Narcissus Pearson

Female1 December 1856–18 October 1917

Brief Life History of Narcissus

When Narcissus Pearson was born on 1 December 1856, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States, her father, John C. Pearson, was 42 and her mother, Hope W. Dennis, was 31. She married Reverend Benjamin Ward in 1892, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Swansboro Township, Onslow, North Carolina, United States in 1900. She died on 18 October 1917, in Jacksonville, Onslow, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Montford Point, Onslow, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Reverend Benjamin Ward
Narcissus Pearson
Marriage: 1892

Sources (9)

  • Narcious Pearson in household of Jasper E Pearson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Narcie - Published information: Cemetery record or headstone: birth: 1 December 1856; Onslow, North Carolina, United States
  • Narcisus Ward, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1892Onslow, North Carolina, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

    Age 6

    On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 19

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    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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