When Sarah Ellen Pearson was born in 1862, in Beeston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Pearson, was 41 and her mother, Mary Bower, was 34. She married Henry Wheelwright on 31 July 1887, in Beeston, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Holbeck, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years.
English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Per(e) or Piers (see Pear and Pierce ) + son. The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries. Compare Peerson .
Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames.
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