John James Pearl (with beard) and his children: William Andrew Pearl, Charles & Ed. Daughter, Dora, is standing. Photo is Sarah Elizabeth (Maris), deceased w/o John.

John James Pearl was born 8 Mar 1836, in Greene County, PA, the son of Lawrence and Susannah Nichols Pearl, both born in Frederick County, MD. John married in 1855, Sarah Elizabeth Maris, b. 1830 Greene County, PA. Son, William A. Pearl, was born 1882 and died in 1950. He married Mary Alice Higgins and they lived in Benwood, Marshall County, WV.