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Pierce Family Bible Records
 
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Printed in Matagorda County Genealogical Society publication, Oak Leaves, Vol. 5 #3, May, 1986.

Typed by Faye Cunningham
 


BIBLE RECORDS
 

CONTRIBUTED BY: Ruth Pierce


These Bible records were submitted by Abel and Ruth Pierce and pertain to his family. The presentation page states: Presented to O. E. Hall, a proprietor of the St. Charles Hotel by his guests at the Presbyt, Gen. Assembly in New Orleans, May 1858. Holy Bible containing the Old and New Testaments translated out of the Original Tongues and with the former translations diligently compared and revised. New York: American Bible Society, instituted in the year MDCCCXVI—1856 (English, imperial quarto). Inscription: Jeannie Hall Battle, from his mother Xmas 1886 and given to Alice R. Hall, wife of Lee Hall, by Frank Battle after Jeannie H. Battle’s death. To Adelaide Hall Pierce by Alice R. Hall 1950.
 


Enoch Mudge, son of John and Mary Waite, married Lydia Ingalls, daughter of John and Abagail Ingalls of Lynn, Mass. They had 14 children of whom the second—Enoch was born June 28, 1776. He married Jerusha Hinckley, daughter of Capt. John Holbrook of Welfleet, Mass. Nov. 29th 1797. They had four children of whom, the oldest Soloman Hinckley was born Jan. 18, 1803. He married Oct. 16, 1826; Susan H. Dodge was descended from Gabriel Bernon born at Rocheville, France April 6, 1644. He, for religion’s sake, emigrated t o Providence, R. I. June 1, 1688. He married Mary Harris Jan. 17, 1714 and died Feb. 7, 1736 aged 92 years-is buried under the Episcopal Church in Providence. His daughter, Mary Bernon born April 14, 1719—married Gideon Crawford Sept. 15, 1736. Their daughter, Mary Crawford born April 8, 1741 married Saml Tripe, Sept. 25th 1757. Their daughter Sarah Crawford Tripe born March 18, 1775 married Nehemiah Dodge Sept. 13, 1795. Their daughter Susan Hotchkiss born May 24, 1808 married Solomon Hinckley Mudge Oct 16, 1826. Their daughter, Emily O. Mudge born Sept. 30, 1827, married June 24, 1844, Orson E. Hall, who died Oct. 25, 1871. Emily O. Mudge Hall married Charles S. Rogers May 20, 1875.
 


MARRIAGES (Not in Order)


Lee Mudge Pierce (great grandson of Emily Mudge Hall, grandson of Lee Hall, son of Adelaide Hall Pierce) married to Jeddie Chiles in Port Lavaca, Texas June 10, 1936.
 

Richard Mudge Van Bergen, son of Jeannette Hall Van Bergen and Frederick Schollert Van Bergen, grandson of Lee and Alice Hall married to Lois Morrison Mooney of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, August 17, 1940.


Frederick Hall Van Bergen, son of Jeannette Hall and F. S. Van Bergen, married to Audrey Nelson (1917 East River Blvd., Minneapolis, Miss.) daughter of Dr. Herbert Nelson on June 22, 1941 at Northwood, Iowa.


Abel B. Pierce, Jr., son of Adelaide Hall and Abel B. Pierce married to Ruth P. Harrison Oct. 3, 1942 at St. John’s Church, Palacios, Texas.


Jane Lee Van Bergen, daughter of Jeannette Hall and F. S. Van Bergen to Joseph Robert Welke at home. Xmas Lake, Excelsior, Minn. Jan. 5, 1946.


Orson E. Hall and Emily D. Mudge, June 24, 1844 at Oakdale, Illinois by Rev Mr. Dumas.


Harry H. Hall—Jackson, Mississippi to Mary Fort Adams, July 28, 1870.


Charles S. Rogers and Emily D. Mudge Hall, May 20, 1875 at Oakdale, Illinois by Rev. Schuyler of St. Louis.


