Surname: Pierce

Biography of Frank Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Frank Pierce is an old time citizen of Hopkins County, he came into the county in the early forties. He married Miss South at an early day and reared a large family in Hopkins County. This family was unfortunate and died in early life. J. K. Pierce, a prosperous farmer and stock raiser and a wealthy citizen of the county, is his son. Frank Pierce Jr. is another son. They had different mothers. In the year of 1848 Frank Pierce was a member of the Grand Jury, during the sitting of the District Court at old Tarrant, John T. Mills presiding judge. The courthouse was built of logs and the Grand jury occupied a small log cabin which was built of poles upon the banks of a little dry branch some three hundred yards east from the court house building. Eldridge Hopkins, who was county clerk, ran a boarding house; this house consisted of a couple of log cabins with hall and piazza on either side. The Grand jury, the judge and attorneys boarded with Mr. Hopkins during the sitting of the court. The Grand jury was composed of Harry Hargrave, Frank Pierce, Carroll Crisp, Joe Salmon, Harry Hopkins, the names of the other members of this body have passed from the Mind of Mr. Pierce....

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Biographical Sketch of Clifford E. Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Pierce, Clifford E.; treas. The Betz-Pierce Co.; born, Greenfield, O., July 15, 1880; Cleveland public schools; married, Cleveland, Sept. 2, 1903, Jessie V. Palmer; with The Bassett-Presley Co. for fifteen years; sales manager; when they were merged into the Steel Corporation, A. B. Betz and himself formed Betz-Pierce Co., incorporated, July 3, 1911; jobbers high-grade steel; now treas. and director; his grandfather, Franklin Pierce, came to Cleveland, then Ohio City, about 1830; member Cleveland Athletic Club, Halcyon Lodge, F. & A. M., McKinley Chapter, it. A....

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Biographical Sketch of Stephen Lawrence Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Pierce, Stephen Lawrence; manufacturer shoes; born, Birmingham, O., Nov. 4, 1855; son of Bennett and Clarry Pierce; educated, Oberlin College; married, Cleveland, May 10, 1882, Kittie J. Hawkint, many years with the old firm of Childs, Groff & Co., shoe jobbers; in 1884, started to manufacture shoes and has continued in same line until the present time; has a large trade in most of the states of the Union; head of S. L. Pierce & Co.; director First National Bank, Guardian Savings & Trust Co., Clifton Land & Improvement Co.; member Chamber of Commerce; served one year as treas. of the Chamber; member Union, Clifton, and Athletic Clubs; member Gatling Gun...

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Biography of C. G. Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now C. G. Pierce. A quarter of a century is a long time to be identified with any line of business in one location, and twenty-five or more years of continuous management of a country paper almost constitutes a record in itself. C. G. Pierce was the founder of the Severyite at Severy, Kansas, more than twenty-five years ago, and is still its editor and proprietor. He was born at Cobleskill, New York, January 1, 1869. His Pierce ancestors came out of Ireland and settled in New York in colonial days. His great-grandfather is buried at Fergusonville in Delaware County, New York. His grandfather was born in Delaware County, New York, in 1823, and died there in 1888, having spent his active career as a farmer. He married a Miss Patton, who died in Delaware County, New York, in 1900. B. R. Pierce, father of the Kansas editor, was born in Delaware County, New York, in 1844, grew up and married there, spent his early life on his father’s farm, but then became engaged in the lumber business as a lumber inspector. He was employed in that capacity at Albany, Oswego, Buffalo and other places in New York State, from there went to the lumber districts of Tennessee, but for the past five years had enjoyed a...

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Pierce, Homer Obit – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Homer Emery Pierce, 74, a longtime rancher who worked for the Wilson Cattle Co. for 12 years, died Thursday, May 7, 1987, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. A graveside service for Mr. Pierce was scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the North Powder Cemetery. The Rev. Ralph Holcomb of the First Christian Church officiated. Mr. Pierce was born March 20, 1913, at Pleasant Valley to Ivan and Mary Maharry Pierce. He was educated at North Powder. Survivors include his children, LaVelle...

