Lawrence Benjamin Pearson

31 December 1867–25 September 1953 (Age 85)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Lawrence Benjamin

When Lawrence Benjamin Pearson was born on 31 December 1867, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Franklin Pearson, was 46 and his mother, Maria Olivia Clewell, was 43. He married Julie Etta Lake on 10 November 1906, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He lived in Hanover Township, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 25 September 1953, in New York City, New York, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bethlehem Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Lawrence Benjamin Pearson
Julie Etta Lake
Marriage: 10 November 1906

Spouse and Children

10 November 1906
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Oliver D. Pearson


    Elemina Pearson



    Mary Matilda Pearson


    Jennie E. Pearson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 10

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers ( see Pierce ). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries.2 Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lawrence Pearson in household of Franklin Pearson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lawrance Pearson in household of Frank Pearson, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lawrence R. Pearson, "Find A Grave Index"

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