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May Belle Pierson Abshire
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Birth: Sep. 21, 1873
Sidney
Fremont County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 26, 1967
Fremont
Dodge County
Nebraska, USA

May Belle Pierson Abshire was the daughter of James Knox Pierson and Ava Jane McBee. She was born on a farm northwest of Sidney on 21 Sep 1873.

May Belle married Eathan A Abshire in 1890 in Fremont County, Iowa. Eathan and May Belle had six children: Millard, Manning, Murillo and Merrill. A son and daughter died in infancy.

Eathan died in 1918 after an extended illness and May Belle continued to live in Sidney for many years. She died at the Arbor Manor Rest Home in Fremont, Nebraska, at the age of 94 years 3 months 25 days. Two of her children lived in Nebraska.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Knox Polk Pierson (1848 - 1925)
  Ava Jane McBee Pierson (1852 - 1951)
 
 Spouse:
  Eathan Allan Abshire (1864 - 1918)*
 
 Children:
  Manning Abshire (1897 - 1971)*
  Infant Daughter Abshire (1898 - 1898)*
  Infant Son Abshire (1899 - 1899)*
  Murillo May Abshire Sterling (1901 - 2001)*
  Merrill A. Abshire (1908 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Nora Albert Pierson (1871 - 1965)*
  May Belle Pierson Abshire (1873 - 1967)
  Jennie Irene Pierson Jordan (1880 - 1969)*
  Lester Pierson (1883 - 1985)*
  Ernest Warren Pierson (1899 - 1954)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sidney Cemetery
Sidney
Fremont County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section II Row 8
 
Maintained by: kweaver
Originally Created by: Graveaddiction
Record added: Apr 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7344354
May Belle <i>Pierson</i> Abshire
Added by: kweaver
 
May Belle <i>Pierson</i> Abshire
Added by: kweaver
 
 
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May Belle was my great aunt. May she rest in peace.
- kweaver
 Added: Jul. 26, 2010

- Hiley
 Added: Aug. 10, 2003

-Anonymous
 Added: May. 3, 2003
 
 
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