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Nathaniel Pearsall

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Hempstead, Long Island
Death: October 06, 1703 (53-54)
Hempstead, Queens County, Province of New York
Immediate Family:

Son of Henry Pearsall, of Hempstead and Ann Pearsall
Husband of Martha Pearsall
Father of Thomas Pearsall; Nathaniel Pearsall; Thomas Pearsall; Sarah Townsend; Elizabeth Pearsall and 7 others
Brother of Miriam Dorland; Daniel Pearsall and George Pearsall, Sr.
Half brother of Richard Williams; Daughter Williams; Hannah Halstead; John Williams, of Hempstead; Elizabeth Williams and 3 others

Occupation: Farmer and Blacksmith
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About Nathaniel Pearsall

Birth: 1649 in Hempstead, Nassau, LI, NY

Death: 24 OCT 1703 in Hempstead, Long Island, New Netherlands

Occupation: Town Clerk

Religion: Quaker

Note:

   Chapter Thirty
   Henry Pearsall
   of Hempstead, Long Island, New York
   This chapter has been in part deleted.
   Section I
   HENRY PEARSALL, son of Thomas Pearsall of England and Virginia, Chpter 27, Section 1, resided at Pearsall, Hellgate Neck, and Hempstead, Long Island, New Netherland. He married Ann (Valentine) Pankhurst [see postscript] widow of Moyles Williams [see postscript]. The Valentines were Dutch-English traders. They were associated with the Pearsalls in Virginia in Isle of Wight County, where they were also closely related by marrieage with the Marshall family, so much so that it is generally acccepted that from the marriage of a Valentine and a Marshall descended John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, and Thomas Marshall, Vice-President of the United States.
   Children:
   1. Nathaniel Pearsall, born 1649 vol 2 page 1062
   2. Daniel Pearsall
   3. George Pearsall
   4. Thomas Pearsall
   In quaker records father is listed as Richard m to Martha
   http://users.rootsweb.com/~nynassa2/annals2.htm
   Annals of Hempstead
   Henry Onderdonk Jr.; Jamaica, L.I.; June 188(?)0.
   (Courtesy of James Pearsall)
   July 3.-Nathaniel Pearsall petitions the Court for money due him from John Chew, deceased, for several particulars of work done by him at his trade, (blacksmith), he proving his debt by taking his oath to his book. The Court allowed him his debt, 19s., to be paid out of Chew's estate. George Hewlett recovers £1.10.9 in the same way. -B., 206.
   1673, April 2.-John Ellison enters and action of the case against Matthew Bedell. The Court having heard both sides see cause to fine defendant 40s. to plaintiff, or else be whipped and pay all costs.-B., 331.
   Edward Spragg enters an action of debt against John Row. The Court order that Spragg shall have Row's musket, which he hath attached, (which was left in George Hewlett's hands), for part of his debt, for so much as it will come to.-B., 331.
   Nathaniel Pearsall in an action of debt against Nicholas Davis. The Court allow the debt, 28s. in silver, and plaintiff to have the wheat attached in John Smith's hands for part of pay so far as it will go. He shall have ten bushels of wheat for his debt, besides charges.-B.,332.
   December 3.-John Roads enters an action of the case against John Carpenter. Capt. John Seaman says: When James Till came home sick, on First Day, in the afternoon, John Ellison came to my house and fell into discourse with James concerning a debt to John Roads, and asked how he thought to pay Roads, and he said he would pay in a horse, and that Roads should have him as soon as he could be got up. So I bid James set a price on him, and he answered he might be worth £5. Ellison said no, he would not give that. So the conclusion was that he should be prised by men, of whom Nathaniel Pearsall was one. Pearsall says; When James lay sick, he told me I must do him a kindness-that was to prize a horse for him that Roads was to have. I asked what horse, and he told me "it was the black horse of Terry's that I ride." I told him I would have him get another man to prize him, for I would not meddle in prising of him, and my reason was I apprehend him to be so bad that I should not value him at anything. Court find for defendant.-B., 162-3
   GENEALOGIVAL DATA FROM ADMINISTRATION PAPERS
   book in SD Library page 242
   declaration of Martha P. 2 Mar 1703/4 w of decd and thomas P son of decd that they are quakers wit P Parmyter

