Wm. Henry Pierce was born Dec, 27, 1826. at Boston, Mass. Came to Springwater with his parents in 1838, and worked upon his father’s farm until 1845, when he went to Boston. Was engaged in mercantile business there and in St. Louis till Jan, 1869, when he removed to Syracuse, and engaged in the wholesale hardware trade with his brother-in-law, Robert McCarthy. In 1869, owing to ill health, he was obliged to relinquish business, and returned to Springwater, where at that time he was also connected in business with his brother, Geo. A. Pierce, and where he has since resided.
Biographical Sketch of William Henry Pierce
MLA Source Citation:Walbidge, Orson. Early History of the town Springwater, Livingston County. 1887. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 19 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/new-york/biographical-sketch-of-william-henry-pierce.htm - Last updated on Aug 24th, 2012
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