George W. Pierce1,2

ID#2767, b. about 1826, d. November 1852
Father: not yet identified.
Mother: not yet identified.

Birth date: about 1826 Based on reported age at death of 26 years.3
Birth place: (West) Virginia.3

George married Rebecca Logsdon on 28 November 1847. Edward Dowler certified that he celebrated the rite of marriage between the couple. Note that the groom's surname was spelled as Pearce in the handwritten record of the marriage.1,3

George died in November 1852.4 George's body was interred in the Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Fork Ridge Road, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. His name reportedly appears on the gravestone as "George W. Pierce," with an inscription that reads, "Age 26."4

Deceased Children of George W. Pierce and Rebecca Logsdon:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=24 Jul 2015

Citations

  1. [S1842] Register of Marriages for George W. Pearce and Rebecca Logsdon, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_mcsearch.aspx, file 4130824_00112.jpg.
  2. [S2104] William L. Pierce, Certificate of Death, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_dcsearch.aspx, file 1953109_0000014.jpg.
  3. [S1173] John Pierce household, 1900 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron District, Enumeration District 67, sheet 12A, National Archives micropublication T623_1765.
  4. [S1277] "Oak Grove Methodist Church Cemetery," submitted by Phyllis Slater and re-read by Karen Hucko in 1998, presented by The Marshall County WVGenWeb, online http://www.lindapages.com/marshall/cemetery/oak.htm. Information pertaining to George W. Pierce.