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Howard L. Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Sergt., Hdqrs. Co., 30th Div., 119th Regt. Born in Edgecombe County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Pierce. Husband of Mrs. Vera L. Pierce. Entered the service June 18, 1916, at Rocky Mount, N.C. Was sent to Camp Glenn, N.C., and from there to Camp Stewart, Texas, then to Camp Royster, N.C. Transferred to Camp Sevier, S. C. Sailed for France May 11, 1918. Fought at Kemmel Hill, Hindenburg Drive. Received five machine gun wounds Sept. 29, 1918, at Hindenburg Line. Sent to hospitals in England to recuperate. Returned to USA Dec. 11, 1918. Mustered out in Atlanta, Ga., March 2, 1919. Served on Mexican border six...

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Ernest S. Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Corpl., 9th Btry, A. A. C. Born in Johnston County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Pierce. Entered the service July 23, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Was sent to Ft. Caswell, N.C., and sailed for France July 14, 1918. Fought at Toul Sector, St. Mihiel. Returned to USA March 7, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., March 24,...

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A. R. Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Cook, Med. Dept. Born in Randolph County; the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Pierce. Entered the service Dec. 10, 1917, at Asheboro, N.C. Was sent to Camp Jackson, S. C., and from there to Camp Mills, L. I. Sailed for France July 14, 1918. Was under shell fire at Meuse-Argonne Front. Returned to USA Aug. 1, 1919; landed at Hoboken, N. J. Served with Army of Occupation in Germany for five months. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., Aug. 11,...

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Pierce, Robert Lee – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now La Grande, Oregon Robert Lee Pierce, 58, of La Grande, died March 12 at his home after a long battle with multiple myeloma. Arrangements are under the direction of Loveland Funeral Chapel. Known as Bob, he was born Oct. 16, 1948, to Robert and Phyllis (Eckelman) Pierce in Portland. He graduated from Beaverton High School. Bob served in the Air Force from 1967 to 1971. While stationed in Georgia, he met and married Julia LaFavor. They had a son, Scott, in 1972. The couple later divorced. After moving back to Oregon, Bob met Helen “Ann” Wilson, whom he married in 1974. Ann had two daughters, Sonnet and Sandy, and Bob and Ann had a son, Danial. They lived in Verona and raised their children on a small farm. During this time Bob drove a log truck and enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and playing musical instruments. The family moved to North Powder in 1994 and opened an adult foster care home. In 1998 Bob and Ann divorced. Bob moved to Starkey and drove truck for Gresham Transfer. He loved the Starkey area and spent his free time playing music and hiking around the mountains. In 1999 Bob met Doreen Boyer. They married in September 2004, adding stepchildren Sheila and Jeremy to his family, and they made their...

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Pierce, Robert L. – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now La Grande, Oregon Robert Lee Pierce, 58, of La Grande, died March 12 at his home. A complete obituary will be published at a later date. Arrangements are under the direction of Loveland Funeral Chapel. The Observer – Obituaries for the week ending March 17,...

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Bone Wilson Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Private, 1st Class, Medical Corps, B. H. 65; of Forsyth County; born March 31, 1898; son of W. B. and Elizabeth Pierce. Entered service April, 1918, at Winston-Salem, N.C. Sent to Ft. McPherson, Ga. Transferred to Camp Upton, N. Y. Sailed for France, Sept. 13, 1918. Returned to USA July 25, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Lee, Va., July 28,...

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Mary Todd Foote of Bernardston MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now FOOTE, Mary Todd5, (Samuel4, Samuel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Sept. 11, 1742, died May 16, 1815, at the home of her daughter, Lydia, wife of Judge Job Goodale in Bernardston, Mass., married first Dec. 3, 1761, Obed, son of Moses and Ruth (Butler) Foote, of Plymouth, Conn., then of Gill, Mass., who was born Nov. 25, 1741, died Sept. 21, 1797 from an injury received at a barn raising. She married second March 26, 1798, Rev. Jonathan Leavitt, of Heath, Mass., who was born 1731; graduated from Yale 1758, died Sept. 9, 1802. Children: I. Asenath, b. Sept. 19, 1762, d. Nov. 18, 1813, m. June 20, 1791, Eliphaz Alexander, of Burlington, N. Y. They had seven children. II. Mary Dorothea, b. June 11, 1764, died April 17, 1835, m. Dec. 1783, Rev. Amasa Cook, of Bernardston, Mass. They had three children. III. Bernice, b. June 5, 1766, d. Jan. 23, 1831, m. Melinda Field, of Burlington, N. Y. They had seven children, three sons having been ministers. IV. Sedate, b. March 5, 1768, d. Dec. 8, 1837, m. June 11, 1809, Josiah Jones, of Brockville, (Va.?). They had one child. V. Samuel, b. April 7, 1770, m. (1) Aug. 8, 1794, Sybil Doolittle. They had eleven children. He m. (2) 1833, widow Parker. They lived in...

