Lucius Verus Bierce

4 August 1801–11 November 1876 (Age 75)
Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Lucius Verus

When Lucius Verus Bierce was born on 4 August 1801, in Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, William James Bierce, was 48 and his mother, Abigail Bell, was 36. He married Frances Peck on 23 November 1837, in Tallmadge, Summit, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ohio, United States in 1870. He died on 11 November 1876, in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Lucius Verus Bierce
Frances Peck
Marriage: 23 November 1837
Walter Bierce

Spouse and Children

23 November 1837
Tallmadge, Summit, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 1

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 2

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 28

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

Name Meaning

Variant of Welsh and English Pierce .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Lucius V Bierce, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Lucius V Bierce, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Luceus V Bierce, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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