Name: John Pearson
Birth: 9 DEC 1770 in Bilston
Death: 24 APR 1833 in Bilston
Burial: 2 MAY 1833
The Pearson Crest. The Pearson family (also spelt until the 18th century, Pierson, Piersone, Pieressone, and Person; where son was spelt as sonne) originated in Northumber, England where some members still live at this present time. The origin
Note: Ragman's Roll as Pledging Allegiance to Edward I, King of England.
Note: The earliest PEARSON recorded in my family is Charles Pearson, born in 1821 in Virginia. He married Sarah Brakefield in Tennessee. My grandfather,
of the name was Pier's son, i.e. the son of Piers. The first Pearson was Wautier Pieresoune, who was mentioned in 1226 in the
William H. Pearson, born 1842 in TN, was the second child of nine children produced by this union. William married Clara Vesta MASTER in 1885; 11 children were bornto them. My father, Charles Harvey Pearson, was born in 1889 in Missouri;the
second child of 11 children. He married my mother, Cora Ella LAYTON in1917 in Oklahoma. They raised nine of ten children; I, Lloyd, being the sixth child. I have a twin brother named Floyd. My parents share cropped on a farm near Oologah,
located in the northeastern Oklahoma. They moved the family to California in the autumn of 1942 after the outbreak of World War II.
Pearson Historic Name: Earliest name recorded seems to be Wautier Pieressone in 1296. MacPherson was sometimes written M'A'Phaarsoin and as the "Mac" was dropped, Pearsoin likely merged with Pearson 1645. Then we have also Pairsone,
Pearsone, Peirsonde, Peirsone, Peirsound, Pesirsaunde, Persone, Peyrsoune, Peyrson 1480.
The Pearson family (also spelt until the 18th century, Pierson, Piersone, Peirsoun, Pieressone, Perysoun and Person; where son was spelt as sonne) originated in Northumber, England where some members still live at this present time. The origin
Note: Edward Pearson of Bamburgh was alive in 1506. Other Pearsons appearing in early print were David Perisone 1369, David Perysoun 1375, Johannes Peryson 1408, John Perison or Peryson 1473, Sandie Peirsoun 1567 and Archibald Pierson1642.
Note: In the Ragmans Rolls, the reeled instrument of fealty subscribed by the
of the name was Pier's son, ie. the son of Piers. The Pearson name originated from "Son of Pierre", the French form of Peter. The first Pearson was Wautier Pieresoune, who was mentioned in 1226 in the Ragman's Roll as Pledging Alliegance to
Edward I, King of England.
representative of Scotland, to Edward I of England, in his office arbitrater between Bruce and Baliol --Wautier Pieresone (del Cornite de Bereuyk), signs as land owners in Berwickshire, 28th Aug 1296. In a safe conduct granted by Edward II
Note: From 1372 to 1390, David Perisone and his brothers Alexander and John,
Note: were Comptollers of the Customs of North Berwich, Dumfries and Haddington. In the Close Rolls, to Richard III., 27th June 1396, the king, Richard III,
of England, signed by the king at Westminister, 11th June 1369, David Perisone, "Mercator de Scotia", is permitted to pass through England --"Cum quatuor socic's equitibus". Six others named in the same document have passes for two mounted
companions each. The safe conduct provides against the export of bows and arrows to the prejudice of Edward.
commands his cousin, Henry Perig, Earl of Northunberland to order the release of the "Scots merchants and their goods", lately wreaked in a "ship" of Henry Pierson's, on the coast of Werkworth, last Lent, and said to be his (the Earl's)
Note: The Scottish branch of the family was founded about 1400 when
custody, that "the truce be not broken".
Christopher Pearson left Northumberland, England for Wanlockhead, Scotland. The old Scotish family of Person of Lochlands, Pierson of the Barony of Balmadies, Fordarshire, and Pearson of the Baroney of Kippenrose, Dunvane, Perthshire, of which
Note: In 1425, the head of the family, John de Perison, was burgess of
the Hon. William Pearson is head, appears under various spellings, in some of the earliest records of Scotland. This family is described as recently as1684 by the John Ochterlong of the Guynd in his account of the "Shire of Forfar."
Linlithgow, to the king, James I of Scotland, made payment to his son, Thomas Perison. Thomas Perison in 1450 held lands at Blackness, Eister Liff, Forfarshire. When he died in 1466, the lands were granted to his daughters, Mariota and
Note: Sir Andro Pierson was a chaplin of Dunfermline Abbey in 1469. In 1506,
the chartulany of the abbey contains revesal charters, granting lands to Thomas Peirson and his successors. Thomas and Marcota Pearsoun on 13th Oct 1508 obtained a grant of lands of Kepty which became the properties of Lachlands. In 1524,
Note: James Pierson is mentioned in 1779. Mr. James Pearson who became head of Kippeurons, Perthshire, b. 1594, studied at Edenburn, and took a MA degree in 2 July1615.
Note: Hugh Pearson was mentioned in 1742.
Note: The family of Peirson in Scotland from AD 1295 (taken from public records and private papers) by David Ritchie Pearson, M.D., 1891.
Note: March 1998, Lloyd Pearson. All rights reserved.
Change Date: 24 MAR 1998
Thomas Peirsone died leaving a will to: 1) John, a monk of Arbroath some land; 2) Walter, of whom again, ancestor of the Pearsons of Kippenross, Dunblane; 3) Thomas, ancestor of the Pearsons of Clow, Dumnning; 4) David, ancestor of the
Pearsons of Piersons, Baithe, Dunfermline, and 5) David, son of Thomas Peirsone by 3rd wife Margareta. James Peirsone represented Arbroth in the Scottish Parliment in 1628. James Peirsone born in1666, was commissoner of supply in 1690, 1702
Father: John Pearson
Mother: Jane ___
Mary Moreton b: 1778
- John Edmond Pearson b: 14 DEC 1813
- Mary Moreton Pearson b: 3 SEP 1816 in Bilston ENG
- Ann Pearson