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Sybil Todd Ticknor of Sharon CT

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now TICKNOR, Sybil Todd6, (Daniel5, Daniel4, Daniel3, Samuel2, Christopher1) born Feb. 24, 1782, in Derby, Conn., died Jan. 1882, married Elisha Ticknor. They lived in Sharon, Conn. At 93 years of age she was “as smart and spry as a girl.” Children: I. Hiram, b. Dec. 22, 1804, m. but had no children. II. Eunice, b. Sept. 16, 1806, twin with the next, m. Oct. 15, 1832, Mills J. Pierce. They lived in Cornwall, Conn. III. Lovisa, b. Sept. 16, 1806, m. Anson Williams, no children. IV. Almira, b. Sept. 22, 1808, d. 1865, m. Aaron Slade, had five children. V. Harriet, b. July 10, 1810, d. Sept. 14, 1819. VI. Noah, b. Oct. 14, 1812, d. Dec. 15, 1813. VII. Sybil Eliza, b. Nov. 15, 1815, unmarried. VIII. Ira S., b. Sept. 24, 1817, d. Aug. 16, 1878, had three children. IX. John S., b. March 15, 1820, d. July 22, 1866, had two children. X. Luther M., b. March 21, 1822, d. Dec. 2, 1835. XI. Elbert O., b. May 6, 1825, d. March 20, 1861, he...

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Lydia Todd Pierce

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now PIERCE, Lydia Todd6, (Ruel5, Job4, Ithamar3, Michael2, Christopher1) born March 6, 1805, died April 16, 1877, married Alvah Pierce who was born Dec. 3, 1789, died July 6, 1866. Children: I. Montraville, b. 1822, m. and had issue: (1) Edna; (2) Lilly; (3) Juliette; (4) Clarence; (5) a son d. y. II. Marcellus, b. 1827, d. 1881, m. and had issue: (1) Alvah; (2) Frances. III. Lorinda, b. 1827, d. 1890, m. and had issue: (1) Alvah; (2) William; (3) Olive Stearns. IV. Nathan, b. Oct. 14, 1829, d. May 14, 1883, m. and had issue: (1) Charles; (2) Jeannie; (3) Emma; (4) Louis; (5) Lorenzo; (6) Bessie E. V. Daughter b. and d. 1832. VI. Levi, b. 1834, d. 1873. No children. VII. Lorenzo, b. 1836, d. 1867, m. and had issue: (1) Marcellus; (2) Mary. VIII. Juliette, b. 1840, d. 1877, unmarried. IX. Henry H., b. 1847, d. 1880, m. and had isuue: (1) Louis; (2)...

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Pierce, Homer – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Homer Emery Pierce, 74, a longtime rancher who worked for the Wilson Cattle Co. for 12 years, died Thursday, May 7, 1987, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. A graveside service for Mr. Pierce was scheduled for 2 p.m. today at the North Powder Cemetery. The Rev. Ralph Holcomb of the First Christian Church officiated. Mr. Pierce was born March 20, 1913, at Pleasant Valley to Ivan and Mary Maharry Pierce. He was educated at North Powder. Survivors include his children, LaVelle Woodcock, Wilma Shankel and Bill Pierce, all of Baker, Joanned Salsby of Sparks, Nev., Judy McKey of Reno, Nev., Larry Pierce of Othello, Wash., and Tom Pierce of North Powder; two sisters, Ida Pearson of North Powder and Hazal Donnelly of Olympia, Wash.; 20 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and a niece and a nephew. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Baker High School Baseball Team or the charity of one’s choice. That may be done through Gray’s West & Co. Pioneer Chapel, 1500 Dewey Ave. Baker Democrat Herald – – May 11,...

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