Pearson, Robert T., was born in county Durham, England, June 28, 1823,'and came to the United States in 1831, with his parents, George and Dorothy Pearson, who settled in the town of Royalton. Robert T. Pearson was educated in the common schools and through his life has been identified as a farmer. In 1855 he married Mary A., daughter of Thomas and Ruth (Ash) Dale, and they have four children: Robert H., Alfred W., Arthur L., and Ruth A. Mr. Pearson is one of the representative farmers of his town, serving as supervisor for three years, and also assessor for three years, and has ever advanced the best interest of the town and townspeople. The title to the homestead farm came from the Holland Land Company to his father.
Contributed 2017 by Lisa Slaski from Landmarks of Niagara County, New York, by William Pool, D. Mason & Co., Syracuse, NY, 1897
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