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PIERCE.- Died at his residence in Lima, ...

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PIERCE.- Died at hls resklenco In Lima, Wnshtennw Co., MIch., on ThurHüay, May 19tb, 1887, Darlus Plerce, aifecl 85 yuurs, I tuouths, tin! 19 days. Mr. Pierce was bom in Manchester, Ontario Co., N. Y., Sept. 2d, 1801. II e wan of Scotch descent on ti is father's sicle and Irish on liis mother's, whoee raaldiiii name was MeLouth. Hls paients we re frota Berkshire Co., Maat., and removeil to New York la 17!t.". His grandfalhcr, Nathan l'ierce, raised aml commanded a oonapany of mllltla at Berkshire, Mass., was wlth Gen. Montgoaier; t memorable defeat, and snbscquently dled in liis country's service and wal buried In Canada. The subject of this skcii-li cante to Lima witli bil l.unily in 1832, and settled on the farm wliicli 11 8till the honiestead. 11e was a repican-. tative in the state lefflilatOKt in 1 1 1 ycars 1SÜ4-7, ilurinfT whlcb term the Btata (':ij iial was removed to Lansfiiff, drafting the bilí and being inttruniiíiital in lts pasaaga, He seived for 25 years in radoua connty tiiut tOWUfMp olllces ; in politici he mí ;ilw :t s a whig and rcpublican, and in the 64 years of his majority Bever mi.iM'd voting for the presidential DomInee. His wiic, ased 84 yenrs, and live children survive him. Tivo sous were aoldlert In Michigan reiraents durins the war of the rebellion. One wns killed at the M battle of tfaoaatat in 18(, the other died of dlscasc at M'.inphis the following year. Botli are buried in the Chelsea ceinetery, the aged father now resting batid e them.