Lois Lee Pierce

18 August 1906–7 September 1977 (Age 71)
Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Lois Lee

When Lois Lee Pierce was born on 18 August 1906, in Port Gibson, Claiborne, Mississippi, United States, her father, Hiram Ernest Pierce, was 26 and her mother, Anner Caldonia Varnado, was 21. She married Leander Calvin Hall on 24 December 1925, in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Franklin, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 4, Franklin, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 7 September 1977, in McCall Creek, Franklin, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rome Township, Jefferson, Illinois, United States.

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Leander Calvin Hall
Lois Lee Pierce
Marriage: 24 December 1925
Anna Lea Hall
Lena Jean Hall
David Calvin Hall

Spouse and Children

24 December 1925
Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States


    Anna Lea Hall


    Lena Jean Hall



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World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 1

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1925 · Woman's World's Fair

Age 19

The first Woman's World's Fair was held in Chicago in 1925. The idea of the completely women-run fair was to display the progress of ideas, work, and products of twentieth-century women

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lois L Hall in household of Leonolar Hall, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lois Lee Hall in household of Leander Hall, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lois Pierce in household of Hiram E Pierce, "United States Census, 1910"

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