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Cornelius Vanderbilt Pearsall

Male 1819 - 1902  (83 years)


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  • Name Cornelius Vanderbilt Pearsall 
    Born 4 Apr 1819  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 Apr 1902  Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4
    Buried Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I28112  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2020 

    Father Abijah Pearsall,   b. Abt 1787,   d. 16 Jun 1840, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 53 years) 
    Mother Getty Courson,   b. New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 6 Jan 1810  New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Family ID F16771  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hanna Bell Garrison,   b. 22 Feb 1822, Sing Sing, Westchester, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1910, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 3 Aug 1842  Forsythe Street Methodist Episcopal Church, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Children 
    +1. William Augustus Pearsall,   b. 23 Jun 1855, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Feb 1945, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2020 
    Family ID F16770  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • His 1902 death certificate calls him a widower, but in fact his wife appears to have outlived him; the 4 Mar 1910 Detroit Free Press obituary for Hanna Bell Pearsall calls her "relict of the late Cornelius Pearsall." Probably the death certificate was in error.

  • Sources 
    1. [S3938] Michigan, U.S., Death Records, 1867-1952, on ancestry.com.

    2. [S3985] Find a Grave page for Cornelius Pearsall., date and state only.

    3. [S3987] History and Genealogy of the Pearsall Family in England and America by Clarence E. Pearsall. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker, 1928., date only.

    4. [S3985] Find a Grave page for Cornelius Pearsall.

    5. [S3982] New York and Vicinity, United Methodist Church Records, 1775-1949, on ancestry.com.

    6. [S3987] History and Genealogy of the Pearsall Family in England and America by Clarence E. Pearsall. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker, 1928.

    7. [S3987] History and Genealogy of the Pearsall Family in England and America by Clarence E. Pearsall. San Francisco: H. S. Crocker, 1928., says, incorrectly, "August 31, 1842".