Shelby County Indiana
Pearce / Pierce
The Shelbyville News
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.
May 10, 1951
DEATH CLAIMS IRA J. PIERCE
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
. . .furnished by J. D. Leighty, pension agent, Indianapolis, from the records of that agency...
Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana
15 Mar 1901
Where They Lie Buried
More Information Concerning
the Soldiers of 1776 and 1812
. . .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
Died, the infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John Pierce, the 7th inst. The remains were interred on the 8th.
March 12, 1885
Copied by Phyllis Miller Fleming
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