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Adm George Frederick Pearson
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Birth: Feb. 6, 1796
Death: Jun. 30, 1867

George Frederick Pearson,
Rear Admiral.

Naval officer, born in New Hampshire, 6 February, 1796; died in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 30 June, 1867.

He was appointed midshipman, 11 March, 1815, and cruised in the frigates "United States" and "Independence" in the Mediterranean in 1816-'20, and in the West Indies in 1822-'3.

He was commissioned lieutenant, 13 , January, 1825, commanded the schooner "Shark" at Norfolk in 1839, and served at the Portsmouth navy-yard in 1839-'41.

He was promoted to commander on 8 September of the latter year, was in the "Falmouth" at Norfolk in 1852-'3, and became captain, 14 September, 1855. He commanded the steamer " Powhatan" in the East, Indies in 1858-'60.

During the civil war he rendered valuable service as commandant of the Portsmouth navy-yard, which post he held at his death. He was retired by law, being over sixty-two years old, 21 December, 1861, and became commodore on the retired list, 16 July, 1862, and rear-admiral. 25 July, 1866.

 
 
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  Ellen Pearson (____ - 1871)*
 
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Burial:
Harmony Grove Cemetery
Portsmouth
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
 
Created by: Bev
Record added: Sep 09, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11716909
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- Michelle Smith
 Added: Oct. 20, 2013
Thank You, George.
- Brian J. Schifferdecker
 Added: Oct. 2, 2012

- Rubbings
 Added: Aug. 28, 2012
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