William Pearson and Elizabeth had 11 children from their marriage until the 1900 census. Two of them died young.The Loudoun County marriage index shows William's marriage record as being on page 40. William was born Jan 1873 and Elizabeth Feb 1872 according to the 1900 census. Their children in order were William Herman, Bertha V, Thomas A, William M, Robert Blackwell, Beverly F(male), Danie D (Deania), Alice, James Winter and Joseph born in 1905.
The males were farm laborers amd several lived into their 90s.