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Jeremiah Halsey Pierson
Birth: Sep. 13, 1766
Newark
Essex County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1855
Ramapo
Rockland County
New York, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born in Newark, New Jersey, he studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Massachusetts. Moving to New York, in 1795, he practiced law and engaged in mercantile pursuits. He was justice of the peace in Ramapo, (1800-11), associate justice of the court of common pleas in 1808 and was instrumental in securing the construction of the Erie Railroad. In 1822, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventeenth Congress, serving until 1823. After his term, he resumed his former business pursuits until his death at age 89 in Ramapo, New York. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Colt Pierson (1772 - 1820)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Pierson Lord (1794 - 1833)*
  Josiah Gilbert Pierson (1797 - 1845)*
  Jeremiah Halsey Pierson (1800 - 1851)*
  Theodore Pierson (1803 - 1816)*
  Henry Lewis Pierson (1807 - 1893)*
  Henry Pierson (1807 - 1807)*
  Benjamin Franklin Pierson (1811 - 1836)*
 
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Burial:
Ramapo Cemetery
Ramapo
Rockland County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 17, 2003
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