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.
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.