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The oldest known ancestor of this family is Thomas Andrew Pearce, born 1800 in South Carolina.

Family Tree DNA has recently discontinued the 67 marker Y-DNA test with the 111 marker test now being the option for those wishing to go beyond 37 marker testing. 

While the 67 marker results will continue to be shown at our Pierce DNA group website, we are now providing a link to the 111 marker results which will be displayed at the Family Tree DNA website.  Click on our Results tab for instructions on how to view your 111 Y-DNA marker results if you have tested out to the 111 marker level. 

The oldest known ancestor of this family is Joseph Percy b. 1801 in England or New Jersey.  They are matching a Virginia Pierce line in the Pierce DNA southern group and also members of the Pace family.