Pearce, Robert, was born in Devonshire, England, May 23, 1835, and came to the United States July 10, 1853, settling in Middleport, where he learned his trade of harness manufacturer of Richard lde. In 1856 he established his present business of harness making, bicycles and sporting goods. ln 1854 he married Anna, daughter of James Podger, and they have two sons, James and Everett. Mr. Pearce takes an active interest in all public matters and has served four years as trustee of the town.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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