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Wesley Herbert Pearsol, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 29, 1885
Kunkletown
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Dec. 3, 1953
Kunkletown
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA

Son of James F Pearsol and Sophia Borger. He married Minnie M. Mohr abt 1906. They had three children:

1. Wesley Herbert Pearsol, Jr. B. 1907
2. Helen I Pearsol b. 1909
3. May Pearsol

Wesley attended Kunkletown school and the Gilbert Polytechnic Institute and was graduated from the Pierce School of Business Administration in 1903.

He married Sarah Ann Hawk after 1915.

Wesley was assistant postmaster at Kunkletown for 17 years and postmaster for 30 years, retiring in October, 1951. He was president of the Kunkletown
telephone exchange and operated a general store next door to his home. He was a member of Kunkletown Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Retired Postmasters Assn.

Despondent over his wife's death a year earlier, Wesley shot himself and died in the bedroom of his home in Kunkletown. He was buried in St. Matthew's Church cemetery, Kunkletown. (Obituary and story in "The Morning Call", Allentown,
Friday, 4 December 1953, pp. 5 & 52) 
 
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 Spouses:
  Minnie M Mohr Pearsol (1888 - 1915)*
  Sarah Ann Hawk Pearsol (1881 - 1952)*
 
 Children:
  Wesley Herbert Pearsol (1907 - 1974)*
  May A Pearsol (1919 - 2005)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Matthews UCC Cemetery
Kunkletown
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Laura Breite
Record added: Oct 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43597469
Wesley Herbert Pearsol, Sr
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