Ann Elizabeth Pierce

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Ann Elizabeth Pierce

Birthplace: Adams County, Illinois, United States
Death: November 11, 1949 (97)
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, United States
Place of Burial: Bowen, Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Joseph Pierce and Mary Ann Pierce
Sister of Lucinda Alvira Carlin; Thomas Knox Polk Pierce; John Franklin Pierce; Samuel Hyndman Pierce and Isaac Lee Pierce

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About Ann Elizabeth Pierce

1949 Illinois Death Certificcate No 0043860

Ann Elizabeth Pierce age 97 Enjoyed crocheting and reading

1860 Census Gilmer, Adams, Illinois Mary H Pierce 49 Samuel Pierce 18, farmer Thomas Pierce 15 I Lee Pierce 13 John Pierce 11 Ann E Pierce 8

1880 Census Gilmer, Adams, Illinois Mary A Pierce 68 Lee Pierce 32, farmer Anna Pierce 28

1900 Census Gilmer, Adams, Illinois Isaac L Pierce 52, farmer Ann E Pierce 48

Moved to Bowen

1910 Census Chili, Hancock, Illinois Lucy A Carlin 69, widow, 6 children, 5 living Anna E Pierce 57, single Worrell Street

1920 Census Chili, Hancock, Illinois Lucy A Carlin 79, widow Isaac L Pierce 72 Ann E Pierce 67 Own home, Worrell Street

1927 moved to Quincy, Illinois

1930 Census Quincy, Adams, Illinois Isaac L Pierce 82, single Ann E Pierce 78, sister, sisgle Own home, 2248 Broadway

1935 Quincy, Adams, Illinois same house as reported on 1940 census

1940 Census Quincy, Adams, Illinois Ann E Pierce* 88, single, 8th grade Maud Brown 60, widow, servant, private home Own home, 2248 Broadway

1949 Obituary Quincy, Adams, Illinois Ann E Pierce, Early Resident of County Dies Miss Ann E Pierce, 97, pioneer resident of Adams county, died Friday morning at 6:50 in her home, 248 Broadway. She had been confined to her home for several years and had been bedfast for several months. A daughter of John and Mary Ann Hardesty Pierce, Miss Pierce was born in Gilmer township March 1, 1852. The family homestead was located in the neighborhood of the old Mt Pleasant school and church south of St Joseph church. Miss Pierce attended Mr Pleasant church until she left that vicinity. At the time of her death she was a member of Vermont Street Methodist church.

The parents of Miss Pierce lived in Winchester, Pa., following their marriage and later moved to Middletown, O. They came to Adams county from Ohio in 1840. Three children were born to them in Middletown and three in Adams county. Miss Pierce was the last member of her family. For many years she and a brother, I L Pierce, lived together on a farm in Gilmer township. Later they moved to Bowen and in 1927 came to Quincy. I L Pierce died in June, 1930. Following the death of her brother, Miss Pierce lived alone but had a housekeeper to care for her needs. When she was 87 she had an operation for the removal of cataracts from her eyes which enabled her to read and crochet in the latter years of her life. The sister an brothers who preceded her in death were Mrs Alvira Carlin, Samuel Hyndman Pierce, Isaac Lee Pierce, Thomas Polk Pierce and John Franklin Pierce. Surviving are a number of nieces and nephews, including Clyde and Ralph Pierce of Quincy and Elmo of near Quincy, sons of the late John Franklin Pierce; Mrs Richard Ketchum of Urbana, Mrs Grace [Pierce] Walker of Lompoc, Cal., Ed Carlin, Mrs Anna Keller and Mrs Flora Bashem, all of Bowen, and Albert Carlin of Texas. There are a number of great-nieces and nephews also. Illinois, Quincy Herald Whig Newspaper, November 11, 1949.

1949 Funeral Illinois Pierce--Funeral services for Miss Ann E Pierce will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Daughterty memorial. Interment in Bowen cemetery, Bowen, Ill. Friends invited. Friends mayy call at the memorial Saturday evening.

1949 Funeral Illinois Miss Anna E Pierce Funeral services for Miss Anna E Pierce were held Sunday afternoon at 2 in the Doughterty Memorial. Burial was in the Bowen cemetery. The Rev. Harry Crede conducted the services and Mrs Roxanna Peine played organ music. Pallbearers were Roy Martin, Lee Sharrow, Paul Pierce, Richard Pierce, Emerson Fehlberg and Russell Tenhouse.

Brothers: Thomas Knox Polk Pierce John Franklin Pierce

Nephew Clyde Clifton Pierce

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Ann Elizabeth Pierce's Timeline

March 1, 1852
Adams County, Illinois, United States
November 11, 1949
Age 97
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, United States
Bowen, Hancock County, Illinois, United States