David Monroe Pearson Sr

4 September 1841–10 June 1913 (Age 71)
Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States

The Life of David Monroe

When David Monroe Pearson Sr was born on 4 September 1841, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, his father, Elihu Lewis Pearson, was 36 and his mother, Mary Ann Cloud, was 34. He married Martha Elizabeth Brown on 4 September 1872. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Boone Township, Scott, Arkansas, United States in 1850 and Mussel Slough Township, Tulare, California, United States in 1880. In 1880, at the age of 39, his occupation is listed as farmer in Mussel Slough Township, Tulare, California, United States. He died on 10 June 1913, in Oakdale, Stanislaus, California, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Ceres, Stanislaus, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

David Monroe Pearson Sr
1841–1913
Martha Elizabeth Brown
1857–1934
Marriage: 4 September 1872
Hettie Luella Pearson
1872–1916
Armelius Calhoun Pearson
1875–1928
Sarah Emily Pearson
1876–1957
William Elihu Pearson
1879–1922
Eliza Mary Pearson
1880–1964
Stanton Benone Pearson
1882–1961
Jewell Martha Pearson
1884–1966
Edgar Cleveland Pearson
1885–1946
David MONROE Pearson
1887–1962
Robert Lee Pearson
1889–1910
Walter RAY Pearson
1892–1899
Frank Leslie Pearson
1893–1966

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 September 1872
Stanislaus, California
children

(12)

    Hettie Luella Pearson

    Female1872–1916Female

    Armelius Calhoun Pearson

    Male1875–1928Male

    Female1876–1957Female

    William Elihu Pearson

    Male1879–1922Male

    Female1880–1964Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1852

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1852: Columbia, Arkansas, United States
1861

Age 20

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • David Pearson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • David Pierson in household of Elihu Pierson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • David Monroe Or Thomas Pearson in entry for Frank Leslie Pearson, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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