Arthur A. Pearson

Brief Life History of Arthur A.

When Arthur A. Pearson was born on 18 January 1890, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Sidney Levi Pearson, was 36 and his mother, Tabitha Addie Raxter, was 29. He married Etta Landreth on 21 December 1912, in Transylvania, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Union Township, Union, South Carolina, United States in 1940 and Union, Chester Township, Wabash, Indiana, United States in 1981. He died on 11 September 1981, at the age of 91, and was buried in Union, Union, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur A. Pearson
1890–1981
Etta Landreth
1894–2001
Marriage: 21 December 1912
Agnes Elizabeth Pearson
1916–1994
Frances Beatrice Pearson
1918–2004
Floyd Eugene Pearson
1921–1999
Fred Gary Pearson
1924–1993

Sources (21)

  • Arthur A Pearson, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Arthur A Person, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Arthur A Pearson, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

World Events (8)

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

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.

1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

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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