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Marcus Aurelius Bierce (1799 - 1876)

Marcus Aurelius Bierce aka Bearse
Born in Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 22 Feb 1822 [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Kosciusko Co., Indiana, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 12 Mar 2015 | Last significant change: 26 Jun 2020
19:23: Joe Patterson edited the Biography, Death Date, Death Place and Status Indicators for Marcus Aurelius Bierce (1799-1876). [Thank Joe for this]
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Marcis Aurelius Bierce was born on 16 Aug 1799 in Cornwall, Litchfield, Connecticut, USA [1] son of William James Bierce and Abigail Bell

Marcus married Laura Sherwood on 20 Feb 1822 in Portage, Ohio. [2] They had 13 children. He was in Nelson, Nelson Township, Portage, Ohio from 1824-1838. (In 1837, he also paid taxes for County Land in Millsford Township, Ashtabula, Ohio).

Marcus passed away 13 Feb 1876 in Kosciusko Co., Indiana, USA and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw, Kosciusko Co., Indiana, USA Find A Grave: Memorial #92803274


  1. Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906
  2. Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958

See Also:

  • 1850 United States Census database with images, FamilySearch [2] : 4 April 2020), Ambrose E Bierce in household of Marcus A Bierce, Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States; citing family 205, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009. Year: 1860; Census Place: Wayne, Kosciusko, Indiana; Page: 314; Family History Library Film: 803273 Ancestry Record 7667 #177292

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