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Elizabeth BURN


  • Marriage: Elizabeth BURN on 7 Jul 1769 in St Austell CON
  • Died: 1798, St Austell CON

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

John Pearce, gentleman, St Austell
Probate Archdeaconry Court of Cornwall 21 Aug 1798 fo165
to William Pearce, exor. Estate under #1000
Son John – Barton of Newhouse with all live and dead stock thereon
Son Richard – live and dead stock on Barton of Merthen and also tenement called Rosemellion to him his heirs for ever and all stock and corn on said tenement
Son Edward – tenement called Woods Meadows Trenewth Parks Bennets tenement and several houses and orchards in parish of Tywardreath
Son Thomas – Trew’s Hill and tenement, Cookson Libby’s and Rosegooth tenements
Daus ‘Alice’ [Olive], Ann, Mary - #200 each
Appoints John Burn (gentleman), brother Richard Pearce, son William Pearce to be guardians over said children (presumably some or all are minors)
Son William – residuary legatee, has all rest of lands, tenements and goods

The following children appear to be from a first marriage:
1 Elizabeth Pearce bp 24 Jan 1761 Saint Austell, Cornwall, England (d)
bur 1 Apr 1765 St Austell
2 John Pearce bp 5 Feb 1763 Saint Austell, Cornwall, England (d)
3 Elizabeth Pearce bp 21 Sep 1766 Saint Austell, Cornwall, England (d)
bur 17 May 1768 St Austell


John married Elizabeth BURN, daughter of Edward BURN and Elizabeth, on 7 Jul 1769 in St Austell CON. (Elizabeth BURN was christened in May 1748 in Lanreath CON.)

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