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Origination of the Pierce Surname
The name ofPierce originated in Northumberland, where a Baron named Lord Percy maintained a private army to defend his castle and holdings, and these men were known as "Percy Men" with name; through the centuries being shortened to "Perces" and then to Perce, and later to be spelled: Pers, Pearce, Peirce, and Pierce. Some have even spelled the name Purse.
The Pierce, Peirce, Pers, Pearce, Project Goal is to locate all of the genealogy information on the Pierce's of all spellings and upload the information to the net, for more information and to view the records follow the link shown above for The Pierce Project.
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