The oldest known ancestor of this line is Spencer Pierce, born about 1710.  He died in Warwick County Virginia in 1760.  This Pierce family has evidence of a possible connection with Captain William Peirce/Pierce of Mulberry Island, Virginia.

This family's oldest known ancestor is Jacob Pearce, born between 1760 and 1770.  He lived in Twiggs County Geogia.  His son Elias Pearce was born in Twiggs County Georgia in 1807.

Two descendants of James Andrew Pierce who was born in 1827 in Lincoln County North Carolina are added to Group XX.