Thank you Cathy DiPietro for:
Sussex Independent dated Friday 20 Oct 1899 - Miss Lydia
Pierson, born and raised in Sparta, died on Tuesday,
October 3 at the home of her sister, Mrs. David Longcor.
She was a member of the Methodist Church and left a will
giving $200 to the M.E. and $200 to the Sparta Presbyterian
church. Her remains were intered in the M. E. Cemetery.