Father: Henry PEARSALL b: 1611 in London, Middlesex, England

Mother: Ann PANKHURST b: 1623 in Essex,england

Marriage 1 Martha SEAMAN b: 1650 in Hempstead, Nassau, LI, NY

   * Married: 

Children

  1. Nathaniel PEARSALL b: 27 JAN 1676
  2. Thomas PEARSALL b: 18 JUN 1679 in Hempstead Harbor, LI, NY
  3. Martha PEARSALL b: 10 DEC 1681
  4. Hannah PEARSALL b: 22 MAR 1683
  5. Sarah PEARSALL b: 1 JUL 1686 in Hempstead, Long Island, New York
  6. Elizabeth PEARSALL b: 28 OCT 1688
  7. Hannah PEARSALL b: 14 FEB 1690
  8. Phebe PEARSALL b: 20 OCT 1693
  9. Samuel PEARSALL b: 18 FEB 1695
 10. Nathaniel PEARSALL b: 11 SEP 1699
 11. Mary PEARSALL b: 30 APR 1703 in Hempstead, Long Island, New Netherlands
 12. Susannah PEARSALL b: 5 JAN 1685

Sources:

  1. Type: Book
     Author: Clarence Pearsall
     Periodical: History and Genealogy of the Pearsall Family in England and America
     Publication: H. S. Crocker, San Francisco 1928
     Page: 1915 pages
     Page: Chapter 30, Section 1 & 2, Page 1050 & 52
  2. Type: Quaker Records
     Title: New York Quaker Records Index
     URL: http://longislandgenealogy.com/Quaker/nymthlymeet239.html
     Page: Page 249
     Location: New York Regional Records
     Author: William Wade Hinshaw
     Periodical: The Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy
     Date: 1750-1930
  3. Type: Manuscript
     Title: The Pearsall Family
     Media: Microfilm 476-5312 filmed Aug 1981
     Author: Clarence Eugene Pearsall
     Repository: Sutro Library, San Francisco, California
     Page: page 2296 

Occupation: Town Clerk

Religion: Quaker

Note:

