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Biographical Sketch of Benjamin Pierce

Benjamin Pierce, fourth son of Jonas, born July 11, 1821, married Lucinda, daughter of Isaac and Betsey (Bailey) Stratton, May 12, 1846, and has two children-George A. and Ada L. He located in Boston, where he accumulated a large estate, but finally removed to this town, and now owns the Shedd farm, off road 36. In 1897 he built the Granite State Hotel, which is a valued addition to East Jaffrey. He is a prominent man in town affairs, having held many positions of trust, was town representative in 1870 and 1871, and was delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1876. He is now one of the directors of the Monadnock National bank, and vice-president of the Savings bank of East Jaffrey village.

MLA Source Citation:

Hurd, Duane Hamilton. History of Cheshire and Sullivan counties, New Hampshire. Philadelphia: J. W. Lewis. 1886. Web. 26 August 2016.
- Last updated on Aug 20th, 2012

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