Looking for info on Gideon and Eliza Pearce who moved to Jefferson Parish from Iberville Parish in 1830. They were living there with Elizas two children Ann, John Wallace,who were fathered by Gideons brother,William d.1829 in Donaldsonville.La. Gideons son James Alfred Pearce was a U.S. Senator and House of Rep from Maryland from 1831-1862. These Pearces were from Chestertown Md. (Kent County).They came to La in 1823 to farm Cotton and sugar cane.
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