James Barrett Pearson

about 1834–29 December 1869 (Age 35)
Avon, Livingston, New York, United States

The Life of James Barrett

When James Barrett Pearson was born about 1834, in Avon, Livingston, New York, United States, his father, Col James Leonard Pierson, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Thomas King, was 24. He married Maria Bradley Stanley on 2 October 1855, in Genesee, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 29 December 1869, in Orleans, New York, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Mount Albion Cemetery, Albion, Albion, Orleans, New York, United States.

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James Barrett Pearson
Maria Bradley Stanley
Marriage: 2 October 1855
Gertrude Maria Pierson
Stanley King Pierson

Spouse and Children

2 October 1855
Genesee, New York, United States


    Gertrude Maria Pierson


    Stanley King Pierson


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+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 29

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

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 (2)

  • James B Pearson in household of James Pearson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James B Pierson, "Find A Grave Index"

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