John Pierce1

ID#387, b. April 1851, d. 19 November 1903
Father: George W. Pierce
Mother: Rebecca Logsdon

Birth date: April 1851
Birth place: (West) Virginia.1

John married Amelia C. Talbott, daughter of Joshua Talbott and Mary Jane Price, about 1873.1

John died at age 52 from consumption on 19 November 1903 at Fork Ridge, Marshall County, West Virginia.2 John's body was interred in the Fork Ridge Christian Church Cemetery, 8681 Fork Ridge Road, Glen Easton, Marshall County, West Virginia; his name appears on the gravestone as "John Pierce." The inscription reads, "John Pierce — Amelia C his wife — Absent from the body at home with the Lord."3

Census Records

YearLocationEnumeration info as recorded
1900Marshall County, West VirginiaJohn Pierce, male, age 49, head, married 27 years, born Apr 1851 in (West) Virginia, a farmer with no months unemployed
(Official U.S. Census Date: 01 June 1900)1

Deceased Children of John Pierce and Amelia C. Talbott:

Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=6 Apr 2017


  1. [S1173] John Pierce household, 1900 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron District, Enumeration District 67, sheet 12A, National Archives micropublication T623_1765.
  2. [S1839] John Pierce, Marshall County Register of Deaths, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4132553_00129.jpg.
  3. [S1953] John Pierce, Find A Grave memorial no. 51422006, created by Cheryl Behrend on 21 April 2010, online Photograph by Sheron Smith-Savage, uploaded 08 September 2012.