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Re: Pierce City Cemetery, Vol 9, Tombstone Inscriptions
Posted by: Jean Gaw-Buckley (ID *****3289) Date: August 30, 2005 at 00:02:05
In Reply to: Pierce City Cemetery by Henry Webber of 857

Hi,
Found you were looking for dates of LeGrands in Pierce City Cemetery, Lawrence County, Missouri.

Pg 6, Vol 9, Piece City Cemetery
Block 2 Le Grand, William Archer, 26 March 1830, 7 Oct 1902

(pg 21, Vol 9, Cemetery Inscriptions LCMO)
Block 8 LeGrand, John A, 23 Sept 1856 7 Feb 1925 (Mason)
Cassie M. 19 Aug 1858 - 2 June 1936
Pauline E 28 July 1842 - 14 Aug 1884
Infant D/O J. A. & C.M. no dates

Pg 44, Vol 9, Pierce City Cemetery
Block 23 LeGrand, Dona 15 May 1889 - 8 Sept 1960
Dewitt W. 10 July 1886 - 29 Mar 1964

pg 47, Vol 9, Pierce City Cemetery
Block 24 LeGrand, Nellie A. 17 April 1855, 26 Nov 1926
Hugh Linzee 1892 1960
Mamie Elizabeth 1899 - 1960

A Jesse LeGrand is mentioned on pgs 1,2 front of Vol. 9 in the establishment of Pierce Township..."Some of the early settlers in Western Pierce Township of 1850, were the following: Charles F Shipman, Stephen D Sutton, Daniel Brown, Lucy Williams, Nancy Williams and Thomas W Bringham, Campbell Gilmer Cowan, John W. Stark and Festus Stark entered land where Pierce City now stands in 1843. Jospeh R Beard, Jeremiah Evans, JESSE LeGRAND and James Chitwood were here in the 1840's. Sampson Looney entered land where the Old Barry County County Seat of Mt Pleasant was established in 1835. James Madison Williams, son of Judge John William near Mt Vernon, was an early merchant and served as the first Mount Pleasant postmaster.
pg 2
Also according to early township maps, Jesse LeGrand acquired lands in 1849 and 1856: T26, R28, Section 29.

Lawrence County Missouri Tombstone Inscriptions, Pierce City, Western Pierce Township, Lawrence County Historical Society, P O BOx 406, Mt Vernon, MO Copyright 1996, $12.00


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