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Pierce, Abrial R. - shipwreck


Posted By: Bill Rathbun (email)
Date: 3/6/2004 at 00:40:36

“History of Jefferson County, Iowa,“ Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1879. Page 547, Lockridge Township.
ABIAL R. PIERCE… Major Pierce had several narrow escapes in his younger days; made a trip to San Francisco in December 1849; had a fight with pirates off the coast of South America and barely escaped with their lives; was shipwrecked on Cape Verde Island, at which time was sixty-four days on a journey of usually fourteen days.


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