Charles Knap Hall to Julie Hart---New Orleans (Julianna Hetty Hart) Dec 19, 1878.


Jeannie Hall to Frank Lyon Battle, April 21, 1885 at 2837 Lucas Ave., St. Louis, Mo.


Lee Hall to Alice Rosalie St. Germaine, June 1, 1884 at St. Paul Minnesota by Rev. E. C. Mitchell.


Edith, daughter of Harry H. Hall and Mary Fort Adams married Herbert Lincoln Clark Jan 9th 1895.


Clinton Mudge Hall to Lida Bookwalter, niece of Mr. John W. Bookwalter, Tuesday, May 23, 1905 at the Church of the Transfiguration in the City of New York.


Madeline Clitherall Battle to Finley R. Relfe, August 24, 1912 at Sunnyvale, California by Rev. Werlien.


Emily Hall Battle married to Earl Covel, April 21, 1913 at Sunnyvale, California by Rev. Werlien.


Sidney Hall Battle married to Clara Clardon of Glenwood Springs, Colo. at Los Angeles, Calif., May 23, 1915 by Rev. James H. Malcolm.


Adelaide Emily Hall to Abel B. Pierce of Blessing, Texas at St. Paul, Minn. Jan 19th 1909 by Rev. Dray of St. Clement Church at home—991 St. Clair St., St. Paul, Minn.


Jeannette Hall to Frederick Van Bergen of Minneapolis, Minn. at St. Paul, Minn. Dec 13, 1913 at Christ Church by Rector.


Abel B. Pierce, Jr., son of Adelaide Hall and Abel B. Pierce to Ruth Perla Harrison, daughter of George Harrison and Lena Sallie Dickert Harrison October 3, 1942, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Palacios, Texas


Lee Mudge Pierce, son of Adelaide H. and Abel B. Pierce to Jedie Chiles, daughter of Emmett I. Chiles and Mary Drenner Chiles, June 10, 1936 at Port Lavaca, Texas.


Michael Edwards Pierce, son of Lee Mudge Pierce and Jedie Chiles to Freida Yvonne Williams daughter of ___________ and Clyde Williams on May 21, 1961 at St. Mark’s Church, Bay City, Texas.


Lee Hall Pierce, son of Lee Mudge Pierce and Jedie Chiles Pierce married to Ona Lea Schroeder of Bellville, Texas (b. Aug. 7, 1938) on May 24, 1964, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Bay City, Texas. (her parents—Raymond and Leona Schroeder, Bellville.)


Frederick Hall Van Bergen, son of Jeannette Hall and F. S. Van Bergen, marred (1) Audrey Nelson (2) Nancy Thiel (b. Nov. 13, 1926 in Graceville, Minnesota) on July 9, 1964 in Foley, Minnesota.


Fredrick Nelson Van Bergen, son of Frederick Hall Van Bergen and Audrey Nelson married to Mary Buchanan (b. June 12, 1944) on June 23, 1967 in Glen Lake, Minnesota (Mary Gail Buchanan born Los Angeles, Calif.)


Edward Hall Van Bergen, son of Frederick Hall Van Bergen and Audrey Nelson, married to Diane Marie Kummer (b. Feb 13, 1947) on June 3, 1967 in Minneapolis, Minnesota (Diane Marie born in Minneapolis, Minnesota)


John Herbert Van Bergen, son of Frederick Hall Van Bergen and Audrey Nelson, married to Diane Jo Schmidt (b. Nov 17, 1947) on Oct. 1, 1966 in Minneapolis, Minn. (Diane Jo born in Minneapolis, Minn.)


Adelaide Harrison Pierce, daughter of Abel Brown Pierce, Jr. and Ruth Harrison, married to Jon Gary Carter (b. July 14, 1938) on August 29, 1970 in Los Angeles, California.


Richard Thomas Van Bergen, son of Richard Mudge Van Bergen and Lois Mooney, married Mary Louise Golliet (b. June 12, 1943 in Minneapolis, Minn.) on March 20 1965, Hopkins, Minnesota.


