Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
He contracted what is termed “miner’s consumption” from which he died after a year’s illness. He is buried here in the family plot in Masonic Cemetery at Virginia City, Nevada.
The following people rest in peace in the “Pearson” grave plot:
John Pearson b. Franklin, Vt. Oct. 9, 1838, p. John Pearson, Starksboro, Vt. & Eliza Hammond, Clarendon, Vt. m. Jennie Thomas (aka Jennie Lynds) d. Oct. 3, 1892.
Jennie Lynds Pearson b. Iowa Jan. 28, 1846 p. Elijah & Melissa Thomas, ____, Iowa m. Dec. 10, 1865 to John Pearson of Franklin, Vt. d. Mar. 9, 1909.
John E. (Elijah) Pearson b. Virginia City, Nv. Feb. 1, 1875 d. Nov. 1, 1891 (Age 16 yr’s 9 mo.) Scarlet Fever.
Flora A Pearson (affectionately called Little Sister), Daughter of Walter Hammond Pearson and Kate G. Ford. Walter was the son of John Pearson interred herein. Note: b. Dec. 1, 1896 d. Aug. 8, 1898. Originally there was a marble angel stolen during damage by vandals. We, the descendents of the interred are grateful for the repairs and upkeep of our cemetery plot by the Cemetery Foundation, the Masons and others, especially Candace Wheeler, Pearson, Durbin, & Cross Families.
Code: b birth, d death, p parents, m married (to)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical date for this entry is January 28, 1846.
Location. 39° 18.97′ N, 119° 38.557′ W. Marker is in Virginia City, Nevada, in Storey County. Marker can be reached from Cemetery Road. Marker is located at the Masonic Cemetery a short walk from the entrance on the main path. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Captain Edward Faris Storey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Jewish Cemetery - Virginia City 1862 (about 400 feet away); Mary Jane SimpsonSilver Terrace Cemeteries (approx. ¼ mile away); Life in Virginia City on the Comstock Lode (approx. ¼ mile away); Veterans Day November 11th 1995 (approx. ¼ mile away); The Comstock Lode (approx. ¼ mile away); Consolidated Virginia & California Pan Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Virginia City.
Also see . . .
1. Find-A-Grave. Posting of John Pearson (Sr.) Gravesite, Includes family photos (circa 1870). (Submitted on September 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Find-A-Grave. Posting of John Pearson (Jr.) Gravesite. Includes a photo of the young John Pearson. (Submitted on September 28, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,298 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.