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Matilda Catherine "Tilda" Pierce

Female 1860 - 1931  (70 years)


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  • Name Matilda Catherine "Tilda" Pierce 
    Born 3 Jun 1860  Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Obituary McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    HIST Obituary of Matilda Pierce Brown, (undated newspaper clipping), Matilda Catherine Pierce was born June 3, 1860 in Green County, Tennessee and died in McDonald county, Missouri, April 2, 1981. She joined the Methodist Church at a very early age and remained a faithful worker in that church throughout her life. At the age of nineteen years she was united in marriage to A.W. Brown, who preceded her in death, six months. To this union were born nine children, all of whom survive except John, who died at the age of nine years. Alice Wiley of El Paso, Texas; Ethel Brown of Des Moines, Iowa, Claud of Detroit, Michigan; Stella Zeilinger and Will of Gunnison, Colorado; Leora Hamby, Bert and James of this community. She is also survived by seventeen grandchildren and a host of friends. Funeral services were conducted at the Noel Methodist Church Sunday, April 5th. Burial in Pineville cemetery. 
    Died 2 Apr 1931  Pineville twp., McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    • Chronic myocarditis
    Buried 5 Apr 1931  Pineville Cemetery, Pineville, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Person ID I4430  Our Genealogy
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2007 

    Father James Pierce,   b. 16 Feb 1804, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. BET. 1870 - 1880, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Experience "Spiddy" Wells,   b. Abt 1820, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bet. Nov 1862 - Aug 1865, probably Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Married 19 Mar 1850  Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Greene Co., TN Marriage records, 1784. March 17, 1850 James Pierce--Spitty Michel--md. 19 Mar. 1850--John Saylor J.P.--Sec. Raleigh Carter, online look-up volunteer Kelley Biskey.
    Notes 
    • Greene Co., TN Marriage records, 1784. March 17, 1850 James Pierce--Spitty Michel--md. 19 Mar. 1850--John Saylor J.P.--Sec. Raleigh Carter, online look-up volunteer Kelley Biskey.

      issued 17 March 1850
      married by John Sayler, J Peace
      19 March 1850
      Bond by James Pierce and Raleigh Carter
    Family ID F1885  Group Sheet

    Family Alfred Wilkerson "Alf" Brown,   b. 9 Jan 1860, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1930, Probably Neosho, Newton County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Married 5 Dec 1879  Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 8
    Children 
     1. John R. Newton "Johnie" Brown,   b. 29 Aug 1880, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Feb 1889, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 8 years)
     2. Sarah Alice "Alice" Brown,   b. 12 Mar 1882, Greene County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1973, Olathe, Montrose County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Leora Belle "Lee" Brown,   b. 4 Dec 1884, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1967, Gravette, Benton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     4. James Leonard Brown,   b. 6 Dec 1887, Pineville, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1970, Sulphur Springs, Benton County, Arkansas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. William Mathew "Will" Brown,   b. 10 Sep 1890, Pineville, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1971, Palisade, Mesa County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Catherine Ethel Elizabeth "Ethel" Brown,   b. 7 Sep 1893, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1966, Yakima, Yakima County, Washington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
     7. Claude McKinley Oscar Brown,   b. 27 Feb 1897, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1974, Noel, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     8. Stella Terisa Brown,   b. 19 Apr 1900, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1979, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     9. Raymond Bert "Bert" Brown,   b. 26 May 1904, McDonald County, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1980, Olathe, Montrose County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 18 Sep 2014 
    Family ID F2064  Group Sheet

  • Notes 
    • Letter from Matilda Catherine Pierce Brown
      to her daughters, 28 January 1923

      Jan 28 1923
      Sulphur Spgs Ark
      Dear Alice + Lee + Stella

      I though I would try to write I have been sick last night + today but amfeeling a little better I rendered lard yes had it all to cut + pack fromthe smoke house + my wood all to pack + it bursted me down so I wasvomiting last night my head nearly killing me Alf is sick cant be up buta bite at a time he may be taken the flu we are
      [Page 1]

      alone I cant do this work if I had to die. I recon you knew all of Jimswas down with the flu + Ray went over there last Teus to help do the work& he took down down Wed. I believe it was + has been Alfred bad all ofthem the Dr was out there lots of times Alf has went over there 2 timeswent yes eve of course went in so he may be taken he dont cough nonehardly his head feels better I gave him salts he got so chilled comeinghome I though maby it was neuralzy I don't know. ever body has had theflu nearly Mrs Lally Clarence Mary

