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Robert Pearson, III

Robert Pearson, III

Male 1739 - 1820  (80 years)

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  • Name Robert Pearson  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15
    Suffix III 
    Born 3 Aug 1739  Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 7, 8, 16
    Gender Male 
    Will 13 Sep 1751  Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
    Residence 1817  , Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Newspaper Article 12 Oct 1818  Trenton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Child Status Twin 
    Died 20 Jan 1820  [6, 7, 10, 24, 25
    Buried Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6, 10
    Notes 
    • 13 Sep 1751 Named in will of father, Robert Pearson 106 114.

      21 May 1753 Death of father in Nottingham, Burlington Co. Inherited his father's plantation "of 540 acres, except 50 acres at the northeast end; also the rest of the plantation that was Thomas Tindall's, that was not given to [brother] Isaac; also the tract purchased of Nathan Allen, of 27 acres." 106 114.

      2 Mar 1762 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as being chosen Constable 151.

      24 Mar 1762 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as being a Householder and levied 7.4.0 151.

      8 Mar 1763 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as being chosen to a Standing Committee to transact the Town's business 151.

      13 Mar 1764 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as being chosen Collector; also chosen to a Committee to transact the Town's business 151.

      11 Mar 1766 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as being chosen Overseer for the Poor, along with Samuel Stevenson 151.

      13 Mar 1770 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as being chosen Freeholder, along with Thomas Lawrie, and to a Committee to transact the Town's business 151.

      3 Nov 1770 Executor of will of mother, Mary ??? 106 114.

      12 Mar 1771 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as Freeholder, along with Thomas Lawrie, and to a Committee to transact the Town's business 151.

      27 Apr 1771 Death of mother; inherited "wench Hager" 106 114..

      10 Mar 1772 Listed in Nottingham Town Book as an inhabitant of the Town and Freeholder 151.

      1773 On Nottingham, Burlington Co, tax list: 650 acres, 47 horses/cattle, 4 servants/slaves, 1 vessel, 1 riding chai 96r.

      1774 On Nottingham tax list: 650 acres, 47 horses/cattle, 4 servants/slaves, 1 vessel, 1 riding chair 96.

      ??? According to 115, he was one of the two largest landowners in Burlington County, possessing 1350 acres on the north bank of Crosswicks Creek.  The Pearsons were members of the Church of England and favored the King during the Revolution.

      13 Jul 1775 Named as executor to will of brother, Isaac Pearson 106.

      ??? During the Revolutionary War, he saved the State Treasurer, Samuel Tucker, from being carried off by the Tories 148.

      Dec 1776 Gave his parole to 20 mounted Tories near White Horse, that Samuel Tucker should stay with him until he was wanted by the British.  Tucker was the State Treasurer and had recently secreted State money in the John Abbott house in Nottingham to keep it from the British. Elizabeth Quigley was a house guest during the British raid. 148 152

      8 Apr 1802 Renounced as Executor to will of deceased brother, Isaac Pearson 106.

      Father: 106 114 148 150 Mother: 106 114 [1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 26]
    Person ID I558  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2019 

    Father 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) 
    Relationship biological 
    Mother Mary Coar
              b. Abt Jan 1700
              d. 27 Apr 1771, Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Relationship biological 
    Married Aft 1722  [3, 27, 28, 29
    Children 8 children 
    Family ID F144  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Higbee
              b. Cal 18 Dec 1745
              d. 26 Feb 1798  (Age ~ 52 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1764  , Burlington, New Jersey, British America Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 6, 10, 30, 31
    Children 11 children 
    Last Modified 22 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F147  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Aug 1739 - Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - 13 Sep 1751 - Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Sep 1764 - , Burlington, New Jersey, British America Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1817 - , Burlington, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNewspaper Article - Return to Court for Writ of Attachment Against Isaac Quigley, Jr. - 12 Oct 1818 - Trenton, Hunterdon, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard
    White Horse, NJ
    USA - - Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, USA
    Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Sources 
    1. [S138] New Jersey Rateables; 1773-1774 - Nottingham Twp., Burlington Co., NJ [0096], Kenn Stryker-Rodda, (The Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey, Vol. 36, No. 2, May 1961), 0096.

    2. [S3] Burlington County, NJ, Marriages - Pearsons & Quigleys [0103], H. Stanley Craig, (1932: H. Stanley Craig, Publisher: Merchantville, NJ.), 0103.

