James Pearcy, a son of John and Anna Margaret (Spencer) Pearcy, was

born in Buckingham County VA May 4, 1762 and died in Wayne County KY

June 23, 1843.  He married Elizabeth "Betsy"Smelser in Bedford County

Va April 25, 1783.  Elizabeth, a daughter of Paulcer and Catherine

Smelser, was born in VA in September 1760 and died in Wane County KY

after 1856.

    James served as a private in the American Revolution.  The family

lived in Bedford County VA in 1768 and moved to Franklin County Va

about 1812 and to Wayne County KY about 1819.

 

Children of James and Elizabeth "Betsy" (Smelser) Pearcy.

 

 14.  (1). John                    b.       1784

         m.Lucinda Harkrider Apr 17 1819

 

 15.  (2). Charles                 b.       1785

         m.Johannah Greenwood Oct 12 1822

 

 16.  (3). Jacob                   b.       1787   d.May 26 1867

         m.Catherine "Kitty" Cooper  Apr 27 1806

 

 17.  (4). James William           b.       1790

         m.Sinah Hatcher Sep 3 1813

 

 18.  (5). Rebecca                 b.       1795

         m.John Martin Oct 18 1811

 

 19.  (6). Nathaniel               b.       1800   d.       1870

         m.Elizabeth Scott Mar  7 1826

 

 20.  (7). Mary "Polly"            b.       1803

         m.Lorenzo D. Kanateft Jul 5 1835

 

 21.  (8). Matilda                 b.       1804

         m.William Mings Jan 29 1824

 

 22.  (9). Martha                  b.c.     1805

         m.James Robertson

 

 23. (10). Catherine               b.

         m.Samuel Richardson

 

 24. (11). Sarah

 

 25. (12). Elizabeth

         m.Daniel Mings Aug 14 1824

 

 

8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Charles Pearcy, a son of John and Anna Margaret (Spencer) Pearcy,

was born in Bedford County VA November 15, 1770 and died in 1845.  He

married Elizabeth (Coffendoffer) Tyler in Bedford County March 31,

1801.

 

Children of Charles and Elizabeth (Coffendoffer) [Tyler] Pearcy.

 

 26.  (1). Joshua                  b.Feb 27 1807   d.Aug 31 1881

         m.Prudence Williams

 

 27.  (2). Jabez                   b.Jan 15 1821   d.Apr  8 1893

         m.Elizabeth Robinson 1845

 

 28.  (3). Nancy

 

 29.  (4). Charles Jr.

 

 30.  (5). Lucinda                 b.Mar  3 1812   d.May 15 1853

         m.George W. Dakon Dec 24 1833

 

 31.  (6). James

 

 32.  (7). Rebecca

         m.----- Carter

         m.James Martin

 

 33.  (8). Ann

         m.----- Wright

 

 34.  (9). Ruth Jane               b.c.     1824   d.c.     1861

         m.George Spurgeon  1843

 

 

16.JACOB PEARCY    5.JAMES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Jacob Pearcy, a son of James and Elizabeth "Betsy" (Smelser)

Pearcy, was born in Bedford County VA in 1787 and died in Gilmer

County WV May 26, 1867.  He married Catherine "Kitty" Cooper in

Bedford County April 27, 1806.  Kitty, a daughter of William Cooper,

was born in Bedford County in 1779 and died in 1861.

 

Children of Jacob and Catherine "Kitty" (Cooper) Pearcy.

 

 35.  (1). William W.              b.Jan 28 1808   d.May 20 1879

         m.Elizabeth Marteny May 19 1841

 

 36.  (2). Isaiah

 

 37.  (3). Jacob Jr.               b.       1816

         m.Jane Scott Oct  1 1851

 

 38.  (4). Patterson               b.Oct 16 1818   d.Dec  9 1881

         m.Mary E. Coberly Apr 19 1849

 

 39.  (5). Elizabeth               b.Sep 11 1819   d.Mar  8 1866

         m.George W. Stalnaker  Sep 22 1936

 

 40.  (6). Addison                 b.       1824   d.Oct 24 1862

         Died in the Civil War.

 

 

26.JOSHUA PEARCY    8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Joshua Pearcy, a son of Charles and Elizabeth (Coffendoffer)

[Tyler] Pearcy, was born in Bedford County VA February 27, 1807 and

died in Doddridge County WV August 31, 1881.  He married Prudence

Williams.  Prudence, a daughter of Thomas and Esther (Innes) Williams,

was born February 26, 1812.

