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John Robert Pierson
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1866
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1948
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA

("Griswold American" dated January 14, 1948 on p. 1)

Local Farmer Dies Tuesday
John Pierson, longtime resident of this locality, ill short time.

John Pierson, aged about 80, well known farmer of the Griswold commuity, passed away Tuesday morning about 10:30 at his home in Waveland township. Mr. Pierson had been ill but a short time.

Survivors are his widow and fourteen children: Jack, Richard, Lester, and Miss Leona of this locality, Mrs. Frances Kikendall and Mrs. Edde Stevens of Red Oak, Edgar and Mrs. Josephine Garrison of Anita, Sidney of Lewis, Mrs. Dwaine Butcher of Avoca, Robert of Elkhorn, Mrs. Clarence McCuen of Nodaway, Mrs. William Curry of Gary, Indiana, and Mrs. Harry Polk of Chicago.

The body is at the Wagler funeral home in this city with funeral arrangements incomplete as The American went to press.

(Later funeral notice)

Funeral services for John Pierson, 81, will be held Friday at the Wagler funeral home, the Rev. L. E. Rydquist of Faith Lutheran church officiating. Burial will be at Whipple cemetery near here.

He is survived by his wife, the former Vada Chubbick; 14 children, Jack, Richard and Leona, all of Griswold; Mrs. Frances Kirkendall and Mrs. Eddie Stevens of Red Oak; Edgar Pierson and Mrs. Josephine Garrison of Anita; Sidney Pierson of Lewis; Lester Pierson of Clarinda; Robert Pierson of Elk Horn; Mrs. Dwaine Butcher of Avoca; Mrs. Clarence McCuen of Nodaway; Mrs. William Curry of Gary, Ind., and Mrs. Harry Polk of Chicago. A daughter, Mrs. Reuben Nielsen preceded him in death last July. 
 
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 Parents:
  Granville Pierson (1828 - 1908)
  Elizabeth Susan Fray Pierson (1831 - 1926)
 
 Spouses:
  Patience Pierson (1861 - 1911)
  Clara Nevada Chubick Pierson (1887 - 1967)*
 
 Children:
  Jennie E Stevens (1892 - 1961)*
  John Granville Pierson (1893 - 1963)*
  Sidney Jess Pierson (1895 - 1970)*
  Josephine E Garrison (1898 - 1978)*
  Beulah Irene Pierson Nielsen (1900 - 1947)*
  Robert Boyd Pierson (1903 - 1980)*
  Lucy Helen Pierson Butcher (1913 - 2002)*
  Elsie Pearl Pierson McCuen-Lawson (1916 - 2005)*
  Edgar Owen Pierson (1918 - 2005)*
  Lester Leroy Pierson (1920 - 1988)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Pierson Worth (1852 - 1940)*
  Ida A. Pierson (1853 - 1871)*
  George Lewis Pierson (1855 - 1909)*
  Milton Perry Pierson (1856 - 1937)*
  Sophronie Pierson Smith (1862 - 1957)*
  Henry L Pierson (1862 - 1894)*
  John Robert Pierson (1866 - 1948)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
John R. PIERSON
June 2, 1866
Jan. 13, 1948
 
Burial:
Whipple Cemetery
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Barbara Butcher
Record added: Jan 21, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46955258
John Robert Pierson
Added by: Barbara Butcher
 
John Robert Pierson
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Anne Ryan
 
 
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Rest in peace husband of 5th cousin 3 times removed
- Larry & Helen in Ok.
 Added: May. 23, 2014
Tenderly we treasure the past, with memories that will always last.
- Paula M Brown
 Added: Mar. 2, 2012
 
 
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