- Birth Date
- 11 April 1797
- Death Date
- 27 March 1884
The Peirce family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Jedediah M. Grant/Joseph B. Noble Company in 1847. The Peirce family included Robert and his wife Hannah Harvey, and their children Margaret Peirce and her family, Thomas, William, and Edith Evelina. Robert was a Captain of Ten.
- Age at Departure: 50
- Head of Household
- Byington, Joseph H., Letter, 3 May 1905, in B. Fay Byington, comp., The Family History of the Byington Family , 77-78.
- Eliza R. Snow journals, 1846-1951.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 21 June 1847, 29.
- Nauvoo Community Project
- Peirce, Hannah Harvey, [Journal], in Earl Harvey Peirce, Robert and Hannah Harvey Peirce, 1847 Pioneers , 51-53.
- Peirce, Robert, Letter 1848 Aug. 31, [1-2].