Hillman Pierce

Male 1815 - 1912  (96 years)


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  • Name Hillman Pierce 
    Born 9 Jun 1815 
    Gender Male 
    Died 3 Apr 1912 
    Person ID I42266  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 

    Family Sarah A Wood,   b. Abt 1820,   d. 26 Aug 1872  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Harriet Melinda Pierce,   b. 24 Jun 1855,   d. 23 Feb 1941  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 14 Oct 2019 
    Family ID F15747  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    • Hillman Pierce - June 9, 1815 - April 3, 1912. Company A, 2nd New York Heavy Artillery during the Civil War. Husband of Sarah A. Pierce.

      Newspaper Obituary - Thursday Evening, April 4, 1912 Oswego Daily Times - Oswego, New York - Nonagenarian Dead - Hillman Pierce, 96 Years Old, Died Yesterday - Pulaski, April 4 - The death of Hillman Pierce, one of the oldest, if not the oldest, residents of this town, occurred yesterday at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. William L. Lane, following the passing of the latter's husband less than 24 hours previous. Mr. Pierce had been in feeble health for several months. He was born in Jeffrey, New Hampshire, June 9, 1815, and therefore lacked al little more than three years of reaching the century mark. He came to this town when a youngster with his parents, who located on a farm near Fernwood. After acquiring an education in the district schools, Mr. Pierce followed farming for a time and later engaged in the tannery business in this town. Later he went to Old Mexico, where he was for several years engaged in driving stage, during which time he had many thrilling adventures. Tiring of the exciting life of stage driving in that country, he returned east and for a time was engaged in farming During the Civil War Mr. Pierce went to the front with Company A, Second New York Heavy Artillery. He was for several years a member of J. B. Butler Post, No. 111, G.A.R. Mr. Pierce was also a member of Pulaski Lodge No. 415, F.& A.M., in which he was raised in 1874. Besides the daughter mentioned, he is survived by a son, William Pierce of the town of Albion. Funeral services for Mr. Pierce and his won in law, William L. Lane, will be held at the Lane residence tomorrow afternoon at 1:30 o'clock.