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Susannah Pierson (Howell)

Birthplace: Southampton, Suffolk, New York
Death: Died in Bridgehampton, Suffolk, New York
Place of Burial: Sagaponack, Suffolk , New York, United States
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj. John Howell and Susannah Howell
Wife of Col. Henry Pierson
Mother of Hannah White; John Pierson; David Pierson; Sarah Pierson; Theophilas Pierson and 3 others
Sister of Prudence Temple; John Howell, II; Matthew Matthew Howell; Nathaniel Howell; Abraham Howell and 5 others
Half sister of Abigail Halsey

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About Susannah Pierson

Susannah Pierson, was the widow of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Pierson, who died November 15, 1701. He lived at Sagg, near Bridge Hampton, and was for many years Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Colony of New York. She was the daughter of Major John Howell.--W. S. P.


From - copied 7/2004

Page 509.--SUSANAH PIERSON. In the name of God, Amen. I, Susannah Pierson, of Southampton, in Suffolk County, widow of Henry Pierson. I leave to my daughter Hannah, ?20, and an Indian girl. To my daughter Sarah, ?20, and an Indian girl. I leave to my son, David Pierson, ?5, and 1/2 ?50 of Commonage provided he settles here in Southampton, but if he removes, then it is to go to my sons Theophilus, Abraham, and Josiah. I leave to my son Theophilus, ?5, and a feather bed and furniture. I leave to my son Abraham ?5, and what his father willed to him, and 1/2 of a lot of meadow at Assup neck and 1/2 the land I bought of my brother Nathaniel [Howell], and 1/2 the land and meadow that came by my 1/2 ?50 right of Commonage. I leave to my son Josiah, ?9, and all his father willed to him, and the ?10 John Hedges is to pay. Also a lot of meadow at Assup neck, and 1/2 the land I bought of my brother Nathaniel and 1/2 the land and meadow that came by my 1/2 ?50 right of commonage. I leave to my daughter Mary, a feather bed and the best rugg, and the blue curtains in the chamber, and ?20 and a silver tankard marked S. H., and all my clothes and two Indian girls, and a new warming pan, and she is to be maintained out of my estate, creditably, till she is married or till she is 25. I make my sons Theophilus and Josiah, executors. "The negroes are to be sold altogether, for I would not have them parted." "I have set my hand and fixed my seal in Bridge Hampton, May 24, 1715."

Witnesses, Annie Ruscoe, John Flint, Theophilus Howell. Proved at Court of Common Pleas, in Southampton, March 29, 1716.


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Susannah Pierson's Timeline

July 15, 1658
Southampton, Suffolk, New York
January 23, 1681
Age 22
Suffolk, New York
November 30, 1685
Age 27
Age 26
Southampton, Suffolk, New York
Age 29
Age 31
Age 34
Age 35
November 4, 1716
Age 58
Bridgehampton, Suffolk, New York