|Birth: ||Jul. 23, 1818|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 24, 1897|
Daniel was an overseer in the cotton mills of Lowell, MA before the civil war. In the spring of 1864 he was unemployed and in poor health.
So he decided to make the trip to Washington Territory with his daughters, Josephine and Georgianna. He brought with him as a business venture a small assortment of shoes, which he sold after his arrival in Washington Territory from house to house up and down the Black, White and Duwamish River valleys.
Daniel was employed at Port Gamble as night watchman in the sawmill until his daughter, Josephine's death then he was appointed lightkeeper at Red Bluff Lighthouse (Admiralty Head) on Whidby Island. He was there for 13 years and was not absent for a single night. At his retirement he bought a farm near Coupville (the Hill Harmon farm). He also had a mercantile trade and built a dock for boats to land his goods. There was also had a large warehouse.
Susan Brown Pearson (1818 - 1890)*
Susan Josephine Pearson (1843 - 1864)*
Georgianna Pearson Terry (1848 - 1881)*
Flora A Pearson Engle (1850 - 1935)*
Plot: Valley View, 1st addition, Lot 8 space H
Created by: Peri Muhich
Record added: Jun 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38072434
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