Abraham Pierson

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Abraham Pierson, son of Abraham Pierson and Mary (…), was born in 1735.1 He died at Morristown, Morris Co., New Jersey, 20 January 1792, at age 57.1

Abraham married Affia Crane, daughter of Edmond Crane and Abigail Kitchell, at Morristown 24 January 1759.1

His estate was partitioned in Mar, Jul 1792 in the Orphans' Court of Morris Co. His children were named (Pierson): Bethuel, Abigail, Rhoda, Rachel, Elizabeth, and Zilla. Also Mary Genung, a married daughter.2


Affia Crane b. 15 Jul 1740, d. 7 Feb 1809
  • Eunice Pierson1 b. 1760, d. 17 Feb 1770
  • Sarah Pierson1 b. say 1763
  • Bethuel Pierson1 b. 14 Jan 1765, d. abt. 1792
  • Mary Pierson1 b. 1768
  • Zilla Pierson+1 b. 1774, d. 26 Dec 1817
  • Elizabeth Pierson1 b. 1777
  • Rhoda Pierson1 b. 1782
  • Rachel Pierson1 b. say 1784
This person was last edited on28 Sep 2017


  1. [S56] First Presbyterian Church, History of the First Presbyterian Church, Morristown, N. J. Part II: The Combined Registers, from 1742 to 1885 (Morristown, New Jersey: Banner Steam Print, 1931), 181-182, further cited as First Presb. Ch., The Combined Registers.
  2. [S289] Virginia Alleman Brown, Abstracts of Partitions and Divisions of Morris County Estates Filed at Morristown, New Jersey, 1785-1907 (Washington, New Jersey: Genealogical Researchers, 1984), 11-12, further cited as Brown, Abstracts of Morris County Estates.