1742 January 18 (Monday). Snow. Old Mr. Graves came from William Pierce praying me to go to See his Child which was Sick but by means of the Storm I could not go. At Eve the young Men came to sing.
Possibly William, son of William and Sarah (Whitny) Pierce, b. Dec. 31, 1741, although the Pierces had other children ranging in age up to twelve; HVR, 147-49.