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Dorcas Eaton (Pearson)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
Death: Died in Reading, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts, (Present USA)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Pearson, Sr. and Dorcas Pearson
Wife of John Eaton and Abraham Bryant
Mother of Grace Eaton; Noah Eaton; Thomas Eaton; Benjamin Eaton; Dorcas Eaton and 4 others
Sister of Captain John Pearson; Elizabeth Pearson; Samuel Pearson; Mary Palmer; Jeremiah Pearson and 7 others

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About Dorcas Eaton (Pearson)

  • Pierson genealogical records, collected and comp. by Lizzie B. Pierson (1878)
  • https://archive.org/details/piersongenealogi00pier
  • https://archive.org/stream/piersongenealogi00pier#page/54/mode/1up
  • John1 Pearson (Deacon), came from Essex county, England, in pursuit of religious freedom, and settled in Rowley, Mass., in 1643. He mar. Dorcas ___; and died in Rowley, Dec. 22, 1693. In 1643, he set up the earliest saw-mill in America (the running of which has been continued by some of his descendants ever since). He was made a freeman of Rowley, probably in 1647 ; was representative from 1678, for several years. Was the first deacon of the old Rowley church, and was an earnest advocate of the gospel truths. In the Col. Records his name often appears, and was written Peirson ; but his descendants write it Pearson. He h. chd. 2 Mary; 3 John, b. 1644; 4 Eliz. ; 5 Samuel, b. 1648; 6 Dorcas ; 7 Mary; 8 Jeremiah, b. 1653; 9 Sarah; 10 Joseph, b. 1656; 11 Benjamin, b. 1658 ; 12 Phebe ; 13 Stephen, b. 1663 ; 14 Sarah.
  • 3 John2 Pearson, was born at Rowley, 1644, and died 1723. He mar. Mary Prichard (or Prickard), and h. chd. 15 Sarah; 16 John, b. 1674; 17 Joseph, b. 1677; 18 Dorcas and Jane; 19 Hepzibah and Rebecca.
  • (16) John3 Pearson, was born 1674, in Rowley, and is in all probability the father of 57 John, b. in Rowley, 1724 ; and 58 William, who lived in Wilmington, Mass. ; and 59 Nathan, who lived in Wilmington ; and 60 a daughter who mar. Mr. Smith, of Meredith, N. Y. ; (61) name lost.
  • (57) John4 Pearson, was born in Rowley, 1724, and removed to Wilmington, and Newbury : in 1768, he removed to Deerfield, N. H. : mar. Hannah Morse, of Newbury, and h. chd. 74 Dolly ; 75 Sally; 76 Hannah; 77 Lydia ; 78 Timothy Morse, b. 1756; 79 John; 80 Polly ; 81 Betsey; 82 Rhoda ; 83 Kendall (d. young).
  • 78 Timothy Morse5 Perason, was born May 24, 1756, at Newbury ; removed to Deerfield, N. H., with his father, in 1768 ; served in the army of the revolution ; mar. D. Gilman, and h. chd. 99 John; 100 Deborah; 101 Betsey; 102 Daniel; 103 David; (104) Timothy., b. 1796; 105 Polly; 106 Hannah (mar. S. Simpson, and resides in Lawrence, Kansas) ; 107 Abby.
  • 79 John5 Person, (he spelt his name Person), h. chd. 108 Joseph ; 109 Benjamin ; 110 John (all died childless).
  • 99 John6 Pearson, mar. A. Goodhue, and h. chd. 111 John Milton.
  • Ill John Milton7 Pearson., resides in Concord, N. H., and h. chd. 120 Martha (mar. E. Smith) ; 121 Laura (mar. H. Dane) ; 122 Clara; 123 Charles W. (now of Concord, N. H.) ; 124 Wilbur (d. and left no family).
  • 102 Daniel6 Pearson, now resides in Lowell, Mass., and h. chd. 112 John (a clothier in Lowell) ; 113 Monroe (a clothier in Lowell); 114 Timothy (a lawyer in one of the southern states).
  • https://archive.org/stream/piersongenealogi00pier#page/55/mode/1up
  • 103 David6 Pearson never mar. and died at Fittswilliam, N. H., in 1864.
  • 104 Timothy6 Pearson was born 1796 and died 1829 at Epsom, N. H. He mar. M. Osgood and h. chd. 115 John, b. 1819-20; 116 Thos. B., b. 1822; 117 Moses Osgood, b. 1824; 118 William S., b. 1826; 119 Timothy A., b. 1828.
  • 115 John7 Pearson was born 1819-20, mar. M. Sanburn, now resides in Brooklyn, N. Y., had h. chd. 125 Henry and 126 Fred, both d.
  • 116 Thomas B.7 Pearson was born 1822, mar. 1st M. Youngman and 2d L. Jarvis, now resides in Brooklyn, and h. chd. 127 Charles (in the shipping business, in Brooklyn).
