Mary Ann Pearson

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Pearson was born on 20 July 1798, in New York, United States, her father, John Pearson, was 33 and her mother, Rebecca Waterous, was 33. She married Albert Hosmer SR on 10 November 1818, in Avon, Livingston, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died in 1857, in Hartland, Niagara, New York, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Hartland, Niagara, New York, United States.

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Albert Hosmer SR
Mary Ann Pearson
Marriage: 10 November 1818
Gustavus Pomeroy Hosmer SR
Rebecca P Hosmer
Eliza Bliss Hosmer
Harriet Hosmer
Albert Hosmer JR
Bradley M Hosmer
Olivia Hosmer
Timothy W Hosmer
Walter C Hosmer
Marian Hosmer

Sources (5)

  • Mary Hosmer in household of Albert Hosmer, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Mary Ann Pearson Hosmer, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mary Pearson in entry for Rebecca Parsons, "Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907"

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Established in 1812.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

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.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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