Joseph Pearson

Male17 August 1755–25 October 1828

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Pearson was born on 17 August 1755, in Rowley, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Isaac Pearson, was 26 and his mother, Sarah Gerrish, was 26. He married Hannah Atkinson in 1770, in Boscawen, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He died on 25 October 1828, in Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Ladd Street Cemetery, Haverhill, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Joseph Pearson
Hannah Atkinson
Marriage: 1770
Major Isaac Pearson
Sarah Elizabeth Pearson
Joseph Pearson
Samuel A Pearson Esq
Joseph Pearson
Hannah Pearson
Susannah C Pearson
Polly Mary Pearson
Betsey Pearson
Nancy W. Pearson

Sources (36)

  • Joseph, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Joseph Pearson, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Joseph Pearson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1770Boscawen, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, British Colonial America
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 21

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 21

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 39

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    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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