Name of father William Pearson
Name of mother Frances F. Wells
[Parents and brother W. O., are buried at Hunsaker Cemetery]
Spouse - Mary J. Buchanan
OSBH DC (Marion County 1933) #913 – Bennett Pearson, male, widowed, retired, b. 21 Aug 1850 in Indiana, d. 18 Dec 1933 in Turner, Oregon at the age of 83 y’s 3 m’s 27 d’s, name of father William, interment 21 Dec Turner, undertaker W.T. Rigdon & Son, informant E.C. Pearson of Salem.
1870 OR CENSUS - O.H.B. PEarson, age 19, occupation farm hand, b. Indiana, is enumerated with Wm Pearson, age 49, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, and Frances W., age 48, b. Indiana, along with Wm. O., age 13, b. Oregon.
1880 WA CENSUS - Bennett Pearson, age 30, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, is enumerated with Mary, age 27, b. Oregon, along with Eddie, age 7, b. Washington Territory.
[Note they are living next door to his parents William and Frances Bennett]
1900 OR CENSUS - Bennett Pearson, age 48, occupation rents farm, b. Aug 1851 in Indiana, is enumerated with his wife of 29 years, Mary J., age 47, mother of 3 children 2 of whom are living at the time of the census, b. Jun 1853 in Oregon, along with Earnest C., age 17, b. Dec 1882 in Oregon, and Merlin A., age 15, b. Apr 1885 in Oregon.