Thanks to Nancy to this lookup of the obituary of my maternal step-great grandfather, Rev. David Franklin Pierce of NY.
REV. D. F. PIERCE DIES; CLERGYMAN 50 YEARS
Veteran of Civil War Had Served Methodist Episcopal Churches in Syracuse and Utica Area
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES.
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., Dec 3 - The Rev. David F. Pierce, retired Methodist Episcopal minister, a former trustee of Syracuse University and a veteran of the Civil War, died here this afternoon at the home of his daughter, Mrs. John Kilpatrick.
Born in Oswegatchie eighty-nine years ago, he was a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Mial R. Pierce. In December, 1863, he enlisted in the Fourteenth Regiment, New York Heavy Artillery, under Captain Louis Faals at Oswegatchie and received the rank of corporal. After two years in the Union Army, Mr. Pierce was honorably discharged at Washington.
After his service in the Civil War, he studied for the ministry and was ordained a Methodist Episcopal minister of the Northern New York Conference, where he had served churches in the Syracuse, Rome and Utica area for fifty years.
Historical Newspapers > Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003 > Obituary > New York, New York > 1936
Ancestry.com. Historical Newspapers, Birth, Marriage, & Death Announcements, 1851-2003 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006. Original data:
The New York Times. New York, NY, USA: The New York Times, 1851-2001.
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