Roosevelt Roy Pearson

21 May 1899–6 November 1964 (Age 65)
Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States

The Life of Roosevelt Roy

When Roosevelt Roy Pearson was born on 21 May 1899, in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States, his father, James L Pearson, was 56 and his mother, Emma Elisabeth Bower, was 33. He married Gladys Genevieve Morris on 30 August 1919, in San Joaquin, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Elkhorn Judicial Township, San Joaquin, California, United States for about 10 years and Modesto, Stanislaus, California, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 6 November 1964, in Martinez, Contra Costa, California, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Lodi, San Joaquin, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roosevelt Roy Pearson
Gladys Genevieve Morris
Marriage: 30 August 1919
Erma Estelle Pearson
Betty Bernice Pearson

Spouse and Children

30 August 1919
San Joaquin, California, United States


    Erma Estelle Pearson


    Betty Bernice Pearson


Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 7

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 18

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

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 (3)

  • Dewey Pearson in household of James Pearson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Roosevelt R Pearson in household of Emma E Brensen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Roosevelt R Pearson, "United States Census, 1930"

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