Posted By:Sharon Pearce
Subject:David B./Mary Tuel, Leander/Martha McQuery, or Query
Post Date:March 30, 2009 at 18:59:56
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Forum:Decatur County, IN Genealogy Forum
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Seek information such as death records and descendants for these two Pearce sisters, daughters of Colville Pearce of Flat Rock, Shelby Co.

Mary Pearce, born 1833, appeared in 1880 Fugit T., Decatur Co., IN USFC with husband (b. abt 1831) who was listed as a "Huckster." In 1863 it appeared from papers signed for her share of inheritance from her late father, that they resided in Rush Co. Three of her sisters and their families moved to Effingham, IL area about 1863-70.

Martha Pearce, born 1835, and husband, Leander McQuery/Query/McIvery signed for her share of inheritance in 1863 as well. Have not located them in 1880 USFC anywhere. Not sure if they migrated to Effingham, IL area with relatives, or stayed in Decatur or Rush or Shelby Co., IN. A Josiah Query resided in Adams Twp., Decatur Co., living along the Orange Twp., Rush Co., IN county line from pioneer times; His property was located east of her aunt, Clarinda Pearce (Wm.) Paul, kitty corner from her uncle, Col. W. W. Pearce, and north of that of Simon Jacobus.

Interested in any info on history of Josiah Query as well.