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Catharine Reed Pierson
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Birth: Sep. 28, 1809
Lawrence
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1888
Hopewell
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

Catharine was born in Maidenhead Twp., old Hunterdon Co., NJ (now Lawrence Twp., Mercer Co.). She married Theodore Pierson on 2 Feb. 1833 in Pennington, old Hunterdon (now Mercer) Co. They had 6 children together, all of whom are linked below.

After her husband's death, she was appointed legal guardian of her children in 1853. She was living with her son George in Lawrence Twp., in 1880, but was living with her son Joseph in the village (now borough) of Hopewell when she died in her 79th year. Her funeral was held both in Hopewell and Lawrence.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Reed (1785 - 1854)
  Elizabeth Blackwell Reed (1781 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Theodore Pierson (1802 - 1852)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Pierson Reed (1834 - 1924)*
  George Reed Pierson (1835 - 1912)*
  Israel H. Pierson (1838 - 1887)*
  Charles Pierson (1840 - 1905)*
  Joseph Pierson (1843 - 1922)*
  William Pierson (1849 - 1929)*
 
 Siblings:
  Noah Reed (1807 - 1878)*
  Catharine Reed Pierson (1809 - 1888)
  Juliet Reed (1811 - 1863)*
  John B Reed (1814 - 1880)*
  George Reed (1817 - 1835)*
  Francis Huff Reed (1819 - 1888)*
  Mary Ann Reed Drake (1821 - 1873)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CATHARINE, Wife of THEODORE PIERSON, Died Aug. 19, 1888, In the 79th year of her age. Gone but not forgotten.
 
Note: Heartfelt thanks to Leigh Miller for creating this memorial and the photo.
 
Burial:
Lawrenceville Cemetery
Lawrenceville
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
 
Maintained by: Joseph R. Klett
Originally Created by: Leigh Miller
Record added: Jun 30, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 54303752
Catharine <i>Reed</i> Pierson
Added by: Joseph R. Klett
 
Catharine <i>Reed</i> Pierson
Added by: Leigh Miller
 
 
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Thank you for your part in bringing about my life, for the love you gave and the sacrifices you made. May you rest in peace.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: Dec. 19, 2013
 
 
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