Minnie Lee Pierce

1879–1953 (Age 73)
Elmore, Alabama, United States

The Life of Minnie Lee

When Minnie Lee Pierce was born on 5 May 1879, in Elmore, Alabama, United States, her father, William Britton Pierce, was 55 and her mother, Texianna M Adams, was 35. She married Ottie G. Weldon on 24 November 1893, in Tallassee, Elmore, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Fairfax, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1920 and Election Precinct 13 Langdale-Shawmut-River View and Fairfax, Chambers, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. She died on 4 January 1953, in Chambers, Alabama, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Fairfax, Chambers, Alabama, United States.

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Minnie Lee Pierce
Ottie G. Weldon
Marriage: 24 November 1893
Cora Lulene Weldon
Clara Weldon
Josephine ( Josie) Weldon
Lottie Bell Weldon
Jimmie Smith Weldon
Pierce Weldon
Ralph C. Weldon

Spouse & Children

24 November 1893
Tallassee, Elmore, Alabama, United States


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Parents & Siblings

  • William Britton Pierce


  • Texianna M Adams




  • Female1864–1964Female

  • Margaret Pierce


  • James Walton Pierce


  • Male1873–1954Male

  • Jennie Pierce


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 16

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 21

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English, Welsh, and Irish: from the personal name Piers, the usual Norman vernacular form of Peter . In Wales this represents a patronymic ap Piers. In Ireland it represents a reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Piarais ‘son of Piaras’, a Gaelicized form of Piers.2 Americanized form of some similar-sounding Jewish surname.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Minnie Weldon in household of Otty Weldon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Minnie Weldon in household of O J Weldon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Minnie L Weldon in household of Oddee G. Weldon, "United States Census, 1940"

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