 

Children of Joshua and Prudence (Williams) Pearcy.

 

 41.  (1). Isabel

 

 42.  (2). Charles                 b.Jul 23 1835   d.Nov  2 1897

 

 43.  (3). Thomas                  b.Apr  8 1839   d.Jul  5 1907

         m.Julia Meek

 

 44.  (4). Melissa                 b.c.     1831

 

 45.  (5). Albert F.               b.Dec 29 1843   d.Jul 13 1910

         m.Luverna Hardman

 

 46.  (6). James                   b.c.     1845

 

 47.  (7). Emily                   b.c.     1847

 

 48.  (8). John                    b.c.     1850

         m.Annie Parrill

 

 49.  (9). Lot W.                  b.Jan 10 1852   d.Dec 26 1894

         m.Anna G. Lewis Apr 13 1882

 

 

30.LUCINDA PIERSEY    8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Lucinda Piersey, a daughter of Charles and Elizabeth (Coffendoffer)

[Tyler] Pearcy, was born March 3, 1812 and died in Harrison County VA

(WV) May 15, 1853. She married George W. Dakon in Harrison County

December 23, 1833. George, a son of George and Elizabeth (Goslin) Dakon,

was born about 1813.

 

Children of George and Lucinda (Piersey) Dakon.

 

 50.  (1). Jeremiah Gettus         b.Jul  7 1836   d.Apr  8 1914

         m.Mary Josephine Keys Mar  7 1872

         m.Lucy Frances Robinson Nov 21 1888

 

 51.  (2). Elizabeth Ann           b.Dec 22 1837

         m.----- Davis

 

 52.  (3). William David           b.Aug 15 1840

         m.Sarah R. Richards  1863

 

 53.  (4). Mary Elsinday           b.Jan 15 1843   d.Sep 17 1912

         m.David F. Bumgardner

 

 54.  (5). Jerrisey                b.Mar 10 1838

         m.Lehabin Ash Oct 15 1856

 

 

35.WILLIAM W. PIERCY    16.JACOB PEARCY    5.JAMES PEARCY    2.JOHN

PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    William W. Piercy, a son of Jacob and Catherine "Kitty" (Cooper)

Pearcy, was born in Botetourt County VA January 28, 1808 and died in

Randolph County WV May 20, 1879.  He married Elizabeth Marteny May 19,

1841. Elizabeth, a daughter of William Sanford and Mahala (Stalnaker)

Martini, was born in VA October 11, 1819 and died May 8, 1866.

 

Children of William W. and Elizabeth (Marteny) Piercy.

 

 55.  (1). Napoleon B.             b.Apr  5 1842   d.Apr 22 1862

 

 56.  (2). Louisa Maria            b.Aug 10 1843   d.Mar 14 1918

         m.Rezin Cain Jul 25 1869

 

 57.  (3). Katherine               b.Feb 27 1845

 

 58.  (4). William Marteny         b.Oct 20 1846   d.May  3 1921

         m.Catherine Stalnaker Oct 6 1874

 

 59.  (5). Mahala                  b.Jul 13 1848

 

 60.  (6). Lucretia                b.Apr  8 1850

 

 61.  (7). Nancy                   b.Apr  8 1850

 

 62.  (8). Elias                   b.May  1 1854   d.

         m.Mary B. Singer 1881

 

 63.  (9). Beverly                 b.       1860

 

 

38.PATTERSON PIERCY    16.JACOB PEARCY    5.JAMES PEARCY    2.JOHN

PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Patterson Piercy, a son of Jacob and Catherine "Kitty" (Cooper)

Pearcy, was born in Randolph County VA October 16, 1818 and died in

Gilmer county WV December 9, 1881.  He married Mary E. Coberly in

Randolph County April 19, 1849.  Mary was born in Randolph County

about 1831.

 

Children of Patterson and Mary E. (Coberly) Piercy.

 

 64.  (1). Perry T.                b.c.     1850

 

 65.  (2). Zelphia Ellender         b.c.     1854

         m. Elliot O. Townsend Oct 23 1870 Gilmer County WV

 

 66.  (3). Margaret V.             b.c.     1856

 

 67.  (4). Rachel B.               b.c.     1859

 

 68.  (5). Moses A.                b.       1860

 

 69.  (6). Luvernia G.             b.c.     1861

 

 70.  (7). Mary E.                 b.c.     1865

 

 71.  (8). Albert E.               b.c.     1865

 

 72.  (9). William B.              b.c.     1869

 

 

45.ALBERT F. PEARCY     26.JOSHUA PEARCY    8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN

PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Albert F. Pearcy, a son of Joshua and Prudence Pearcy, was born

in Doddridge County VA (WV) in 1843 and died in Calhoun County WV

July 13, 1910.  He served the Confederacy in the Civil War.