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      Mosier came over to waite on her mother + took the flu had the Dr lotsJim + Ray was some better if they dont take a back set Mae was up James Lhadnt taken it. Well how are you all well I hope I have weared my selfsick about you all Alice how is Lela Mr Drayer said she was better + Ihope she will get strong. You must write to Dan + Sis + tell them we allhave been down with the flu but are all on the mend I cant write

      [Page] 3

      Alf is weak + takes on so I am afraid he is taken the flu all this stockto feed + the horses + cattel on the hill I cant do it I am still weak soshort of breath. We are out of coffee nearly + Just out of coal oil noone to go to town no one to cut a stick of wood. have you all got wellfrom the flu or feel weak like I do my back hurts so. I dont know how Iam to get the sauceage ground he left out a big shoulder besides the Joll+ all the trimmings my back nearly kills me I have moor lard to render. Icould get Ott Lips

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      to help but they would all come + I aint able to waite on them. Mr knowls+ Mrs knowl came over + Mr help Alf kill the hogs she has a sweet baby Iwanted to get Mr Knowls to help make the sauceage but Alf alowed we couldmake it but now you see well I want to be down there with you all but yousee my chance Ray over at Ji sick Alf sick well I will waite untilltomorrow no telling when I can get this off to the box
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      well Mr Knowls came this morn + maid the sauceage over 8 gal I wish youall some of it I cant hardly stand it to know you havent got any I amgoing to send this by Mr Knowls Alf is better I think I believe it isneuralzy but he though he had the flu he wanted dinner ask for it so itis not the flu but he may take it yet. Ray all is better this rainer ishard on people that get the flu good by with love to all Mother To AliceStella Lee - all helo Lela Robert John F Geraldine write soon + let meknow how you all are
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      Obituary of Matilda Pierce Brown, (undated newspaper clipping), Matilda Catherine Pierce was born June 3, 1860 in Green County, Tennessee and died in McDonald county, Missouri, April 2, 1981. She joined the Methodist Church at a very early age and remained a faithful worker in that church throughout her life. At the age of nineteen years she was united in marriage to A.W. Brown, who preceded her in death, six months. To this union were born nine children, all of whom survive except John, who died at the age of nine years. Alice Wiley of El Paso, Texas; Ethel Brown of Des Moines, Iowa, Claud of Detroit, Michigan; Stella Zeilinger and Will of Gunnison, Colorado; Leora Hamby, Bert and James of this community. She is also survived by seventeen grandchildren and a host of friends. Funeral services were conducted at the Noel Methodist Church Sunday, April 5th. Burial in Pineville cemetery.

  • Sources 
    1. [S110] Obituary: Matilda Catherine Pierce, (undated newspaper clipping).

    2. [S1733] 1860 Greene Co., TN Census.

    3. [S110] Obituary: Matilda Catherine Pierce, (undated newspaper clipping), Matilda Catherine Pierce was born June 3, 1860 in Green County, Tennessee and died in McDonald county, Missouri, April 2, 1981. She joined the Methodist Church at a very early age and remained a fait, hful worker in that church throughout her life. At the age of nineteen years she was united in marriage to A.W. Brown, who preceded her in death, six mo.

    4. [S2806] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1960, Missouri Secretary of State, Matilda Catherine Brown April 02, 1931 McDonald 14858 view image, informant Mrs. J.F. Hamby, Noel, Missouri.

    5. [S2806] Missouri Death Certificates, 1910-1960, Missouri Secretary of State.

    6. [S2721] Pineville Cemetery, Pineville, McDonald Co., MO, transcription with linked photos, (noted 16 April 2005/updated 2 Oct 2011), BROWN, Matilde C. Jun 3, 1860-Apr 2,1931.

    7. [S3008] Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1-159364-829618-44?cc=1619127&wc=MMB1-G97:151420776.

    8. [S1973] Greene Co., TN Marriages, 1780-1947, batch #M519242, Greene County (Tennessee). County Court Clerk, Marriages, 1780-1947 Greene County (Tennessee). County Court Clerk: Alfred BROWN m. Matilda PRICE 5 Dec 1879 Greene, Tennessee..


 
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