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Robert Pearson

Robert Pearson

Male 1630 - 1704  (74 years)

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  • Name Robert Pearson  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Born 1630  , , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 13
    Gender Male 
    Emigration 1681  , , Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 8, 14, 15
    Residence 1681  , , West Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [16, 17
    Residence Bef 1704  Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Died 27 Mar 1704  Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 19
    Will 22 Mar 1704-24 Apr 1704  Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard, Whitehorse, Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 5, 20, 21
    Notes 
    • Reference 5722B is not fully sourced to this individual.
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      10 Dec 1678 Said to have arrived on the good ship "Shield" from Hull, England, and anchored at what is now the city of Burlington. The morning after its arrival, the passengers went ashore on the ice. 148 152

      1681 Said to have emigrated from Yorkshire, England to locality of Nottingham Twp, Burlington Co, NJ (in vicinity of White Horse Tavern) 114 116.

      ??? Described as one of the early settlers of Hamilton Twp (Nottingham) by 131 152.

      1684 Had 200 acres of land on Crosswicks Creek surveyed 114.

      1690 Had 100 acres of land surveyed 114.

      2 Feb 1692/3 Listed in the Nottingham Town Book as being present at a Towne Meeting at the house of William Blauth.  It was agreed that, at the discretion of the Towne Meeting, fines would be given to such persons that "absent themselves after being given timely notice by the [township] constable. 148 151

      1693 Had 241 acres of land surveyed 114.

      16 Apr 1694 Listed in the Nottingham Town book as being chosen "Constable, and received then in cash of the Towne money 19 shillings and 1 penny" 148 151.

      25 Mar 1695 Listed in the Nottingham Town Book  as a "Taxable Inhabitant of the Township of Nottingham" 148 151 152.

      23 Nov 1697 Listed in the Nottingham Town Book as agreeing to a law requiring persons to do "due and proportional service at all publique and common days work, for the repairation of bridges and highways, &c., and other publique necessary service" 148 151. Also chosen overseer for wayes 148 151.

      29 Dec 1703 Listed in the Nottingham Town Book as an inhabitant with 1350 acres of land 148 151 152.

      25 Jan 1703/4 Listed in the Nottingham Town Book as being chosen one of 4 "Assessors to assess the County tax, to be paid by the Townshipe" 148 151. A copy of the warrant for assessing and collecting the County Tax included Pearson's name in order of the location of his land 148 151.

      22 Mar 1704 Wrote his will; living in Nottingham.  Named wife, Katherine, son, Robert, and William Emly executors; witnesses - Thomas Tindall, Anne Watson, John Abbott 114.

      24 Apr 1704 Will probated 114.

      25 Apr 1704 Inventory of estate made 114. [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 22]
    Person ID I553  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2018 

    Family Katherine ???
              b. Aft 1630
              d. 19 Mar 1715, Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Married Abt 1685  [8, 23, 24
    Children
    +1. Robert Pearson, Esq.
              b. 11 Mar 1686, Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 21 May 1753, Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [biological]
     
    Last Modified 17 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1630 - , , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1681 - , , Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1681 - , , West Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Robert Pearson, Esq. - 11 Mar 1686 - Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Bef 1704 - Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Mar 1704 - Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 22 Mar 1704-24 Apr 1704 - Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard
    White Horse, NJ
    USA - - Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard, Whitehorse, Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, USA
    Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S14] Crispen Pearson of Bucks County, Pennsylvania; 1748-1806 - New Jersey Pearson Data [0114], Annie Pearson Darrow, (J. Heidingsfeld Co., New Brunswick, NJ; 1932), 0114.

    2. [S15] History of Cemeteries in Burlington County, N.J.; 1687-1975 [0115], 0115.

    3. [S16] Mercer County Gravestones, Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard; 1952 [0116], (Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, V. 33, p. 11-12, Genealogical Society of New Jersey.; 1952.), 0116.

    4. [S25] History of Trenton, New Jersey [0131], 0131.

    5. [S31] A History of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey; 1954 [0148], Helen Almy West, (1954; Trenton Printing Company, Inc.; Trenton, NJ), 0148.

    6. [S34] Nottingham Township, New Jersey, Minute Book: 1692-1710, 1752-1772 [0151], Charles R. Hutchinson (1876), (Reprinted from the Proceedings of the New Jersey Historical Society, January=April-July, 1840, Issues for the Trenton Historical Society), 0151.

    7. [S35] History of Burlington & Mercer Counties, NJ; 1883 [0152], Major E. M. Woodward & John F. Hageman, (1883; Everts & Peck; Philadelphia, PA), 0152.

    8. [S275] Mercer Co. Gravestones, Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard [0012], 0012., "Mercer County Gravestones, Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard,"Vol. 33, Page 12.
      Pearson, Robert; "who emigrated from Yorkshire, England and settled in this locality A.D. 1681," d. March 27, 1704; widow Katrin, d. March 1715.  Ages at death not give.

    9. [S6572] Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. 3; 1751-1760 - Robert Pearson; 1751 [5565A], New Jersey., (Internet Archives. archive.org.), 5565A., Will of Robert Pearson; 1751; (archive.org : accessed Sep 25, 2018).
      Name Robert Pearson.

