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Pearson Township

Post Office
The first post master was William G.Wamsley, Sr from 1 June 1913 - 14 Sept 1916, Thomas Gavin was next from 1 Mar 1917-12 Sept 1924, followed by Samuel Liddicoat 1 Oct 1925-14 May 1943. After Mr. Liddicoat's death Ina Parker was acting post mistress from 20 May 1943 until Mrs. Dorothy Olsen took over on 15 July 1943 until her husband Alf Olsen followed suit and was the last postmaster staring 31 Dec 1943

Some of the First Settlers

George & Martha Wamsley were the first pioneer family to settle in Pearson Township 31 Mar 1906. They came from Hymers where they had lived the past 2 years on the advice of Mrs. Wamsley's sister Mrs. Thomas Liddicoat. George Wamsley, post master for many years had the post office which was named Wamsley.

James Moore settled about 1906

Otto Ellis Johnson born in 1884 Finland, he came to Pearson in 1907 and lived here until 1957. He married in 1918 Margaret Elizabeth Wamsley, the daughter of William & Martha Wamsley.

Thomas Galvin was born in Sheffield, Eng and came to this district about 1911, he was one of the mail carriers between Pearson & Hymers. Thomas Galvin died 8 June 1951 in Kelwood, Manitoba while living with his daughter.

Harold Saunders

R. Shand

Samuel Liddicoat-moved to the area from Hymers in 1913.

Herman Bell-born in Lambton Co., Ontario & settled about 1914 in the township

Emil Wirta was born in Finland & married in 1910 to Lytti Koski, they moved to Pearson in 1914 & operated a farm. Active on the School Board & township road commisioner for a number of years

Nick Yurick-lived Concession 3

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