Gazlay Family History

FamilySarah Jerusha Pierson


FatherJob Pierson (23 September 1791 - 9 April 1860)
MotherClarissa Taintor Bulkley ( - 1865)

Personal Information

Record Created: 11 November 2013; Last Edited: 22 November 2013 
NameSarah Jerusha Pierson
Born 12 December 1816 in Schaghticoke, Rensselaer County, New York1, 2, 3, 4
Married December 1839 to Philip Titus Heartt4
Died 21 January 1866 in Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey1, 4, 5
Buried in Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey1


Spouse 1FamilyPhilip Titus Heartt (son of Philip Heartt and Deidamia Gazlay)
Born 20 March 1806
Married December 1839 to Sarah Jerusha Pierson
Died 13 October 1887 in Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey
Children of Sarah Jerusha Pierson and Philip Titus Heartt:
1.FamilyMary P. Heartt
Born 1840 in New York
Died 1924
2.FamilyPhilip Henry Heartt
Born ca. July 1842
Died 22 March 1849
+3.FamilyJob Pierson Heartt
Born ca. June 1844 in New York
Married 26 August 1869 in Essex County, New Jersey to Mary Augusta Waterman
+4.FamilyMaria Louise Heartt
Born ca. 1848 in New York
Married ca. 1873 to John Scott Jarvie
Died 1930
5.FamilyClara Heartt
Born 13 April 1853 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York
+6.FamilySarah Deidamia Heartt
Born 13 April 1853 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York
Married to Carl Christian ‘Carlo’ Sarauw
Died 6 January 1932 in Catania, Sicily, Italy
7.FamilyOscar Winship Heartt
Born ca. 1856 in Scotland
Died 27 August 1902 in Glen Ridge, Essex County, New Jersey
8.FamilyJohn Pierson Heartt
Born ca. 1859 in W├╝rttemberg, Germany
Died 4 September 1861


  1. Find a Grave (website). Bloomfield Cemetery, Bloomfield, Essex County, New Jersey, Philip T. Heartt and Sarah J. Heartt: Philip T. Heartt / born March 20, 1807 / died Oct. 13, 1887 / Sarah J. Heartt / born Dec. 12, 1816 / died Jan. 21, 1866 [from gravestone, which include this inscription: The souls of the faithful are in the hand of God, and there shall no torment touch them.] [The birth year for Philip is a year later than that shown in the NY birth records, which are considered more accurate.]
  2. U.S. Federal Census, 1850, New York, Rensselaer County, Troy, page 339, family of Philip T. Heartt (43, NY, merchant); Sarah Heartt (33, NY); Mary P. Heartt (10, NY); Job P. Heartt (5, NY); Maria L. Heartt (2, NY); Maria B. Heartt (47, NY); Ellen Hewett (55, Ireland); Margaret Mortel (26, Ireland); Margaret Clarkin (22, Ireland).
  3. U.S. Federal Census, 1860, New York, Richmond County, Town of Smithfield, Page 84, family of Philip Heartt (50, NY, importer); Sarah Heartt (43, NY); Mary Heartt (20, NY); Pierson Heartt (15, NY); Louise Heartt (12, NY); Clara Heartt (7, NY); Diaden Heartt (7, NY); Oscar Heartt (4, Scotland); John Heartt (1, Wirtemberg); Maria Heartt (52, NY); Auralie Spaan (21, France, governess); Elizabeth Carroll (30, Ireland, cook); Mary Smith (22, Ireland, servant).
  4. New England Families, Genealogical and Memorial, compiled under the editorial supervision of William Richard Cutter, A. M., Volume III. New York: Lewis Historical Publishing Company, 1914. Available at Google Books. Page 1208, family record of Job Pierson and his wife Clarissa Taintor Bulkley, providing vital and biographical details for them and their descendants.
  5. Deaths, The New York Times, available at, 23 January 1866, At Bloomfield, N.J., on Sunday, Jan. 21, Sarah J., wife of Philip T. Heartt, and the daughter of the late Hon. Job Pierson, of Troy, N.Y.