Obituary – James M Pierson
Contributed to Genealogy Pit Stop
By Merry Anne Pierson
The East Liverpool Morning Tribune
Monday 25 Nov 1907 p. 8
James M Pierson
James M Pierson, boss sawyer at the J F Billingsley saw mill, on Beaver Creek, died Saturday evening at his home near Island Run. Mr. Pierson was born at Monaca, PA in 1841. He served for four years of the Civil War as a member of the first West Virginia Volunteer infantry. Mr. Pierson removed last spring from Elizabeth, W VA., and resided in East Liverpool for a time, occupying a house in Dasiey alley. he is survived by two sons. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. tomorrow from the Long run (sic) Presbyterian church and interment will be made there.