Hunsaker Cemetery ~ William Pearson ~ part of the Marion County Pioneer Cemeteries of Oregon
Pearson, William
LAST: Pearson FIRST: William MID: 
GENDER: M MAIDEN NAME:  TITLE: 
BORN: 1820 DIED: 17 Apr 1891 BURIED: 
OCCUPATION:  Farmer
BIRTH PLACE:  Indiana
DEATH PLACE: 
NOTES: 
Spouse – Frances F. Wells
[Son, O.H. Bennett Pearson, is buried at Cloverdale Cemetery] 
1870 OR CENSUS - Wm Pearson, age 49, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, is enumerated with Frances W., age 48, b. Indiana, along with O.H.B., age 19, occupation farm hand, b. Indiana, and Wm. O., age 13, b. Oregon.
1880 WA CENSUS - William Pearson, age 60, occupation farmer, b. Indiana, is enumerated with wife Francis [Frances] , age 58, b. Indiana, along with William O., age 23, occupation farm laborer, b. Oregon. Also enumerated with the family are Judson Crawford, age 21, identified as servant (farm laborer), b. Minnesota, and Anna Romane, age 22, identified as servant (laborer), b. Oregon.
[Note: they are living next door to son Bennett and his family]
PROBATE – “Pearson, William, File #1285. Testate. Death date not found. Will dated 10 Feb 1891. Executor: Ezra C. Wyatt, 18 Jun 1891. Heirs: Mrs. Frances F. Pearson, wife; Mrs. Martha Cerilda Pearson, dtr, 48, Grangeville, ID [Henry H. Pearson signed receipt]; Mrs. Mary A. Wyatt, dtr, 46, Philomath, OR [ E. H. Pearson signed receipt]; O. H. Bennett Pearson, son, 41, Marion Co.; W. Orlando Pearson, son, 32, Marion Co., OR. 1891 [Mary J. Pearson signed reciept]. Receipts were signed 23 Jun 1894.
OBITUARY: 
INSCRIPTION: 
Our Father 
Wm. Pearson
1820 – 1891
[shares marker with Frances]
SOURCES: 
Hunsaker
Bates Survey
Saucy Survey & Photographs
1870 OR CENSUS (Benton Co., Subdivision 5, FA #166)
1880 WA CENSUS (Walla Walla Co., Waitsburgh, ED 49, pg 218A)
Marion County Oregon Probate Records, pg 194
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