My mother's maiden name was (Pierson). She was born in Grapeland, Tx., as was my grandfather John A. Pierson. I was born in Frankston, Tx. John Wesley Pierson is my great grandpa and Wesley Pierson is my great great grandpa. They are both on the 1880 Houston County Census. My grandmother's maiden name is (Barnett) and my greatgrandmother's maiden name is (Austin). I am related by marriage to the Crears and the Grays.
Pierson Estella Elizabeth Barnett and John Anderson Pierson met and soon formed a beautiful union of matrimony on December 26, 1909. This union has produced a very interesting and fruitful history. From it were born ten children, four girls and six boys: Jeffery, Johnny, Althia, Zummer Lee, Oneta, Edward, Deon, Willie Louis, FCL and Louise.