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PEARSALL FAMILY GENEALOGY

Descendants of Henry Pearsall

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. HENRY1 PEARSALL was born in England, and died in Hempstead, N.Y.. He married ANN Pankhurst.

Children of HENRY PEARSALL and ANN Pankhurst are:

2. i. GEORGE2 PEARSALL, b. resided at Herricks, Hempstead, L.I., N.Y..

ii. NATHANIEL PEARSALL.

iii. DANIEL PEARSALL.

iv. THOMAS PEARSALL.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. GEORGE2 PEARSALL (HENRY1) was born in resided at Herricks, Hempstead, L.I., N.Y.. He married ELIZABETH WILLIAMS, daughter of ROBERT WILLIAMS.

Children of GEORGE PEARSALL and ELIZABETH WILLIAMS are:

3. i. GEORGE3 PEARSALL, b. Resided at Herricks, Hempstead, L.I., N.Y..

ii. HENRY PEARSALL.

iii. ELIZABETH PEARSALL.

iv. SARAH PEARSALL.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. GEORGE3 PEARSALL (GEORGE2, HENRY1) was born in Resided at Herricks, Hempstead, L.I., N.Y.. He married XXX.

Children of GEORGE PEARSALL and XXX are:

4. i. SAMUEL4 PEARSALL, b. resided in Near Rockaway, L.I., N.Y..

ii. NATHANIEL PEARSALL.

iii. JOHN PEARSALL, m. HANNAH SANDS.

iv. DAUGHTER PEARSALL, m. JACOB FOWLER.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4. SAMUEL4 PEARSALL (GEORGE3, GEORGE2, HENRY1) was born in resided in Near Rockaway, L.I., N.Y.. He married ELIZABETH BEDELL.

Children of SAMUEL PEARSALL and ELIZABETH BEDELL are:

i. SAMUEL5 PEARSALL, m. ABIGAIL DENTON, April 13, 1793, St. George's Church.

ii. NATHANIEL PEARSALL.

iii. EDMUND PEARSALL, b. May 13, 1753.

iv. URIAH PEARSALL.

v. ELIZABETH PEARSALL, d. August 15, 1799.

 

Generation No. 5

 

5. SAMUEL5 PEARSALL (SAMUEL4, GEORGE3, GEORGE2, HENRY1). He married ABIGAIL DENTON April 13, 1793 in St. George's Church.

Children of SAMUEL PEARSALL and ABIGAIL DENTON are:

6. i. JOSEPH6 PEARSALL, b. December 23, 1807; d. June 12, 1872, Cedarhust, L.I., Methodist Episcopal Churchyard.

ii. NATHANIEL PEARSALL.

iii. SAMUEL PEARSALL.

iv. JEMIMA PEARSALL, m. WILLIAM BEDELL, February 19, 1815.

v. ELIZABETH PEARSALL, m. JOHN COMBS, April 20, 1825.

vi. LETITIA PEARSALL, m. WILLIAM SIMONSON, January 13, 1832.

 

 

Generation No. 6

 

6. JOSEPH6 PEARSALL (SAMUEL5, SAMUEL4, GEORGE3, GEORGE2, HENRY1) was born December 23, 1807, and died June 12, 1872 in Cedarhust, L.I., Methodist Episcopal Churchyard. He married MARY ELIZABETH ABRAMS February 01, 1834 in Dutch Reformed Church, Jamaica, daughter of JOHN ABRAMS and MARY.

 

Notes for JOSEPH PEARSALL:

Source: Death Certificate of Thomas Pearsall states parents as Joseph Pearsall

and Elizabeth Abraham (Abrams).

Source: Pearsall Genealogy Books; Vol. III; pg. 1311.

Children of JOSEPH PEARSALL and MARY ABRAMS are:

7. i. THOMAS7 PEARSALL, b. August 02, 1841, Inwood, N.Y; d. December 08, 1921.

ii. ALFRED PEARSALL, m. LAVINA CRAFT.

iii. HIRAM PEARSALL, m. CLARINDA (CLARISSA) SPRAGUE.

iv. SILVIA ANN PEARSALL, d. March 09, 1904; m. DANIEL BOLTON.

v. LOUISE PEARSALL, b. baptized Nov. 1854; m. JOHN HENDRICKSON.

vi. JOSEPHINE PEARSALL.

vii. RACHEL ETTA PEARSALL, m. HENRY RIDER.

viii. MARY E. PEARSALL, m. SAMUEL FRANCIS.

ix. HANNAH JANE PEARSALL, m. JOHN ABRAMS.

x. ALEDA PEARSALL, b. Baptized May 3, 1847.

xi. ANNA PEARSALL, m. BENJAMIN RYDER, May 27, 1882.

 

 

Generation No. 7

 

7. THOMAS7 PEARSALL (JOSEPH6, SAMUEL5, SAMUEL4, GEORGE3, GEORGE2, HENRY1) was born August 02, 1841 in Inwood, N.Y, and died December 08, 1921. He married SARAH J. MOTT, daughter of HENRY MOTT and HENRIETTA HARVEY.

Note: Sarah Mott first married Peter Sprague.

Children of *PETER SPRAGUE and SARAH MOTT are:

i. DANIEL SPRAGUE, b. 1863. (Inwood)

ii. WALTER SPRAGUE, b.May 7, 1865.(Inwood)Buried in Lawrence, L.I.

