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Old Chester, PA:
James F. Pierce
The relatives and friends, also Post Wilde, No. 25, G.A.R., are invited to attend the
funeral services, on Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock, at his late residence, No. 35
Graham street. Interment Chester Rural
Monday, January 9, 1911
DEATH OF CAPTAIN PIERCE
Old Fisherman and Veteran of the Civil War Succumbs to an Operation.
The death of Captain James F. Pierce late Saturday night following an operation in the Chester hospital, came as a surprise and shock for the many friends and aquaintainces of the veteran fisherman and soldier.
Captain Pierce located in this city when a mere boy, he having been born in Marcus Hook. Most of his life was spent gunning and fishing along the waters of the Delaware river and bay and he ranked among the oldest fishermen of this section.
Deceased served his country in the great struggle of the
Civil War and was a member of Wilde Post, No. 25, G.A.R.. which organization will attend
his funeral. His illness was somewhat protracted, but it was only a few days ago that he
was taken to the hospital in the hope that an operation would benefit him, but it proved
[Widow, Mrs. Edna Pierce]
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