Van Buren PEARCY

Male 1843 - 1909  (66 years)


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  • Name Van Buren PEARCY 
    Born 15 Sep 1843  Johnson Co, IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Nov 1909  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Centennial Cemetery - Martinsville, Morgan Co, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • "COUNTIES OF MORGAN, MONROE & BROWN, INDIANA. HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL."
      CHARLES BLANCHARD, EDITOR. CHICAGO: F. A. BATTEY & CO. PUBLISHERS. 1884.
      F. A. BATTEY. F. W. TEPPLE: WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP AND MARTINSVILLE, MORGAN CO, INDIANA
      PAGE 201
      VAN B. PEARCY was born in Johnson County, Ind., September 15, 1843, and is one of the thirteen children of Henry and Lovina Pearcy, natives of Kentucky and Indiana respectively. The grandfather of our subject, Robert Pearcy, was a native of Kentucky, where he married. Subsequently he removed to Jennings County, Ind., where he died about 1852. He was twice married and reared a large family. Henry Pearcy was the eldest of his father's family. He was born July 24, 1815, and after coming to Jennings County married Miss Lovina Whitsitt, then moved to Johnson County, and in the spring of 1847 to Morgan County, where he closed his life. His children were by names--Jacob, Robert, John, George, Van B., Mary, Martha, Charity, Harriet, William, Joseph, Nancy and Hiram T.
      Van B. Percy, our subject, married November 9, 1865, Miss Caroline,
      daughter of Charles and Louisa Hess, and a native of this county, born
      August 22, 1844. Shortly after marriage, Mr. Pearcy moved to Crawford County, Ill., and remained until 1867, when he removed to this county, and located on a good farm of 139 acres, all well improved.
      Mr. and Mrs. Pearcy have had seven children--George R. (deceased),
      Charles H., John W., Wilford B., Annettie, Robert and an infant daughter (deceased).
    Person ID I18238  William Means Descendants
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 

    Father Henry PEARCY,   b. 24 Jul 1815, Shelby, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jan 1863, Morgan Co, IN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 47 years) 
    Mother Lavina WHITSITT,   b. 19 Jun 1819, Jennings Co, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1886  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 9 Apr 1837 
    Family ID F6326  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Caroline HESS,   b. 22 Aug 1844, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1895  (Age 51 years) 
    Married 9 Nov 1865  IN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. George R. PEARCY,   b. 1866, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1882  (Age 16 years)
    +2. Charles Henry PEARCY,   b. 20 Sep 1867, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jul 1940  (Age 72 years)
    +3. John William PEARCY,   b. 4 Aug 1869, IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Oct 1934  (Age 65 years)
    +4. Wilford B. PEARCY,   b. 1870,   d. 1942  (Age 72 years)
     5. Annettie PEARCY,   b. 1871,   d. 1892  (Age 21 years)
    +6. Robert E. PEARCY,   b. 1878,   d. 1951  (Age 73 years)
     7. dau PEARCY,   b. 1874
    Last Modified 22 May 2009 
    Family ID F6327  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S27755] FindaGrave, (findagrave.com).


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