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 James William Pierce

James William Pierce

Birth
Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Death 25 Jun 1948 (aged 72)
Martinsburg, Berkeley County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 100146477 · View Source
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JAMES WILLIAM PIERCE, merchant of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died at 7:05 Friday morning at the King's Daughters hospital, where he had been a patient since suffering a stroke on Monday. A former lime burner and more recently proprietor of a grocery business, he was born at Antietam, Md., son of the late James and Amanda C. Baker Pierce, and was a member of the Methodist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Emma Miller Pierce; four sons by a previous marriage, Gardner W., Martinsburg; Leonard G., Philadelphia; Ward D., Hagerstown, and Paul, Alexandria; two daughters by the same marriage, Mrs. Nellie Focks, Hagerstown, and Mrs. Lillian R. Ford, Baltimore; three step-children, Mrs. H.E. Ambrose, Martinsburg; Clarence A. and Charles O., both of Washington; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Also surviving are brothers and sisters, Edward, Martinsburg; George, Antietam; Harry, Baltimore; Mrs. Minnie Bussard, Sharpsburg and Mrs. Cora Hudson.

Funeral services were held Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock at the Brown funeral home in Martinsburg, Rev. Willard M. White officiating, interment in the Mt. View cemetery, Sharpsburg.

Source: Morning Herald (Hagerstown, MD) June 28, 1948
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  • Added: 4 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100146477
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James William Pierce (8 Aug 1875–25 Jun 1948), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100146477, citing Mountain View Cemetery, Sharpsburg, Washington County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Sanebee (contributor 47775620) .