Jesse Pierson

2 May 1895–28 January 1985 (Age 89)
Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Jesse

When Jesse Pierson was born on 2 May 1895, in Eugene, Vermillion, Indiana, United States, his father, Daniel J Pearson, was 39 and his mother, Almira Hobart, was 25. He lived in Cayuga, Vermillion, Indiana, United States in 1900. He died on 28 January 1985, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel J Pearson
Almira Hobart
Charles L. Pierson
Chauncey Pierson
Jesse Pierson
Walter Hobart Pierson
Orpha Pearson
Eva May Pearson
Osa Pierson
Estal Pearson

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel J Pearson





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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 11

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

1 English (London): patronymic from the personal name Piers ( see Pierce ).2 North German: patronymic from the personal name Pier, a variant of Peer, reduced form of Peter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jesse Pearson in household of Daniel J Pearson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Jessie Pearson in household of Daniel Pearson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jesse Pearson in household of Daniel J Pearson, "United States Census, 1920"

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