Mary Elizabeth Pearson
- Born: 1 Nov 1843, Lancaster Co., PA
- Marriage: Adam John Eberly on 23 Jun 1864 in Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA
- Died: 29 Apr 1929, Lacncaster City, PA. at age 85
- Buried: 2 May 1929, Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA - Lot 1407
The 1910 Federal Census for Lancaster City, PA, Ward 5 (ED#70, page 163B) records the widow Mary E. Eberly (66) with her sons William J. (43) and Robert P. (24) Eberly and widowed daughter, Elsie E. Reilly (40) living at 314 West Chestnut Street. Next door at 306 West Chestnut Street are Mary Eberly's Aunts, Anna M. Shirk (74), Fianna Barr (75), and Uncle Reuban Shirk (71). One page over is Mary's sister, Margaret Hagen with her husband, Walter Hagen, and her mother, Salome Shirk.
The 1920 Federal Census for Ward 5 of Lancaster City, Pa. (ED#62, page 165B) records the widow Mary E. Eberly (76) with her sons William J. (53) and Robert P. (35) Eberly living at 314 West Chestnut Street. William is a Lawyer while Robert is a shipping clerk at a Handle Factory.
By 1930 Mary Eberly as well as her Aunts and Uncles have passed away and the Eberly/Shirk properties are occupied by as follows: 316 West Chestnut - William J. (64) and Robert P. (44) Eberly; 306 West Chestnut is being rented. Will is a lawyer and Robert is a Salesman for a Retail Clothing Store. They both remain single.
In some family history notes from Mary Elizabeth Hagen Blair, Mary Elizabeth Pearson Eberly is decribed as "hard of hearing and she used one of those horns to help her hear".
Mary married Adam John Eberly, son of Samuel Eberly Esq. and Catherine Wike (Weik, Weich), on 23 Jun 1864 in Lancaster City, Lancaster Co., PA. (Adam John Eberly was born on 9 Jan 1840 in Old Homestead At Durlach, PA, died on 5 Aug 1901 at His Residence No. 314 West Chestnut St. Lancaster, PA. and was buried on 8 Aug 1901 in Lancaster Cemetery, Lancaster, PA - Lot 1407.)