New Jersey Obituaries - 1899 - Capt. Edgar Pierce

Capt. Edgar Pierce of Manasquan died of pneumonia on Friday, January 13th, in the Marine hospital at Brooklyn. His death was caused by Bright’s disease, for which he had been under treatment at the hospital for two months. He was 65 years old and leaves a widow and five children. Mr. Pierce had been a seafaring man all his life.

Source: Red Bank Register, Wednesday, January 25, 1899