Emeline Pearson

15 April 1827–24 January 1892 (Age 64)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Emeline

When Emeline Pearson was born on 15 April 1827, in Georgia, United States, her father, Major Jeremiah O Pearson, was 50 and her mother, Mary Ann "Polly" McClendon, was 43. She married Charles Franklin Newton on 24 March 1846, in Jasper, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Spalding, Georgia, United States in 1860 and Griffin, Pike, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 24 January 1892, in Georgia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Griffin, Pike, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Franklin Newton
Emeline Pearson
Marriage: 24 March 1846
Willis J Newton
Charles P. Newton
Mary Alice Newton
Sarah Emeline Newton
Carrie A Newton
James G. Newton
Pope Lawshe Newton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 March 1846Jasper, Georgia, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1840: Pike, Georgia, United States 1851: Spalding, Georgia, United States
    Age 19
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Sources (11)

    • Emiline Newton in household of Charles F Newton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Emeline Pearson, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"
    • Eunuvaline Pearson in entry for James Gordon Newton, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1943"

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