Alphonso Franklin Pierce
- Born: 13 Dec 1879, Isle of Wight Co., VA.
- Marriage: Ava C. Doughtie on 16 Dec 1903 in Nansemond Co., VA. 28
- Died: 3 Oct 1958, Newport News, VA at age 78
- Buried: 5 Oct 1958, Doughty Family Cemetery, Nansemond Co., VA
Cause of his death was Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
The 1910 and 1920 Federal Census records Alphonso and Ava Pierce living in Windsor, Isle of Wight Co., VA. They have not been found in the 1930 census records ...
The 1910 Federal Census for Windsor District, Isle of Wight Co., Va. (District 5, page 180A) records Alphonso (29) and Ava C. (32) Pierce with no children and married for 6 years. The 1920 Federal Census for Windsor District, Isle of Wight Co., Va. (District 5, page 241B) records Alphonso F. (40) and Ava C. (44) Pierce with no children and owners of their farm.
The WWI Draft Regostration Card for Alphonsa Franklin Pierce (sic) in Isel of Wight Co., VA dated Sept 12, 1918 records his date of birth as December 13m 1879. He is living in Carrsville, Isle of Wight Co., Va and married to Ava C. Pierce. He is a self employed farmer and signs in name A. F. Pierce. His physical description is medium height and slender build with grey eyes and black hair.
The WWII Draft Registration Card (for men born on or after April 28, 1877 and on or before February 16, 1897) for Alphonso Franklin Pierce dated April 27, 1942 lists his date of birth as Decemeber 13, 1880 in Isle of Wight Co., VA. He is living with his wife, Ava C. Pierce, Carrsville, Isle of Wight Co., VA. He is working for Rollingsworth Corp. of Portsmouth and his physical description is 5' 6", 140 lbs with gray eyes, gray hair and ruddy complexion.
Virginia, Death Records, 1912-2014
Name: Alphonso Pierce
Residence: Whaleyville, Nansemond Co., VA
Age at Death: 78
Birth Date: 13 Dec 1879
Death Date: 3 Oct 1958
Death Place: Patrick Henry Hospital, Newport News, Virginia
Burial: Oct 5, 1958 at Doughty Family Cemetery, Nansemond Co., VA
Registration Date: 14 Oct 1958
Father: Robert P Pierce
Mother: Diana Partaenia Butler
Spouse: Ava Doughty
Informant: Hospital Records
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Farmer.
Alphonso married Ava C. Doughtie, daughter of James Thomas Doughtie and Caroline Susan Daughtrey, on 16 Dec 1903 in Nansemond Co., VA..28 (Ava C. Doughtie was born on 2 Oct 1875 in Nansemond Co., VA, died on 27 Aug 1954 in Holland, Nansemond Co., VA and was buried on 29 Aug 1954 in Jernigan Cemetery near Somerton, Nansemond Co., VA.) The cause of her death was Coronary Thrombosis.
Part of an email from Ginny Layman included documentation on the marriage:
Subject: Doughtie Genealogy
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 15:03:39 -0400 (EDT)
You will not believe what I stumbled across while looking for some Cutchin information. A few years ago while in the Clerk's Office in Suffolk, I copied down some Doughtie marriages (not knowing who they were) and ... look what I found in my marriage records book:
Alphonso Pierce Ava C. Doughtie
Age 23 Y single 25 Y single
married 16 Dec 1903, Nansemond Co., VA
Born IOW Co., VA Nansemond Co., VA
Lived IOW Co., VA Nansemond Co., VA
Parents: Robert P. Pierce & J. Thomas Doughtie &
Diana his wife Caroline his wife