|Birth: ||Jul., 1846|
|Death: ||Jan. 6, 1913|
Van Buren County
Charles was the son of William G. Pierce and his wife Ada Rice Pierce. He was born and raised in Milford Twsp,Defiance County Ohio with his 8 siblings.
The Hartford Day Spring, Wednesday, January 8, 1913, page 1
DEATH TAKES LOCAL TOWNSHIP OFFICER
Charles Pierce, Overseer of Highways, Died at His Home Last Monday Morning.
Charles G. Pierce, highway overseer of Hartford township, died at his home a mile north of the village last Monday morning, after a brief illness. Mr. Pierce had been in failing health during the fall, but had been confined to his bed for but a few weeks. He was 66 years of age.
Mr. Pierce was born in Milford, Ohio, where in 1868 he was united in marriage to Miss Hattie Needham, who survives him. They came to Hartford from Ohio thirty-five years ago, and have since resided in this township with the exception of a few months spent in the north and in Chicago.
Mr. Pierce was a brickmaker by trade, and for a number of years was identified with the brick yard operated near Stoughton's Corners. For the past several years he has been employed principally upon the highways.
Besides the widow he leaves three daughters, Mrs. Elizabeth Traver of Chicago, Mrs. Jennie Stewart of Chicago, and Mrs. Ada Rice of Berrien Springs.
Funeral services for him were attended at the Baptist church at two o'clock this afternoon, Rev. D. C. Henshaw officiating, and interment was made at the old cemetery on west Main street.
Harriette H. Needham Pierce (1851 - 1917)
Van Buren County
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