   Chapter Thirty
   Henry Pearsall
   of Hempstead, Long Island, New York
   This chapter has been in part deleted.
   Section I
   HENRY PEARSALL, son of Thomas Pearsall of England and Virginia, Chpter 27, Section 1, resided at Pearsall, Hellgate Neck, and Hempstead, Long Island, New Netherland. He married Ann (Valentine) Pankhurst [see postscript] widow of Moyles Williams [see postscript]. The Valentines were Dutch-English traders. They were associated with the Pearsalls in Virginia in Isle of Wight County, where they were also closely related by marrieage with the Marshall family, so much so that it is generally acccepted that from the marriage of a Valentine and a Marshall descended John Marshall, Chief Justice of the United States, and Thomas Marshall, Vice-President of the United States.
   Children:
   1. Nathaniel Pearsall, born 1649 vol 2 page 1062
   2. Daniel Pearsall
   3. George Pearsall
   4. Thomas Pearsall
   In quaker records father is listed as Richard m to Martha
   http://users.rootsweb.com/~nynassa2/annals2.htm
   Annals of Hempstead
   Henry Onderdonk Jr.; Jamaica, L.I.; June 188(?)0.
   (Courtesy of James Pearsall)
   July 3.-Nathaniel Pearsall petitions the Court for money due him from John Chew, deceased, for several particulars of work done by him at his trade, (blacksmith), he proving his debt by taking his oath to his book. The Court allowed him his debt, 19s., to be paid out of Chew's estate. George Hewlett recovers £1.10.9 in the same way. -B., 206.
   1673, April 2.-John Ellison enters and action of the case against Matthew Bedell. The Court having heard both sides see cause to fine defendant 40s. to plaintiff, or else be whipped and pay all costs.-B., 331.
   Edward Spragg enters an action of debt against John Row. The Court order that Spragg shall have Row's musket, which he hath attached, (which was left in George Hewlett's hands), for part of his debt, for so much as it will come to.-B., 331.
   Nathaniel Pearsall in an action of debt against Nicholas Davis. The Court allow the debt, 28s. in silver, and plaintiff to have the wheat attached in John Smith's hands for part of pay so far as it will go. He shall have ten bushels of wheat for his debt, besides charges.-B.,332.
   December 3.-John Roads enters an action of the case against John Carpenter. Capt. John Seaman says: When James Till came home sick, on First Day, in the afternoon, John Ellison came to my house and fell into discourse with James concerning a debt to John Roads, and asked how he thought to pay Roads, and he said he would pay in a horse, and that Roads should have him as soon as he could be got up. So I bid James set a price on him, and he answered he might be worth £5. Ellison said no, he would not give that. So the conclusion was that he should be prised by men, of whom Nathaniel Pearsall was one. Pearsall says; When James lay sick, he told me I must do him a kindness-that was to prize a horse for him that Roads was to have. I asked what horse, and he told me "it was the black horse of Terry's that I ride." I told him I would have him get another man to prize him, for I would not meddle in prising of him, and my reason was I apprehend him to be so bad that I should not value him at anything. Court find for defendant.-B., 162-3

GENEALOGIVAL DATA FROM ADMINISTRATION PAPERS

book in SD Library page 242

declaration of Martha P. 2 Mar 1703/4 w of decd and thomas P son of decd that they are quakers wit P Parmyter

Father: Henry PEARSALL b: 1611 in London, Middlesex, England

Mother: Ann PANKHURST b: 1623 in Essex,england

Marriage 1 Martha SEAMAN b: 1650 in Hempstead, Nassau, LI, NY

Children

  1. Nathaniel PEARSALL b: 27 JAN 1676
  2. Thomas PEARSALL b: 18 JUN 1679 in Hempstead Harbor, LI, NY
  3. Martha PEARSALL b: 10 DEC 1681
  4. Hannah PEARSALL b: 22 MAR 1683
  5. Sarah PEARSALL b: 1 JUL 1686 in Hempstead, Long Island, New York
  6. Elizabeth PEARSALL b: 28 OCT 1688
  7. Hannah PEARSALL b: 14 FEB 1690
  8. Phebe PEARSALL b: 20 OCT 1693
  9. Samuel PEARSALL b: 18 FEB 1695
 10. Nathaniel PEARSALL b: 11 SEP 1699
 11.  Mary PEARSALL b: 30 APR 1703 in Hempstead, Long Island, New Netherlands
 12. Susannah PEARSALL b: 5 JAN 1685

Sources:

  1. Type: Book
     Author: Clarence Pearsall
     Periodical: History and Genealogy of the Pearsall Family in England and America
     Publication: H. S. Crocker, San Francisco 1928
     Page: 1915 pages
     Page: Chapter 30, Section 1 & 2, Page 1050 & 52
  2. Type: Quaker Records
     Title: New York Quaker Records Index
     URL: http://longislandgenealogy.com/Quaker/nymthlymeet239.html
     Page: Page 249
     Location: New York Regional Records
     Author: William Wade Hinshaw
     Periodical: The Encyclopedia of Quaker Genealogy
     Date: 1750-1930
  3. Type: Manuscript
     Title: The Pearsall Family
     Media: Microfilm 476-5312 filmed Aug 1981
     Author: Clarence Eugene Pearsall
     Repository: Sutro Library, San Francisco, California
     Page: page 2296 