Joseph Reed Welke, son of Jane Lee Van Bergen and Joseph Welke, married to Mary Ann Acketz (b. October 1948 in Richland Center, Wisc.) on January 31, 1970 in Jefferson, Wisconsin.


Von Gerritsen Welke, son of Jane Lee Van Bergen and Joseph Welke, married to Sally Ann Riegleman (born May 4, 1950 in Red Wing, Minn.) on August 21, 1971 in Red Wing, Minn.


James Frederick Van Bergen, son of Richard Mudge Van Bergen and Lois Mooney, married to Alicia Naomi Bottini (b. Feb. 12, 1948 in Bueanas Aires, Argentina) on May 11, 1970 (Civil) May 16, 1970 (Church) in Bueanas Aires, Argentina (Alicia Naomi born in ____).
 


BIRTHS


Orson E. Hall, Oxford, Mass. Jan. 13, 1815

Emily D. Mudge, Portland Maine, Sept. 30, 1827


THEIR CHILDREN
 

Harry Hinckley Hall, Rock Island, Illinois, Feb. 12th 1846 while Emily was on a visit to a friend.


Frank Mudge Hall, New Orleans, La. March 17, 1848


Clinton Mudge Hall, Oakdale, Illinois, Oct 9, 1849


Charles Knap Hall, New Orleans, La. March 25, 1852


Annie Lloyd Hall, New Orleans, La., Oct 18, 1853


Louise Hall, New Orleans, La., April 18, 1855


Jeannie Hall, New Orleans, La., Feb. 18, 1859


Sidney Johnston Hall, New Orleans, La., Apr 6, 1862 (Shiloh)


Lee Hall, New Orleans, La., July 24, 1853


Edith, daughter of Harry at Pascagula, Miss., June 14, 1871


Clinton, son of Harry, New Orleans, March 3, 1877


Mildred, daughter of Harry, Waukesha, Wisc. July 18, 1883


Ida Ellen, daughter of Charles, New York, Oct. 1, 1879


Edna Florian, daughter of Charles, New Orleans, Jan. 2, 1884


Grafton, son of Jeannie, St. Louis, Dec. 14, 1887


Emily and Madalien, daughters of Jeannie, St. Louis, Mo. on March 8, 1890 (twins)


Sidney, son Jeannie, Oakdale, Ill., Oct 8, 1894


Adelaide Emily, daughter of Lee, St. Paul, Aug 27, 1885


Jeannette, daughter of Lee, St. Paul, Jan. 17, 1889


Abel B. Pierce, Jr., son of Adelaide Hall Pierce, Oct. 20, 1909 St. Paul, Minn.


Hall Edwards Pierce, son of Adelaide Hall Pierce, Sept. 24, 1911, Blessing, Texas


Lee Mudge Pierce, son of Adelaide Hall Pierce, Nov. 11, 1913, Blessing, Texas


Frederick Hall Van Bergen, son of Jeannette Hall Van Bergen, Sept. 21, 1914, Minneapolis, Minn.


Edith Hall, daughter of Harry H. Hall and Mary Fort Adams, born at East Pascagoula, Miss. June 14, 1871


Marys Bernon Clark, daughter of Edith, born in Philadelphia


Clinton Mudge Hall, son of Harry and Mary, New Orleans, born March 3, 1877


Mildred Sidney Hall, daughter of Harry and Mary, Waukesha, Wisc. July 18, 1883


Violet Ventress, daughter of Mildred, born in Louisiana


Grafton Clitherall Battle, son of Frank L. Battle and Jeannie Hall, born at St. Louis, Mo. Dec 14, 1887


Emily Hall Battle and Madaleine Clitheral Battle, twin daughters of Frank L. Battle and Jeannie Hall, born at St. Louis, Mo. March 8, 1890 at 6 and 7 a.m.
 

