Virginia City in Storey County, Nevada — The American Mountains (Southwest)
He contracted what is termed “minerís consumption” from which he died after a yearís 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.
Al Pearson b. ______, Vt. Feb. 20, 1831 Brother of John Pearson d. Reno, Nv. Nov. 6, 1896, Never married.
John E. (Elijah) Pearson b. Virginia City, Nv. Feb. 1, 1875 d. Nov.
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)
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. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Masonic Cemetery a short walk from the entrance on the main path. Marker is in this post office area: Virginia City NV 89440, United States of America.
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); Silver Terrace Cemeteries (approx. ľ mile away); Life in Virginia City on the Comstock Lode (approx. ľ mile away); Veterans Day November 11th 1995 (approx. ľ mile away); The Comstock Lode (approx. ľ mile away); Consolidated Virginia & California Pan Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); V & T, 1869 - 1950 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Big Bonanza (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 El Dorado Hills, California.)
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 El Dorado Hills, California.)
Additional keywords. Comstock Lode
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,172 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 23, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.