Metta L. PierceAge: 561864–1921
- Metta L. Pierce
|Family with George Burdette Van Horn - View Family|
George Burdette Van Horn
Birth November 11, 1858 28 20 - Welton, Clinton, Iowa, United States of America
Death August 27, 1931 (Age 72) - Atchison, Atchison, Iowa, USA
Metta L. Pierce
Birth December 14, 1864 - New Auburn, Sibley, Minnesota, United States of America
Death July 27, 1921 (Age 56) - Nortonville, Jefferson, Kansas, United States of America
|Marriage: December 25, 1881|
|Shared note||"The Sabbath Recorder", Vol 91, No 7, p 223, Aug. 15, 1921.|
Metta Pierce Van Horn was born December 14, 1864 at New Auburn, [Trenton] Minn., and died July 27, 1921, at Nortonville, Kan.
On December 5,  1881, she was married to George B. Van Horn at New Richland, [Hartland] Minn., and to this union were born seven children. One son died in infancy and the others are Sherwood, Mrs. Orla Kenyon, Jesse and Nellie, all of Nortonville, Irwin of Enid, Okla., and Mrs. Bernard Benner, of Burlington, Kan.
Soon after their marriage she and her husband moved to Garwin, Ia., where they lived until 1900, when they moved to Cherokee, Okla. After spending four years in Oklahoma they moved to Nortonville which has since been their home.
Early in life she was baptized by Rev. J. E. N. Bachus and united with the Trenton, Minn., Seventh Day Baptist Church. She remained a faithful member of the denomination, transferring her membership upon her removal to Garwin and Nortonville.
Besides her husband and children, she leaves two brothers and two sisters, B. F. Pierce of Fairview, Okla., L. A. Pierce, of Colorado Springs, Col., Mrs. Lyle Maxson, of Santa Barbara, Cal., and Mrs. Hattie Lane of Bayard, Neb.
Funeral services were held in the church on Friday afternoon, July 29, and the large attendance gave evidence of the high esteem in which she was held. Burial was made in the Nortonville Cemetery. H. L. P.