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    John M. Pearson, apiarist; P.O. Troy; the eldest son of Rachel (Moore) and Aaron Pearson, was born Oct. 21, 1831; he had three brothers and one sister--George W., Eli W., Christopher C. and Sarah A.; John, Eli and Christopher are yet living. George was for eight years a soldier in the United States Regular Army, and fought during the war of the rebellion, and was in several of the hardest-fought battles of the war; he died in December, 1872, and his name is recorded among those of our gallant soldiers who defended the cause they loved. John's parents came from South Carolina in 1804 and settled near where Frederickstown now stands. John M. was married to Miss Harriet Russell Feb 19, 1857; she was a daughter of Tamar and Isaac Russell, and was born March 16, 1835; they have no children. John M. Pearson purchased the farm upon which he now resides in 1873; it is in a high state of cultivation; for the past year he has been engaged in getting under way an apiary, which promises to be a lucrative business; he has facilities for manufacturing his own hives, and has a large number is a Republican of the radical sort; he and his wife belong to the Christian Church, and are also members of the Monroe Grange. During the war of the rebellion, he enlisted in Co. G, 147th O. V. I. and acquitted himself with honors.

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