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Mary Jane Meeks Pearce
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1851
Death: Oct. 13, 1941

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 18471868
Meeks, Mary Jane

1900 Federal Census taken 6/4/1900, for Snowflake, Navajo Co., AZ:
James Pease, b. 3/1839 @ MS;
Mary J. Pease, b. 12/1851 @ IA;
Henrettia Pease, b. 1881 @ AZ;
John H. Pease, b. 1/1884 @ AZ;
Jessie H. Pease, b. 12/1886 @ AZ;
Silva A. Pease, b. 3/1889 @ AZ;
David E. Pease, b. 7/1891 @ AZ;
Peary M. Pease, b. 5/1895 @ AZ;
Mary J. Staton, dau., b. 3/1876 @ UT, widow;
Alford L. Stow, son, b. 2/1895 @ UT;
Vernal Stow, son, b. 5/1898 @ AZ.

Birth Date: 2 Dec. 1851
Death Date: 13 Oct. 1941
Gender: Female
Age: infant
Company: David Wood Company (1852)

Mary Jane Meeks Pearce Obituary:
The Deseret News - Tuesday October 14, 1941 Page 20 - LDS FHL Microfilm #0027136:
Mary J.M. Pearce - Word was received in Salt Lake today of the death yesterday in Taylor, AZ of Mrs. Mary Jane Meeks Pearce, active church worker in Arizona. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday in the Taylor ward chapel. Burial will be in the Taylor Cemetery. Mrs. Pearce was born in Taylor Dec 2, 1851. She served as postmaster in Shumway, AZ for 12 years and was a member of the school board of trustees in that city. Surviving are four sons: James Pearce of Mesa, AZ; Joseph Pearce of Eager, AZ; Jesse Pearce of Taylor and Earl Pearce of Salt Lake; two daughters Mrs. Al Brimhall of Fruitland, NM and Mrs. D.E. Rogerson of Salt Lake; also 95 grandsons and granddaughters; 136 great-grandchildren and 33 great-great grandchildren.

AZ Death Certificate states:
"Cause of death - accidental fall"
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  William Meeks (1815 - 1877)
  Mary Elizabeth Rhoads Meeks (1820 - 1899)
 
 Spouse:
  James Pearce (1839 - 1922)*
 
 Children:
  Lola May Pearce Willis (1868 - 1908)*
  James William Pearce (1871 - 1948)*
  Joseph Harrison Pearce (1873 - 1958)*
  Mary Jane Pearce LeBaron (1876 - 1914)*
  Elizabeth Pearce Brimhall (1878 - 1952)*
  Henrietta Pearce Howard (1881 - 1915)*
  John Henry Pearce (1884 - 1962)*
  Jesse Harvey Pearce (1886 - 1969)*
  Sylvia Amelia Pearce Young (1889 - 1974)*
  David Earl Pearce (1891 - 1965)*
  Perry Meeks Pearce (1895 - 1969)*
 
 Siblings:
  Henry Rhoads Meeks (1840 - 1921)*
  Mary Elizabeth Meeks Bullock (1842 - 1922)*
  William Meeks (1846 - 1923)*
  Joseph Brigham Meeks (1848 - 1937)*
  Mary Jane Meeks Pearce (1851 - 1941)
  Mary Melissa Meeks Snow (1856 - 1936)*
  Mary Louisa Meeks Gardner (1859 - 1944)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mother
 
Burial:
Taylor Cemetery
Taylor
Navajo County
Arizona, USA
 
Maintained by: Jean Lewis
Originally Created by: ihavethegenealogybug
Record added: Aug 03, 2009
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Mary Jane <i>Meeks</i> Pearce
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Mary Jane <i>Meeks</i> Pearce
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Mary Jane <i>Meeks</i> Pearce
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 Added: Aug. 27, 2016
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- Ann Joscher
 Added: Jan. 2, 2013
 
 
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