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Pierce Engle
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1872
Beaver Dam
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1912
Logansport
Cass County
Indiana, USA

Married Eliza Ann Grace Kesler, daughter of James F. Kesler and Eliza Adaline Jenkins on 16 Feb 1897 at Kosciusko County, Indiana. They had one son, Russell Engle. They divorced; Pierce remarried Ida Jane Personett Tom on 15 Nov 1906 at Kosciusko County, Indiana.

Pierce Engle died at Logansport State Hospital; cause of death was listed as pneumonia. Family lore has it that either he was in a motorcycle accident or was kicked by a mule.
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From the Mentone Tri-County Gazette; July 18, 1912:

Death has again entered our community and claimed for its victim Pierce Engle; son of George & Sarah Engle. Born Jan 1, 1872, departed this life July 8, 1912 aged 40 years 6 months 8 days. At 18 he professed faith Christ and united with the Baptist Church at Sevastopol. He was true to his faith and lived a consistent Christian the rest of his life. He leaves a wife, one son, six brothers, three sisters and many friends to mourn his loss. His father and mother having preceeded him to the spirit world. The funeral was preached by Rev. F. B. Nafe at the Sevastopol church and the body was laid to rest in the Mentone cemetery. The family and near relatives wish to express their thanks for the many kind acts which was shown by friends and neighbors in this their hour of sadness.

 
 
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 Parents:
  George E. Engle (1823 - 1905)
  Sarah Catherine Creakbaum Engle (1829 - 1888)
 
 Spouses:
  Eliza Ann Kesler Templeton (1882 - 1972)*
  Ida Jane Personett Eaglebarger (1860 - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  Russell Luther Engle (1898 - 1966)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Engle Jefferies (1849 - 1935)*
  Isaac Engle (1852 - 1932)*
  John Engle (1853 - 1933)*
  Mary Ann Engle Jefferies (1857 - 1934)*
  Hannah Engle (1860 - 1913)*
  Jacob Engle (1862 - 1938)*
  George Engle (1862 - 1915)*
  Rudolph Engle (1864 - 1923)*
  Rosella Engle (1867 - 1873)*
  David Engle (1871 - 1939)*
  Pierce Engle (1872 - 1912)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mentone Cemetery
Mentone
Kosciusko County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Section 4, Row 12
 
Created by: Rob
Record added: Sep 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58288497
Pierce Engle
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Pierce Engle
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- Rob
 Added: Aug. 16, 2012

- Tom Black
 Added: Sep. 15, 2010
 
 
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