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 David Zachariah-Zechariah “DZ” Pierce

David Zachariah-Zechariah “DZ” Pierce

Union County, Arkansas, USA
Death 8 Mar 1915 (aged 63)
Ranger, Eastland County, Texas, USA
Burial Bullock, Eastland County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 100127248 · View Source
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David Zacharia Pierce was born Oct 11, 1851 in Union Co, Ark to Thomas Jefferson and Catherine Holcomb Pierce.

David Z left home at about 10 and worked as a wrangler on cattle drives and as a ranch hand.

He and his family lived in Athens, Henderson Co, TX when the 1860 census was taken.

He married Mary Elizabeth 'Mollie' Avant, daughter of William P and Rutha White Avant on 5 Sep 1872 in Robertson County, Texas

He and Mollie moved to Bosque and lived there in 1880 census..they had 2 children on that census.

In 1900 Census they were living in Falls Co, Texas. He was a farmer on Farm 237 of the Farm Sch. and they had 7 children living with them and Mollie showed that she had had 9 children and they were all living.

Mollie died 29 Jan 1909. They had a total of 13 children in their 37 years of marriage.

He married Mrs Mary E Page in 1909 in Stephens Co, Texas. Mrs Page had 5 children that he was rasing in the 1910 Census along with 3 of his own children.

DZ passed away in Ranger, but was buried in Bullock Cemetery at Bullock in Eastland Co, next to Mollie Avant Pierce.

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  • Created by: Luayne Pierce
  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100127248
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for David Zachariah-Zechariah “DZ” Pierce (11 Oct 1851–8 Mar 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100127248, citing Bullock Cemetery, Bullock, Eastland County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Luayne Pierce (contributor 47258104) .