Today's Surname: Pierron
My 3rd great grandmother was Margaret Frances Pierron. She was born on 16 Oct 1851 in Darke County, Ohio and died on 19 Aug 1923 in Greenville, Ohio. She married Richard Mendenhall (1852-1924) in 1872.
Richard and Margaret (Pierron) Mendenhall
Margaret's parents were Nicholas Joseph Pierron (1819-1896) & Ann Marguerite Grilliot (1821-1902). They emigrated from Lorraine, France in 1839.
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Meaning- descendant of Pierre (rock).
Pierron is from the Languedoc region of southern France, it came from the ancient Greek personal name Petros and the Biblical name Peter, meaning rock.
Spelling variations: Pierre, Pierres, De Pierre, De Pierres, Pyerre, Pyerres, De Pyerre, De Pyerres, Lapierre, Lapierres, La Pierre, La Pierres, Lanpher, Lanphier and many more!
There are 326 people on the All U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s-- but only 12 are spelled the way my 3rd great grandmother spelled it:
Name birth year arrival year arrival place
Peter Pierron NA NA Wisconsin
Pierron NA 1721 New Orleans, Louisiana
Joseph Pierron 1793 1839 Port uncertain
Marie Pierron 1793 1839 Port uncertain
Ludwig Pierron 1807 1840 New York, New York
Louis Pierron 1808 1841 Missouri
J.N. Pierron NA 1809-1952 Ohio
Pierron 1818 1848 New Orleans, Louisiana
Charles Pierron 1819 1841 America
Nicholas Pierron 1820 1839 Port uncertain (my ancestor)
Adelaide Pierron 1833 1839 Port uncertain
Edwin Pierron NA 1869 America
There are a surprising 271 results with the last name Pierron.