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In memory of Samuel Pearson, my Paternal 9th Great-Grandfather on the HOLLENBECK branch.


  • John Huntley, immigrant of Boston & Roxbury, Massachusetts and Lyme, Connecticut, 1647-1977, and some of his descendants, by Virgil W. Huntley, 1978, p.71. 

  • Four generations of the descendants of John and Dorcus Pearson of Rowley, Massachusetts in 1643, by Noreen C. Pramberg, p. 11-12. [Link]

  • Thurston Genealogies, by Brown Thurston, 1892, p.12-13. [Link]

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Genealogy is my hobby and the information provided here is a work in progress. I have loads of information to add and new finds are continually being discovered. If you have any corrections, additions, or comments to contribute, please use the comment box below. Visit the Latest Updates page to see when this Ancestor Profile page is updated. 

Samuel Pearson

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1648 May 29

Rowley, Massachusetts


1672 Apr 16

Haverhill, Massachusetts



1721 Dec 4

Lyme, New London, Connecticut


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Samuel Pearson & Dorcas Johnson were the parents of my ancestor,

Child with Mary (Poore) Pearson:

1. Mercy Pearson, b. Oct. 27, 1671, in Haverhill, married James Thurston.

Children with Dorcus (Johnson) Pearson:

2. Samuel Pearson, b. Jan. 22, 1672, in Haverhill.

3. Salathiel Pearson, b. Aug. 17, died Aug. 26, 1674 in Haverhill.

4. Elizabeth Pearson, b. Apr. 25, 1677, married John Huntley.

5. Peter Pearson, b. Mar. 13, 1678/9 in Haverhill, died May 15, 1679.

6. John Pearson, b. Mar. 1, 1679/80 in Haverhill, died unmarried.

7. James Pearson, born and died on January 30, 1681 in Haverhill.

8. Stephen Pearson, b. Apr. 21, 1683 in Haverhill.

9. Peter Pearson, b. June 17, 1686 in Haverhill, married three times.

10. Sarah Pearson, b. Dec. 26, 1688 in Haverhill, married Waters.

Records, photos, and memorabilia pertaining to the life of Samuel Pearson:

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