When James Howard Pease was born on 8 May 1866, in Worthington, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, his father, James G. Birney Pease, was 26 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Cole, was 20. He married Millura W. Damon on 22 June 1893, in Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States for about 40 years and United States in 1947. He died on 27 March 1947, in Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Williamsburg, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States.
English: from Middle English pese, pise (Old English peose, pise) ‘pea’. The word was commonly used to denote something small or of little worth, as in the phrase not worth a pese. It may have been used to nickname someone who habitually used the term or who was thought to merit it. It might alternatively have been a name for a pea-seller. Compare Bean .
Americanized form of French Pié (see Pie ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.
History: Robert and John Pease came from Great Baddow, Essex, England, to Salem, MA, in 1634. In 1644 Robert died, leaving a son (also called Robert) who was apprenticed as a weaver in Salem. By 1646 John Pease was living on Martha's Vineyard.