Pier Cemetery 1838

Pier Cemetery 1838 (HM1CPK)

Location: Fond du Lac, WI 54935 Fond Du Lac County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 45.192', W 88° 26.504'

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Resting Place of Fond du Lac's First Pioneer Family

(engraving) First Fond du Lac Home

Fanna Pier 1838Daughter of Nathan and Betsey Kendell, wife of Colwert Pier, died March 1, 1838 aged 30. Being the first white female resident and the first death in the County of Fond du Lac. · Colwert E. Pier 1857Died April 5, 1857. Aged 47 years. First resident of Fond du Lac County. · Oliver W. Pier 1851Died Nov. 3, 1851, aged 28. · Calvin Pier 1856Died Feb. 13, 1856 aged 76.Esther, wife of Calvin Pier died Oct. 3, 1869, aged 86 years. · Norman Pier 1857Died June 1, 1857 aged 30.Norman, son of N. C. & S. B. Pier died Sept. 18, 1859, aged 3. · Oliver Pier 1857Died June 1, 1857 aged 39 yrs. · Edward Pier 1877Born in New Haven, Vermont, March 3, 1807, died Nov. 2, 1877. Harriet N., wife of Edward Pier died Aug. 21, 1864. · Colwert K. Pier 1895Born June 7, 1841, died April 14, 1895.Colonel, 38th Infantry, U.S. Army, Wisconsin Volunteers, Civil War. · Harriet Pier Raymond 1847Wife of A. Raymond died July 28, 1847 aged 26. · John W. Ellsworth 1848Died Nov. 29, 1848 aged 26 yrs. · Harry N. Buell 1853Died March 31, 1853 aged 33. · Edward Carpenter 1857Year old son of J. W. & Anne Carpenter buried 1857.Grandson of Edward Pier. · Charles F. Pease 1863Died Oct. 17, 1863.

This Marker Placed by
The Fond du Lac County Historical Society
Dedicated on May 31, 1976, to the Fond du Lac Green Clover 4-H Club, recognized by The National Trust for Historic Preservation, for the major accomplishment of restoring and beautifying the Pier Cemetery in 1975.

logos of: American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976 · Fond du Lac County 1776?1976
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HM NumberHM1CPK
Series This marker is part of the The Spirit of 76, America's Bicentennial Celebration series
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Year Placed1976
Placed ByThe Fond du Lac County Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 12:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 383931 N 4845471
Decimal Degrees43.75320000, -88.44173333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 45.192', W 88° 26.504'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 45' 11.52" N, 88° 26' 30.24" W
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Area Code(s)920
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 132 Old Pioneer Rd, Fond du Lac WI 54935, US
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