Josiah Gilbert Pierson

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Josiah Gilbert Pierson

Birthdate: (50)
Death: 1847 (50)
Immediate Family:

Son of Jeremiah Halsey Pierson and Sarah Pierson
Husband of Julia Boudinot Pierson
Father of Julia Colt Emmet and John Colt Pierson
Brother of Elizabeth Lord; Jeremiah Halsey Pierson; Theodore Pierson; Henry Pierson; Benjamin Franklin Pierson and 1 other

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About Josiah Gilbert Pierson

Josiah G. Pierson was an inventor who established the firm of J. G. Pierson & Brothers in Ramapo, New York; an iron works that manufactured cut nails. Pierson is believed to have invented the first properly functioning nail-cutting machine, with a patent registered for this device in 1795. Josiah was the son of Congressman Jeremiah Halsey Pierson (1766–1855).

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Josiah Gilbert Pierson's Timeline

1797
1797
1829
1829
Age 32
1830
1830
Age 33
1847
1847
Age 50