    3. [S6] Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. 1-13 (partial); 1670-1817 [0106], New Jersey Historical Society, (New Jersey; 1901-1945), 0106.

    4. [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.

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

    6. [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.

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

    8. [S33] Old Nottingham; 1975 [0150], George W. Robinson, (1975; Historical Association of Hamilton Township; New Jersey.), 0150.

    9. [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.

    10. [S275] Mercer Co. Gravestones, Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard [0012], 0012., "Mercer County Gravestones, Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard,"Vol. 33, Page 12.
      Pearson, Robert, b. Aug. 1739 (day not given), d. Jan. 20, 1820; wife Mary, d. Feb. 26, 1798, aged 52.2.21; dau. Theodosia, b. Sept. 4, 1780, d. Jan. 12, 1820; dau. Mary, d. Feb. 4, 1844, aged 73 years; dau. Ann, d. Dec. 29, 1797, aged 21.3.9; dau. Sarah, d. Nov. 26, 1797, aged 19.7.1; son Joseph, d. Dec. 20, 1775, aged 10 years & 3 months; dau. Rachel, b. Oct. 25, 1786, d. Oct. 20, 1828; dau. Elizabeth, d. Aug. 27, 1850, aged 78 years.

    11. [S6248] Trenton Federalist, NJ; Oct 12, 1818 - Return to Court for Writ of Attachment Against Isaac Quigley, Jr. [5278], New Jersey. Trenton., 5278., "Domestic Attachment," Oct 12, 1818, p. 4; digital images, Genealogy Bank(genbank.com : accessed Nov 15, 2017).
      Name Robert Pearson.
      [This is probably the right person].

    12. [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.

    13. [S6760] Charles R. Hutchinson Collection - Pearson Family Records; 1600s-1800s (transcription) [5722B], Charles R. Hutchinson, (familysearch.org: 1917-1919), 5722B., 75. accessed Dec 8, 2018.
      Name Robert Pearson.

    14. [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.

    15. [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 III.

    16. [S6760] Charles R. Hutchinson Collection - Pearson Family Records; 1600s-1800s (transcription) [5722B], Charles R. Hutchinson, (familysearch.org: 1917-1919), 5722B., 75. accessed Dec 8, 2018.
      Born Aug 3, 1739.

    17. [S6] Calendar of New Jersey Wills, Vol. 1-13 (partial); 1670-1817 [0106], New Jersey Historical Society, (New Jersey; 1901-1945), 0106.
      Heirs:
      Mary (wife, Executrix) - 1/3 movable estate
      Isaac (son) - 400+ acres
      Robert (son) - 490+ acres
      [Catherine (dau.]
      o Children: John, Robert, Richard, Nathaniel, Elizabeth, Catherine Parker - 100
      Elizabeth Hutchinson (dau.) - 550 acres
      o Sons: John, Robert, Jonathan, Thomas Hutchinson - 550 acres upon mother's death
      o Daughters: Sarah, Elizabeth, Rachel, Ann, Mary - 5 each
      o Youngest son: _____ - 5
      Mary Nipe (dau.) - 20 shillings
      o Children: Isaac, Robert, Daniel, Thomas, John, Moses, Aaron, Mary Quigley - 8 each
      Rachel (dau.) - 130
      o Children: Alexander, Robert, William - 5 each
      Ann Yard (dau.) - house & lot in Trenton
      o Sons: James, John Yard - 5 each
      [Sarah (dau.)]
      o Daughters: Elizabeth, Sarah Reed - 5 each
      o Aschah (dau.) -     | 450 acres
      o Theodosia (dau.) - |   "      "

    18. [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).
      Heirs:
      Mary (wife, Executrix) - 1/3 movable estate
      Isaac (son) - 400+ acres
      Robert (son) - 490+ acres
      [Catherine (dau.]
      o Children:John, Robert, Richard, Nathaniel, Elizabeth, Catherine Parker - 100
      Elizabeth Hutchinson (dau.) - 550 acres
      o Sons: John, Robert, Jonathan, Thomas Hutchinson - 550 acres upon mother's death
      o Daughters: Sarah, Elizabeth, Rachel, Ann, Mary - 5 each
      o Youngest son: _____ - 5
      Mary Nipe (dau.) - 20 shillings
      o Children: Isaac, Robert, Daniel, Thomas, John, Moses, Aaron, Mary Quigley - 8 each
      Rachel (dau.) - 130
      o Children: Alexander, Robert, William - 5 each
      Ann Yard (dau.) - house & lot in Trenton
      o Sons: James, John Yard - 5 each
      [Sarah (dau.)]
      o Daughters: Elizabeth, Sarah Reed - 5 each
      o Aschah (dau.) -     | 450 acres
      o Theodosia (dau.) - |   "      "

