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PIERCE



HIRAM PIERCE
BORN
SEPT. 8, 1793
DIED
MAY 24, 1880
    Why lament the Christians dying
    Why indulge in tears or gloom
    Calmly in his Lord relying
    He has met the opening tomb.
    Footstone: Grandfather



Separate stone in the same lot:
SARAH
Wife of
REV. HIRAM PIERCE
DIED
Mar. 7, 1871
AE 77 years
    No sin, no grief, no pain
    Safe in my happy home.
    My fears all fled my doubts all slain
    My hour of triumph come
    O friends of my mortal years
    The trusted tried and the true
    You are waiting yet in the valley of tears
    But I wait to welcome you.
    Footstone: Grandmother
son: Andrew Died 12 July 1844, Age 15 yrs.