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Joseph Pierson
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1754
Derby
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 14, 1822
Cazenovia
Madison County
New York, USA

Revolutionary War veteran.

Joseph married Sarah Sizer on 2 Jun 1775. She was born 21 July 1756 at Middeltown, Middlesex County, Connecticut.

They started raising a family at Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut and then moved sometime after 1790 to Alford, Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

The family finally settled at Cazenovia, Madison County, NY by 1805 with all of their children except the eldest son William.

Joseph and Sarah Sizer had at least 12 children.

1) William b 1776 CT m Betsy Sawyer 1797 at Cornwall CT.

2) Oliver b 1778 CT m1 Johanna Butin 1807 Madison NY, m2 Lydia Jane Wheeler [dau William Wheeler & Lydia Johnson] 1821 Madison NY.

3) Joseph Jr b 1780 CT m Rachel Dunham 1807/1808 Madison NY.

4) Sarah b 1781 CT m1 William Crane Jr 1802 Gr Barrington, MA; m2 David Dunham 1808 Madison NY.

5) Mary b 1784 CT m Ichabod Smith Spencer 1801 Alford MA.

6) Martin b 1786 CT m Abigail Randall 1809 Eaton, Madison NY.

7) Sheldon b 1789 CT m Lois Dunham 1808 Nelson, Madison NY.

8) Ruby b 1791 m Mr. Boughton in Madison and moved to near Rochester, NY.

9) Abel Sizer b 1794 married (?) and lived on the homestead in Nelson Twp. Had unknown children.

10) Isaac b 1796 married (?) He was a drover, went south and never returned. Had unknown children.

11) Josiah b 1798 MA m1 (?, perhaps Clough) m2 Lorilla Clark [dau of Lemuel Clark & Rosanna Rich).

12) Daughter b about 1800 MA, appears only on the 1810 census of Madison NY.

Oliver, Joseph Jr, Sarah, Martin, Sheldon, & Josiah ended up in Michigan. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Oliver Pierson (1732 - 1777)
  Hannah Peet Pierson (1732 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Sizer Pierson (1756 - 1841)
 
 Children:
  William Pierson (1776 - 1848)*
  Oliver Pierson (1778 - 1865)*
  Joseph Pierson (1780 - 1868)*
  Sarah Sally Pierson Dunham (1781 - 1865)*
  Mary Pierson Spencer (1784 - 1865)*
  Martin Pierson (1786 - 1868)*
  Sheldon Pierson (1789 - ____)*
  Abel Sizer Pierson (1794 - ____)*
  Isaac Pierson (1796 - 1862)*
  Josiah Pierson (1798 - 1861)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Pierson (1754 - 1822)
  Anna Pierson Hotchkiss (1756 - ____)*
  Amos Pierson (1757 - 1842)*
  Lucy Pierson Osborn (1768 - ____)*
  David Pierson (1770 - 1812)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
age 67 yrs
 
Burial:
Nelson Cemetery
Nelson
Madison County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Michael Duffy
Originally Created by: Tombstone Hunter
Record added: Jan 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32991851
Joseph Pierson
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Joseph Pierson
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Joseph Pierson
- Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Historian
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
 
 
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