When Sarah Pierson was born on 20 September 1733, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, Benjamin Pierson Sr, was 31 and her mother, Patience Coe, was 25. She died on 30 October 1771, in Morristown, Morris Township, Morris, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 38.
English: variant of Pearson .
North German: patronymic from the personal name Pier, a variant of Peer, vernacular shortened form of Peter . Compare Peerson .
History: Born in Yorkshire, England, Abraham Pierson (1609–78) was the first pastor of the settlements at Southampton, Long Island, NY; Branford, CT, and Newark, NJ. He left his library of more than 400 books, one of the most extensive in the colonies, to his son Abraham, who was one of the first trustees of Yale College.