New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - William H. Pierce

William H. Pierce of Branchport died of heart disease on Saturday a week ago. He was 72 years old. Mr. Pierce was born at Hamilton, in Monmouth county, and when a young man followed the sea for several years. For the past twelve years he had conducted a stage route at Branchport. Three children survive him.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, January 4, 1899