William Pearson

1823–1864 (Age 41)
Storth, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Pearson was born in 1823, in Storth, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Pearson, was 31 and his mother, Ann Armstrong, was 24. He lived in Westmorland, England, United Kingdom in 1851. He died in 1864, in Storth, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

John Pearson
1792–
Ann Armstrong
1799–
Margaret Pearson
1820–1898
John Pearson
1832–
Ann Pearson
1834–
William Pearson
1823–1864
Jane Pierson
1827–
Jacob Pearson
1835–

Parents and Siblings

    John Pearson

    Male1792–Male

    Ann Armstrong

    Female1799–Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1820–1898Female

    Male1823–1864Male

    Jane Pierson

    Female1827–Female

    John Pearson

    Male1832–Male

    Ann Pearson

    Female1834–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1823

Age 0

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 10

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1843

Age 20

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • William Pearson in household of John Pearson, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • William Pearson, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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