Pehr Pearson

13 March 1828–7 March 1902 (Age 73)
Fleninge, Malmöhus, Sweden

The Life Summary of Pehr

When Pehr Pearson was born on 13 March 1828, in Fleninge, Malmöhus, Sweden, his father, Pehr Olsson, was 36 and his mother, Anna Catrina Svensdotter, was 42. He married Christina Knutsdotter Beckstrand on 26 December 1859, in Hesslunda, Malmöhus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Orderville, Kane, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 7 March 1902, in Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Huntington City Cemetery, Huntington, Emery, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Pehr Pearson
1828–1902
Christina Knutsdotter Beckstrand
1825–1915
Marriage: 26 December 1859
Anna Maria Pehrson
1860–1872
John Peter Pearson
1865–1936
Josephine Christina Pehrson
1867–1868
Elofvine Vilhelmine Olsen
1868–1930
Albertina Pehrson
1869–1873

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 December 1859Hesslunda, Malmöhus, Sweden
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1832
    Age 4
    Göta Canal opened.
    1848 · The March Unrest
    Age 20
    The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Peerson
    Pear
    Pierson

    Sources (20)

    • Peter Pearson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Pier Pearson in entry for John Peter Pearson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Pear Pearson, "United States Census, 1880"

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