First Generation

1. Lawrence1 Pearson was born in ENGLAND about 1601. Lawrence died about 1683 in ENGLAND. His body was interred about 1683 in Mobberly, ENGLAND.

He married Elizabeth Janney. Elizabeth died August 13, 1662 in Mobberly, ENGLAND.

Lawrence is the earliest known progenitor of this family line. Other than the fact that he lived and died in Mobberly, England, little else is known about him. Two of his son's, Edward and Thomas, immigrated to the American Colony of PA. What became of his other children is not known.

Lawrence Pearson and Elizabeth Janney had the following children:

child + 2 i. Edward2 Pearson.

child 3 ii. Thomas Pearson was born in ENGLAND. Thomas came to the Pennsylvannia Colony with William Penn on the "Welcome". To be self supportive, he became a blacksmith. Five years later, he was joined by other members of his family.

child 4 iii. John Pearson was born in ENGLAND.

child 5 iv. Sarah Pearson.

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