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Pierce Family Cemetery

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Located on private land at the corner of Rte 67 and O'Hara Rd. The cemetery is situated high on a knoll, in the forest, behind the farmhouse. It is in very poor condition and the forest is reclaiming the site. The photo to the right was taken by E.P. Merritt on May 10, 1936. Courtesy of Kelly J. Galeas, his granddaughter. The Sylvester Pierce Family Cemetery is located approximately one mile from this site.

Transcribed by Sylvia and Reinhard Hasenkopf May 29, 2000

  1. In memory of Jemima, d. October 22, 1831, aged 13y, d/o Micah and Hannah Pierce
  2. In memory of Willard, d. October 1, 1831, aged 22y, s/o Micah and Hannah Pierce
  3. Patience, b. March 26, 1788, d. September 7, 1871, w/o John Eighmey
  4. Base only, presumably John Eighmey's stone, missing
  5. Artemas Brown, b. 1812, d. 1891
    Ann A., b. 1835
    Mary E., b. 1838, d. 1847
    Electus, b. 1850, d. 1851
  6. Hannah, d. January 2, 1872, aged 89y6m, w/o Micah Pierce
  7. Micah Pierce, d. August 15, 1863, aged 83y6m

Postscript: An earlier transcription  has been located at the Durham Center Museum. Two additional stones, no longer at the site were listed:

Stephen,  d. October 30, 1831, aged 23y, s/o Micah and Hannah Pierce
Amanda, d. February 12, 1830, infant, daughter (presumably of Micah and Hannah Pierce)

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