*Peter's father was Daniel Spragg and Rachel Abrams.
Daniel Spragg was born 1809 and died together with his wife and three of his six children on 29 August 1849 from cholera.
Daniel Spragg's children were Lockey b. 1833, d 29 Aug 1849;
Samuel b. 4 June 1835, married Charlotte Jenkens, he d. 14 May 1896;
Peter as above;
Ann b 1842 died of cholera as above;
Sarah Maria died of cholera as above;
Daniel Edgar no dates.
(The info. on the Spragg family was given to me by John Sprague/2/27/2001)

Children of THOMAS PEARSALL AND SARAH MOTT

8. iii. ZOPHAR8 PEARSALL, b. May 01, 1868, Inwood, N.Y; d. November 16, 1941; m. HENRIETTA (HATTIE) MOTT.
Source: Death Certificate- States that Zophar was a Bayman (Oysterman)

iv. JULIA PEARSALL, b. 1870. Married 1- ? Hicks and 2- ? Horner

v. JOSEPH PEARSALL, b. 1873.

v. Note:I found on The Brookly Eagle on-line that Joseph Pearsall died in a drowning accident. He was given a boat for his 8th birthday and died soon after.

 

Notes for THOMAS PEARSALL:

Source: Death Certificate-States that Thomas Pearsall died December 8, 1921

in Sailors Snug Harbor Hospital; Staten Island; New York. It also stated under occupation that he was

a retired Seaman, was also a Oysterman.

For my Mott Line Click here

 

 

Generation No. 8

 

ZOPHAR8 PEARSALL (THOMAS7, JOSEPH6, SAMUEL5, SAMUEL4, GEORGE3, GEORGE2, HENRY1) was born May 01, 1868 in Inwood, N.Y, and died November 16, 1941. He married HENRIETTA (HATTIE) MOTT.

 

Notes for ZOPHAR PEARSALL:

Source: Death Certificate- States that Zophar was a Bayman (Oysterman)

 

Child of ZOPHAR PEARSALL and HENRIETTA MOTT is:

9. i. THOMAS HENRY9 PEARSALL, b. December 29, 1892, Inwood, L.I., N.Y.; d. September 24, 1943, 896 Hancock St., Brooklyn, N.Y..

ii. MABLE PEARSALL
iii. NELLIE PEARSALL

 

*Note- Zophar and Hattie were legally separated. I found in the 1910 census that they moved to Brooklyn. Mabel m. William George - and Hattie and son Thomas were living with them.
I cannot find Nellie after the 1900 census when they were all still living in Inwood.
Mabel died sometime before 1920 - she is not in the census and William George's mother is now living with them.
In 1920 Hattie is now living on Gold St. in Ozone Park.
She died in 1928 and is buried in Evergreen Cemetery. Zophar is buried either with or next to his parents in Lawrence Cemetery, next to them lie Walter Sprague (son of Sarah Mott Sprague Pearsall)

 

Generation No. 9

 

THOMAS HENRY9 PEARSALL (ZOPHAR8, THOMAS7, JOSEPH6, SAMUEL5, SAMUEL4, GEORGE3, GEORGE2, HENRY1) was born December 29, 1892 in Inwood, L.I., N.Y., and died September 24, 1943 in 896 Hancock St., Brooklyn, N.Y.. He married (1) EDNA PLEASANCE KAVANAUGH, daughter of LESTER EDWARD KAVANAUGH and MARIA TYDEMAN. He married (2) ANNA LOUISE REIMAN, daughter of HENRY RIEMAN and MARIA TYDEMAN.

Children of THOMAS PEARSALL and EDNA KAVANAUGH are:

i. ETHEL EDNA10 PEARSALL, b. 1916; d. 1920.

ii. FLORENCE MARIE PEARSALL.

iii. JOHN THOMAS PEARSALL, b. January 16, 1920; d. May 25, 1970.
Played baseball for the Queens Alliance Teams, WWII veteran, worked in the NY Telephone Co. on West St., Manhattan.

 

 

Generation No. 10

 

10. FLORENCE MARIE10 PEARSALL (THOMAS HENRY9, ZOPHAR8, THOMAS7, JOSEPH6, SAMUEL5, SAMUEL4, GEORGE3, GEORGE2, HENRY1). She married WILLIAM HANFT.

Children of FLORENCE PEARSALL and WILLIAM HANFT are:

i. WILLIAM11 HANFT.

ii. THOMAS HANFT.

iii. JOHN HANFT.

iv. EDWARD HANFT.

v. FLORENCE MARIE HANFT.

 

10. JOHN THOMAS10 PEARSALL (THOMAS HENRY9, ZOPHAR8, THOMAS7, JOSEPH6, SAMUEL5, SAMUEL4, GEORGE3, GEORGE2, HENRY1) was born January 16, 1920, and died May 25, 1970. He married JEAN CIPRIANO.

 

+Notes for JOHN THOMAS PEARSALL:

John's mother died shortly after he was born. Clara Eicholz raised him to adulthood. He was a WWII veteran, receiving the Purple Heart. Worked for the N.Y. Telephone Co. for 25 years. John also played baseball for The Queens Alliance Teams.

Children of JOHN PEARSALL and JEAN CIPRIANO are:

i. JOHN THOMAS11 PEARSALL, b. December 05, 1942.

ii. LINDA MARY PEARSALL.~~~~ This is me!

iii. DEBRA PEARSALL.

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**This Family History has been UPDATED November 1, 2009. I have documentation up to Joseph Pearsall and Elizabeth Abrams. From Henry to Joseph; I have relied on the Pearsall Genealogy Books, Vol. II and III by Clarence Pearsall.
Also Hempstead History.
If you find any errors; If you are related to the above family or wish to know more; Please contact me. Linda Pearsall Harvey