Sarah Jane "Jennie" Pierce (Wilson) (1871 - 1920)

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Birthplace: Clyde, Whiteside, Illinois, USA
Death: Died in Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, USA
Managed by: Ann Margrethe Nilsen
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About Sarah Jane "Jennie" Pierce (Wilson)

Birth: Jun. 16, 1871 Illinois, USA Death: Mar. 8, 1920 Whiteside County Illinois, USA

Mrs. Sarah Jane Pierce Sarah Jane Pierce, nee Wilson, was born June 16, 1871, and died Monday, March 8, 1920, aged forty-eight years, eight months and twenty-one days. She leaves to mourn her departure three sons by her first marriage to C. H. Smith; Charles A., of Rock Falls, Ill.; H. Vernon, of Sterling, Ill., and Harry W., of Elmhurst; her husband Walter S. Pierce, two daughters, Elsey May and Vera Marie, and an adopted daughter, Marie Mundt, all at home, and three grandchildren. Also three brothers and three sisters, John S. Wilson, of Clinton, Ia., T. Alexander Wilson of Quincy, Ill., George O. Wilson, of Chicago, Mrs. S. A. Rush of O'Fallon, Ill., Mrs. Lewis H. Hunt, of Thayer, Mo., and Mrs. J. E. Reagan of Tampico, Ill. Her death was caused by a complication of diseases. She was converted to God and united in church fellowship in the Greenwood United Evangelical church, of which she was a faithful member unto the end. Her zeal for God and ever willingness to do the Master's will made her presence in God's house a source of power. She labored faithfully as Sunday school teacher and church chorister. She was also a member of the Woman's Missionary society. Her remains will lie beside the body of her mother in the Fulton cemetery to await the Trumpet of God at the first resurrection.

The Daily Gazette 15 Mar 1920 Pg. 4;5

Dau. of Thomas Wilson from IL & Mary Ann (Elsey) Wilson from England

Funeral of Mrs. Walter Pierce Held Thursday The funeral of Mrs. Walter S. Pierce of White Pigeon, who died Monday afternoon of influenza, was held at her home yesterday morning at 10:30 o'clock. Rev. A. P. Johnson of Chadwick officiating. The remains were brought to this city after noon, and taken on the two o'clock train to Fulton for burial. The deceased was born in Clyde township June 16, 1871, and spent nearly all of her life there. Of her immediate family she is survived by her husband, three sons by a former marriage, and three daughters. She had many friends in Clyde and vicinity who will deeply regret her death.

The Whiteside Sentinel 12 Mar 1920 Pg 8


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Parents:
 Thomas Wilson (1844 - 1909)
 Mary Ann Elsey Wilson (1843 - 1900)

Spouse:
 Walter S Pierce (1865 - 1932)*

Children:
 Elsey M Pierce Walters (1904 - 1993)*
 Vera Marie Pierce Habben (1908 - 1986)*

Sibling:
 Sarah Jane Wilson Pierce (1871 - 1920)
 Nelle Wilson Reagan (1883 - 1962)*
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Burial: Fulton Township Cemetery Fulton Whiteside County Illinois, USA


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Created by: Dave & Pam Jindrich Record added: Dec 08, 2012 Find A Grave Memorial# 101896785

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Sarah Jane "Jennie" (Wilson) Pierce's Timeline

1871
June 16, 1871
Clyde, Whiteside, Illinois, USA
1908
February 16, 1908
Age 36
Tekamah, Burt, NE, USA
1920
March 8, 1920
Age 48
Morrison, Whiteside, Illinois, USA
March 8, 1920
Age 48
Fulton Township Cemetery Fulton Whiteside County Illinois, USA