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Pierson Township
Montcalm County, Michigan



The settlement in Pierson township, originally located in Mecosta County, was founded in 1856
on forty acres that were purchased by David S. Pierson.   Mr. Pierson was assisted in the founding
of the village by Dexter Clark and John L. Shar.   It was incorporated as a village in 1873.

Pierson twp
William H. & Sarah VOLLWILER Townsend with Clyde G. Townsend in baby buggy (b. 1897)
& neighbor Mrs. Goodson in Pierson, MI

Pierson twp
Train Wreck at Pierson, Michigan, April 1900

The 2 photos above were submitted by:  Chuck Townsend

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