Ida Ellen Hall, daughter of Charles K. and Julie Hart, born in New York City at Park Avenue Hotel, Room 417, October 1, 1879


Edna Florian Hall, daughter of Charles K. and Julie, New Orleans, Jan. 2, 1884


Adelaide Emily Hall, daughter of Lee Hall and Alice Rosalie St. Germaine, born at St. Paul, Minn. Aug. 27, 1885


Jeannette Hall, daughter of Lee Hall and Alice Rosalie St. Germaine, born at St. Paul, Minn. Jan 17, 1889


Sidney Hall Battle, son of F. L. Battle and Jeannie Hall, born at Oakdale, Illinois, Oct. 8, 1894


Clinton Lacy Pierce, son of Adelaide Hall Pierce, born Oct. 3, 1918


Richard Mudge Van Bergen, son of Jeannette Hall Van Bergen, born April 17, 1919


Jane Lee Van Bergen, daughter of Jeannette Hall Van Bergen, born Dec. 26, 1922
 


GREAT GRANDCHILDREN OF LEE AND ALICE HALL
 

Lee Hall Pierce, son of Lee Mudge and Jedie Chiles Pierce, born * in Bay City, Texas at the Loos Hospital.


Michael Edwards Pierce, son of Lee Mudge and Jedie Chiles Pierce, born July 12, 1939 in Bay City, Texas at the Loos Hospital.
 

Frederick Nelson Van Bergen, son of Frederick and Audrey Van Bergen, born *, Brumerton Navy Yard “Ricky”


Richard Thomas Van Bergen, son of Richard and Lois Van Bergen, born * at Eau Clair, Wisc. “Richie”


Adelaide Harrison Pierce, daughter of Abe and Ruth H. Pierce, *, Bay City, Texas (Premature)


Susan Jane Van Bergen, daughter of Richard and Lois Van Bergen, *


Edward Hall Van Bergen, *, Minneapolis, Minn. (Rusty) son of Frederick and Audrey Van Bergen.


Sally Jeannette Pierce, daughter of Abe and Ruth H. Pierce, born *, Houston, Texas


John Herbert Van Bergen, son of Frederick and Audrey Van Bergen, born *, Minneapolis, Minn.


Joseph Reed Welke, born *, son of Jane Lee Van Bergen and Joseph Welke in Madison, Wisc.


James Frederick Van Bergen (Jimmie) born *, son of Dick and Lois Van Bergen


Van Gerritsen Welke born * at Minot, North Dakota, son of Jane Lee and Joseph Welke


Lee Dudley Van Bergen, born *, son of Frederick and Audrey Van Bergen, St. Paul, Minn. and Minneapolis


Jonathan Lacy Pierce, born *, son of Abel and Ruth Harrison Pierce, Houston, Texas


Jeannette Lee Welke, daughter of Jane Lee Van Bergen and Joseph R. Welke of Madison, Wisc. born * 9:40 a.m. at Minot, N. D. Trinity Hospital


Karen Anne Welke, * at Minot, North Dakota, daughter of Jane Lee Van Bergen and Joseph Welke


Fredrick Leslie Pierce, born * in Bay City, Texas, son of Lee Mudge and Jedie Chiles, grandson of Adelaide Hall and Abel Pierce


Michael Edward Pierce, Jr., born *, 4 a. m., Matagorda Gen. Hosp., Bay City, Texas, son of Michael E. and Yvonne Pierce


Michael, Jr.’s sister, Stacy Germaine Pierce, born *, Matagorda Gen. Hosp., Bay City, Texas
 


GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN OF ABEL AND ADELAIDE PIERCE


Lee Edward Pierce, born *, Matagorda Gen. Hosp., Bay City, Texas, son of Lee Hall Pierce and Ona Lea Schroeder Pierce (of Bellville, Texas), grandson of Lee M. and Jedie Pierce, great-grandson of Adelaide H. Pierce


John Frederick Van Bergen, son of Frederick Nelson Van Bergen and Mary Buchanon, born * in Fargo, N. D.