    19. [S6760] Charles R. Hutchinson Collection - Pearson Family Records; 1600s-1800s (transcription) [5722B], Charles R. Hutchinson, (familysearch.org: 1917-1919), 5722B., 77. accessed Dec 9, 2018.
      In 1751, daughter, Mary Nipe, was named in her father's will:
      "Item. I give and bequeath unto my daughter Mary Nipe, 20 shillings, and to her children, viz; Isaac Quigley, Robert Quigley, Daniel Quigley, Thomas Quigley, John Quigley, Moses Quigley, Aaron Quigley and Mary Quigley, the sum of 8 apiece."

    20. [S6843] US Pension Roll of 1835 - Thomas Quigley [5791], (Ancestry. ancestry.com : 2014.), 5791., (ancestry.com : accessed Feb 15, 2019); Thomas Quigey; 1818.
      Captain, Schooner Gen. Putnam.

    21. [S6883] Deed of Conveyance, NY, Cayuga Co.; 1818 - Thomas Quigley to Ann Quackenbush [5824], New York. Cayuga., (FamilySearch. familysearch.org : 2012), 5824., 1818; Vol. U: 170, Thomas Quigley to Ann Quackenbush, Jul 7, 1818, FamilySearch(familysearch.org : accessed Feb 28, 2019).
      Sold a a Quarry in Lot. No. 1; 1-1/2 Acres; on Jul 7, 1818 in Genoa Twp., Cayuga Co., NY, for $30.

    22. [S6248] Trenton Federalist, NJ; Oct 12, 1818 - Return to Court for Writ of Attachment Against Isaac Quigley, Jr. [5278], New Jersey. Trenton., 5278., "Domestic Attachment," Oct 12, 1818, p. 4; digital images, Genealogy Bank(genbank.com : accessed Nov 15, 2017).
      Court was located in Burlington Co., NJ.
      [This is probably the right person].

    23. [S6248] Trenton Federalist, NJ; Oct 12, 1818 - Return to Court for Writ of Attachment Against Isaac Quigley, Jr. [5278], New Jersey. Trenton., 5278., "Domestic Attachment," Oct 12, 1818, p. 4; digital images, Genealogy Bank(genbank.com : accessed Nov 15, 2017).
      Return to Court for Writ of Attachment Against Isaac Quigley, Jr.  Suit was brought by Robert Pearson against Isaac Quigley, Jr, an "absconding debtor," for $100. "Return" indicates the debt was paid.

    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.
      Died in 1820.

    25. [S6817] Trenton Evening Times; Feb 9, 1908 - Robert Pearson House in Mercer Co., NJ [5769], New Jersey. Trenton., 5769., Joseph H. West, "The Oldest House in Mercer County," Feb 9, 1908, p. 8; digital images, Genealogy Bank(genbank.com : accessed Jan 28, 2019).
      Died in 1820.

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

    27. [S275] Mercer Co. Gravestones, Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard [0012], 0012., "Mercer County Gravestones, Pearson Memorial Methodist Churchyard,"Vol. 33, Page 12.
      Pearson, Robert, Esqr.; d. May 21, 1753, aged 67.2.10; wife Elizabeth, d. Apr. 23, 1722, aged "almost 36 years;" another wife, Mary, d. Apr. 27, 1771, aged 71 years & 3 months; dau. Grace (of Robert & Mary), see Willam Duglas.

    28. [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).

    29. [S6817] Trenton Evening Times; Feb 9, 1908 - Robert Pearson House in Mercer Co., NJ [5769], New Jersey. Trenton., 5769., Joseph H. West, "The Oldest House in Mercer County," Frb 9, 1908, p. 8; digital images, Genealogy Bank(genbank.com : accessed Jan 28, 2019).
      After 1722 (when first wife died).

    30. [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.

    31. [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).