PEARCE, WILLET F.
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Date: 11/1/2004 at 17:52:30
Biography reproduced from page 534 of the History of Kossuth and Humboldt Counties, Iowa published in 1884:
Willet F. Pearce, is the son of Caleb and Ann Pearce, one of the early settlers of Ramsey township. Mr. Pearce was born in New York city, Dec. 12, 1854. At the age of four years, his parents removed to Mendota, Ill. In 1869 he came to Ramsey township, Kossuth Co., Iowa, and settled on section 19. He owns 240 acres of land, has about 100 acres under cultivation, and makes stock raising his pursuit. He was married to Mary, daughter of John and Eliza Wolfe, Jan. 9, 1877. Mrs. Pearce was born in Decorah, Winneshiek Co., Iowa. The have had three children—Edwin C., Lillie V. and George S. Lillie V., is dead. Mrs. Pearce is a member of the M. E. Church. In politics, Mr. Pearce is a republican.
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