John PEARSON

Male 1615 - 1679  (63 years)


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  • Name John PEARSON  [1
    Born 18 Jun 1615  of , North Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Christened 18 Jun 1615  King's Langley, Hertfordshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Buried Apr 1679  Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4
    Died 17 Apr 1679  Wakefield, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I1824  YOUNG, Richard Perry
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 

    Family Maudlin BULLARD,   b. Abt 1625, Barnham, Suffolk, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1690, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years) 
    Married Abt 1640  of , , England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
    +1. Mary PEARSON,   b. 20 Jun 1643, of Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1690, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Bethia PEARSON,   b. 15 Sep 1645, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Nov 1701, Charlestown, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     3. Sarah PEARSON,   b. 20 Jan 1648, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1689, Lynn, Essex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     4. Lieutenant John PEARSON,   b. 22 Jun 1650, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jun 1728, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     5. James PEARSON,   b. 2 Nov 1652, Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay, British Colonial America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1678  (Age 25 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2018 15:08:00 
    Family ID F1018  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Life Sketch
         
      "JOHN, Lynn 1637, had Mary,
      b. 20 June 1643 ; Bethia, 15 Sept. 1645 ; Sarah, 20 Jan. 1648 ; rem. to
      Reading, had John, 22 June 1650 ; and James, 2 Nov. 1652. He d. 17
      Apr. 1679, aged a. 64. His will of that mo. ment. w. Maudlin, s. John,
      ds. Mary Burnap, Bethia Carter, and Sarah Townsend. Mary m. 3
      Dec. 1663, Thomas Burnap; Bethia m. a Carter; and Sarah prob. m.
      27 Jan. 1669, John Townsend."

      James Savage, "A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register", 4 Volumes (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-62), vol. 3, p. 378.
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      570 COLONIAL FAMILIES OF THE UNITED STATES

      John Pearson, of Yorkshire, England, settled in Lynn, Mass., in the year 1637.
      He removed to Reading, and actively participated in the civil and religious life of
      the town. He was one of the founders of the First Church in Reading. He d. on
      17th Apr. 1679, aged sixty-four years, and his body lies in the churchyard at Wake-
      field. His widow, Maudlin (Madeline), d. on 12th Dec. 1690, at the age of
      seventy-one years. Her assistance in the establishment of the ministry among the
      early settlers was very devoted. In his will he mentions, besides his wife, the fol-
      lowing children: his son, John, and daus., Sarah Townsend, Mary Burnap and
      Bethiah Carter. There was a son, James.

      Colonial Families of the USA, 1607-1775
      Colonial Families of the United States of America, Volume II Pearson Family, p. 570.

            ---  on FamilySearch  15 Sep 2018

  • Sources 
    1. [S3] FamilySearch (TM) International Genealogical Index v5.0, Intellectual Reserve, Inc., (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints http://www.familysearch.org), Film 962057 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S22] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 21 Jan 2017), entry for John Pearson, person ID LDPD-9ZY. (Reliability: 3).

    3. [S22] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 29 Jan 2016), entry for John Pearson, person ID LDPD-9ZY. (Reliability: 3).

    4. [S22] FamilySearch (http://new.familysearch.org), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, ((http://new.familysearch.org)), accessed 1 Feb 2013), entry for John Pearson, person ID LC57-2Z4. (Reliability: 3).

    5. [S3] FamilySearch (TM) International Genealogical Index v5.0, Intellectual Reserve, Inc., (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints http://www.familysearch.org) (Reliability: 1).