Persis Eames

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Persis Eames, daughter of Anthony Eames and Margery (…), was born probably shortly before her baptism at Fordington, Dorset, England, 28 October 1621.1 She died at Hingham, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts, 31 December 1662.2

Persis married Captain Michael Pierce, whose ancestry is unknown (or not traced here), before 1645.1


Captain Michael Pierce b. abt. 1615, d. 26 Mar 1676
  • Ephraim Pierce3 d. 14 Sep 1719
  • Elizabeth Pierce3
  • Sarah Pierce3
  • Anna Pierce3
  • Mary Pierce3 d. 1735
  • Abiah Pierce3
  • Ruth Pierce3
  • Abigail Pierce+1 b. abt. 1646, d. 29 Sep 1723
  • Persis Pierce3 b. Jan 1645/46
  • Benjamin Pierce3 b. abt. 1657, d. 3 May 1730
  • John Pierce3 b. 1659, d. 8 Sep 1750
  • Persis Pierce3 b. 26 Dec 1662
This person was last edited on14 Jul 2022


  1. [S2053] Robert Charles Anderson, George F. Sanborn Jr. and Melinde Lutz Sanborn, The Great Migration: Immigrants To New England, 1634-1635 (7 vols., Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1999-2011), 2:389, further cited as Anderson, et al., The Great Migration.
  2. [S2533] C. Edward Egan Jr., "The Hobart Journal," The New England Historical and Genealogical Register 121 (Jan/Apr 1967): 3– 25, 102–127,, at 114, further cited as Egan, "The Hobart Journal."
  3. [S1295] Plymouth, Massachusetts, Probate Records, 1686-1903: with index and docket, 1685-1967, 3: pt 2:8, FHL microfilm 567794 img 399, further cited as Plymouth Co. Probate.