Brian Paul Van Bergen, son of Frederick Nelson Van Bergen and Mary Buchanon, born * in Fargo, N. D.


Deborah Ann Van Bergen, daughter of Edward Hall Van Bergen and Diane Kummer, born *, Minneapolis, Minn.


Anne Mane Van Bergen, daughter of Edward Hall Van Bergen and Diane Kummer, born * in Minneapolis, Minn.


Gary Herbert Van Bergen, son of Edward Hall Van Bergen and Diane Kummer, born * in Minneapolis, Minn.


Jody Lee Van Bergen, daughter of John Herbert Van Bergen and Diane Jo Schmidt, born *, Minneapolis, Minn.


William Richard Van Bergen, son of Richard Thomas Van Bergen and Mary Louise Golliet, born *, Minneapolis, Minn.


Christine Louise Van Bergen, daughter of Richard Thomas Van Bergen and Mary Louise Golliet, born * in Minneapolis, Minn.
 


DEATHS
 

Frank Mudge Hall, N. O., La. July 24, 1848


Annie Lloyd Hall, N. O., La. March 7, 1857


Louise Hall, N. O., La. May 29th, 1865


Clinton Mudge Hall, East Pascagoula, April 25, 1871


Orson Eddy Hall, N. O., La. Oct 25, 1871


Sidney Johnston Hall, St. Louis, Sept. 1, 1880


Grafton C. Battle, Jan. 10, 1898


Hall Edwards Pierce, Blessing, Texas, Nov. Thanksgiving Day, 1932, age 21 years (Nov. 24th)


Clinton Lacy Pierce, Blessing Texas, Jan. 18, 1934. Age 15 yrs.


Emily Battle Corel, March 21, 1935 at Whittier, California


Solomon Hinckley Mudge, New Orleans, La. , March 22, 1860


Susan H. Mudge, in St. Louis, at her daughter Emily’s home, Jan. 28, 1891


Jeannie Hall Battle, April 6, 1909, San Jose, California


Emily Dodge Mudge Hall Rogers, Oct. 23, 1910, San Jose, Calif.


Harry H. Hall, March 6, 1911, New Orleans, La.


Jeannette Hall Van Bergen, Apr. 10, 1936, St. Paul, Minn. Interred at Sunset Memorial Park, Minn.


Mary Fort Adams Hall, July 5, 1936 at Ashville, North Carolina (widow of Harry H. Hall, mother of Clinton M. Hall and Mildred Hall Ventress and Edith Hall Clark, grandmother of Mrs. Marys Bernon Clark Frazier III and Violet Ventress)
 

Lee Hall, son of Emily Mudge Hall, husband of Alice St. Germaine Hall, Father of Adelaide Hall Pierce and Jeannette Hall Van Bergen, died March 22, 1941, age 77 years (1863 birth) at Adelaide’s house in Blessing, Texas. Interred at Sunset Memorial Park, Minn. Block 15-near St. Paul


Abel B. Pierce, husband of Adelaide Hall Pierce, died at his home in Blessing, Texas, May 23, 1944. Interred in old Hawley Cemetery (formerly Deming’s Bridge Cemetery) in Matagorda County, Texas—his birth place


Alice Rosalie St. Germaine Hall, wife of Lee Hall (Born Oct 23, 1866) died November 13, 1966—age 100 years 21 days at
Adelaide’s home, Blessing, Texas. Interred at Sunset Memorial Park, Minn. Block 15-near St. Paul, Minn.


Adelaide Hall Pierce, daughter of Lee Hall and Alice St. Germaine Hall died October 24, 1967 in Bay City, Texas, age 82 years. Interred in Hawley Cemetery


Jeddie Chiles Pierce, wife of Lee Mudge Pierce, died October 17, 1970 in Bay City, Texas. Interred in Hawley Cemetery.
 

*Birth dates not included due to privacy issues.
 

 

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