Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 9th-great grandmother, Lydia Bacon.
Lydia was born March 6, 1655/56 in Newton, Suffolk Co., MA, the daughter of Daniel and Mary (Reade) Bacon. Lydia married December 9, 1680 to Samuel Pierce, son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Cole) Pierce. Samuel was born April 7, 1656 in Woburn, Middlesex Co.,MA and died July 5, 1721 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA. Lydia died December 5, 1717 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA.
Known children of Samuel and Lydia (Bacon) Pierce are as follows :
i. Samuel Pierce b. November 25, 1681 Middlesex Co., MA., d. January 26,1774 Windham Co., CT., m. Abigail Johnson
ii. Lydia Pierce b. May 25, 1683 Middlesex Co., MA., m. Timothy Snow
iii. Joseph Pierce b. March 28, 1685 Middlesex Co., MA
iv. Isaac Pierce b. March 22, 1686/87 Middlesex Co., MA., m. Grace Tucker
v. Abigail Pierce b. February 27, 1688/89 Middlesex Co., MA., m. Peter Waite
vi. Sarah Pierce b. June 22, 1691 Middlesex Co., MA., d. August 16, 1717 m. Peter Waite
vii. Ruth Pierce b. February 14, 1692/93 Middlesex Co., MA., m. Abraham Hill
viii. Tabitha Pierce b. August 28, 1697 Middlesex Co., MA., d. September 30, 1697 Middlesex Co., MA.
ix. Tabitha Pierce b. March 10, 1699/00 Middlesex Co., MA.
I descend from Samuel and Lydia (Bacon) Pierce through their son, Samuel, as follows :
Lydia Bacon and Samuel Pierce
Samuel Pierce and Abigail Johnson
Seth Pierce and Elizabeth Nye
Seth Pierce and Bethiah Field
Gordon Pierce and Thirsa Smalley
Francis S. Pierce and Rebecca Page
Edmund G. Pierce and Catherine Groenendyke
William Francis Pierce and Clara Pennisten
Edna Muriel Pierce and Virgil Lee Wright