Eighth Generation


2110. Joseph (Bears) Bearce was born in 1840 in Brooklyn, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He lived in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1881. In 1881 he was a farmer in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Joseph died on 6 February 1886 at the age of 46 in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Joseph's wife is listed as a widow on the 1891 census. He was 17/512 Wampanoag/Narragansett Indian - 5/256 from father and 7/512 from mother. The 1881 census states that this family is German - since the family is traceable back to Augustine BeArce, Romany gypsy and his wife who was Wampanoag and Narragansett Indian, it is not likely they are German.

Joseph (Bears) Bearce and Christina "Christy" Campbell were married on 17 August 1872 in Prince Edward Island, Canada. Christina "Christy" Campbell, daughter of James Campbell and Christina MacDonald, was born in 1839 in Uigg, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She lived in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1881. She lived as a widowed head-of-household in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1891. In 1891 Christy was a weaver in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada. She died on 3 May 1909 at the age of 70 in Bell Creek, Prince Edward Island, Canada. The 1891 census via ancestry.com had the name listed as Beare vs. Bears - was tough to locate. The 1920 census says his mother was from Scotland. The 1881 Canadian census listes her birthplace as PEI.

Joseph (Bears) Bearce-93359 and Christina "Christy" Campbell-93362 had the following children:

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Moses Bearce was born on 21 July 1873 in Bell Creek, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He lived in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1881. He lived in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1891. Moses died on 5 February 1892 at the age of 18 in Bell River, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He was 17/1024 Wampanoag/Narragansett Indian from father.

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Christina Ann "Christy" Bearce-93370.

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Benjamin Bearce was born on 30 April 1876 in Bell Creek, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He lived in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1881. He lived in Twp 62, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada in 1891. Benjamin died on 1 February 1957 at the age of 80 in Cambridge, Massachusetts (Middlesex). He was 17/1024 Wampanoag/Narragansett Indian from father.

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James Campbell (Beers) Bearce Jr.-93363.