Shelby  County  Indiana

Pearce / Pierce

The  Shelbyville  News
Thursday, May 10, 1951
          Ira J. Pierce, 69, died Wednesday evening [May 9, 1951], at 6:30 o'clock at the home of a son, J. W. Pierce, 848 Meridian St.  Mr. Pierce for many years operated a barber shop in Indianapolis and came to the son's home when he became ill two years ago.  His condition had been critical for four weeks.
          The son of   James  and  Nancy Carroll Pierce, he was born near Kokomo [Howard County] on October 24, 1881.  Surviving with the son at whose home he died are three sisters, Mrs. Maude Reed of Marion,  Mrs. Della DeMott, Galveston, Ind., and  Mrs. Hattie Nigengarh of Kokomo.  Also surviving are two grandsons.
          Funeral services will be held at the Murphy Mortuary Saturday morning at 10:00 o'clock with Rev. N. I. Schoolfield officiating.  Burial will be at Forest Hill cemetery.  Friends may call at the mortuary after 4:00 p.m. Friday.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

The  Standard
Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana
15 Mar 1901
Page 1
Where They Lie Buried
More Information Concerning
the Soldiers of 1776 and 1812
. . .furnished by J. D. Leighty, pension agent, Indianapolis, from the records of that agency...
. . .William W Pierce - Capt. John Howe's New York militia. P.O. St Paul. Died October 5, 1880.
. . .Seth Wilder - Capt. Clark's New York militia. P.O. St Paul. Date of death not reported.
Contributed by John Addison Ballard

The  Shelby  Democrat
March 12, 1885
          Died, the infant son of  Mr. and Mrs. John Pierce, the 7th inst.  The remains were interred on the 8th.
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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