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From: "Denise Rason" <>
Subject: [Fessenden] Fw: PML Search Result matching Fessenden
Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2003 17:56:17 -0000
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From: "Suzanne Shatto" <>
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> Subject: [PIERCE-L & Variants ] more on daniel pierce and other pierces 2
> vol 22 page 200 Deaths
> Hoyt, Mrs. Mary Elizabeth, wife of david w. hoyt, of providence, r. i.
> in brighton, mass., oct. 2, 1867, age 33. she was the daughter of jonathan
> mason and frances (stetson) pierce of brighton, and was born in roxbury,
> mass., july 21, 1834. her paternal grand-parents and their ancestors, in
> direct line, were daniel and lydia (humphreys) pierce, ebenezer and sally
> (woodbury) pierce, john and elizabeth (fessenden) pierce, john and abigail
> (thompson) pierce, thomas and mary (proctor) pierce, robert and ann
> (greenway) pierce.
> the list of her ancestors embraces the names of baker, cheney, clap,
> collamore, dickerman, elliot, fessenden, greenway, greenwood, holmes,
> humphreys, leadbetter, leeds, locke, osborn, paine, payson, pierce, pray,
> proctor, shepard, smith, stetson, swift, thompson, tulman, woodbury, and
> others, of dorchester, roxbury, stoughton, charlestwon, and other towns in
> eastern massachusetts. she shared the genealogical labors of her husband,
> and was very anxious to perfect the record of her own ancestors.
> mrs. hoyt was the oldest of a family of five children, all of whom are now
> dead. she left but one child, albert pierce hoyt, now ten years old.
> though her life seems all too brief for her mourning family and friends,
> while she lived she exerted a strong influence over a wide circle of
> acquaintances, and her life-work was well done.
> notices of her life and character have appeared in the christian era, of
> nov. 14 and the watchman and reflector, of nov. 21.
> suzanne hamlet shatto
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