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#1734255 - 01/02/11 01:26 PM surname pierce
tammylamp Offline


Registered: 12/02/10
Loc: allegan county,michigan
i found 3 pictures in a wood family of bangor,mi.
i'm trying to figure out if they have a connection to the wood family.
1.effie pierce born 1869
2.arrie pierce
3.martha pierce born 1867 in michigan.

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#1734277 - 01/02/11 02:06 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: tammylamp]
MysteryPoodle Offline


Registered: 03/06/07
Loc: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1870 United States Federal Census
Name: Martha Pierce
Birth Year: abt 1867
Age in 1870: 3
Birthplace: Michigan
Home in 1870: Eureka, Montcalm, Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Female
Post Office: Greenville
Household Members: Name Age
Harrison Pierce 29
Harriett Pierce 27
Arey Pierce 5
Martha Pierce 3
Effie Pierce 1
Sarah Monroe 27


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#1734280 - 01/02/11 02:07 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: MysteryPoodle]
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Registered: 03/06/07
Loc: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1880 United States Federal Census
about Martha A. Pierce
Name: Martha A. Pierce
Home in 1880: Eureka & Montcalm, Montcalm, Michigan
Age: 12
Estimated birth year: abt 1868
Birthplace: Michigan
Relation to head-of-household: Dau (Daughter)
Father's name: Harrison Pierce
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mother's name: Harriet Pierce
Mother's birthplace: New York
Neighbors: View others on page
Occupation: School
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Female
Cannot read/write:

Blind:

Deaf and dumb:

Otherwise disabled:

Idiotic or insane: View image
Household Members: Name Age
Harrison Pierce 39
Harriet Pierce 37
Harry A. Pierce 14
Martha A. Pierce 12
Effie J. Pierce 11
Edson R. Pierce 4



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#1734288 - 01/02/11 02:11 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: MysteryPoodle]
MysteryPoodle Offline


Registered: 03/06/07
Loc: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
1900 United States Federal Census
about Annie A Pierce
Name: Annie A Pierce
[Arrie A Pierce]
Home in 1900: Eureka, Montcalm, Michigan
[Eureka, Montcalm, Michigan]
Age: 34
Birth Date: Sep 1865
Birthplace: Michigan
Race: White
Gender: Female
Relationship to Head of House: Daughter
Father's name: Harrison P Pierce
Father's Birthplace: Michigan
Mother's name: Harriet L Pierce
Mother's Birthplace: New York
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: View on Image
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Harrison P Pierce 59
Harriet L Pierce 57
Annie A Pierce 34
Effie J Pierce 31
Edson R Pierce 24
Edna E Pierce 21
Roy H White 6
Claude Bowers 14


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#1734299 - 01/02/11 02:28 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: MysteryPoodle]
MysteryPoodle Offline


Registered: 03/06/07
Loc: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Bangor in Van Buren County is pretty distant from Eureka in Montcalm county, so casual acquaintance/neighbors seems unlikely. How old do the three girls appear to be in the photo? According to several trees on Ancestry.com, Harriet's parents were Samuel Monroe and Martha Perkins, although they have a lot of clearly erroneous information in them, so the data may not be reliable.

Do any of these names ring a bell? Did any of the Woods ever live in/around Eureka? Given that it is a picture of the girls, you'd have to think it was someone who was a good friend to the parents (most likely Harriet) OR a schoolmate/friend to the girls OR a relative/descendent. Or someone thought the picture was attractive and picked it up at a garage sale...
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#1734464 - 01/02/11 04:50 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: MysteryPoodle]
tammylamp Offline


Registered: 12/02/10
Loc: allegan county,michigan
the girls appear to be around 17 to early 20's.there are 2 pictures of arrie.the picture of effie pierce says Fred Bremer GREENVILLE,MICH.
Arrie's picture says BANGOR,L.L. Northup. MICH.
Martha's picture was made in the same place as arrie's and the photo props behind her also the same.
none of the names ring a bell.

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#1734483 - 01/02/11 05:17 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: tammylamp]
tammylamp Offline


Registered: 12/02/10
Loc: allegan county,michigan
Mason and Adeline (Mason) Wood, natives of New York,came to Michigan in 1836 and settled in Jackson county. Two years later Mr. and Mrs. Wood came to Bangor township, where they purchased one hundred Dan sixty acres of land, and there they continued to live the rest of their lives, Mr. Wood passing away April 25, 1853, and his widow April 2, 1888. They had a family of five children, as follows: Daniel M., who is deceased; Harriet, who married Mr. Goss; Polk and Dallas, twins; and Maria, the wife of Hiram Baker, of Lebanon, Oregon.

Mason and Adeline (Mason) Wood are my 3rd great grandparents.



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#1734487 - 01/02/11 05:21 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: tammylamp]
Christina11 Offline


Registered: 12/31/07
Loc: kstep
I don't know if this helps...

Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995 for Infant Pierce
Name: Infant Pierce
Gender: Male
Burial Date:
Burial Place:
Death Date: 26 Mar 1925
Death Place: Big Creek Township, Oscoda Co., Michigan
Age: 0
Birth Date: 1925
Birthplace: Big Creek Township, Oscoda Co., Michigan
Occupation: Infant
Race: White
Marital Status: Single
Spouse's Name:
Father's Name: Dan M. Pierce
Father's Birthplace: Montcalm County, Michigan
Mother's Name: Lela M. Wood
Mother's Birthplace: Gratiot County, Michigan
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B51873-8
System Origin: Michigan-EASy
Source Film Number: 963397
Reference Number: v 1 p 23
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#1734493 - 01/02/11 05:27 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: Christina11]
Christina11 Offline


Registered: 12/31/07
Loc: kstep
Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
Name: George Popplewell
Groom's Race:
Groom's Age: 52 years
Groom's Birth Date: 1854
Groom's Birthplace: England
Bride's Name: Arrie A. Pierce
Bride's Race:
Bride's Age: 40 years
Bride's Birth Date: 1866
Bride's Birthplace: Michigan
Marriage Type:
Marriage Date: 04 Apr 1906
Marriage Place: Eureka, Montcalm, Michigan
Groom's Father: Henry Popplewell
Groom's Mother: Mary Priestly
Bride's Father: Harrison Pierce
Bride's Mother:
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband:
Film Number: 2342675
Frame Number:
Digital Folder Number: 4209085
Image Number: 202
Reference Number: v 4 p 197 rn 1019
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#1734495 - 01/02/11 05:31 PM Re: surname pierce [Re: Christina11]
Christina11 Offline


Registered: 12/31/07
Loc: kstep
Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
Name: Frank White
Groom's Race:
Groom's Age: 22 years
Groom's Birth Date: 1867
Groom's Birthplace: York State
Bride's Name: Martha Pierce
Bride's Race:
Bride's Age: 21 years
Bride's Birth Date: 1868
Bride's Birthplace: Montcalm Co.
Marriage Type:
Marriage Date: 16 Apr 1889
Marriage Place: Greenville, Ionia, Michigan
Groom's Father: Albert White
Groom's Mother: Unknown
Bride's Father: Unknown
Bride's Mother: Unknown
Groom's Marital Status:
Groom's Previous Wife:
Bride's Marital Status:
Bride's Previous Husband:
Film Number: 2342485
Frame Number:
Digital Folder Number: 4207808
Image Number: 187
Reference Number: v 2 p 37 rn 444
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