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Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Robert S. Pearson Family Bible 1881

I found this Bible in an Antique shop near Barrie Ontario. The inscription reads "Presented to my wife Jessie Pearson by her loving husband Robert S. Pearson, Xmas 1881"

MARRIAGES:
Robert S. Pearson to Jessie Barber, 4th daughter of John & Mary Barber. April 28, 1881

Robert S. Pearson to Hannah J? Watson, October 7, 1891

BIRTHS:
Walter George Pearson July 6, 1882
Robert John Pearson Sept 2, 1883
Nellie Barber Pearson April 30, 1885
Frank Barber Pearson March 8, 1888

Children of Robert & Jessie Barber Pearson

Arthur Stephen Nov. 11, 1892 son of Robert S & Hannah Pearson
Charles Watson Oct 7, 1896 son of Robert S & Hannah Pearson

I found Robert, Hannah and their sons Arthur and Charles in the 1911 Census Robert was born Jan. 1856 England. Hannah was age 50, born Ireland. Robert immigrated the year he was born, 1856. For more census records see All Census Records

DEATHS:

Walter George Pearsonson of Robert S Pearson and Jessie, died July 31, 1883 age 1 year 25 days
Jessie Barber Pearson wife of Robert S. died March 27, 1888 age 31 years, 4 months, 19 days
Frank Booker Pearson, 3rd son of Robert S Pearson and Jessie, died 15 July 1888 age 4 months 7 days
Robert John Pearson 2nd son of Robert S Pearson and Jessie die Oct. 25, 1904, age 21 years 1 month 23 days

MEMORIAM:
Toronto:
Nellie Barber Pearson born 20 April 1885
William Percy Bacon born June 7 1884 Aurora Ontario

Nellie Barber Pearson md William Percy Bacon Jan. 23, 1908 St Margarets Anglican Church, Toronto

William Eric Bacon b 8 April 1909 60 Galt Ave Toronto
Shirley Eleanor Bacon born Nov 6, 1911
Bette Jessie Lila Bacon born Nov 6, 1915, Homewood? Ave, Orillia

Then follows 4 marriages for BACON family, the children and grandchildren of William Percy Bacon and Nellie Barber Pearson. (1938, 1939, 1943 and 1970)

I found Robert S. Pearson's death on Ancestry.com under Ontario, Canada Deaths, 1869-1932 > York > 1931. His middle name was STephen and his parents were Thomas Pearson and Sarah Pascoe. More info is available from the Ancestry records - plus his first wife's death, his children's births, etc.

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