    Albert married Luverna Hardman.  Luverna, a daughter of George

Washington and Rachel (Goff) Hardman, was born March 20, 1850 and died

December 31, 1922.

 

Children of Albert and Luverna (Hardman) Pearcy.

 

 73.  (1). Charles S.

         m.Lulu Whiting

         m.Elizabeth Thompson

 

 74.  (2). Everett M.              b.Sep    1875

         m.Lillian Carr

 

 75.  (3). James A.                b.Aug    1877

         m.Theresa Selig

 

 76.  (4). George W.               b.Jul    1879

         m.Mary Cornell

 

 77.  (5). Mittie Bell                             d.a child

 

 78.  (6). Rachel Carrie           b.Sep    1883

         m.Alfred Boggs

 

 79.  (7). Alda                    b.Mar    1885

 

 80.  (8). Marcellus               b.May    1889

         m.Nina Rathbone

 

 81.  (9). Albert Roy              b.Feb    1895

         m.Evelyn Bonefant

 

 82. (10). Luverna "Bessie"        b.Dec    1896

 

 

73.CHARLES S. PEARCY     45.ALBERT F. PEARCY     26.JOSHUA PEARCY

8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Charles S. Pearcy was a son of Albert and Luverna (Hardman)

Pearcy.  He first married Lulu Whiting.  His second wife was

Elizabeth Thompson.

 

Children of Charles S. and Lulu (Whiting) Pearcy.

 

 83.  (1). Teresa

 

 84.  (2). Virginia Lee

 

Children of Charles S. and Elizabeth (Thompson) Pearcy.

 

 85.  (1). Charles Jr.

 

 86.  (2). Thompson

 

 87.  (3). Jackson

 

 

74.EVERETT M. PEARCY     45.ALBERT F. PEARCY     26.JOSHUA PEARCY

8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Everett M. Pearcy was a son of Albert and Luverna (Hardman)

Pearcy.  He married Lillian Carr.

 

Children of Everett and Lillian (Carr) Pearcy.

 

 88.  (1). Everett Jr.

 

 89.  (2). Rose Ann

 

 

75.JAMES A. PEARCY     45.ALBERT F. PEARCY     26.JOSHUA PEARCY

8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    James A. Pearcy was a son of Albert and Luverna (Hardman)

Pearcy.  He married Theresa Selig.

 

Children of James A. and Theresa (Selig) Pearcy.

 

 90.  (1). Agnes

         m.Edward Ellis

 

 

76.GEORGE W. PEARCY     45.ALBERT F. PEARCY     26.JOSHUA PEARCY

8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    George W. Pearcy was a son of Albert and Luverna (Hardman)

Pearcy.  He married Mary Cornell.

 

Children of George W. and Mary (Cornell) Pearcy.

 

 91.  (1). Daniel

 

 92.  (2). Everett

 

 93.  (3). Charles

 

 94.  (4). George

 

 95.  (5). Doris

 

 96.  (6). Mary

 

 

78.RACHEL CARRIE PEARCY     45.ALBERT F. PEARCY     26.JOSHUA PEARCY

8.CHARLES PEARCY    2.JOHN PEARCY    1.JOHN PEARCY

 

    Rachel Carrie Pearcy was a daughter of Albert and Luverna

(Hardman) Pearcy.  She married Alfred Boggs.

 

Children of Alfred and Rachel Carrie (Pearcy) Boggs.

 

 97.  (1). James

 

 98.  (2). Charles

 

 99.  (3). Alfred

 

100.  (4). Roy

 

101.  (5). Karl

 

102.  (6). Ralph

 

103.  (7). John

 

104.  (8). Alda

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

 

Dakon, Michael D., "Descendants of Lucinda Piersey"

"Gilmer County Wv History 1845-1989" p.255

Gilmer County WV Marriages”

"History of Calhoun County WV 1989" pp.147,148

McQuade, JoAnn, Pearcy family group sheets, Pearcy/Cain pedigree chart

Piercy, Jim, Pearcy family group sheets