Adam and Anne Mott By Thomas Clapp Cornell

Perhaps at this date Nathaniel Pearsall had not adopted the peaceable principles of Friends, but at any rate he had become a Friend a little later, for in the disputed administration of Leister (1689-90) writs were issued by the Governor calling a Provincial Assembly, the third Provincial Assembly under the English administration of the Province, to meet in New York in April, 1690, and the people of Queens County elected Nathaniel Pearsall as their representative. He attended at the appointed time, but, faithful to Friends' testimony against oaths, he refused to be sworn in, and therefore was not allowed to take his seat. When Colonel Sloughter arrived as Governor (in March, 1691), new writs were issued for a new Assembly, and Nathaniel Pearsall was again elected for Queens County, and this time John Bowne, the staunchest of Quakers, was sent as his colleague. They offered themselves at the appointed time to serve, but not being willing to take the oath they were not admitted. It had not yet been learned that an affirmation may safely be substituted for an oath. Neither Nathaniel Pearsall nor John Bowne made any further attempt to serve their neighbors in that way.

Nathaniel Pearsall of Hempstead died 24th of 8th month, 1703. Martha Pearsall, his widow (daughter of John Seaman), survived him nine years, and died on the 6th of 7th month, 1712. They had eleven children, as follows:

I. Nathaniel, born 27th of 11th month, 1676 ; died 30th of 11th month, 1679.

II. Thomas, born 18th of 4th month, 1679.

III. Martha, born loth of 10th month, 1681.

IV. Hannah, born 22d of 1st month, 1684; died 20th of 4th month, 1689.

V. Sarah, born 1st of 5th month, 1686.

VI. Elizabeth, born 28th of 8th month, 1688.

VII. Hannaha, born I4th of I2th month, 1690; died 31st of 11th month, 1718.

VIII. Phebe, born 20th of l10th month, 1693 ; died 14th of 1st month, 1703.

IX. Samuel, born 18th of 12th month, 1695 ; died 4th of 12th month, 1720.

X. Nathaniel, born 11th of 7th month, 1699 ; died 17th of 4th month, 1701.

XI. Mary, born 30th of 2d month, 1703.


lisurnames.com

   * Martha Seaman married Nathaniel Pearsall, "a man of weight and force in
     his community". He died August 24, 1703. They had a "remarkable family
     of twelve children" of whom eleven are recorded in the Westbury, Long
     Island records:

Children

	1. Thomas Pearsall,   b. 18 Apr 1679, Hempstead Harbor[Roslyn], [Nassau Co.], NY /   d. 1760, Hempstead Harbor[Roslyn], [Nassau Co.], NY Find all individuals with events at this location
	2. Martha Pearsall,   b. 10 Oct 1681,   d. 4 Mar 1732/33, Matinicock, Long Is., NY 
	3. Sarah Pearsall,   b. 1 Jul 1686, Hempstead, L.I., NY /   d. WFT Est 1700-1780
	4. Elizabeth Pearsall,   b. 28 Aug 1688,   d. UNKNOWN
	5. Hannah Pearsall,   b. 14 Dec 1690,   d. 30 Nov 1718
	6. Phoebe Pearsall,   b. 20 Oct 1693,   d. 14 Jul 1703
	7. Samuel Pearsall,   b. 18 Feb 1694/95, "18th day 12th month, 1695" Hempstead, NY /  d. 1721, or 1722, 12th month Hempstead, NY 
	8. Nathaniel Pearsall,   b. 11 Jul 1699,   d. 17 Jun 1701
	9. Mary Pearsall,   b. 13 Apr 1703, Hempstead, L.I., NY /   d. 7 Dec 1786, New York City 
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Nathaniel Pearsall's Timeline

1649
1649
Hempstead, Long Island
1675
1675
Hempstead, Long Island, Province of New York
1676
January 27, 1676
New York Colony
1679
June 18, 1679
Hempstead, Long Island, New York
1681
October 10, 1681
October 10, 1681
1686
July 1, 1686
Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States
1688
October 28, 1688
1689
February 14, 1689