Served the Confederate States of America in Co. G (Bolling's Rifles), 9th Regt. (Nichol's) Texas Infantry during 1861-1862 at Galveston and in McDade's Co. C, Waller's 13th Texas Cavalry from 1862-1865 in Louisiana.
Birth location should read: Travis Community, Republic of Texas.
The Temple Daily Telegram (Temple, Tex.), vol. 7, no. 124, ed. 1, Tuesday, 24 March 1914, page 3
Died from Injuries
Brenham, March 23 – Capt. S. B. Pier, father of Dr. T. J. Pier of this place, died at his home in Bellville Sunday at the age of 74 years. He is survived by a wife and four children as follows: Dr. T. J. Pier of Brenham, Kinch Pier of Hempstead, Mrs. Anna Biggs of Bellville, and Miss Leila Pier of Bellville. About ten days ago Capt. Pier was seriously injured while attempting to stop a runaway team of mules that had been left unhitched on the streets of Bellville. He was run over and several ribs broken, and internal injuries received that caused his death. Capt. Pier served through the civil war, and was at one time president of Green’s Brigade Association.
(Note- a son, Norris Pier of Brookshire was omitted from this obit)
Emily Cochran Pier
1846–1910 (m. 1868)
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