Mary Pearson

1777–19 January 1827
Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Pearson was born in 1777, in Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Pearson, was 42 and her mother, Ann Christain, was 31. She married Lawrence Pepper on 13 December 1802, in Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She was buried in Witham on the Hill, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Pepper
1782–1851
Mary Pearson
1777–1827
Marriage: 13 December 1802
Ann Pepper
1803–1877
Susanna Pepper
1804–1884
William Pepper
1807–
Sarah Pepper
1809–1873
Lawrence Pepper
1812–1851
Mary Pepper
1815–
John Pepper
1817–
Catherine Pepper
1822–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1802
Bourne, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(8)

    Ann Pepper

    Female1803–1877Female

    Female1804–1884Female

    William Pepper

    Male1807–Male

    Sarah Pepper

    Female1809–1873Female

    Male1812–1851Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Pearson

    Male1735–1807Male

    Ann Christain

    Female1746–1813Female

siblings

(9)

    Susanna Pearson

    Female1770–Female

    William Pearson

    Male1772–Male

    John Pearson

    Male1774–Male

    Female1777–1827Female

    Ann Pearson

    Female1780–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (4)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 24

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 31

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 38

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

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)

  • Mary Pepper in entry for Sarah Pepper, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Mary Pepper in entry for Susanna Pepper, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"
  • Mary Pepper in entry for Ann Pepper, "England, Lincolnshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1990"

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