Benjamin Peirce April 4, 1809 – October 6, 1880 was an American mathematician who taught at Harvard University for approximately 50 years. He made contributions to celestial mechanics, statistics, number theory, algebra, and the philosophy of mathematics.
"Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FHTC-6HS : 5 November 2017), Benjamin Peirce and Sarah H. Mills, 05 Jul 1833; citing Marriage, Northampton, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, , town clerk offices, Massachusetts; FHL microfilm 186,163.
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