James Pearson (c.1712 - 1789)

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Birthplace: of, Bristol, England
Death: Died in Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation: Sea captain
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About James Pearson

From History of the Town of Gloucester, Cape Ann, Including the Town of Rockport  By John James Babson

JAMES PEARSON, a sea-captain, is said by descendants to have come to this town from Bristol, England. He married Hannah, daughter of Capt. Andrew Robinson, Jan. 6, 1738 ; and settled at Eastern Point. He married a second wife (Mary Edgar), Feb. 3, 1749 ; and died March 24, 1789, in his seventy-seventh year, leaving several children.

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Capt. James Pearson's Timeline

Bristol, England
January 6, 1738
Age 26
February 3, 1749
Age 37
July 4, 1752
Age 40
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
September 17, 1754
Age 42
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts
March 24, 1789
Age 77
Gloucester, Essex, Massachusetts, United States