Josephine Marian Nellie Pierce

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Josephine Marian Nellie Pierce

Birthplace: Whitten, Hardin, IA, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Union, Hardin County, Iowa
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edward Franklin Pierce and Ova Pierce
Wife of Earl Vaughn Glenney
Mother of Albert Wendell Glenney; <private> (Glenney); Catherine Glenney and Virginia May Glenney

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About Josephine Marian Nellie Pierce

Above, she is connected to the wrong parents.
Her parents are:
George Pierce (1847 - 1925)
Elizabeth Border Pierce (1871 - 1948)
Both in Chester Friends Church Cemetery, New Providence, Hardin County, Iowa.
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Eldora Herald Ledger - Eldora, Iowa - June 6 1972:

Union Rites Tues.
For Mrs. Glenney

Funeral services for Mrs. Earl Glenney, 72, of Union, will be held Tuesday, June 6, 1:30 p.m. from the Union Community Church. Mrs. Glenney died Saturday at the Union Nursing Home following a lingering illness.

Rev. Preston Hinderks will officiate at the services, with interment in the Miller Cemetery near Union. Casket bearers will be Max Heryford, Ed Dighton, Carl Bryant, Ed Collins, R.V. Hilsabeck and George Sorensen. Biersborn Funeral Home of Union is handling arrangements.

Josephine Marion Nellie Pierce Glenney was born June 30, 1899, to Mr. and Mrs. George Pierce at Union. She married Earl Glenney April 25, 1919, and the couple lived all their married life in or near Union.

Mrs. Glenney was a member of the Community Church and its missionary society. She is survived by four children; one son, Wendell of Marshalltown; three daughters, Mrs. Ernest (Arlene) Crosser of Eldora, Mrs. Virgil (Catherine) Mackey of Grundy Center and Mrs. Virginia Harrington of Marshalltown; 12 grandchildren 22 great-grandchildren and one brother, Roy Pierce of Winter Park, Fla.
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Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934:
Name: Earl Vaughn Glenney
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 25 Apr 1919
Event Place: Hardin County, Iowa Age: 20
Father's Name: Lee Glenney
Mother's Name: Ritta Rosh (Rhetta Rash)
Spouse's Name: Josephine Marian Nellie Pierce
Spouse's Birth Year (Estimated): 1900 (Pierce)
Spouse's Father's Name: George Peirce(Pierece)
Spouse's Mother's Name: Elizabeth Border
GS Film Number:1547701 ,Digital Folder Number:004320688
Citing this Record: "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 23 Jun 2014), Earl Vaughn Glenney and Josephine Marian Nellie Peirce, 25 Apr 1919; citing Hardin, Iowa, United States; FHL microfilm 1547701.
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EARL VAUGHN GLENNEY was born Feb. 19, 1899, and died in August 1965. He was a farmer. On April 25, 1919 in Hardin County, Iowa he married JOSEPHINE PIERCE, daughter of GEORGE PIERCE and ELIZABETH BORDER, both buried in Chester Friends Church Cemetery, New Providence, Hardin County, Iowa. Josephine was born June 30, 1899 in Whitten, Hardin County, and died June 6, 1972. Earl and Josephine are buried in Miller Cemetery, Hardin County.


  1. ALBERT WENDELL GLENNEY, b. July 10, 1920, d. July 3 2007.
  2. ARLENE MARIE GLENNEY, b. 1923 in Union, Iowa, m. Ernest Theodore Crosser Nov. 27, 1943 at Marshalltown, Iowa, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Crosser, Eldora, Iowa, b. Dec. 17, 1921 in Iowa, d. Dec. 23, 2002 in Eldora.. Ernest was serving in the Navy. He is buried in Eldora City Cemetery, Eldora.
  3. CATHERINE GLENNEY, b. Sept. 24, 1924, d. April 3, 2013, m. Virgil Mackie. Daughter, Marlene (Dan) Sanford.
  4. VIRGINIA MAY GLENNEY, b. Sept. 18, 1926 in Union, Iowa, d. March 20, 2014 in Marshalltown, Iowa, m. George Harrington, who died in 1968. Children: Gary, Sue and Carol. She and daughter Carol are buried in Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Marshalltown, Iowa.
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Josephine Marian Nellie Pierce's Timeline

June 30, 1899
Whitten, Hardin, IA, USA
July 10, 1920
Age 21
Union, Hardin, IA, USA
September 24, 1924
Age 25
Union, Hardin County, Iowa
September 18, 1926
Age 27
Union, Hardin County, Iowa
June 6, 1972
Age 72
Union, Hardin County, Iowa