Job Pierson

Birth
Schaghticoke Hill, Rensselaer County, New York, USA
Death 3 Feb 1896 (aged 72)
Stanton, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA
Burial Pierson, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 140982949 · View Source
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Son of Job and Clarissa Taintor (Bulkey) Pierson.

Job graduated from Williams College in 1842 and at Auburn Theological Seminary in 1847; ordained to the ministry in 1851. Resident of Ionia, Michigan and was a pastor of a church there (1878). (Pierson Genealogy)

He prepared for college at Ballard Academy, Bennington, Vermont, and in the Francis School of Troy, New York, and was graduated from Williams College in 1842. He entered Auburn Theological Seminary, from which he graduated in 1847, and he was ordained in the Presbyterian ministry in 1851. He had pastorates at Corning, New York; West Stockbridge, Massachusetts; Catskill, Pittsford and Victor, New York; Kalamazoo and Ionia, Michigan; and from 1889 to 1894 was librarian of Alma College, Michigan. For twenty years he worked on the New English Dictionary, published by the Philological Society of England.


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 140982949
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Job Pierson (3 Feb 1824–3 Feb 1896), Find a Grave Memorial no. 140982949, citing Pierson Township Cemetery, Pierson, Montcalm County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .