Sherman Clarence Pierson

30 July 1898–16 December 1979 (Age 81)
Milan, Sullivan, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Sherman Clarence

When Sherman Clarence Pierson was born on 30 July 1898, in Milan, Sullivan, Missouri, United States, his father, Samuel C Pierson, was 24 and his mother, Josephine Link, was 21. He married Cora Mabel Larason on 7 January 1917, in Woodward, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Jackson Township, Sullivan, Missouri, United States in 1900 and McNeal Township, Woodward, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 16 December 1979, in Vici, Dewey, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 81.

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Sherman Clarence Pierson
Cora Mabel Larason
Marriage: 7 January 1917
Leo Samuel Pierson
Sherman Clarence Pierson Jr
James L Pierson

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  • Marriage
    7 January 1917Woodward, Oklahoma, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 2
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
    1904 · The World's Fair of 1904
    Age 6
    St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
    Age 22
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Pearson .North German: patronymic from the personal name Pier, a variant of Peer, vernacular shortened form of Peter . Compare Peerson .History: Born in Yorkshire, England, Abraham Pierson (1609–78) was the first pastor of the settlements at Southampton, Long Island, NY; Branford, CT, and Newark, NJ. He left his library of more than 400 books, one of the most extensive in the colonies, to his son Abraham, who was one of the first trustees of Yale College.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Sherman C Pierson, "United States Census, 1920"
    • S C Pierson in entry for S C Pierson and Betty Jeanne Cutler, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • S C Pierson in entry for Sherman Clarence Pierson, "Oklahoma, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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