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William Pearson

William Pearson

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  • Name William Pearson  [1, 2
    Born 1800  Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Captain in the US Navy  [1, 2
    Died Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Address:
    Episcopla Church Cemetery
    Bordentown, NJ
    USA 
    Notes 
    • 1800 Born at Pearson mansion in Nottingham, Burlington Co, NJ 148.

      1817 Entered the US Navy as an acting midshipman 148. 1826 Became a midshipman 148.

      1840 Invited, along with all officers of the USS Marion, then at a British port, to attend the celebration of Queen Victoria's birthday and her marriage to Prince Albert 148.

      1843 Became a Commander, having served on the following vessels thus far in his carrer: Franklin, Independance, John Adams, Columbus, Hornet, Constellation, Falmouth and Marion 148.

      - Issued an order to his officers and men, "enjoining them to careful practice in gunnery, etc., 'in view of the strained relations now existing between the United States and Great Britain'" [ie, the "54-40 or fight boundary dispute"]. 148

      - He boarded for a time at the old White Horse hotel, then kept by George Vaness 148.

      - At the time of his death, he was in command of the receiving ship "Union" at Philadelphia 148.

      Father:   148 150 Mother:   148 [1, 2]
    Person ID I604  Quigley Doyle Family Tree
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2009 

    Father William Pearson
              b. Cal 1768
              d. 20 Sep 1835, Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 67 years) 
    Mother Susan How
              b. Cal 1772
              d. 7 Dec 1810  (Age ~ 38 years) 
    Married Abt 1799 
    Children 4 children 
    Family ID F154  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1800 - Nottingham Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Address:
    Episcopla Church Cemetery
    Bordentown, NJ
    USA - - Bordentown, Burlington, New Jersey, USA
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  • Sources 
    1. [S534] A History of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, New Jersey; 1954 [0148], Helen Almy West, (1954; Trenton Printing Company, Inc.; Trenton, NJ), 0148.

    2. [S531] Old Nottingham; 1975 [0150], George W. Robinson, (1975; Historical Association of Hamilton Township; New Jersey.), 0150.