Abraham Pierson, SR. (c. 1611-1678)

Biography (Wikipedia)

1879 photograph of the statue of Abraham Pierson, Sr. at Yale College (he served as Rector from  1701 until 1707).

1879 photograph of the statue of Abraham Pierson, Sr. at Yale College (he served as Rector from 1701 until 1707).

Originally buried in the Old Newark, New Jersey Burying Ground, the remains of Abraham Pierson (and others) were re-interred at Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, New Jersey in the early 1800's.

Originally buried in the Old Newark, New Jersey Burying Ground, the remains of Abraham Pierson (and others) were re-interred at Fairmount Cemetery, Newark, New Jersey in the early 1800's.