Frank Robert Pierce

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Frank Robert Pierce

Birthplace: Concord, New Hampshire
Death: Died in Concord, New Hampshire
Cause of death: died from epidemic typhus
Place of Burial: Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
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Son of Franklin Pierce, 14th President of the USA and Jane Means Pierce, First Lady
Brother of Franklin Pierce, Jr. and Benjamin "Bennie" Pierce

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About Frank Robert Pierce

Frank Robert Pierce was the 2nd child born to Franklin Pierce and Jane Means Appleton Pierce. He was born August 27, 1839 but was one of a great number of victims to a typhus epidemic which spread through the state and died November 14,1843 at the age of of four.

A letter from Franklin to a friend relating the events of Frank Pierce's illness are on file with the Pierce papers at the NH Historical Society in Concord, NH...altho I have personally read this letter, I did not copy it. It was too heart-wrenching...

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Frank Robert Pierce's Timeline

August 27, 1839
Concord, New Hampshire
November 14, 1843
Age 4
Concord, New Hampshire
Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States