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 Perry LeRoy “Roy” Pierce

Perry LeRoy “Roy” Pierce

Lincoln, Lincoln County, Kansas, USA
Death 1 Apr 1966 (aged 79)
Palmdale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 50005601 · View Source
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Perry LeRoy (Roy) PIERCE (7.James2, 1.Wilson1) b. 29 Mar 1887, Lincoln (Lincoln) KS, m. 5 Apr 1906, in Checotah, Indian Terr., Lannie Mae BLAIR, b. 19 May 1889, Fayetteville (Wash.) AR, (daughter of George W. BLAIR and Amanda J. COLLINS) d. 9 Dec 1960, West L.A. (L.A.) CA, buried: Woodlawn Cem., Santa Monica, CA. Perry died 1 Apr 1966, Palmdale (L.A.) CA, buried: Woodlawn Cem., Santa Monica, CA.

Note: Roy's brother Andrew moved from Ft. Gibson, OK to Checotah where he married Lannie's mother Amanda. At the wedding, Roy met Lannie and they were later married in Checotah. They lived with Roy's mother in Ft. Gibson until 1912 when they moved to McBride onto land given to Earl Boyd Pierce because of him being part Indian. Around 1917, Roy and Lannie moved to Checotah and Roy's mother, Hulda, lived with them. Roy owned a store four miles east of Checotah. Roy and family moved to West Los Angeles, CA in 1936.


i Dessie Gladys PIERCE b. 10 Jan 1907, Fort Gibson (Muskogee) OK, d. 26 Jan 1907, Fort Gibson (Muskogee) OK.

ii Florence Viola PIERCE b. 14 Dec 1907, Fort Gibson (Muskogee) OK.

iii Lee Ray PIERCE b. 30 May 1910, Fort Gibson (Muskogee) OK, m. 15 Jun 1929, in Checotah (McIntosh) OK, Jessie Lou BEACH, b. 24 Jul 1911, Dalton (Whitfield) GA, (daughter of Charlie BEACH and Sara PALMER) d. 12 Feb 1996, Bakersfield (Kern) CA, buried: 16 Feb 1996, Arvin Cem., (Kern) CA. Lee died 27 Mar 1969, Lamont (Kern) CA, buried: Arvin Cem. (Kern) CA. Lee and Jessie moved from OK to CA in 1936 with Roy and Lannie Pierce. Lived in Arvin until 1958 when they moved to Tehachapi, CA where Lee was the forman on a cattle ranch and raised cattle for Albert Angus. They moved to Lamont in 1968 due to Lee's heart condition.

iv Velma Faye PIERCE b. 27 Feb 1913, McBride (Cherokee) OK, m. 15 Dec 1929, in Eufaula (McIntosh) OK, Johnie Henry HAMM, b. 18 Jan 1905, Brookin Mtn., OK, (son of Robert HAM and Lizzie BAKER) d. 19 Mar 1987, Westminster (Orange) CA, buried: 23 Mar 1987, Westminster Mem. Park (Orange) CA. Faye and Johnie moved from OK to CA in 1929. Rented a 1 room house for $7/mo. Johnie: Johnie's name was changed to Hamm when he went into the military.

v Edna Mae PIERCE b. 23 Feb 1915, McBride (Cherokee) OK, d. 24 Feb 1915, McBride (Cherokee) OK.

vi L.D. PIERCE b. 28 Feb 1916, McBride (Cherokee) OK, m. 19 Sep 1935, in Checotah (McIntosh) OK, Alma Ruth ANDREWS, b. 31 Jan 1918, Cecil (Franklin) AR, (daughter of Henry Lee ANDREWS and Nancy Clementine BAKER). L.D. died 26 Jan 1987, Sylmar (L.A.) CA, buried: 29 Jan 1987, Eternal Valley Mem. Park, Newhall, CA. McBride was a Post Office six miles north of Ft. Gibson, OK from Oct. 11, 1911 to Apr. 30, 1936--named after Dr. George McBride.

vii Nettie Mae PIERCE b. 13 Mar 1920, Checotah (McIntosh) OK, m. 09 Jun 1936, in Checotah (McIntosh) OK, Herbert Cecil WEST, b. 11 Sep 1914, Paul's Valley (Garvin) OK, (son of James WEST and Carrie HENSON). Herbert: Herb and Nettie moved from OK to CA in 1936 with Roy and Lannie Pierce.




  • Maintained by: Dan Pierce
  • Originally Created by: Alice P.
  • Added: 21 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50005601
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Perry LeRoy “Roy” Pierce (29 Mar 1887–1 Apr 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50005601, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Dan Pierce (contributor 48177676) .