William Franklin Pierce and Gracie S. Bozone – On This Date in 1881

On this date the 24th of October in 1881, our maternal great great grandparents William Franklin Pierce and Gracie Bozone Pierce were married in Caldwell Parish, Louisiana.

(^) stands for a generation.

Nelda Grace Laprarie married to Floyd Dee Adams
^Lucy Dee Wright married to John Alvis LaPrarie
^^Gracie Claudia Pierce married to John Estel Wright
^^^Gracie S. Bozone married to William Franklin Pierce

Interesting facts about marriage in the 1880’s:

The following information was obtained from “Gracie Bozone Pierce (1857 – 1890) – Find A Grave Memorial #56975931” created by Ron Manley.

Spouse: William Franklin Pierce (1854 – 1936), Marriage: October 24, 1881 in Caldwell Parish, LA

Ella Pierce Grantham (1882 – 1965)  Husband: Jim Grantham (1872 – 1962)
Gracie Pierce Wright (1887 – 1987) Husband: John Estell Ess Wright (1879 – 1957)
Elisha Malcolm Pierce (1890 – 1977)  Wife: Maudie Mae Cain Pierce (1908 – 2000)

Burial: Welcome Home Cemetery, Grayson, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana, USA

*Source: Kate Chopin – The Role of Wife and Mother at http://www.loyno.edu/~kchopin/new/women/motherhood.html

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