Pearson, Thomas Harvey

  • Township: East Nissouri
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Branch: Volunteer soldiers, Mounted Regiment, Niagara. Upper Canada
  • Date of birth: December 11, 1806
  • Where born: Cornwall. England
  • Date of death: November 22, 1873
  • Burial location: Presbyterian Church, Kintore, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Wars Served: Rebellions of 1837
  • Country enlisted with: Canada
    United Kingdom

Biography

Thomas Harvey Pearson of W 1/2 Lot 16 Concession 11, formerly a Captain in the British Army came to Canada in 1830.  In 1834 he married Margaret Allerthorn of St. Catharines.  He was put in charge of mounted Loyalist troop of volunteers in the Niagara area during the 1837 Rebellion.  Rogether they raised eleven children -  Charolette J., Charolette H., Thomas H., Jane A., Harvey, John A., Edmund J., Margaret C., Priscilla S., Edith E., Henry A. 

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