Submitted by Melva Taylor
The Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
November 22, 1927 - Tuesday, pg. 14, col. 2
Aged Tampico Man Dies Monday Eve
Tampico Ill-- Nov 22 (Special). Peter Pierceson, past 80 years of age, passed away Monday evening at 9 o'clock after more than a year's illness with dropsy. He leaves to mourn his loss his widow and four sons, Nels of Manlius, William and August of Yorktown, and John of Tampico. The arrangements for the funeral have not been made.