  • 117 Moses Osgood7 Pearson was born 1824, mar. S. Davis, now resides in Manchester, N. H. : and h. chd. 128 Nellie; 129 Edw. : 130 Lizzie ; 131 Bertha.
  • 118 William S.7 Pearson, born 1826, mar. S. Paige, and now resides in Detroit, Mich. : h. chd. 132 William O., b. 1851 ; 133 Charles E., b. 1854; 134 Frank W., b. 1856; 135 Mary; 136 Nellie (all of Detroit).
  • 119 Timothy7 Pearson, b. 1828, mar. A. Cogswell, and now resides in Manchester, and h. chd. 137 Helen and 138 Carl.
  • 17 Joseph3 Pearson, b. 1677, h. chd. 62 John, b. 1702 ; 63 Richard, b. 1705.
  • 62 John4 Pearson h. chd. 84 Joseph, b. 1737; 85 Samuel, b. 1739 (who h. chd. Sam.) ; 86 John, b. 1746 (who h. chd. John, b. 1791).
  • 5 Samuel2 Pearson, born 1648, lived in Newbury, Mass. : mar. 1st M. Poor (of Newbury) and 2d D. Johnson (of Haverhill) and h. chd. 20 Mary, b. 1671 (she and her mother died the same day); 21 Samuel, b. 1673; 22 Salathiel, b. 1675; 23 Eliz. and Sarah; 24 Peter, b. 1679 ; 25 John, b, 1680 ; 26 James, b. 1682; 27 Stephen, b. 1683 ; 28 Peter, b. 1686.
  • 8 Jeremiah2 Pearson was born 1653 and died 1737; he mar. P. Hazen, and lived in Rowley. He h. chd. 29 Priscilla H. ; 30 Miriam ; 31 Hannah ; 32 John, b. 1690 ; 33 Hepzibah ; 34 Moses, b. 1697; 35 Jeremiah, b. 1699 ; 36 Amos, 1702.
  • 11 Benjamin2 Pearson, born 1658, died 1731, removed to Newbury, Mass. ; mar. Hannah Thurston, in 1680, and h. chd. 37 Hannah, b. 1681; 38 Phebe, b. 1682; 39 Daniel, b. 1684; 40 Ruth; 41 Abigail, b. 1689 ; 42 Benjamin, b. 1690 and d. 1774; 43 Sarah, b. 1691 ; 44 Jedediah, b. 1694; 45 Mehetabel, b. 1695 ; 46 Jonathan, b. 1699 ; 47 David, b. 1702 ; 48 Oliver, b. 1704 ; 49 Bartholomew (the last two were born in Newbury, all the others at Rowley).
  • 47 David3 Pearson, born at Rowley, Mass., in 1702, h. chd. 64 Eliphalet, b. 1752, d. 1826; 65 Abiel, b. 1756 d. 1827; 66 Jesse, b. 1762, d. 1813; 67 Ebenezer ; 68 Joseph; 69 Mary (mar. ___ Jewett).
  • 64 Eliphalet4 Pearson was born 1752, at Byefield parish, New-
  • https://archive.org/stream/piersongenealogi00pier#page/56/mode/1up
  • bury, Mass., graduated at Harvard coll,, 1773; was prof, at Phillips academy, Andover, from 1778 to 1786; prof, of Hebrew, at Harvard from 1786 to 1806; ordained to preach 1808; the earliest prof, at Andover theo. sem. (in the Library of the theo. sem., hangs a portrait of Prof. E. Pearson) ; resident at Harvard from 1820 to 1826. He died at Greenland, N. H., in 1826, leaving one child, 87 Henry B. (who grad. at Harvard in 1816).
  • 65 Abiel4 Pearson was born 1756, at Byefield parish, Newbury, Mass., spent the most of his life in the village of Andover, Mass., in the practice of medicine. He is well remembered by the old people of that village, as he rode about the country on horse-back, carrying his medicines in saddle-bags. He died 1827, and had chd. 88 David Sewall ; 89 Samuel M. ; 90 Eliza; 91 Mary (mar. Rev. David Oliphant), all of whom spent much of their lives in Andover.
  • 66 Jesse4 Pearson was born in Rowley, 1762, and emigrated from Byefield (of Newbury) Mass., to near Pittsburg, Penn., in 1790; mar. his wife in Rowley, (Miss Plummer), and went in company with his father-in-law (Nath. Plummer) to Penn. He died there, in 1813, and left chd. 92 Samuel W., b. 1806 (who now resides in Buckstown, Penn., and has a son Frank M., in Washington, D. C.) ; and others (whose names are unknown to me).
  • 13 Stephen2 Pearson was born 1663 at Rowley ; mar. M. French, and died 1706. He h. chd. 50 Eliz.; 51 Stephen, b. 1687 ; 52 Martha; 53 Mary; 54 Jonathan, b. 1693; 55 Patience ; 56 Hepzibah.
  • 51 Stephen3 Pearson, born 1687, mar. H. Jewett, and had chd. 70 Jonathan, b. 1714 ; 71 Moses b. 1716 ; 72 Stephen, b. about 1816; 73 Amos, b. 1719.
  • 70 Jonathan4 Pearson, b. 1714, mar. S. Longfellow, and h. chd. 93 Mark, b. 1747; 94 Amos, b. 1750 ; 95 Jonathan, b. 1754; 96 Amos, b. 1757; 97 Stephen, b. 1761; 98 Nathan (who may have been the eldest son). This family of Pearson are closely connected with the Plummer, Jewett, and Adams families of Mass., and Blanchard and Kimball, families of N. H.