    10. [S6760] Charles R. Hutchinson Collection - Pearson Family Records; 1600s-1800s (transcription) [5722B], Charles R. Hutchinson, (familysearch.org: 1917-1919), 5722B., 71. accessed Dec 8, 2018.
      Name Robert Pearson.

    11. [S6769] Trenton State Gazette, NJ; Jan 15, 1934 - Pearsonville Church Graveyard [5726], New Jersey. Trenton., 5726., "Pearsonville Church Graveyard One of County's Historic Shrines," Jan 15, 1934.
      Name Robert Pearson.

    12. [S6770] Trenton Evening Times, NJ; Oct 27, 1929 - Isaac Watson House, White Horse, NJ [5727], New Jersey. Trenton., 5727., "Suburban Shrine Faces Destruction," Oct 27, 1929, p. Sect. 5, p. 86; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Dec 22, 2018).
      Name Robert Pearson.

    13. [S6760] Charles R. Hutchinson Collection - Pearson Family Records; 1600s-1800s (transcription) [5722B], Charles R. Hutchinson, (familysearch.org: 1917-1919), 5722B., 71. accessed Dec 8, 2018.
      Born 1630 in Yorkshire, England.

    14. [S12] Deed of Conveyance, NJ, Burlington Co.; 1780 - Isaac Quigley to Ebeneezer Cowell [0113], (Burlington Co. Surrogates Office), 0113.

    15. [S6769] Trenton State Gazette, NJ; Jan 15, 1934 - Pearsonville Church Graveyard [5726], New Jersey. Trenton., 5726., "Pearsonville Church Graveyard One of County's Historic Shrines," Jan 15, 1934.
      Emigrated from England in 1681.

    16. [S6769] Trenton State Gazette, NJ; Jan 15, 1934 - Pearsonville Church Graveyard [5726], New Jersey. Trenton., 5726., "Pearsonville Church Graveyard One of County's Historic Shrines," Jan 15, 1934.
      Settled on the banks of Crosswicks Creek between what are now (1934) White Horse and Lakeside Park.
      [In 1681, the County of Burlington had not yet formed].

    17. [S6770] Trenton Evening Times, NJ; Oct 27, 1929 - Isaac Watson House, White Horse, NJ [5727], New Jersey. Trenton., 5727., "Suburban Shrine Faces Destruction," Oct 27, 1929, p. Sect. 5, p. 86; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Dec 22, 2018).
      Probably the original settler in this section and held 1350 acres of land south of the Assunpink.  He and his wife setled on land now (1929) the property of the Bordentown waterworks, just below White Horse corner.

    18. [S6770] Trenton Evening Times, NJ; Oct 27, 1929 - Isaac Watson House, White Horse, NJ [5727], New Jersey. Trenton., 5727., "Suburban Shrine Faces Destruction," Oct 27, 1929, p. Sect. 5, p. 86; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Dec 22, 2018).
      He and his wife built their house in 1706, which in 1929 was said to be the oldest in Mercer County.
      [Date must be wrong, as Robert died in 1704].

    19. [S6769] Trenton State Gazette, NJ; Jan 15, 1934 - Pearsonville Church Graveyard [5726], New Jersey. Trenton., 5726., "Pearsonville Church Graveyard One of County's Historic Shrines," Jan 15, 1934.
      Died in 1704.

    20. [S6769] Trenton State Gazette, NJ; Jan 15, 1934 - Pearsonville Church Graveyard [5726], New Jersey. Trenton., 5726., "Pearsonville Church Graveyard One of County's Historic Shrines," Jan 15, 1934.
      Buried at the family graveyard (Pearsonville Church Graveyard), White Horse, NJ.

    21. [S6770] Trenton Evening Times, NJ; Oct 27, 1929 - Isaac Watson House, White Horse, NJ [5727], New Jersey. Trenton., 5727., "Suburban Shrine Faces Destruction," Oct 27, 1929, p. Sect. 5, p. 86; digital images, Genealogy Bank (genbank.com : accessed Dec 22, 2018).
      Buried in the ground now (1929) owned by the Pearsonville M.E. Church, Whitehorse, NJ.

    22. [S6760] Charles R. Hutchinson Collection - Pearson Family Records; 1600s-1800s (transcription) [5722B], Charles R. Hutchinson, (familysearch.org: 1917-1919), 5722B., accessed Dec 8, 2018.

    23. [S14] Crispen Pearson of Bucks County, Pennsylvania; 1748-1806 - New Jersey Pearson Data [0114], Annie Pearson Darrow, (J. Heidingsfeld Co., New Brunswick, NJ; 1932), 0114.
      Wife is a widow; 1715.
      p. 97

    24. [S6769] Trenton State Gazette, NJ; Jan 15, 1934 - Pearsonville Church Graveyard [5726], New Jersey. Trenton., 5726., "Pearsonville Church Graveyard One of County's Historic Shrines," Jan 15, 1934.