Section AHB: Descendants of William Pierson

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Generation One

1. WILLIAM1 PIERSON was born between 1555 and 1595, and died between 1614 and 1705. He married in Olney, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom[10, 12], on 25 July 1609[10, 12], WIBROE GRIGGS of Lavendon, Buckinghamshire, who was born in 1592[1], and died before 6 May 1662[14]. [10, 13]
Child:
+2i.HENRY2 PIERSON, bp. on 10 Dec. 1615[15] in Olney[15]; d. in 1680[5, 8] in Southampton, Suffolk Co., New York, United States[7]; m. MRS. MARY PIERSON, d. after 18 Nov. 1681[9].


Generation Two

2. HENRY2 PIERSON (William1), son of (1) William1 and Wibroe (GRIGGS) PIERSON, was christened on 10 Dec. 1615[15] in Olney[15], and died between 1 Oct. 1680 and 8 Nov. 1680[5, 8] in Southampton[7]. He married MRS. MARY PIERSON, who died after 18 Nov. 1681[9]. [8, 10, 5, 9, 15, 7]
Henry did not marry Mary Cooper, who was his half-sister.[15]
Mary was not Mary Cooper, who was the half-sister of Henry Pierson.[15]
Children:
3i.JOHN3 PIERSON, b. about 1650.
4ii.DANIEL PIERSON, b. about 1650.
5iii.JOSEPH PIERSON, b. about 1650 in Southampton[6]; m. on 17 Nov. 1675[6] AMY BARNES, d. in 1692[6].
6iv.HENRY PIERSON, b. in 1652[7, 6]; d. in 1701[6].
+7v.BENJAMIN PIERSON, b. in 1654[16] in Southampton[16]; d. in 1731[6, 8] in Elizabethtown, Union Co., New Jersey, United States[6, 8].
8vi.THEODORE PIERSON, b. before 1659[6].
9vii.SARAH PIERSON, b. on 20 Jan. 1660[7, 6].


Generation Three

7. BENJAMIN3 PIERSON (Henry2, William1), son of (2) Henry2 and Mrs. Mary (PIERSON) PIERSON, was born in 1654[16] in Southampton[16], and died in 1731[6, 8] in Elizabethtown[6, 8]. [4, 16, 6, 8]
Child:
+10i.HENRY4 PIERSON, b. on 1 May 1690[17, 2] in Elizabethtown[17, 2]; d. in 1750[17] in Elizabethtown[17]; m. (AFJ-29) JEMIMA OGDEN, b. in Elizabethtown[19, 2] in 1692[19, 2], daughter of (AFJ-23) John Jr. and (AHE-40) Elizabeth (PLUM).


Generation Four

10. HENRY4 PIERSON (Benjamin3, Henry2, William1), son of (7) Benjamin3 PIERSON, was born on 1 May 1690[17, 2] in Elizabethtown[17, 2], and died between 1 Jan. 1750 and 22 Sept. 1750[17] in Elizabethtown[17]. He married in Elizabethtown[19], (AFJ-29) JEMIMA OGDEN, daughter of (AFJ-23) John Jr. and (AHE-40) Elizabeth (PLUM), who was born in 1692[19, 2] in Elizabethtown[19, 2]. [17, 2, 11]
Child:
+11i.JEMIMA5 PIERSON, b. on 22 Dec. 1717[20, 2] in Elizabethtown[20, 2]; d. on 22 Nov. 1804[20, 2] in Elizabethtown[20, 2]; m. in 1742[4, 11] (BV-3) JAMES ARNETT III, b. in Elizabethtown[18] in 1714[18], d. in Elizabethtown[18] on 28 Oct. 1778[18], son of (BV-2) James Jr. and Elizabeth (BLANCHARD).


Generation Five

11. JEMIMA5 PIERSON (Henry4, Benjamin3, Henry2, William1), daughter of (10) Henry4 and (AFJ-29) Jemima (OGDEN) PIERSON, was born on 22 Dec. 1717[20, 2] in Elizabethtown[20, 2], and died on 22 Nov. 1804[20, 2] in Elizabethtown[20, 2]. She married in 1742[4, 11], (BV-3) JAMES ARNETT III, son of (BV-2) James Jr. and Elizabeth (BLANCHARD), who was born in 1714[18] in Elizabethtown[18], and died on 28 Oct. 1778[18] in Elizabethtown[18]. [3, 11, 20, 2]
Children: See (BV-3) James ARNETT III



1. Peter Wilson Coldham, The Complete Book of Emigrants: 1607-1660 (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1987), 132.
2. William Ogden Wheeler, comp., Lawrence Van Alstyne, ed., and Charles Burr Ogden, ed., The Ogden Family in America, Elizabethtown Branch, and Their English Ancestry (Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co., 1907), 51; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org : accessed 1 June 2011).
3. Ibid., 51, 62.
4. Ibid., 62.
5. Lizzie B. Pierson, Pierson Genealogical Record (Albany, N.Y.: Joel Munsell, 1878), 22; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org : accessed 7 June 2011).
6. Ibid., 23.
7. Edwin F. Hatfield, History of Elizabeth, New Jersey: Including the Early History of Union County (New York: Carlton & Lanahan, 1868), 207; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org : accessed 7 June 2011).
8. Ibid., 268.
9. William Smith Pelletreau, Abstracts of Wills on File in the Surrogate's Office, City of New York, Vol. I, 1665-1707 (New York: New York Historical Society, 1893), 112; digital images, Archive.org (http://www.archive.org : accessed 7 June 2011).
10. Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration: Immigrants to New England, 1634-1635 (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2003), 2:203; digital images, AmericanAncestors.org (http://www.americanancestors.org/ : accessed 8 June 2011).
11. Genealogies of New Jersey Families: From the Genealogical Magazine of New Jersey (No place: No publisher, No date), 112; digital images, Google (http://books.google.com : accessed 24 November 2011).
12. Thomas W. Cooper II, "The Cooper-Pierson-Griggs Connection," The American Genealogist 64 (1989): 193-202, specifically 195; digital images, AmericanAncestors.org (http://www.americanancestors.org/ : accessed 8 June 2012).
13. Ibid., specifically 196.
14. Ibid., specifically 198.
15. Ibid., specifically 199.
16. Linda Epstein, The Family of John Woodruff of Elizabethtown and Westfield, NJ (http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=SHOW&db=elizawoodruffs : accessed 30 May 2011), Benjamin PIERSON.
17. Ibid., Henry PIERSON #2.
18. Ibid., James ARNETT III.
19. Ibid., Jemima OGDEN.
20. Ibid., Jemima PIERSON.