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  • PICKARD, Dorcas
  • b. ABT 1621
  • d. 12 JAN 1701/2 Rowley, Essex, Mass.
  • Family:
  • Marriage: ABT 1642 Rowley, Essex, Mass.
  • Spouse: PEARSON, John
  • b. 17 FEB 1609/10 England
  • d. 22 DEC 1693 Rowley, Essex, Mass.
  • Children:
    • PEARSON, Jeremiah
    • PEARSON, Mary
    • PEARSON, Joseph b. 21 AUG 1656 Rowley, Essex, Mass. d. 25 AUG 1675
    • PEARSON, Samuel
    • PEARSON, John
    • PEARSON, Sarah b. 6 MAY 1666 Rowley, Essex, Mass. d. 16 NOV 1666 Rowley, Essex, Mass.
    • PEARSON, Dorcas b. 25 APR 1650 Rowley, Essex, Mass.
    • PEARSON, Phebe
    • PEARSON, Benjamin
    • PEARSON, Elizabeth
  • From: http://www.genealogyofnewengland.com/f_2e8.htm#79

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Dorcas Eaton (Pearson)'s Timeline

1650
April 25, 1650
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1674
November 26, 1674
Age 24
Rowley, Essex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1677
January 12, 1677
Age 26
Reading, MA, USA
1678
January 26, 1678
Age 27
Reading, Middlesex, MA
1679
June 22, 1679
Age 29
Reading, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony, (Present USA)
1683
1683
Age 32
Reading, Middlesex, MA
1685
1685
Age 34
Reading, Middlesex, MA
1688
July 26, 1688
Age 38
Reading, Middlesex, MA
1689
August 11, 1689
Age 39
1690
August 25, 1690
Age 40
Reading, Middlesex, MA